10 Common Dog Grooming Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Dog being blown by groomer with hairdryer.Studio shot. Dachshund grooming.

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Grooming your dog can be messy, difficult, and downright unpleasant, but it can be even worse for both you and your pup when you’re making mistakes without realizing it.

Maybe you want to save some cash by doing the grooming yourself instead of relying on professionals. However, there’s a reason dog groomers get paid to do what they do — they know what they’re doing.

Still, if you’re willing to learn and put in the effort, you can do a fairly good job of keeping your dog from looking too scruffy on your own. If you do decide to groom your dog yourself, here are a few mistakes you should avoid.

What other grooming mistakes have you made? How do you avoid them? Let us know in the comments below!