There are some quite compelling reasons why you should brush your dog. For dogs with an indoor dog bed and play in a dog run, brushing might not be as critical as for a dog spending ample time in an outdoor kennel or a dog house in the yard. Yet, even if your dog never goes anywhere without a dog crate, you should brush them because they enjoy it. It untangles their fur and can remove things stuck in their coat that made them uncomfortable. If you’re planning to bathe your dog, regular brushing eases bath time.
Other reasons to consider regular dog brushing include the benefit of reducing the amount of shedding your dog does indoors. Brushing your dog and removing hair is far easier than extracting it from sticky spots like the couch or carpet. It might not eliminate all the hair scattered around your home, but you’ll notice a significant reduction. Moreover, brushing your dog’s coat removes dirt and debris, promoting a shinier and healthier fur.