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Posted on 07-31-2017

When is a Puppy Ready for Pet Grooming From Your Veterinarian San Jose?

Having a new puppy in your home is exciting and fun, but eventually, it becomes obvious that owning a puppy isn't all about play, and you may wonder how far you can go when it comes to pet grooming in San Jose.

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While some schools of thought suggest that a puppy should be at least six months old before they are groomed, in reality, a puppy can be groomed as soon as he needs it. This includes brushing, bathing and trimming nails. While some of these tasks can be done by a veterinarian in San Jose, it is a good idea for a pet owner to keep up on the basics himself. By starting the routine of grooming early, puppies become more used to the process and it can actually be a bonding experience.

Taking Care of a Puppies Skin and Coat

Most young puppies have more sensitive skin and fur than an adult dogs do, so it is important to choose the right products that will be good for your pet and keep the experience pleasurable for you both. At Bloom Plaza Animal Hospital in San Jose, CA we offer several grooming services, including nail trimming, which can be hard for many pet owners to do themselves, especially with a rambunctious puppy. We can also recommend puppy safe products for bathing and the right kinds of brushes and combs that can keep your puppy looking good while taking care of their skin. Regular brushing helps to keep a puppies oil glands stimulated, and help create a healthy coat.

Taking Care of Your Puppies Teeth

Having clean teeth is an important part of the grooming process as well. It is easy to look at a puppies cute little white teeth and think that they will automatically stay that way forever. Unfortunately, this doesn't happen without a commitment from the owner and their veterinarian in San Jose. Puppyhood is actually the perfect time to get your dog used to get their teeth brushed on a regular basis. In addition, they should have their teeth and gums checked by their veterinarian in San Jose and have them professionally cleaned as needed to prevent dental disease.

Call Us To Schedule An Appointment Today!

Taking care of your puppy's grooming needs can be a big challenge and responsibility. At Bloom Plaza Animal Hospital in San Jose, we're here to offer whatever support you need to assure that your puppy stays well groomed and healthy and grows up to be a happy healthy dog. Contact us at 408-978-2000 to schedule an appointment.

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