Grooming Myths

There are several dog grooming myths that get passed around to pet owners. If dog grooming were purely a cosmetic need, these myths wouldn’t really be a big deal, but as many of you already know, having your pet groomed regularly is an important component in keeping them healthy overall. Completely non-shedding dog breeds Every…

Heat Stroke

Know The Signs… How to keep your dog cool on hot days? Restrict exercise Never leave in car, hot room or sun trap Ensure FRESH drinking water and cool shaded spots avalive Walk early in the morning or later in the day Spray with cool water Steps to take if you’re worried your dog has…

Nail Cutting 101

Just like human nails, dog nails grow constantly. How often a dog’s nails need to be cut will depend on the breed and lifestyle. They will also change with age. Many dogs naturally wear their nails down by walking, stoney and hard surfaces will help with this. An inactive dog may not wear their nails…

Dog Coat’s 101

Many dog owners, especially new dog owners, feel slightly lost in the world of grooming. With so many coat types and breeds, along with the huge number of grooming tools available, it can be difficult to know which tools and techniques are suitable for your dog. Grooming is a very important element of dog ownership,…

Dog Brushing 101

BRUSHING YOUR DOG All dogs require regular brushing and combing in order to keep their coats healthy and untangled. Tangled coats do not allow the skin to breathe, this can lead to skin conditions and infections. For some breeds, daily brushing is recommended. Long-haired breeds and double coated breeds obviously tangle and matt more than…