Whether you own a dog with long, luxurious hair that requires a special care or you have a simple smooth-coated dog, this little book offers useful advice presented in an entertaining manner that no dog lover can resist. A "Simple Solutions" guide with lots of practical care tips, Kim Campbell Thornton's illustrated handbook Grooming discusses everything a dog owner needs to know to care for his dog's coat. Chapters include: *Why Grooming is Great *Coat Types and Shedding *The Goods on Grooming Tools *Giving a Bath *Doggy Dental Hygiene *And more! The book offers advice on selecting grooming tools, dealing with shedding, and daily once-overs. With entertaining cartoon illustrations by Buck Jones, Grooming will make readers smile as they learn how to bathe their dog, brush teeth, care for ears, toes, and more!