January 22, 2020

Dog Grooming Tips

Regular grooming is an important part of responsible dog care, even if it may seem like your dog is taking care of those needs by himself. If you don’t have a routine set, start small. Attempt one task each time. Brush one day. Then bathe the next. And trim the nails on yet another day. The shorter you can keep each session, the better. Ready to begin? Here are a few dog grooming tips to make the process easier. Brushing Tips Check for ticks as you brush You may notice the bugs themselves or small black flecks. Determine how often […]
January 22, 2020

Oh the Glamour! 10 Grooming Secrets Behind AKC Show Dogs

As we gear up for the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, attendees look forward to seeing the stunning array of purpose-bred dogs. From sporting dogs to toy breeds, it’s no secret that show dogs must look the part. “Miss America does not just sit on the couch eating potato chips before a pageant,” says Susan Hamil, a veteran of the dog show world. “It’s the same for show dogs.” Hamil, a judge and fancier of Bloodhounds, is one of the four dog show experts that shared their tips and dog care regimen leading up to a show. The perfectly-coiffed dogs may make […]
January 22, 2020

Dogs 101: Everything You Should Know About Bathing Your Dog

Most dogs would rather skip bath time, but bathing plays an important role in the health of your dog’s coat and skin, helping to keep your dog clean and free of dirt and parasites. And of course, there’s the added benefit of making your pooch more pleasant to be around. Here are a few FAQs and answers about giving dogs baths that should help you get started. As always, ask your vet about your pooch’s needs before you start! How Often Should I Bathe My Dog? While dogs don’t require daily scrub downs like we do, they do need regular […]

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