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Brushing: Not Just Cosmetic

Brushing: Not Just Cosmetic

It's critical for your dog's health and wellness.

You know that a long-haired dog like a Bernese Mountain Dog or a shih tzu needs to be brushed frequently. But were you aware that short-haired breeds like beagles and boxers need regular brushing, too?

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