Using Curved Dog Grooming Shears

 By: Stuart Michael
Dogs come in many breeds of different sizes and hair consistency. Thus, it is important to recognize and acknowledge that the grooming process for each dog is not a hundred percent similar to one another. While one style of cutting may work for one dog, it may not work for the next one. For example, a pair of shears used for a dog with straight hair may not work for a dog with thick, matted hair. Hence, this is why there are many different types of tools in the market hair within the family of shears alone.

Especially on dogs, it may seem like a daunting task to use a sharp pair of shears all over their body because of their many different contours. It is one problem to cut their hair without hurting the dog, but it is another to keep the dog still and avoiding jabbing into the dog if the dog suddenly moves. Thus, a pair of curved dog grooming shears may prove to be useful in situations such as this.

A pair of curved dog grooming shears is one that looks like scissors with a blunt tip. Its blades are usually about two inches long, and their blades are curved so that they can reach certain hard to reach areas while hindering injuries with the blunt tip during any accidents. This can be very useful when trimming hair at sensitive or delicate areas such as behind the ears, the eyes area, and the overall face area. Despite having your own pair of curved shears, you should not use it all over your dog's body with the thought that you will be able to prevent accidents from happening. You will need to train your dog to stay still so that your subsequent grooming experiences will be easy. Using the shears for only its purposes also helps maintain its longevity as you do not overuse its blades.

Even if you have gotten the right tools, it does not mean that you will be able to master using it over one occasion. Much practice is needed in order to learn how to groom your dog properly, and once you do, your dog will be a happy one!
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