Nowadays, most of us check the ingredient list of beauty or personal care products and ensure that the face wash or shampoo is sulphate or SLS free, the night cream or body lotion does not contain paraben and what not.
Between the sad puppy dog eyes and the angry kitty claws, it’s one of the less rewarding ways to spend time with your furry best friend. Grooming tip: Tolomeo recommends diluting your dog shampoo with water—it’ll be easier to apply and faster to rinse.
Look for a brush with smoothly finished teeth that won’t scratch or damage your dog’s skin or coat as you use it. In conjunction with good brushing and combing, conditioners can help prevent tangled coats.
Shampoos for oily coats are called sebolytic and clear excess grease.Dry coats need a veterinary moisturising shampoo or a specific veterinary shampoo for the cause of the problem, plus moisturiser.Examination is essential for diagnosis so that the correct shampoo is used.That said, I don’t think your dog will suffer any ill-effects from showering during the hot weather.David Grant MBE was a vet at the RSPCA Harmsworth Hospital for Animals.