Articles about bathing a dog, nail trimming, ear cleaning, brushing, clipping... keeping your dog looking good and feeling good.
The Good Grooming Guide [offsite link]
Different dog breeds have different grooming needs. This excellent grooming guide provides information on specific grooming required for each breed.
A Complete Dental Care Program [offsite link]
To prevent oral disease, it is essential to provide our pets with good dental care, both professionally and at home. Read what should be be included in a good dental care routine.
A Grooming Primer [offsite link]
Grooming conjures up pictures of expensive salons for poodles . Certainly all dogs do not need fancy haircuts or expensive baths with hot oil treatments, but failing to groom the dog is akin to neglecting to comb a childīs hair and wash behind his ears.
Long-coated dogs should be brushed and combed several times a week. Even a short-coated dog should be brushed or rubbed down a couple of times a week to keep skin and coat healthy.
Bathing Your Dog [offsite link]
You can bathe your dog at home with these step-by-step instructions and helpful tips.
Clipping A Dogīs Toenails [offsite link]
Illustrated with color photos, this page tells and show you how to clip a dogī nails
Dealing With Dandruff [offsite link]
Does your dog have flakes or something that seems like dandruff on his skin and fur? Hereīs what it is and what you can do about it.
Dog Grooming Tips [offsite link]
A dog with a clean, healthy coat feels better and is healthier. Its worth investing time
making your dog comfortable with grooming procedures and then grooming regularly. Different kinds of brushes and combs are
designed for specific coat types and tasks. Here are some general suggestions.
Dog Shedding [offsite link]
Dog shedding occurs in nearly all dogs and is a natural process of eliminating (shedding) dead hair. Hereīs tips to reduce dog hair shedding.
Ear Cleaning [offsite link]
If you have a dog with floppy ears, youīve probably had a lesson of two in ear cleaning from your veteranarian. Ear infections "Otitis Externa" may arise from water trapped in the ear canal. The damp environment creates an ideal breeding ground for bacteria and fungus, often leading to painful sensitivity, redness, swelling and infection. This page describes the problem with step by step ear cleaning directions.
Everything You Need To Know About....Canine Dental Care & Health [offsite link]
To ensure your dogīs dental health, they require dental care on a regular basis... to prevent gum disease and early tooth loss, as well as just plain foul breath.
Foot and Nail Care: Clipping Your Dogīs Nails [offsite link]
Donīt let the fear of hurting your dog keep you from taking good care of itīs feet and nails. Clipping your dogīs nails will be as easy as clipping your own nails once you learn how itīs done.
Four Steps to Finding the Right Groomer for You and Your Pet [offsite link]
Never expect the same dog grooming services from one business to the other. Make the right choice through referrals, interviews, tours and intuition.
Grooming Puppies: Special Tips [offsite link]
Caring for a puppy requires knowing how to take care of his coat, skin, and nails. Tips on these topics are offered here.
How to Brush Your Dogs Teeth [offsite link]
Dental disease is one of the most common diseases in dogs. Itīs also one of the most preventable and treatable diseases. Hereīs steps to guide you on how to brush your dogīs teeth.
How to Groom Your Dog [offsite link]
Hereīs a page of grooming supplies and basic directions, With time and practice, you will improve your skills as a dog groomer, and your petīs hair cuts will look better each time.
Look for books to find specific information on how your particular breed of dog should be groomed.
How To Trim Nails [offsite link]
(Without Having To Call The Vet To Find Out How To Control Hemorrhaging!) - Step by step with pictures.
Skunk Encounter Remedy
If your dog gets sprayed by a skunk, hereīs what to do...
Tips and Tricks for Dog Grooming
B-A-T-H might be a four-letter word, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing when it comes to the duties of a dog owner.
Trimming Your Dog's Nails
Trimming your dog's nails doesn't have to be an uphill battle. While it might take a while for him to get used to the clippers, it'll be worth it in the end. A few simple tips will help keep your dog calm and comfortable when faced with the nail clippers.
Your Dog's Coat Type and Grooming
Not a fan of grooming? Or perhaps you aspire to open your own dog grooming business. Either way, knowing about the different types of coats can help you narrow down your search for a new dog.
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