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Monday, 22 May 2017 / Published in Grooming
A survey conducted by Mikki of over 200 dogs found that grooming improves the bond between human and dog, so it is important to make grooming an essential part of your dog’s coat care. Dogs have a huge variety of coat types from rough, wiry, short and long haired, silky and fine fur. Benefits of
Friday, 19 May 2017 / Published in Grooming
Ticks, is a scary word for every dog lover and parent. Worse than being told your dog has fleas. Ticks are blood-sucking arachnids and they can be easy missed in between spots and places on your dog that you may not check every day. Now, this article is not to make you paranoid that your
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 / Published in Grooming
Yes, it is true knots, tangles and burrs are common for those pets that spend time outdoors off the beaten path or even some breeds this is a common problem that needs to be nurtured and requires frequent grooming. The issue with mats, is that pull on the skin and become even tighter when wet
Monday, 15 May 2017 / Published in Grooming
The hardest thing for a pet mother or father, is to see your dog in pain or discomfort. When you take a dog into your home you vow to love and care for them the best you can for as long as you can, but natural health issues such as arthritis and joint pain arise
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 / Published in Grooming
Does your pet need a bath every week? A month? or none? Well how often you should bathe your dog really depends on their breed – and lifestyle habits. If your dog likes to spend most of their time outside, playing in the dirt running around the yard – in this case, you would generally
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 / Published in Grooming
A very popular question that is asked – can I use my Human Shampoo to wash my dog? For some, it may be easier or simpler to use human shampoo or conditioner instead of especially dog product made to bath your dog. Frequent use of human shampoo may be more irritating and harmful as the
Saturday, 06 May 2017 / Published in Grooming
Every cat owner knows the struggle of cats and their hairballs. Due to cats oral grooming habits, it involves swallowing large quantities of fur most of which passes harmlessly through the cat’s digestive system. However, the problem occurs when the fur remains undigested in the cat’s digestive system. Some interesting facts: Hairballs are usually not
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 / Published in BLOG, Grooming
This is a frequently asked question when it comes to pet lovers grooming their dogs. Some ask, why would I need a conditioner application if I just shampoo’ed my pet – shouldn’t the shampoo achieve the soft and smooth feeling? Well yes, if that shampoo has conditioning properties in it – otherwise it will do