Minnie's Home Grooming Tips

Having these four traits makes your dog a “Good Dog”. — groomer’s point of view

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All pet experts have different opinions about what a good dog is. Here is my opinion as a groomer. To simply say, a good dog is one that you can pleasantly live with is not enough. I would add something else. A dog with whom you and also other people are pleased to interact. If…

How to let your dog accept grooming without struggle

dog teeth brushing tool

Home grooming is an essential part of pet care, brushing and combing frequently at home is especially important to maintain a good coat. In addition, you have to clean paws after a walk, clean around the mouth, remove eye stains, remove debris from the coat, or examine skin and coat conditions as often as needed.…

Touching Exercise Elementary Class


Here is what to do Dogs like to be touched certain parts and there is some area they don’t like to be handled and touched. Most dogs don’t like the tip of their legs to be held, their bum being touched, or their muzzle and mouth area being held. Some dogs also don’t like their…

How to brush your dog’s teeth at home.

tooth paste

When your dog comes back from a pet salon looking gorgeous and is eager to jump up in your arms, you would feel a bit annoyed if he/she had bad breath. You may have bought a dog toothbrush and paste at the pet store and tried to brush your dog’s teeth. But you tried only…

Dog Teeth Brushing ( cotton gauze method )

Pomeranian grooming, tooth brushing

I recommend the “touching exercise” first. After you clear this exercise, you can start The Advanced Exercise of putting your finger into your dog’s mouth. Use careful, gentle movements throughout the exercise, and try to be positively involved in the process, making your dog think this is fun or pleasant. Remember, your dog takes most of its…

Dog teeth brushing (toothbrush and toothpaste method)

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I recommend starting the gauze method before going to toothbrush cooperative pet gets comfortable with the gauze and your finger in his / her mouth, then try a toothbrush & toothpaste method. Use a dog toothbrush and toothpaste made for dogs. ( you can use baking soda paste instead. ) If you brush dog’s teeth…