4675′; google_color_bg = ‘FFFFFF’; google_color_text = ‘f2e8e8’; google_color_url = ‘2666F5’; google_ui_features = ‘rc:0’; //–>                                                                                        Petting a dog is usually pleasurable for both you and the dog.  In fact studies have shown that just by petting a dog a human’s blood pressure will decrease.  This is a great benefit for both you and your dog. Sometimes brushing or combing a dog is not pleasurable, because the dog has mats