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Best Dog Nail Grinders Tips Ever

Trimming your dog’s nails is an important part in their grooming routine and their process will be much less dramatic if you, the owner, know how properly handle the task. Many dogs are not fond of having their nails trimmed, while others tolerate it well and have been positively reinforced to enjoy it, getting them […] Read more

Pup Can’t Hear You? Try Cleaning Their Ears

What are the chances that your dog is ignoring you because their ears are either impacted from too much wax or have an ear infection? Well we don’t know the exact figures, but if you’ve never cleaned their ears before then it’s a very distinct possibility that your fur baby isn’t just practicing selective hearing. Read more

Four Hacks for Pet Owners that Want Clean Carpets

Dry Dog Shampoo to Remove Odor Winter means wet dogs, which means smelly dogs. Who has time to give them a bath every time they get smelly? We have a quick system to clean your dog and make them smell nice for the holidays. Links to our all natural products. Having pets and clean carpets […] Read more
Grooming a Yorkie Mix

Grooming a Yorkie Mix

By Kathy Salzberg Q: We have a Yorkshire Terrier–Chihuahua mix that is about 10 months old. She resembles more of a Yorkie, with longer hair. She was starting to shed some so we took her to the groomer and told them to cut her short. They cut her very short […] Read more
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Dog Grooming: Electric Clippers

Dog Grooming: Electric Clippers

By Kathy Salzberg, NCMG Q: What are the best electric clippers to use on a West Highland Terrier? We would like to groom our two dogs. A: The clipper I like best these days is the Oster Golden A-5 2-Speed model manufactured for professional groomers and designed to handle everything […] Read more
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Improving a Dry Coat

Improving a Dry Coat

By Kathy Salzberg Q: I have three Bolognese dogs, ages 2 1/2, 1 1/2, and 8 weeks. We live in San Jose, CA, and our water here tends to be quite harsh and leaves their coat very dry. I have recently started to use “AVEDA Shampure” on the two older […] Read more
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Coping With a Dog Who Sheds

Coping With a Dog Who Sheds

By Kathy Salzberg, NCMG Q. I have a Pug who sheds really badly. Is there something I can do to limit or stop the shedding? I comb him, but it doesn’t help much. A. Pugs are among the most endearing of small dog breeds. One look at their tragic-comic faces […] Read more
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Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed

By Kathy Salzberg, NCMG | Posted: March 14, 2014, 11 a.m. PST The level of shedding is a question many prospective pet owners ask when deciding upon which dog to choose. It may be a matter of allergies or some people simply don't want to deal with the […] Read more
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Save Money by Trimming Your Dog’s Nails

Save Money by Trimming Your Dog’s Nails

By Kathy Salzberg, NCMG Q. Our 7-year-old Harrier has very thick, hard nails. The groomer uses a nail clipper and follows with a grinding tool on her nails. Since we are currently financially challenged, I am interested in grooming our dog’s nails myself. Can you please give me explicit directions […] Read more
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How to Love Your Dirty Dog in Spite of Himself

“Suburbanite inhabiting an immaculate, perfectly decorated home, behind the wheel of an elaborately detailed luxury car; suddenly finds grime, fur and drool everywhere – entirely shifts lifestyle and falls in love with all of it.” Does this ring a bell with you? You’re definitely not alone! So how did you wind up with your Read more