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Using Dog Clippers

Posted by: Tim Berrisford  Date: 05/04/2017   Category: Blog

How many of us really spend more money getting our dogs professionally groomed? Or you don’t groom your dog’s fur until they look like a cotton ball.

Well here is the perfect solution: trim the hair off your pup yourself

It’s not that hard to learn how to use dog clippers, follow these tips and you’ll be on your way to grooming your pet like a professional.

1. First wash and brush- it is important to bath your pup and brush his or her fur before cutting. This is done so that the tangles and clumps between the hairs can be resolved and you don’t face any problem while grooming your dog’s fur. If you skip this process you can even cause pain to your pup.

2. Use of right tools- the tools that you will need for grooming your dog’s fur are- clipper, slicker brush and comb.

3. Peaceful is better- you are well aware of the behavior of your dog. It will totally depend on the behavior of your dog how he or she will react to the noise. So, you must be careful while using the clippers. It may also distress or hurt your pup.

4. Do not pull hair- it is important to note that you do not pull the hair, it may hurt them or it can also leave a mark on the body which can be painful for them in future. So, you need to know how you can keep cautions from these things. You can keep the edge of your dog’s clipper sharp so that it doesn’t pull the dog’s hair but it can easily remove their fur.

5. Slow and steady wins the race- it is important to know before grooming your dog’s hair that you must not push the clipper fast because by doing such it will definitely leave a mark on your dog’s body.

6. Follow the direction- use your dog’s clipper following the growth of your dog’s hair. If you clip against the hair growth which has harsh hair it will make a mark on his or her body.

7. Select the correct blade- there are different types of blades available in our store, which have different effects, so it is very important to choose the one that matches you perfect. If you are having any doubts, you can contact us and we’ll do our best to help you find the right dog clippers for your pup.