of How to Blow Dry a Dog was reviewed by on January 20, 2017.

My mother blow drys / combs her dog after a bath, and the dog seriously goes into a trance.
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There is a way to prevent the stench of a beloved furball, it involves proper drying. Toweling off the dog isn’t enough; a towel can’t get all the way down to the skin. Even dogs with extremely short coats need more. The heat and force from a blow dryer penetrates the densest of coats and is a start to getting to the root of the problem.
Small, medium, and large dogs glow after a full bath and blow-dry session
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Jeana Ward gives you some helpful tips on blow drying your dog's hair and reminds you to always have conditioning spray and a brush and to anchor your dog so it will stay put. Is it ok to blow dry a dog with a blow dryer after you bathe him?
Photo provided by PexelsWash and hand blow dry all breeds of dog
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Reducing wet dog odor
Quickly drying your dog after a bath
Drying your dog after a rainy day walk
Warming your dog from cold winter walks
Helping to relieve the fearfulness of a blow dryer
Quick drying a dog’s undercoat from the wet grass
Removing icicles from your dog’s fur in the winter
Drying your dog after they jumped into a pool**Now it is important to blow the water away from the skin by blowing against the growth of the hair, with the concentrated airflow nozzle, using Move slowly, working from one end of the dog to the other. Once you've accomplished getting the greatest share of the water off the dog bydoing this, and following the instructions below for dryingthe dogs' Feathering, you will go back & do it again but you willswitch to the wide (diffused) nozzle or no nozzle on the dryer and usingyour free hand, rub constantly as you continue to blow. If youuse your fingers (my choice instead of brush), the dog gets a wonderfulmassage, and you WILL feel when it is totally dry. It truly isnot necessary to worry about brushing the dogs' top coat flat during thisprocess. Brush between your first and second "round" of blowdrying so that the opposite end of the dog that you are working on staysflat, and brush again when finished.The Puff-N-Fluff dog dryer is made by using a rectangle piece of material with four elastic leg holes. The paws are placed through the openings, and then the sides are brought together and easily fastened by a hook & loop. Next, pull the draw strings to close the gap around the head and tail. Virtually any blow dryer can be attached to the flex-hose to let warm air circulate around your dog. The hours of waiting for your dog to fully dry is now accomplished within minutes!After you have bathed a dog with a long parted coat, towel dry and then blow dry it to keep it free from tangles. Once the coat is dry, stand behind the dog and place the tip of a comb just over the nose. Then, moving very slowly, comb over the crown of the head, down the neck, and back to the base of the tail, moving the hairs to the proper side to form the part as you go along. Once the part is perfectly straight, spray the entire coat with conditioner to set it.I begin by holding the longest hair out of the way with myfree hand, and drying in sections carefully using steady blowing andno circular motions, using the slow speed if you have a multi-speed dryer. Specifically for the rear legs: hold a handful of the longfeathering up with your free hand, and dry the portion closest to the hockfirst, then let a bit more feathering down, and again dry by blowing straightdown onto it. I continue working from the lowest feathering on theleg, toward the top near the tail. I am still blowing from the skinout, and frequently brushing as I go. Same thing for the dogs undersideand bib, use the diffused To groom your long-coated large dog, give him a bath and then towel dry his coat. Then, thoroughly blow-dry his entire coat, working with a pin brush at the same time, brushing and fluffing, making sure not to miss any tangles or snags. Clip your dog's undersides and paws with scissors, and then brush and comb the hair on his face and head.