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Dog Grooming

Learn how and why you need to groom your dog. Our dog grooming section covers every thing from buying a brush and shampoo to nail care and caring for their feet.

How Often Should I Trim My Dog’s Nails

Proper grooming is important for both the health and for the comfort of your dog. Some owners choose to let a professional groomer handle the bathing, styling and nail trimming for them while others like to care for their...

How Often Should I Bathe My Dog?

How often should I bathe my dog isn’t the same as how often do I want to bathe my dog? If I slipped my dog into the shower or ran him a bath every time I thought he smelled,...

Coping with a Shedding Dog – Reducing the Loss of Hair

We’ve all been there. You go out to the store, but, but you can’t figure out why all those people are staring at you. Finally, you return home, only to realize that the hairy evidence of that enthusiastic greeting...

How Should I Cut my Dog’s Nails?

Clipping the nails on your dog doesn’t to be a scary, traumatic event. While many people prefer to leave the task to their groomer or veterinarian, in most cases with a little practice and careful attention, it can be...

The Importance of Grooming a Dog

The importance of grooming a dog can seriously not be stressed enough. Unkempt dogs are more prone to pick up little parasitic friends like fleas, ticks, and worms. Longer hair dogs tend to mat when not groomed regularly. These...

Brushing a Dog’’s Teeth – How to Do it Properly

Brushing a dog’s teeth is vital to his health. Neglect of the teeth can lead to disease, tooth loss, dead teeth, and mouth pain. Between the recommended annual cleanings, dog owners should train their dogs to endure a good...

Selecting Dog Shampoo – Improving the Look of Your Dogs Coat

Selecting dog shampoo can really make a human feel good about the care they give their dog. Roaming through the aisles and sniffing the bottles you sneak open trying to find a pleasurable scent, all in the name of...

Gingivitis and Dogs – Are Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy

Gingivitis and dental disease is one of the most common problems plaguing dogs today. In fact, according to a study by the American Veterinary Dental Society, as many as 80% of dogs have symptoms of gum and dental disease...

How to Remove Tear Stains from a Dogs Eyes

Like their owners, every dog gets eye boogers – it’s a canine social equalizer of sorts. However, how much they tear and what color the tears are can exacerbate the problem into the telltale red streaks seen on far...

How Often Should a Dog be Groomed?

Grooming isn’t just for the Poodles and Yorkies of the world. While small dogs with luxurious coats of hair and extravagant haircuts are generally what comes to mind when you think of grooming, in fact all dogs can benefit...

Dog Food – Choosing Kibble for Your Dog

Feeding dogs a complete, well-balanced diet that can fully meet their individual nutritional requirements is essential for promoting and maintaining their good health. The energy and nutrient requirements of dogs greatly vary depending on many factors, including age, gender, breed type, activity level, physiological condition (pregnancy, lactation) and pathological...

Dispelling the Myths of Raw Feeding

For the last 100 hundred years commercial pet food has steadily taken over natural raw feeding of our pets, in particular dogs and cats. The question remains in my mind: WHY? Well, for many reasons and not the least being convenience. We are basically trading our pets longevity and...

Can Dogs Eat Cat Food – Will it Make My Cat Sick?

Dogs in the wild are hunters and scavengers, eating anything they come across that resembles food. Food can include anything from live mice to several day old kills left behind by other carnivores to the feces of deer or other herbivores. Nothing is too stinky or too grim for...