Dogs can have allergies just like a person can. In fact, many dogs have many of the exact same allergies as people do. Here’s what to look for and how to treat dog food allergies, dog skin allergies, dog flea allergies, and dog inhalant allergies.
Dog Grooming Tips
Does your dog panic when it's time to get their nails trimmed... or their fur trimmed... or their teeth brushed? You'll love these DIY dog grooming tips that will calm your pet prior to grooming and make it an enjoyable experience for them -- and for you. Here's all you need to know about professional and mobile grooming, tips & tricks to calm your pet while being groomed, and the best ways to groom your dog yourself at home. Dog owners share their favorite tips for DIY dog nail trimming & special situations with dew claws, dog bathing & how to clean muddy dog paws, dog fur brushing & tips for trimming different types of dog coats, dog teeth brushing & dog bad breath issues, dog eye stains & tips for cleaning eye tears, how to clean itchy dog ears & treat dog ear infections.
Mobile vets are licensed and must have their facilities — usually a clinic on wheels — inspected regularly, just like a regular vet clinic. Many varieties of mobile veterinarians exist, and a mobile vet’s services run the gamut from conducting monthly neighborhood clinics for spay and neuter services, to bringing state of the art equipment to your door for full-service pet care, and everything in between.
Did you know that owning a dog costs about $1000 for the first year alone? Then, it costs about $500 each year after that — and that’s just for the basics! Here are a few ways to save money when you own a dog.
Here’s an illustration showing exactly how to apply these products directly onto your dog’s back, beneath his thick coat. Plus, lots of great tips when using Frontline, Advantage or K9 Advantix.
If your dog spends most his time indoors then it’s easy for his toenails to get too long. If you hear your dog’s nails click when he walks on a hard floor, it’s time for a trim! Here are a few things you can do to make your dog’s nail clipping day a pleasant and even enjoyable experience for both you and your dog.
If your dog is showing a particular symptom or dealing with a doggie ailment, then anything you can show the vet that might be related to ‘the problem’ will usually be helpful when it comes to diagnosing and/or treating your pet. Here’s when you should take samples to the vet… what type of samples to take… and how to gather & transport your samples — like dog pee or poop.
With as little as 1 ounce of your dog’s fur — acquired when brushing your pet — Furever Creations will spin that fur into a personalized item of your choosing. What better way to memorialize your beloved dog?
The command ‘Toes’ helps whenever you need to clean muddy paws after your dog has been playing outside. Or, when you need to dry off wet paws after a bath. Or, when you want to trim your dog’s toenails! Here’s how to teach your dog to give you his toes — on command.
Wondering what that little metal bar on one side of claw–type dog nail clippers is for? I was too. Here’s what I learned… it’s a safety stop! This safety guard (or quick sensor) is so you don’t cut your dog’s nail too short. Here’s how to use it correctly.
If you’ve ever wondered how in the world to accomplish the task of brushing your dog’s teeth, here’s a great instructional video that teaches you how to brush your dog’s teeth. I’s filled with all of the best tips for brushing your dog’s teeth… and making sure that he enjoys it!
Here’s everything you need to know about giving your dog a bath, including all the equipment and supplies that will make the job of bathing your dog even easier.
Does your dog shed a lot? Are you finding dog fur in places you never even knew existed? Here are some tips about shedding that might help a bit.
Depending on which one you order — the Soggy Dog Towel or the Soggy Paws Towel — there are two or four pockets which allow you to hold your dog with one hand while cleaning your dog’s paws, nose, belly and ears with the other hand.
Jessica’s Basset Hound isn’t really into the whole grooming thing… Though she’s sitting patiently at the moment in this doggie bathtub.
This is Randy’s dog, part Border Collie, part something else.
Could your dog benefit from some aromatherapy? Here’s a quick & easy way to see the benefits of dog aromatherapy and keep the bed bugs away! This dog bedding spray contains 100 percent natural Tangerine and Lemon essential oils.
Dog groomers use these super-absorbent towels to literally pull the water out of your dog’s coat after bathing. I use these one-of-a-kind microfiber towels for cleaning up doggie messes around the house. Here’s more about why these towels are so great…
Does your dog have a lot of fur that grows on the top of his paws, between his toes, and even underneath on his paw pads? If so, should you trim the fur or just let it keep growing? Here’s what I do…
Soft Claws nail caps are vinyl nail tips that you place over your dog’s toenails to prevent scratching — hardwood floors, your dog’s own skin, other people. They are completely safe, painless and humane. They do not hurt the dog in any way. Here’s why Soft Claws are great for dogs!
The absolute best smelling dog shampoo I’ve ever found is called Spa 4 Pawz Aromatherapy Foaming Dog Shampoo. It’s a doggie shampoo & conditioner in one. Here’s why we love it!
There are so many reasons why I love this waterless dog shampoo. Here are a few…