Giving your dog a blowout is a quick and easy way to get rid of winter undercoat that might be shedding or pulling out in clumps once the weather begins to turn warmer. A blowout, if done with a forceful dog blower, can take just a few minutes to blow your dog's undercoat right off of his body. Professional dog groomers often use dog blowers to remove your dog's undercoat before grooming. This saves tons of time because combing or brushing out with an undercoat rake takes a long time, especially if you have a large breed dog. Before you give your dog a blowout, you should understand that it is a messy task. Your dog will look as if his fur is blowing up into the air, filling the space where you are with tufts and clumps of fur. You may want to prepare yourself before you give your dog a blowout by wearing a face mask and clothing you don't mind getting dirty.
Your dog is going to feel amazing once this undercoat is blown off of his skin and fur. However, be prepared for your dog to feel a little bit anxious. Especially if you're using a high force dog blower and he's never done this before. If you use a personal hair dryer as well, even that sound might be a little intimidating for your dog. To ease some of this anxiety, you may want to let your dogs sniff the dryer or blower before you turn it on. Then place your dog a little bit away from the blower and let him hear the sound of it before you have it on him. Be patient with your dog, and take your time with a blowout. Just make sure he is comfortable along the way as well.
Everyone loves a good blowout. Your dog may not be excited at first, but to keep your dog beautiful and fluffy a good blowout, especially in times when your dog blows coat, is necessary to keep your pup in Top Dog shape. If you have a dog that is oh-so-fluffy, he will enjoy a good blowout as necessary because it will get rid of his winter coat, bringing him into spring and summer condition.
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Hi Lakiah, when considering the proper tool for blowing out your Papillon's coat, it is very important to make sure that you purchase a blower that is specific to dogs. This is because the temperature setting will always be cool so that there is no risk of excessive heat being applied to Sandy's skin. I would suggest you take Sandy to the groomer and have them try the blower to see your dog's reaction; some dogs are timid. Having the blowout done a few times by an experienced person will get Sandy used to the blower and then you can do it more easily at home. The groomer can give you tips, too!
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I ordered a blower for dogs but there isn't a cool setting. There is a "none" setting and a warm setting. The non setting is too warm I think. I can not find a blower that has a cool setting so that cool air comes out. I am only using it to help blow out his coat. I have two huskies.
Hello, the blower will need a warm setting but not too hot or cold. I would ask your groomer for a recommendation. You can also look online to purchase, but be sure the item is not too hot. Warm is ideal. Never hold the blower close to the skin as a burn can occur. In the meantime, use a deshedding tool and a slicker brush. Brush the dogs every couple of days. Use a slicker brush - just do not press too hard with the metal bristles. Brush the dogs daily. All the best!
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