In the United States, dogs are now part of the public domain. There are no regulations that limit the number of dogs or their size. There are plenty of dog grooming companies around, and many have licensed dogs. So if we don’t have to pay to have the government tell us to have a license for our hair and nails, what can we do?
Dog grooming (hair grooming) can become a big business: the U.S. Humane Society estimates that dog grooming grosses more than $500 million a year in the U.S. and Canada
The U.S. Government does not mandate any license for dog grooming nor does it keep track of dog grooming records and the breed(s) of animals used to produce this work
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and/or the Food and Drug Administration have the authority to regulate the ownership and sale of all pets.
There is a great amount of misinformation about dogs’ “manliness” and “manifesting” that comes from pet grooming services. Pet grooming can be so much more than a quick fix, and most people who do it are really learning things as they go along. That being said, let’s consider the problems.
It’s dangerous for dogs and pets to use inappropriate products or have hair removed
“Dog hair contains more dangerous bacteria than the hair on human hands” (source)
“Most dogs groomed by professional professionals, which is not uncommon, are not groomed by their owners.” (source)
“To cut all of human hair would require many more men than are on the planet Earth.” (source)
“Although there are some dog grooming companies out there who will get you a fee, and they may be better than the traditional way of doing it, the only guaranteed guarantees I can make is that the hair isn’t harmed, and that the cut ends in a place that is pleasant for your dog.” (source)
“If using a hair product you have to understand that the hair is a living thing that is doing the work of the product. If the skin is injured by the product you shouldn’t use it so don’t say you’ve used it. The way we cut is much closer to being natural and not an attack on the animal.
There is a huge amount of misinformation about your dog’s “manliness” and “manifesting”
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