As the coronavirus outbreak forced people to stay indoors, maintain social distancing practices and shut down non-essential businesses, you may be worried about your beloved furbaby’s frizzy coat and untrimmed claws. But don’t fret! Staying indoors doesn’t mean that your furry friends have to succumb to bad hair days. Here are some at-home pet grooming product essentials that you need (and you should invest in!) to keep your pets clean, comfortable and snuggly fresh:

  1. Shampoo and Conditioner

One of the most basic essentials that you’ll need when grooming your furbaby at home is a good shampoo and conditioner. And what better way to pamper up your pup and free up some cabinet space than to invest in two-in-one products! The Cloud Star Buddy Wash is a gentle two-in-one alcohol-free and soap-free conditioning shampoo that cleans and moisturizes your dog’s coat, leaving their skin silky soft and shiny. It is also formulated with pure botanical extracts and essential oils, ensuring a soothing bath time experience for you and for your furbaby.

 

Cloud Star Buddy Wash Shampoo & Conditioner Rosemary and Mint 16oz

 

 

  1. Grooming Glove

A grooming glove is a great addition to your grooming arsenal, especially if your dog is not too keen to be brushed. The JW Pet 3-in-1 Grooming Glove features three different textures for quick and easy grooming. The mesh outside allows water to flow through, encouraging quick drying. The rubber side has tiny brush-like fingers perfect for scrubbing and massaging. And the fabric side works like a lint brush that helps remove loose hair from pet clothes or furniture.

 

JW Pet 3-in-1 Grooming Glove

 

 

  1. Slicker Brush

The key to avoiding mats, reduce shedding and keeping your furbaby’s coat soft is by regular brushing, especially before bathing. Slicker brushes are ideal for detangling mats and removing loose fur for both dogs and cats, particularly for curly-coated and long-haired wavy or straight-coated furbabies. For a better brushing experience for you and for your furry friend, invest in an ergonomically designed brushes like these. The JW Pet Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush features a GripSoft over-folded handle that makes grooming more comfortable. The specially designed ribs in these unique brushes prevent pins from becoming bent when retracting for cleaning. It also self-cleans with a touch of a button. 

 

JW Pet Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush

 

 

  1. Deshedder

Still have loose fur and debris on your furbaby’s undercoat after brushing? Use a deshedder. This handy-dandy tool also helps to reduce the amount of fur your pet sheds around your home. A pet-friendly tip: Always remember to use the deshedding tool very lightly, and try to use a gentler deshedder like the JW Pet GripSoft Deshedding Tool to make sure your furbaby doesn’t get hurt in the process.

 JW Pet GripSoft Deshedding Tool

 

  1. Nail Clippers

Cutting your pet’s nails is quite tricky, most especially if you have never trimmed them before. For dogs, cutting the nails often and accurately will cause the quick - the embedded vein - to shrink, receding back into the nail. If you trimmed the quick, it can be painful for your dog. Your furbaby’s nails can probably wait until you see your professional groomer again but if you must do it at home, try to invest in a proper and user-friendly nail clipper like this one from JW Pets. The Deluxe Dog Nail Clipper features a built-in nail cutting guard to prevent cutting nails too short, making regular nail trimming sessions safer.

JW Pet Deluxe Dog Nail Clipper

 

 

  1. Toothbrush and Toothpaste

Dental hygiene in pets is as important as ours. To combat stinky breath and rotting gums, make sure you have a specially formulated toothpaste and ergonomically designed toothbrush for pets. The EZ Dog Dental Tool Kit features a flexible three-headed toothbrush that helps clean all sides of your dog’s  teeth and gums in one stroke.  It also comes with a toothpaste that surely gives an effective clean and wards off bad breath. It tastes great, too! Perfect for an easy brushing experience with your pup.

 EZ Dog Dental Tool Kit

 

  1. Drying Towel

To finish off his bath time, dry your furbaby with a super absorbent towel that is especially designed for pets! The Clean Paws Microfiber Dog Towel absorbs 10 times its weight in water and quickly sucks the moisture right out of your pup in minutes. The anti-bacteria and odor  resistant microfiber technology of the towel ensures that your pet is thoroughly clean. It also features corner hand pockets so it stays on your hands while you dry up your furbaby.

 Clean Paws Microfiber Dog Towel

 

 

  1. Grooming Wipes

Pet grooming wipes are your best bet if you want to clean and deodorize your furry friend without you having to give him a full bath.  These wipes can be used in a number of ways: from cleaning your pet’s dirty paws to wiping off gunk around his eyes. If you’re planning to buy one, try to look for hypo-allergenic and alcohol-free variants, like this one from Earthbath. This Hypo-allergenic Grooming Wipes contains mild cleansers that effectively cleans and removes unwanted odor from your furbaby. It also contains Aloe Vera, Vitamin E and exotic Hawaiian Awapuhi, that are known to moisturize and condition both coat and skin and impart a healthy shine.

Earthbath Hypo-allergenic Grooming Wipes

 

 

Keeping  your furbaby well-groomed will help make your time together at home more satisfying. Just make sure to brush or bathe your pet during a calm time in your household for a paw-fect grooming session. If he’s not used to regular brushing and bathing, try to be gentle and reinforce good behavior with some delectable treats. Always remember, you must treat your furbaby with love, care and respect when home grooming.

 

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