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Which Shampoo is right for your dog’s coat and skin condition?

When choosing the right shampoo and conditioner, you will want to consider your dog’s coat and skin condition. Is your dog’s hair normal, meaning not greasy or dry? Is the coat free of knots and does he/she have healthy skin? If you’ve answered yes to all of these, then you can go with a basic … Continued

An Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Dog’s Ears

Ear cleaning is essential to a dogs health. For humans, spring cleaning means tackling those boxes of junk that have been accumulating around the house since Thanksgiving. It means replacing storm windows with screens and taking all the rugs outside to beat the dust out of them. For dogs, on the other hand, the whole … Continued

Six Tips for Bathing Your Dog

Bathing a dog can prove to be difficult. We’ve assembled 6 easy-to-follow tips to help bath-time feel like a breeze. As any dog owner can tell you, bathing a dog is like entering the fray of a messy battle. You go in uncertain and won’t make it out unscathed – likely covered with soap, shed fur … Continued

Winter Can Bring Dandruff

Written by Dr. Elizabette Cohen, Veterinarian, Radio Personality & Pet Owner. Dandruff in pets causes itching, which can cause infection. Help avoid this, with shampoos, conditioners and other techniques. Dandruff or seborrhea sicca, as it is technically called, is the excessive shedding of dead skin cells. In other words, dandruff in pets is dry skin. … Continued

Choosing the Right Dog Clippers

For choosing the perfect dog clippers you will want to consider several attributes. The first set of very important considerations has to do with you and your dog. What type of coat condition is your dog in normally? In other words, are you planning to shave down a matted dog? If so, I would politely … Continued

Keeping Your Dog Clean in the Wintertime

Wintertime offers a new set of challenges for keeping your four-legged friend healthy and clean. Few seasons of the year can be more fun than wintertime for a pet owner. Any dog owner knows how much their pet loves to play in freshly packed snow. But keeping your dog clean during this time of year … Continued

Choosing the Right Brush for Your Dog

With the right brush, your dog will enjoy a daily grooming session while looking good and staying healthy. Brushing your dog’s coat is an important part of canine maintenance and serves many functions; for example, it eliminates tangles and mats, keeps his coat looking vibrant and beautiful, massages and lubricates his skin by activating your … Continued

Grooming and Your Dog’s Health

Grooming your dog and keeping him healthy go hand in hand. Your dog’s health and well-being reflect your care for him. Establishing a daily routine to care for his skin and fur will make this job both easy and enjoyable. A good time to do this is after he has been walked. Relieved and calm, … Continued

Caring for Your Dog’s Coat

Coat care basics include brushing, bathing, regular inspections and a healthy diet. There are many factors that contribute to the health of your dog’s skin and coat. Because specific needs tend to be breed dependent, researching your pet’s coat-care needs will pay off. For example, some dogs have a “double coat”: an outer or guard … Continued

Keeping your dog clean in the wintertime

Wintertime offers a new set of challenges for keeping your four-legged friend healthy and clean. Few seasons of the year can be more fun than wintertime for a pet owner. Any dog owner knows how much their pet loves to play in freshly packed snow. But keeping your dog clean during this time of year … Continued

Pet Care Tip: Which Shampoo is right for your dog’s coat?

Regular grooming and bathing is an important part in keeping your dog healthy. While a trip to the local groomer is a nice treat for your dog, one of our favorite groomers, Erica Sanfiz from Just 4 Paws Pet Spa, has written the following article to help you choose which shampoo is the best for … Continued

6 Tips for bathing your dog

As any dog owner can tell you, bathing a dog is like entering the fray of a messy battle. You go in uncertain and won’t make it out unscathed – likely covered with soap, shed fur and a dog coat’s worth of water. But with some simple tips, you can manage the whole process with relatively little damage. … Continued

Prepping Your Home for Spring Shedding

Whether you own a dog or a cat, spring is the time of year when you’ll be noticing plenty of excess pet hair on your furnishings. According to PetSide.com, the coming season is when your dog or cat will lose the thick undercoat that he or she grows to stay warm during the winter, which … Continued

An easy step-by-step guide to cleaning your dog’s ears

For humans, spring cleaning means tackling those boxes of junk that have been accumulating around the house since Thanksgiving. It means replacing storm windows with screens and taking all the rugs outside to beat the dust out of them. For dogs, on the other hand, the whole process is a lot simpler. They shed, and … Continued