There are several dog breeds that have an inherent issue with tear staining. The most obvious ones are the white or light color dogs such as the Bichon breeds. Although they by no means are the only ones, the bichon breeds, being long-haired, non shedding breeds, tend to need daily eye-care to avoid tear staining. Tear staining is the reddish-brown discoloration that may be found at the inner corners of the eyes and under the eyes.
Cleanliness and proper grooming can be very important to the continued good health of our beloved pets. But bathing our puppy or adult dog can often prove to be a challenge. There are many questions, myths and opinions floating around when discussing the best care for different dog types and temperaments. Check out these dog bathing tips to get some great ideas so you’ll be prepared for your next dog bath and grooming session.
Trimming your dog’s nails is not usually considered sharing “quality time” with your beloved pet. But when done often enough, with the proper technique, and rewards for your dog’s good behavior, it should be one of those regular grooming events that your dog will tolerate if not look forward to.
If you own a dog with a medium coat, you will want to know how to groom him. Each length of hair needs to be cared for and groomed in a different way. You can not groom your long hair dog in the same manner in which you groom your medium coat dog. If you do choose to groom them in the same way, you may end up with a dog that has a coat that does not look right.