DIY Dog Grooming & Dog Cleaning Tips

Answers to all of your dog grooming and dog cleaning questions! These DIY dog grooming tutorials show you how to do everything yourself, step by step. See how to trim dog nails, clean dog ears, brush dog teeth, give your dog a bath, brush dog hair, and more! Plus dog mom hacks and tips for dealing with pet fur & shedding, pet stains, and dog odors — in an attempt to keep your house clean. Not sure where to begin? Start here –> DIY Dog Grooming 101.

Should You Trim Your Dog’s Hairy Toes And Paws?

Some dogs grow lots of fur on their paws — on top of the paws, between the toes, and even on the bottom (between the paw pads). Keeping all of that paw fur neatly trimmed makes your dog look well groomed. But you don’t have to pay a dog groomer! I always trim the fur on the tops (and bottoms) of my dogs’ paws when I trim their nails. Here’s how to do it yourself, step by step…

Dog Teeth Brushing Tips: See Exactly How To Brush Your Dog’s Teeth Yourself (It’s Cheaper Than A Dog Dental Cleaning, After You’ve Waited Too Long!)

If you’ve ever wondered how in the world you’re going to brush your dog’s teeth yourself, I’ve got SO MANY helpful tips that will make it incredibly easy for you to do! See exactly how to clean your dog’s teeth. Handy gadgets that make the process MUCH easier. The difference between plaque and tartar – how to tell which one your dog has (and which one is the most harmful). Plus some scary facts that will become your reality if you DON’T start brushing your dog’s teeth. 80% of dogs have dental disease by age 3 – so it’s crucial that you start now!

Dogs And Fireworks: Important 4th Of July Tips For Dog Owners (Dog Ear Plugs For Fireworks, Dog Aromatherapy & More!)

Can dogs be traumatized by fireworks? YES! If your dog becomes traumatized after fireworks, read these helpful tips. A dog’s hearing is 10 times more sensitive than a human’s, so the fireworks are likely to cause your dog some anxiety, stress, and fear. Here are 11 things you can do in the hours leading up to the fireworks to keep your dog from stressing out. Plus, 7 things you should do during the fireworks if you notice your dog becoming overly stressed by the loud noises and bright lights.

What A Dog Dental Cleaning Is Like: Dog Teeth Cleaning Cost + What You Can Expect After The Procedure

At some point, your dog will need a professional teeth cleaning from a veterinarian. This article will answer all of your questions! See how much it costs, signs that a dog dental cleaning is necessary, and what you can expect before, during, and after the dog teeth cleaning procedure.

5 DIY Dog Hair Dye Methods Using Food Color… Read This Before You Dye Your Dog’s Fur A Different Color!

Want to dye your dog’s fur a different color? The safest dog hair dye is food coloring (juice from colorful foods or organic food coloring). Here’s how to dye dog hair yourself at home — without making your pet uncomfortable… or sick!

Looking For The Best Pet Brush? See Why So Many Dog Owners & Groomers Think The Furminator DeShedding Tool Is The Best Dog Brush For Shedding

Looking for Furminator reviews? Or the best dog brush for shedding? I’ve found a pet brush that blows all the others away. The Furminator deShedding tool is my all-time favorite dog brush. I’ve been using the Furminator for dogs since 2008… and it still looks and works like new! Here’s my review of the Furminator dog brush.

Bristly Dog Toothbrush Toy Review: Pros & Cons Of The Bristly Brushing Stick (aka Brite Bite Dental Stick) – It’s Easier Than Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth Manually!

The Bristly dog toothbrush is a special chew toy that functions as a toothbrush for dogs. Who doesn’t need a little help brushing their dog’s teeth??? If there’s an easier way to do it… I’m all in! Dog teeth brushing is one thing that is not all that easy to do. I still do it with all 3 of my dogs — but it’s not what I’d call fun. The Bristly dog toothbrush toy is a FUN way to brush my dog’s teeth! The best part: he does all the work, not me. Here’s my review, including the 10 things I like best and 3 things I’m not so crazy about. But the bottom line is my dogs LOVE it!

Should You Or Should You Not Remove Dog Dew Claws? What I’ve Learned After Raising 3 Dogs That Had Them

I’ve had dogs all my life. Only 3 of them had dew claws. Here’s what I’ve learned about removing dewclaws …and not removing them. Everything you need to know about dog dew claws, including when (or if) you should have them removed, plus recommendations from other dog experts and dog owners.

How To Clean & Treat A Dog’s Itchy Smelly Ears: Vet-Approved Products To Use

Does your dog have stinky ears? Ours does. Here’s the 2-step process my vet recommended to clean smelly dog ears AND treat a dog ear yeast infection. See the exact products my vet recommends, plus my personal experience following this dog ear infection remedy.

The Ultimate Guide To Shih Tzu Grooming: How To Groom A Shih Tzu At Home, Shih Tzu Grooming Prices & The Best Grooming Tools

Start grooming your Shih Tzu right away to get them used to the grooming process — because Shih Tzus need regular grooming! The combination of their tangly hair, big eyes, and shortened face can cause serious problems if you don’t stay on top of the grooming. Here’s everything you need to know about grooming your Shih Tzu: how often to do it, pro vs DIY grooming costs, tools that make dog grooming easier, and Shih Tzu grooming issues you need to know about: tear staining, shedding, eye infections, and ear infections.