Publisher description for Guide to home pet grooming / Chris C. Pinney ; drawings by Sandra G. Pinson and Michele Earle-Bridges.

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Here, for ambitious dog and cat owners, is detailed advice on how to avoid the inconvenience and expense of pet salons by doing it yourself. The author gives detailed instruction on bathing, brushing, combing, and clipping both dogs' and cats' coats, and keeping the animal expertly groomed. Also provided are specific tips for grooming different breeds, keeping a nervous or impatient animal calm during grooming sessions, and more. There is also information on proper nutrition and its effects on an animal's appearance. Instruction and advice is supplemented with more than 100 how-to color photos.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Dogs -- Grooming.
Cats -- Grooming.
Dogs -- Diseases.
Cats -- Diseases.
Veterinary dermatology.