When the heat goes up, dog owners look for ways to keep their canines cool. Those with long-haired or thick-coated dogs may consider shaving that coat off in an effort to keep them cooler. However, shaving a dog may not always help them to cope with heat. In some breeds, it can make matters worse.
Whether it is clipping claws, trimming fur, or treating a cut, at some point we all have to look at our dog's paws. Many dogs are sensitive about their paws being touched, and this can make grooming them very difficult. Luckily, there are several easy and gentle ways to overcome this problem.
German Shepherds can grow some seriously long nails if you don't trim them. Nail care is essential if you want to avoid tears and even issues with the alignment of their paws. Cutting dog nails is fairly easy if you know how to do it without causing stress or hurting your friend.
Bravecto is a new oral chew for dogs that provides 12 weeks of flea and tick prevention. While it may be effective, Bravecto has a few nasty side effects that might make you think twice before trying this medicine on your beloved pet.
Bulldogs are adorable, but their wrinkle infections are not. Here are ways to resolve an infection and prevent them in the future.
Why you should consider using an electric or battery-powered toothbrush for your dog, and how to train a dog to accept it.
There is a hidden vein called "the quick" inside a dog's nail. Cutting the nails too short and cutting into the quick can cause bleeding. Here's how to cut a dog's nail the right way.
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.
If you are the proud owner of a Shih Tzu, you already know what a delightful breed this is. Though they do need to take a bath occasionally to keep their hair looking smooth and beautiful, this guide will help you do so with great care for your beloved furry friend.
There are several things you can do to stop or reduce tear staining without resorting to harsh chemicals and antibiotics.
Clipping dog nails is one of the most challenging 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.
After trying many things, I finally learned how to prevent red tear stains on my little Maltese. You can, too.
This article will offer tips on how to care for the hair of your Shih Tzu/Poodle mix puppy.
Does your dog smell like a skunk? If your dog was sprayed by a skunk, learn how to get rid of the smell in a natural way here.
How to dry your dog's hair, which tools to use, and professional grooming tips.
Learn how to safely clip your dog's nails, clean their ears, and techniques for bathtime.
How to choose the shampoo that's best for your dog. What types of shampoo are out there, and when, why, and how should you use them? This article is a guide to which shampoo is best for your purposes.
Dog groomers can give simple haircuts or fancier ones upon request. Learn how to describe various cuts, such as the adorable teddy bear cut, to your groomer so your dog will come out looking sharp!
Here we will be discussing different types of scissors and clippers. I hope you learn a lot about choosing the correct tools for your pet and what is worth your money. Read on to find out how to properly use scissors and clippers.