Archive for the 'Dog Grooming ' Category

How Your Dog’s Extreme Boredom Might be Affecting His Health

How Your Dog’s Extreme Boredom Might be Affecting His Health

Boredom is a terrible thing! Actually, sometimes I think boredom can be a good thing for us all to deal with in moderate doses.  I think the generation we are living in with smart phones, and constant contact and video...

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I Can See My Dog’s Ribs

I Can See My Dog’s Ribs

It’s true!  I can!  And, I am proud that I can see and count his ribs! My girlies is fluffy, so I can’t see hers, but she is still in the same great shape! I get chastised often, when I...

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10 Genius Ways To Get Rid of Your Dog’s Terrible Breath

10 Genius Ways To Get Rid of Your Dog’s Terrible Breath

There’s nothing better than snuggling with your dog on a lazy weekend morning, but when your dog’s breath is rancid, snuggle time quickly loses its appeal. Just like with human halitosis, bad breath for dogs is often a symptom of...

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The Hidden Knife in Your Backyard,  A Serious Danger to Your Dog

The Hidden Knife in Your Backyard, A Serious Danger to Your Dog

I can’t believe it is April!!!  This winter was much colder and harsher than last winter.  Here I was thinking that Virginia winters were not bad at all, and compared to Wyoming and Wisconsin they really aren’t. Last year I...

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The Second Greatest Doggy Tip Ever

The Second Greatest Doggy Tip Ever

I have been involved in almost all aspects of “dogdom” for 20 years.  Grooming, training, vet teching; I have done it all in my career and loved it all too! I have learned a few tricks of the trade over...

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#1 Dog Tip to Save you Time and Money, for Memorial Day and Beyond!

#1 Dog Tip to Save you Time and Money, for Memorial Day and Beyond!

I have been in the “dog” business for almost 20 years and I have learned and developed many skills and also know quite a few tips that just make life so much easier when you live with a dog (or...

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Teaching Your Dog to Relax

Teaching Your Dog to Relax

So many dogs are constantly wound up!  It’s like the gas pedal is always pushed full to the floor, their energy never seems to decrease! Sometimes we just want our dogs to relax, nap, and hang out with us. But...

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The Top 7 Reasons I recommend Adopting an Adult Dog

The Top 7 Reasons I recommend Adopting an Adult Dog

This is a culmination of several articles and information and advice that has been given out by me and many others on several subjects.  Adopting a Shelter Dog   The Working Man’s (or Woman’s) Conundrum in Today’s Dog Ownership   and...

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The Importance of Canine Dental Care for the Longevity of Your Best Friend

The Importance of Canine Dental Care for the Longevity of Your Best Friend

One of the most important and most preventable diseases for your dog is dental disease.  Periodontal or gum disease has become the number one health problem for both dogs and cats.   It is estimated that by the age of 3...

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Top 5 Strategies to Help Alleviate Your Dog’s Shedding

Top 5 Strategies to Help Alleviate Your Dog’s Shedding

Ahh spring has arrived, and so have the little furry bunnies that scurry across my hard wood floors and augment in size as the minutes progress.  I guess that is what I get for having 3 hairy dogs and one...

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