Q: Why do you want my dog not to be bathed at home prior to coming in for a hand strip?
A: It is easier for the groomer to grip a dirty coat during hand stripping, therefore it is quicker for the dog during grooming.
Q. Why do you not bath my dog after a hand strip?
A. Some pores can become open during the hand strip and dirt could enter the pores during the bath which could lead to an infection.