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Dry Cleaning Your Westie

When you don't have time to give your Westie a bath, you can "dry clean" him. You might want to wash his feet, the business end, and then take a shaving brush and dab grooming chalk on the coat and work it in with your fingers. After you get the hang of it, you can even spray a fine mist of water on the coat before chalking. You will soon learn how to do it without getting grooming chalk all over you and everything else. The chalk actually removes the soil from the coat. Work it in and towel dry him. Brush out all of the chalk.

You can even use Baby Powder with Corn Starch. We use that often and actually prefer it over grooming chalk. Your Westie will smell good after the grooming session when you use Baby Powder with Corn Starch.