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Grooming Your Dog

Grooming your dog is important for both your pooch and you the owner. It gives you an opportunity to connect with your pooch and make sure their coat and skin is healthy. Ideally, you should groom your dog once or twice a week. Depending on the breed you own, a groom can take as little […]

Bathing Your Dog at Home

Let’s face it. Dogs may be man’s best friend, but unfortunately for us, they don’t have the grooming habits of a cat. We all know that dogs love to run a muck, and are quite happy to dirty themselves in the pursuit of a bouncing ball or in the hunt of a garden predator or […]

Does your Shih Tzu Suffer From Dry Skin?

As part of your regular dog grooming routine, you should be checking your dog’s skin for dryness. Like humans, dogs also suffer from dry skin problems. Dry skin is more common in some dogs than in others, such as the Shih Tzu breed. Skin Dryness With Shih Tzu Breeds If you own a Shih Tzu, […]

Training Dogs For Grooming

Training dogs for grooming is a import process most pet owners don’t consider. The majority of dogs feel uncomfortable being groomed. Some become so nervous and fearful they require the use of sedatives. This can be the result of a number of factors: the dog may not have been properly socialized to handling and grooming […]

Dog Grooming at Home Part 1– Set up & Brushing Basics

Dog grooming at home can be a wonderful bonding experience with your pooch.Professional groomers will often spend months attending school or apprenticing with an experienced groomer to learn the basic of their trade, and then years longer perfecting their craft. They’ve invested thousands of hours into studying all about canine anatomy, including bone structure, skin […]

Maintenance Grooming With Scissors

If you have never groomed your own dog before, the whole process may seem quite intimidating. To be fair, there is many things involved, and it does require a lot of learning and an initial investment in good quality equipment. If you’re not ready to take the full plunge into doing the complete grooming at […]