You sit down with your little puppy and begin to brush, and guess what? Puppy doesn't want anything to do with being brushed. He is either too full of energy to sit still, tries to chew the brush, winces, yelps, or is scared of the brush. Now what?
Brushing your new puppy may not be as straightforward as you thought it would be. First you need to make sure you have the right tools for your puppy's breed, and keep in mind that a puppy's coat may be different than an adult’s, so even the correct grooming tools for your puppy's breed may not be appropriate when he is a puppy. You may need to do a little investigation to make sure your have what you need for a successful brushing. Second, you may need to take some time and use some techniques to get your nervous or excited puppy to accept being brushed.