Posts Tagged: Dog Grooming
Dog Shampoo: Is it Really Necessary?
Occasional (or frequent) trips to the pet supply store are a part of life for responsible dog owners, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the variety of choices when it comes to pet care products. Do you go with a conventional or boutique brand of food? Traditional leash or harness? Plain collar or the one made of black leather and covered with metal studs?
With so many other decisions to make, it can be tough to face the grooming aisle with it’s rows upon rows of dog shampoo, conditioner, and other skin care products. It can be tempting to skip this step and just bathe your dog with whatever you already use on yourself at home, but this could have negative consequences for your pooch.Continue…
How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears, and Why it’s So Important
Much like brushing your dog’s fur, clipping their nails, or cleaning their teeth, ear cleaning is an important part of a dog’s basic grooming regimen. Keeping your dog’s ears clean is essential in keeping infections at bay and allows you to check the ears periodically for signs of trouble.
Fortunately, it’s easy to learn how to clean your dog’s ears, and with practice it can become second nature. Our team at Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care can get you started!Continue…
What to Do When Your Dog Won’t Stop Shedding
Do you feel as though you’re constantly dodging tumbleweeds in your own home? Do you sweep up enough fur each day to stuff a pillow? Do you have so much dog hair on your clothes that you’re starting to lose hope? If this sounds like you, don’t worry – you aren’t alone! Shedding is probably the number one problem that pet owners struggle with on a daily basis.
If you’re tired of the constant “war on fur,” the team at Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care is here to help!Continue…