All dogs are in need of routine grooming regardless if they're the shortest of short hair breeds, possess a wirehair coat, or sport long, sleek layers. Come visit us at The Scoop Feed & Supply in Waterloo, IA for all of your pooch grooming needs. You'll find shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our counters that are developed to keep your dog's coat and skin looking shiny, clean, and healthy. Not exactly sure which product is right for your dog? Give us a call and our expert team can walk you through the multiple choices that are offered, which ones are the best for your pup's kind or hair coat and the effects they produce. If you're short on time, give us a ring, email, or shop the site and we'll have everything all set for you to go when you walk in the door.
The Importance of Choosing the Perfect Shampoo for Your Dog
You could be enticed to use human-grade shampoo on your dog for the sake of convenience. The challenge is, human-grade shampoo isn't formulated for use on anything other than your scalp and hair. Dogs have unique hair and skin needs that require shampoos and conditioners with specific formulations such as dry skin relief, insect-repelling properties, or perhaps dry coat cleansers for the times when you can't give your dog a complete bath.
Think of the fact your pooch is very likely to roll in the garbage, get into a tangle with a skunk, get fleas or ticks, get dry, itchy patches, and it rapidly becomes apparent why you really need coat products that are made to take on these problems. Human-grade shampoo won't contain the appropriate components to de-scent, treat dryness, or eliminate unwanted hitchhikers. We at The Scoop Feed & Supply stock a complete variety of dog grooming products that satisfy your needs to keep your dog smelling great and looking excellent.
Use the Right Brushes and Combs for Your Dog's Coat
Dog coats come in an array of textures with hair follicles varying from pin straight to tight curls. Many dogs grow compact undercoats while others have almost no undercoat whatsoever. All coats require using the correct type of brush to minimize pulling out healthy hair and avoid skin damage. Your dog may appreciate a good scratching with the brush, or they may be thin-skinned and demand the lightest of touches. If you're unsure of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our professionals at The Scoop Feed & Supply in Waterloo Drop in or give us a call at (319) 234-3015 number] to discuss the type of coat and particular issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the best for your dog.