How To Dry a Dog With a Handheld Dryer

04/02/2019

Prepping

First, you want to remove any long, narrow, or pointy blower hose and instead, use the largest hose to get started. Be sure it is fully compatible with your pet blow dryer; they are usually delivered together. For fluff-drying a dog, we generally only want to use a fat and large hose to avoid blasting an overly concentrated airflow that would straighten the dog’s coat. For big dogs or dogs with an undercoat, you may

Place the dog on the grooming table and start by towel drying the dog until excess water is absorbed. We recommend the groomer to place a dry towel on the tabletop to soak up excess water from the feet while you are drying the rest of the dog’s body. Depending on how trained and familiar the dog is, you may want to put cotton in the pet’s ears to lower the sound of the dryer for the dog.

Always start drying the dog at a rear foot and work your way up the dog’s leg; this gives the dog some time to get used to the blow dryer by the time you eventually reach both the body and the head.

Such dog blow dryers blast at a high velocity so expect a lot of water to spray—have another dry towel with you to help catch spraying water. It will also significantly speed up the drying time

The Dog Drying Process

The steps to follow to dry a dog’s body using a dog blow dryer are easy: Place the dryer hose right up against the skin. Use short up and down strokes (and side to side strokes.) Concentrate on drying from the skin out. To dry your dog’s head using a high velocity dog dryer, follow these simple steps: Fold the dog’s ears so they are always closed Dry the ears Keep the air out of the ears Never blow air directly into the dog’s ear canals Dry the back of the dog’s head Not all dogs will allow you to use a high velocity dog blow dryer on their head and even less likely on their ears. It’s a natural reflex we would all have: noise and fast airflow are kind of scary and worrying. Work slowly and see what your dog accepts.

When To Use The Conditioning Spray?

Once you have washed, rinsed, and towel-dried your dog, you can use the conditioning spray onto your dog’s coat. Avoid any sensitive area such as ears, eyes and genitals. Brush the coat a little bit after spraying the dog conditioning so it gets evenly distributed.

The Dog Drying Process

The steps to follow to dry a dog’s body using a dog blow dryer are easy: Place the dryer hose right up against the skin. Use short up and down strokes (and side to side strokes.) Concentrate on drying from the skin out. To dry your dog’s head using a high velocity dog dryer, follow these simple steps: Fold the dog’s ears so they are always closed Dry the ears Keep the air out of the ears Never blow air directly into the dog’s ear canals Dry the back of the dog’s head Not all dogs will allow you to use a high velocity dog blow dryer on their head and even less likely on their ears. It’s a natural reflex we would all have: noise and fast airflow are kind of scary and worrying. Work slowly and see what your dog accepts.

How To Dry a Matted Dog?

Instead of excessively brushing a dog that has some matting, you can use your dryer to help demat the dog’s coat: Put the hose right up against the mats Blow from the skin out to the hair tip Repeat until the matting slowly disappears The important part here is to start with the fat hose in a position right up against the mat.

How To Straighten My Dog's Hair?

If you want to straighten the dog’s coat using a high velocity dog dryer, you can do so by simply moving the hose a lot slower. That will straighten the dog’s hair and fluff up the entire coat. It does however take a lot more time, roughly half an hour for poodle

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