Prevention is about peace of mind – the kind that comes from knowing that you are proactively monitoring the health and wellness of the pets you love. Banfield would love to partner with you in the ongoing care of your pet.
Optimum Wellness Plans® are yearly packages of discounted services that make proactive pet health care easy and affordable.
Bathing and general grooming are important parts of good coat and skin health for your pet. The frequency will depend on coat length and type, activity level, environment, and overall health.
A bath is appropriate whenever you want your canine friend to be clean and smell fresh. However, over-frequent bathing or use of harsh or drying products can dull the coat and cause dry, flaky and sometimes itchy skin.
When it is bath time, consider your pet's other grooming needs including nail trims, ear cleaning, coat brushing, and trimming if appropriate for your pet's hair type. Consult your local veterinarian for specific grooming recommendations for your unique pet.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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