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Dog Grooming

Let’s face it, our dogs like to make a mess. Discover our tips and advice for keeping you dog’s coat well groomed and healthy between mud baths.

Dog Grooming Tools

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Grooming equipment is a must-have no matter the breed of your dog. Establish a regular habit of grooming early in life. Grooming then becomes a pleasurable bonding activity and is established as a regular part of your dog’s routine. The following brushes are commonly used for grooming dogs: Bristle Brushes. …

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Dog Grooming Basics

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There’s no question about it: having a dog romping around the house that smells “a bit ripe” is none too pleasant. Keeping your dog clean and well-groomed will pay dividends beyond simple aesthetics. It will also help to keep your dog healthy. Basic grooming involves bathing, brushing, nail trimming, and …

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Save Money by Grooming Your Dog at Home

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Many dog owners prefer to leave haircuts to professional groomers. It’s a job that really takes some know-how and experience to do properly – particularly for dogs with long, continuously growing hair. But there’s no reason that you can’t become an expert at cutting your dog’s hair, though there may …

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Using Shampoos and Conditioners to Wash Your Dog

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Dogs have very sensitive skin that is half the thickness of human skin and has a very different pH balance. So to ensure you don’t irritate the skin, avoid using human products or soaps on your dog and instead use products that have been specifically designed with your dog’s coat …

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A Head to Toe Guide to Washing Your Dog

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While that doggy smell can be completely normal, many dogs do seem to be particularly on the nose. Getting your dog used to regular grooming and bathing from an early age and making sure you have fun doing it will ensure you have happy, healthy and odour free canine companion. …

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears: A Pet Parents Guide

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Many dogs have ears that require regular cleaning. With this simple process cleaning your dog’s ears is easy enough to do at home provided you have the right equipment. Why clean your dog’s ears? Dogs have very long ear canals, usually from 5-10cm in length. They also take a right-angled …

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Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth: Preventative Dental Care

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Does your dog have smelly breath? An estimated 80% of dogs have dental disease by 3 years of age. Help protect your dog with these simple dog brushing techniques and preventative care. Unfortunately many dogs develop significant pain and infection due to unhealthy teeth. A bit of prevention can go …

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The No Fear Way To Trim Your Dog’s Nails

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Unless your pet is a very active outdoor dog his nails will need to be trimmed on a regular basis – anywhere from once a week to once a month. Nail trimming and grooming are activities that are often feared by both dogs and owners. The best way to calm your fears …

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8 Easy (and Adorable) Halloween Costumes for your Dog

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So you’ve got your Halloween costume figured out and maybe one for your kids, but what about your best friend?  Halloween isn’t just for people anymore.  While your dog shouldn’t be partaking in the eating the Halloween treats, he can definitely dress for the occasion.  Here are just a few …

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Save Money by Grooming Your Dog at Home

Save Money by Grooming Your Dog at Home

Lots of dog owners choose to leave haircuts to experienced groomers. It is a job that actually requires some know-how and encounter to do adequately – specifically for dogs with lengthy, constantly developing hair. But there’s no explanation that you cannot grow to be an specialist at cutting your dog’s …

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