Here, for ambitious dog and cat owners, is detailed advice on how to avoid the inconvenience and expense of pet salons by doing it yourself. The author gives detailed instruction on bathing, brushing, combing, and clipping both dogs' and cats' coats, and keeping the animal expertly groomed. Also provided are specific tips for grooming different breeds, keeping a nervous or impatient animal calm during grooming sessions, and more. There is also information on proper nutrition and its effects on an animal's appearance. Instruction and advice is supplemented with more than 100 how-to color photos.The Shih Tzu, Yorkshire Terrier, Maltese, and Lhasa Apso all have one thing in common: they all have long coats parted down the ... The Shih Tzu, Yorkshire Terrier, and Maltese all have topknots tied in bows. ... with water or conditioner during brushing to prevent the buildup of static electricity, which can damage the hair.
|Title||:||Guide to Home Pet Grooming|
|Author||:||Chris C. Pinney|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 2005|