Dog bath, brushing and clipping, oh my!

Did you know you could get your dog to adore its baths, brushing and clippings? Puppies need to get accustomed to their grooming; beginning early while still young is the best time for puppies. This will aid in preventing any grooming issues in the future as the dog ages.
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Dog grooming care - 4 reasons why you need to

Dog grooming care is an enjoyable, but a minute aspect of dog care overall. But, it is a fundamental part of keeping your dog "ship shape".

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Give my dog a bath? No way! Dog grooming is not my bag!

It is important to keep your dog well groomed to keep him healthy and happy. Many people use groomers for this purpose. These types of services can make your dog feel and look absolutely fabulous with a fresh shampoo. However, that's not the only service a groomer will provide. A dog grooming service can also trim his nails, brush his teeth, check and clean his ears, and even give him a massage.

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Reasons why pet grooming is so crucial

Do you know anybody who likes the smell of a dirty dog? Many dog owners are discovering that it is far more convenient to enlist the help of a professional groomer than to tackle the job on their own. No one wants to pet or cuddle a dirty, stinky dog, and since they're capable of spreading harmful diseases, it's important to keep them clean.

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Natural tips to keep your dog clean

Over recent years there has been rising public concern about the amount of chemicals and toxic substances present in our daily surroundings. There are ever present amounts of chemicals in our houses, food and clothing and virtually everything in our surrounding environment. Recent studies have shown that preservatives, flavor enhancers and artificial colors may be the reason behind many illnesses, allergies and behavioral changes and health conscious people have started to turn to organic products in an effort to avoid harmful substances. This trend has also influenced pet owners who are concerned about the health of their pets.

Keeping Your Dog Naturally Clean

Most dogs don’t enjoy having a bath, and who can blame them – being drenching in strong smelling shampoo that is full of chemicals isn’t a particularly pleasant experience, especially if you have a keen sense of smell like dogs do. The good news is that there are safe alternatives that you can use to keep your dog clean. Many toxin free products contain aloe, jojoba oils and citrus that can thoroughly clean and deodorize your dog without irritating his skin and coat. If your dog suffers from hot spots or dry, flaky skin you can use some apple cider vinegar as a soothing antibacterial rinse. One part apple cider vinegar to one part water will clean, deodorize and give your dog’s coat a healthy sheen.

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Are you feeding your dog quality food?

Vitamins and minerals are essential to a healthy diet, not only for humans, but for our dogs too. Are you feeding your dog quality food? How does a pet owner decide which food on the market is best for their beloved dog? In addition to vitamins and minerals, dogs require the proper intake of fats, proteins, carbohydrates and water in their daily diets. Just as human beings benefit from eating healthy foods, dogs will be healthier and more active if they are eating a quality dog food containing everything they need.
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