How to Brush a Dog that Hates Being Brushed Create a relaxing environment for your brushing adventure. . Always start by giving your pooch a treat. . Start by brushing one small section at a time. . Try short brushing sessions. . Be patient as you brush them and constantly compliment them.
How do you brush a dog's hair that won't refuse?
Bring lots of treats to your brushing session. For the first several times you brush your dog who hates to be brushed, brush in small sections at a time. If your dog is matted, work on only the knots and mats until they are all out before you brush your dog from head to tail.
How do groomers handle difficult dogs?
Restraining the Dog for Grooming After the bath, groomers will towel dry a dog before moving her to the groom table. Groomers might cover an aggressive dog's face with a towel while moving the dog. Aggressive dogs are restrained with a loop and most groomers have muzzles on hand for the toughest dogs.
How can I get my dog to let me brush him?
Begin with short grooming sessions in a room with no distractions. Use a toy to distract the dog or treats to keep his mind on something besides the brush. A soft brush used gently should be your first grooming tool. Once the dog is comfortable with this, you can use a comb or stiffer brush as needed.
How do you groom a dog that doesn't want to be groomed?
Try brushing them every morning before they have their breakfast, or before you go out for a walk. Slowly build up the grooming time until you are performing a full brush every time. Remember to keep you and your dog calm to help them become comfortable with the process.