Find all you need to know about dog grooming to help your Cocker Spaniel shine from the tip of his nose to the tips of his toes, or should that be paws?
Grooming your Cocker Spaniel on a regular basis will help to keep his coat clean, shining and manageable.
But grooming isn't just about keeping your pet looking good; it's also essential for your Spaniel's health as it offers the ideal opportunity to look for fleas and ticks, grazes, sores, grass seeds, matting, cuts, and lumps.
Unfortunately for us, not all dogs enjoy being groomed, so it will be far easier if you start grooming when he's a puppy to help him get used to it. You can learn how to groom your Spaniel puppy here.
Apart from health and the obvious visual benefits to your pet, grooming also has a few benefits for us too.
Not only does it help us to relax and unwind, but it can also help to strengthen the bond between owner and Cocker Spaniel.
Another benefit is that it helps us to reinforce our position as the alpha male or female!
(Dogs don't normally allow other members of the pack, lower in rank to them, to groom them.)
Your pet's grooming session will be made up of many activities and there a few different grooming styles for the Cocker Spaniel, depending upon which dog groomer you use.
The articles listed below offer lots of grooming tips and will explain all you need to know about caring for and grooming your Cocker Spaniel.
Dog grooming, particularly with Cocker Spaniels can be hard work and fairly time-consuming, especially if yours enjoys a daily romp around the fields.
Their coats will invariably pick up burrs, seeds and bits of twig and will need to be brushed regularly if it's to stay looking beautiful.
Okay, so it might be a little time-consuming, but apart from making your Cocker Spaniel look great, grooming will also help to keep his skin, nails, ears and eyes in excellent health too.
Now, I think that's definitely well worth
the effort involved - don't you?
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