There is a hidden vein called the Quick inside the nails of a dog. Cutting the nails too short can cause bleeding. It is not dangerous to the animal when such accidents occur.
Whether your dog likes to roll in smelly yard finds or simply has a naturally less than pleasant scent, use these tips to help with dog odor control.
This is a step-by-step article for those who would rather cut costs and groom their Bichon Frise themselves.
Clipping dog nails is one of the most difficult parts of taking care of a dog. Many prefer to bring their pup somewhere, rather than to do it themselves. Here are some great tips to help you learn.
Why you should consider using an electric or battery-powered toothbrush for your dog and how to train a dog to accept it.
When you allow Rover's nails to grow too long, the quick grows along with the nail. Be careful when you decide to trim those nails and let the quick recede. Ask your groomer of vet for help!
We love our dogs, but they love to roll in things that smell horrible. Here are ways to get the smell of rotten fish (and other nasty odors) out of your pet.
Are you wondering if tomato juice will magically remove skunk odor from your dog? We have investigated the effectiveness of tomato juice for skunk smell and are happy to report our findings.
The Siberian Husky is a beautiful, energetic dog that unfortunately can also be a grooming challenge because of their ability to constantly shed. Here is what I have found to be the best way to groom a Siberian Husky.
When I first started working at an animal hospital, I was given a booklet with all the prices and services our animal hospital offered. As I read through the extensive list, I noticed the term 'tail docking". Being relatively new to the practice, I...
If you are the proud owner of a Shih Tzu, you already know what a delightful breed this is. She does need to take a bath occasionally to keep her hair looking smooth and beautiful.
Ticks are small blood-sucking insects that can carry a host of diseases including Lyme disease. Learn how to safely remove ticks from dogs using a tool that is made for the job.
This article shows you how to get rid of fleas when nothing else works. It also includes my personal experience with a number of over-the-counter flea products and veterinarian-prescribed treatments.
There are many dog brushes and grooming equipment on the market and each has a specific duty. Choosing the right tool for a specific breed of dog is important for a job well done.