If you have an animal, are looking to adopt an animal and are looking to understand a little bit more about how to take care of them in the proper way, then this article will be what you need.  Before getting an animal, focusing on animal grooming temecula ca requirements is a good way to familiarize yourself with the requirements they will need. 


When washing your animal make sure to purchase the right shampoo for the right animal.  For dogs, purchase dog shampoo, for cat’s purchase cat shampoo.  For many people the difference may be negligible, however it is not.  Each animal will have specific requirements and shampoo designed for that specific animal is what is best.

Ear cleaner

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Using a Q-Tip on your animals’ ears might seem like a good idea, but in fact it could do damage to their hearing.  You want to focus specifically on ear cleaners for your animal.  The ear cleaner will have a specific solvent that is gentle on their ears and won’t cause irritation.  Make sure to follow the directions on the bottle before applying.


Don’t pick any brush and expect it to work.  Not every brush will do the job on your animal.  The hair on the animal will determine what type of brush you need.  For a short hair you will want a soft brush as not to pull a lot of hair away from the animal.  For longer hair animals a larger wire or bristle brush will be needed to get into the animal’s hair.

Trimming nails

Trimming nails is tricky.  For many animal’s nerve endings are in their nails and if cut too short can cause bleeding and pain.  Before doing anything with nails, consult your vet or other professionals on what specifically needs to be done to groom your animal’s nails.