Dog Grooming

Articles about bathing a dog, nail trimming, ear cleaning, brushing, clipping... keeping your dog looking good and feeling good.

The Good Grooming Guide star[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 star[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 star[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 child´s 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 star[offsite link]
You can bathe your dog at home with these step-by-step instructions and helpful tips.

Clipping A Dog´s Toenails star[offsite link]
Illustrated with color photos, this page tells and show you how to clip a dog´ nails

Dealing With Dandruff star[offsite link]
Does your dog have flakes or something that seems like dandruff on his skin and fur? Here´s what it is and what you can do about it.

Dog Grooming Tips star[offsite link]
A dog with a clean, healthy coat feels better and is healthier. It’s 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 star[offsite link]
Dog shedding occurs in nearly all dogs and is a natural process of eliminating (shedding) dead hair. Here´s tips to reduce dog hair shedding.

Ear Cleaning star[offsite link]
If you have a dog with floppy ears, you´ve 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 star[offsite link]
To ensure your dog´s 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 Dog´s Nails star[offsite link]
Don´t let the fear of hurting your dog keep you from taking good care of it´s feet and nails. Clipping your dog´s nails will be as easy as clipping your own nails once you learn how it´s done.

Four Steps to Finding the Right Groomer for You and Your Pet star[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 star[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 star[offsite link]
Dental disease is one of the most common diseases in dogs. It´s also one of the most preventable and treatable diseases. Here´s steps to guide you on how to brush your dog´s teeth.

How to Groom Your Dog star[offsite link]
Here´s a page of grooming supplies and basic directions, With time and practice, you will improve your skills as a dog groomer, and your pet´s 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 star[offsite link]
(Without Having To Call The Vet To Find Out How To Control Hemorrhaging!) - Step by step with pictures.

Skunk Encounter Remedy star
If your dog gets sprayed by a skunk, here´s what to do...

Tips and Tricks for Dog Grooming star
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 star
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 star
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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