Grooming your dog can be messy, difficult, and downright unpleasant, but it can be even worse for both you and your pup when you’re making mistakes without realizing it. Here are a few mistakes you should avoid.
Even dogs who feel that a bath is cruel and unusual punishment have to get one once in a while. While some dogs with short coats can get away with just water, most dogs need shampoo. Here’s what you should know about picking the right dog shampoo.
You can tell a lot about the general health of your dog by taking a good look at her coat and skin. A healthy dog is a beautiful dog, and a coat that’s nice and shiny is a strong indicator that your pet’s in peak condition.
I live in Arizona where it gets very hot in the summer. Should we shave our dog to help keep her cool?
I take my dog to a groomer. Am I supposed to tip? If so, what is the standard amount?
A basic grooming guide for new dog owners.
Help, my dog’s been skunked! How do I get rid of the smell?
How do I find and remove a tick from my dog?
Keeping your dog’s skin in tip-top shape.
With the proper care, your dog will be a welcome member of your clan for many happy, healthy years.
With a little practice and some preparation, grooming at home can be easier, less stressful, and less costly than taking them to a professional groomer.
Here are some methods to help pave the way for an enjoyable experience for both of you:
Good grooming is an important part of your dog’s life, keeping him healthy and happy.
My dog freaks when I try to clip his nails. How can I get him to relax?
There are few things in life that are more fun and rewarding than bringing a dog into your family.
My favorite aspect of the company is that they don’t test on animals. The products are tested on humans!
My dog’s toenails sometimes bleed after I clip them. What should I do to stop the bleeding?
Some dogs’ glands must be expressed manually or the sacs become infected or impacted. If your dog scoots on his behind, he needs to have them expressed.
I’m tired of running to the vet every time my dog develops a hot spot. Can’t I just take care of it myself?
Winning the war on fleas
If “Bijou’s law” passes in New Jersey, it would regulate the pet-grooming industry in the Garden State by mandating groomers be more than 18 years old and more.