All dogs are in need of regular grooming no matter if they're the shortest of short hair breeds, possess a wirehair coat, or sport long, luxurious layers. Come visit us at The Filling Station Pet Supplies in Portland, OR for all of your dog grooming needs. You'll find shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our displays that are made to keep your dog's fur and skin looking shiny, clean, and healthy. Uncertain which product is right for your pup? Give us a ring and our professional staff can walk you through the various selections that are available, which ones are the best for your dog's breed or hair coat and the benefits they produce. If you're short on time, phone us, email, or shop the site and we'll have everything ready for you to go when you walk in the door.
The Importance of Choosing the Best Shampoo for Your Pooch
You might be lured to use human-grade shampoo on your dog for the sake of convenience. The issue is, human-grade shampoo isn't made for use on anything other than your scalp and hair. Dogs have distinct hair and skin needs that require shampoos and conditioners with certain formulations such as dry skin relief, insect-repelling properties, or even dry coat cleansers for the times when you can't give your dog a complete bath.
Take into consideration the reality your pooch is very likely to roll in the rubbish, get into a tangle with a skunk, get fleas or ticks, get dry, itchy spots, and it quickly becomes obvious why you need coat products that are developed to tackle these complications. Human-grade shampoo won't consist of the correct components to de-scent, repair dryness, or eliminate unwanted hitchhikers. We at The Filling Station Pet Supplies stock a complete range of dog grooming supplies that suit your needs to keep your dog smelling great and looking good.
Use the Appropriate Brushes and Combs for Your Dog's Coat
Dog coats come in a variety of textures with hair follicles ranging from pin straight to tight curls. Many dogs grow compact undercoats while others have almost no undercoat at all. All coats call for using the best type of brush to minimize pulling out healthy hair and prevent skin damage. Your dog may take pleasure in a good scratching with the brush, or they may be thin-skinned and demand the lightest of touches. If you're not sure of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our professionals at The Filling Station Pet Supplies in Portland Stop in or give us a call at (503) 249-6571 number] to discuss the type of coat and specific issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the most ideal for your dog.