So many dog grooming tools to choose from and so little time to figure out what tools are best for your DIY project. Your shopping research is over! Use these recommended, tried and true tools of professional dog groomers and make it easy on yourself to have a clean and happy pouch.
Dog Grooming Tool Packaging can be tricky so buyer beware. If you get one of those Clippers that says "pet clippers " on the packaging, this type of clipper will not give you the performance of a professional grade. Causes only frustration in the long run. not recommended. for the easiest grooming experience, use this.
Have you ever attempted grooming your dog by yourself and just gave up? and called a professional?
We have had people call us to groom their dog after failed attempts to do it themselves.
Our advise, as professional dog groomers?
Before you take the Do-It-Yourself dog grooming Plunge consider this, spend quality time with your dog and call a groomer to save time and misery! Grooming can turn into a real chore for you and your best buddy, and the money you save is not that much. That said, there are small tasks you can learn that don't require too much time out of your busy schedule.
Simple things can be done to help your dog look polished between grooming.
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Our advise to you is purely from our personal expertise.
We make small a amount of pocket change from dog grooming tools you buy from our Amazon store
The initial investment may be more expensive than hiring a groomer, but you have peace of mind that your dog is safe and treated well.
If you use professional dog grooming tools such as the ones we recommend above, they can last a long time, years even, with regular sharpening.
Take The Advise Of Dog Groomers,
They are the most likely to know
To make do-it-yourself dog grooming an easier experience, plan ahead and buy the best dog grooming tools, recommended by groomers. These tools have stood the test of time and they will
help make your dog look great!
When your holding your dog clippers, support the clippers weight by use your whole hand, fingers in front, thumb in the back. When positioning your hand as pictured above. Take long strokes across your dogs body, moving clippers across dogs body, stroking away from body.
Most Useful Blade Numbers
Below is a list of blade Numbers we use most to groom our dogs. There are so many more blades at the store that you will never need. Read this chart and decide which blades you will need to groom your type of dog. You may or may not need to purchase all of them.
The 33/4 blade is used for most of the hair cuts on Maltese, Poodles, and their mixes, Shiatsu, Golden doodles, Labradoodles and dogs with very fine hair. This blade gives a nice haircut that is not too short. Hair can still be fluffy.
The 4FC blade is use on Westies, Shiatsu, and their their mixes. the hair cut is a slightly shorter cut than the 33/4 blade.
The 5FC blade is used for very short haircuts. Use of Westies, shiatsu, golden retrievers and their mixes. this is a blade used to shave down mainly small dogs with medium thick fur.
The 7FC blade is a shave down blade. used mainly on thick coats, large breeds with undercoats. Labs, Shepherds, Spaniels,
The 10 blade is used for shave downs on very thick coats Chow Chow, Labs, Shepherds. The 10 blade is also used to shave a dogs belly and to give a potty cut - shave around the dogs anus.
The 15 blade, shaves fur very short. We use this only to shave the tops of paws for a poodle foot.
40 blade is only used to shave the fur on the pads of dog paws.