Brush your pet's fur regularly to prevent matting and tangling, and to remove loose fur and debris.
Use a pet-specific shampoo to bathe your pet, and make sure to rinse thoroughly to avoid irritation.
Trim your pet's nails regularly, taking care not to cut into the quick (the blood vessel inside the nail).
Clean your pet's ears with a gentle ear cleaner and cotton balls, taking care not to insert anything too far into the ear canal.
Brush your pet's teeth with a pet-specific toothbrush and toothpaste to prevent dental issues.
Use a flea comb or flea shampoo to prevent and treat fleas and ticks. Get rid of those flies.
Trim your pet's hair if necessary, using pet-specific clippers and scissors. Be careful as the pet will move a lot.
Use a pet-specific conditioner to help detangle and soften your pet's fur.
Use a blow dryer on a low, cool setting to dry your pet's fur after bathing. Cover it with a towel.
Take breaks and reward your pet with treats to make grooming a positive and enjoyable experience for them.