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It is actually quite common to get dogs that are afraid to be groomed. Sometimes it is because of a previous bad experience at the groomer. the mildest suggestion would be to if she has a short coat groom her yourself.

grooming sedatives are very mild and if she is that stressed out she would need a higher dose. I would talk to your vet about what she would need. most of the time grooming tranqs. don't help with seriously upset dogs.

the most aggressive step would be too have her groomed at a vet where they can give her an injection sedative that will really calm her down. getting her there would be, before getting ready to leave, get a muzzle out and muzzle her and then wrap her up in a towel or blanket. It is suggested that pets don't eat before this. it can be hard to find a groomer at a vet sometimes. We are the only vet in our town that has a grooming facility actually. we get scared dogs in quite a lot every week that need to be groomed.

If you talk to your dogs vet about what they suggest for her and describe the situation, they should be able to work out a few game plans for her.
 
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