Keeping a pet of your own has its own benefits. Grooming up a pet on your own is very easy exactly like how you care for your baby. It is necessary to brush them regularly in spite of coat length; this will keep their coat and skin very healthy. In most cases dogs do not need frequent bathing instead brushing up on a regular basis removes the dirt, dead hair, etc keeping them healthy. If you are petting a cat then in their whole lifetime you need to bathe them only a few times. Brushing is an integral part of pet care, the natural oils of the skin are distributed evenly throughout which helps in giving your pet a healthier and clean skin.