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Train Your Dog To Like Brushing: 7 Tips From Your Groomer

How To Brush a Dog | Brushing Poodle Puppy Coming Soon Coming Soon Do you dread brushing your dog? We know the feeling! It seems like a tedious task, but it can be done at home with little time and patience. The secret to…

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How Often Do I Need My Dog Groomed?

In this article, we will go over how to determine how often you should bring your dog in for grooming. There are a couple of different ways to answer this question, so let’s start with the basics. If you’re doing most or all of…

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Why you should have your dog groomed professionally?

Just like humans, pets need to be groomed regularly in order to maintain health and hygiene. You might think your dog’s fur doesn’t look as bad as it could, so you don’t feel compelled to take him in for grooming. However, there are many…

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Nail Health 101 For Dogs

If you own a dog, you know you need to be aware dog’s nail health and trim your dog’s nails regularly. But how do you know when they’re too long? It can be hard to tell if your pet’s nails are getting too long…

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5 Ways To Keep Your Dog Comfortable In The Summer

Summer is in full swing and it’s time to prepare for the hot, humid weather. While we humans have plenty of options to stay cool, dogs don’t have a lot of choices when it comes to keeping themselves comfortable during these extreme temperatures. Here…

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5 Tips Before You Take Your Puppy to The Dog Groomer

We want to make sure that your pet has a great experience with our pet grooming services, so be sure to check out these tips.  The first time you take your puppy to the grooming studio is an important experience for both of you.…

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Setting Your Puppy Up For Grooming Success

One of the most important things to do when you’re getting your puppy groomed is starting basic puppy grooming training before they turn 16 weeks old. The best way to guarantee to groom success in their first grooming session, and make it a fun…

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How To Avoid A Shave Down At The Groomer’s 

Have you had the experience of having your dog shave down at the groomers? When you have a light-colored and fluffy dog like a Maltese, Poodle, or Doodle, you may be inclined to wash your dog at home if they get dirty. No one…

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4 Things You Need To Know Before Getting A Puppy

Since the start of the Pandemic in early 2020, many of us are now spending more time at home than ever before. As a result of this, we have seen more and more people getting new puppy. I’m sure that among these dog owners…

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Why Puppy Grooming Is Important?

Did you know that puppies should come in for their first puppy grooming appointment soon after their last vaccine boosters at around 16 weeks old? Grooming puppies during their most impressionable period is important because it sets them up for good grooming table manners.…

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Dandelions Are Our Friends: Beware of Weedless Lawns

With the weather warming up, the sun shining brightly, and the days get longer, we’re all starting to enjoy the beautiful long walks with our dogs. After this long lockdown, we all need an excuse to leave the house and our dogs give us just…

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Is Dog Grooming Necessary During The Winter Time?

Dog grooming is not just for the summer! Grooming during the winter season is just as important and should not be overlooked. Certain breeds need to be groomed every 6-8 weeks no matter the season, not only for their appearance but also their general…

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Dog teeth brushing (toothbrush and toothpaste method)

I recommend starting the gauze method before going to the toothbrush. Not cooperative pet gets comfortable with the gauze and your finger in his / her mouth in the beginning. Use the gauze method first, then try a toothbrush & toothpaste method. Use a dog…

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Dog Teeth Brushing ( cotton gauze method )

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. Then you can start dog teeth brushing. Use careful, gentle movements throughout the exercise, and try to be positively involved in the…

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How to brush your dog’s teeth at home.

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…

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Touching Exercise Elementary Class

Here is what to do for ” touching exercise”.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,…

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How to let your dog accept grooming without struggle

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,…

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

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…