Dog Shedding & Fur Issues

Some dogs shed more than others. We’ve always had dogs that shed A LOT! So we’ve learned plenty of great dog mom hacks for removing dog fur from your clothes, your car, and your house (floors and furniture). Plus how to reduce dog shedding as much as possible in the first place. Everything you need to know about brushing your dog, dying your dog’s fur a different color, and giving your dog a haircut (trimming their face, body, and paw fur).

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…

Shih Tzu Grooming Tools: See Which Dog Clippers, Dog Brushes, And Dog Combs Work Best On Shih Tzu Hair

If you decide to groom your dog yourself, using the right tools can make all the difference! You may be tempted to save money by getting cheap dog grooming tools from Walmart, but I’m speaking from experience when I say that it really is worth it to buy quality dog grooming tools that have been proven to work well on this breed from the beginning. Here are 3 Shih Tzu grooming tools you will need to clip, brush, and comb your dog at home.

Need A Dog Brush? 3 Reasons To Love Furminator Deshedding Tools

After using the original yellow handled Furminator dog brush, I recently got a new Furminator deshedding tool. This one is the giant size, red handled Furminator. It’s larger, more ergonomic, and it has a FURejector button to easily remove the pet hair that’s been collected in the teeth of the brush itself.

Pledge Fabric Sweeper For Pet Hair: The Pros & Cons

My current method of pet hair retrieval from furniture is to use the same type of lint brushes you would typically use on clothes. This is the same concept used with the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair. So, here are the pros & cons of the Pledge Pet Sweeper, as I see it…