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It’s time to gear up for your pet’s full winter care

Winter is here! Lazy start for day, cuddling with pet a little longer is the best. Hope the warm quilts, sweaters and jackets are out, and are clean for use. What about the furry buddies? Don’t worry I got your back to protect your pet this season. There are a lot of things that we can do to keep them protected this season, which we will discuss step by step. –by Almas Shariff Warm…

Learn about effective grooming for health, happiness & more

One can avoid problems like skin infections, ear infections, periodontal diseases and injuries caused due to overgrown nails with simple grooming practices like combing, bathing, face cleaning, nail trimming and teeth brushing. Grooming is a natural instinct in animals to keep their body clean. As a responsible pet parent it is your duty to make sure you groom your pet properly. It is good not…

Petting away grooming anxiety

Grooming your pet can be therapeutic or a struggle, depending upon the mood and naughtiness of your buddy. But we cannot overlook the fact that most dogs aren’t very keen on being groomed, which makes the process a tad bit difficult. Not all dogs are scared of groomers, but for some it may be a cause of huge stress. From mild anxiety and trembling to incessant whining and panic attacks, a…

5 Effective winter skincare tips for your pooch

Winters can be harsh on your pet’s skin. The cold weather takes away the moisture from their skin and makes it dry, flaky and rough. Follow these simple remedies to keep your pet’s coat soft and shiny and their skin soft and supple. Less bathing, but regular grooming Try to limit bathing during winter months. Use moisturising shampoos (oatmeal variants) which are best suited for colder months.…

Ear Essentials for your darlings

Keeping pet’s ears clean is vital to prevent build-up of excess wax and to keep infections at bay. Regular ear cleaning and examinations at home helps in the early detection of potential infections and ear troubles. Ear problems are one of the most common reasons why dogs need to be taken to vets. Thus, basic knowledge on how to avoid common ear issues will be helpful for pt parents. Chances of…

Groom to Shine this winter

As the season changes, winter is now setting in, then your pet’s grooming needs also change. Find the right way for bathing, brushing, and taking care of your pet’s paws during winters. A clean dog is a happy, healthy dog. Many dogs suffer from dry, chafed, rough, infected skin in the winter due to the lack of hygiene and skin maintenance, in combination with the cold air, wind, and the dry air…

Making bath time fun for your dog

Your furry baby may be one of the dogs who recoil whenever he knows that it is time to take a bath. Regular bathing of your dog is mandatory in a tropical country like India. You can make bath time fun for your dog, simultaneously abiding by all the precautions so that it’s a safe bath. Bathing frequency Dr DG Dighe, a vet practising in Maharashtra, advices, “Dogs cannot be bathed daily. Dog’s…

Know your grooming brushes

Guiding pet parents who are not aware of breeds and their brushes, Red Paws has compiled a collection of brushes designed in accordance to variations in coat types. Slicker Brush: This brush is appropriately designed for long-haired dogs such as Poodles, Shih Tzu and other mixed Terrier breeds. Available in various sizes, Slicker Brush looks sort of like needles. Wide Tooth Comb:…

Guidelines to groom your puppy

bringing home an adorable puppy is an experience of joy. And you may surely want to make your young furry buddy spic and span at the earliest. But grooming your puppy may be a bit challenging task. Here are some guidelines on grooming your puppy.–by Pallavi Bhattacharya Judith Paul, head groomer at Tailwaggers Pet Salon in Mumbai, says puppies need to be fully vaccinated before they get…

Finding pawfect groomer for your pooch

Selecting a groomer requires a lot of care, patience and home work. After all, you are going to leave your best friend in their capable hands to be cleaned, groomed and made to look presentable and healthy. Here’s how to find the right groomer for your pooch. Choosing a groomer for your pet needs a lot of thought - you want someone who is kind, knowledgeable, trustworthy and easy to…

Help! My dog freaks out at the groomer’s!

Many pets freak out at the grooming salon. The good news is that it’s possible to prevent, manage and, in some cases, reverse these unhappy feelings with some time and effort. Let’s see how. Dogs aren’t born hating particular people or places. Usually two things need to happen before your pet decides that their groomers are the incarnation of everything scary. The first is…

The art of nail trimming!

Unless your dog runs around on hard surfaces which act like a natural nail file, or is a regular outdoor working dog, both of which help to keep the toenails short, it is very likely that you will need to trim your dog’s toenails. But, nail trimming is an art and you need to have the proper knowledge and right tools. As a pet parent, we often face the problem of overgrown toenails of our…

Do i need to shave my dog?

Living in the tropics and the global warming induced rising temperatures mean that we need to make our pets as comfortable as possible in this blazing heat. The first thing that immediately comes to mind is to shave them to decrease heating. But is that the absolute right thing to do for our pets? Unfortunately, I see a lot of shaved pets in the summer. But shaving an animal…

Rise and Shine… It’s Sunday morning

A loved pet is a happy pet. Kids today get so busy with exams, test and activity classes that they hardly get any time to just relax. So, let’s get together with our pets on a SUNDAY to make it a FUNDAY. Sunday morning has a special meaning in everyone’s lives from the young to the old. Glossy paper supplements, waking up late, late breakfast, no rush hour mornings, basically just lolling…

Regular grooming essentials

Picture perfect dog is not a dream…regular grooming can make your pooch smart, good-looking and pleasure to be around. Here are the needs and essentials of regular grooming. All breeds of dog needs regular grooming. It makes the coat clean, shining and sweet smelling. Grooming stimulates the flow of oil in the skin. It also stimulates the sebaceous gland and blood circulation, due to which…

5 Must’ve Grooming Tools

5 Grooming Must Have Tools consist of Large Double Sided Brush, Curved Nail Clipper, Slicker Brush XL, Undercoat Rake & a Detangling Comb. Here’s how to use these tools: 1. Brush & detangle with Large Double Sided Brush Designed to remove light tangles, this brush smoothens the coat and moves oils from the skin down to the hair shaft. Safe for everyday use, this brush is…

Smell Nice!

All dogs occasionally develop a stench, but some dogs have  chronic odour problem. Let’s see how to manage dog odour. Before you decide how to deal with your pet’s odour, determine where it is coming from. Did your dog roll on something foul or play extra hard outdoors? Has he smelled bad for a while or is he emitting a different odour than usual? Dogs with certain skin types and activity…

Get, Set, Groom at home!

Grooming is an art and science of keeping your pet healthy. It is a visible expression of your love for your pet. Grooming routines started at a young age will help you a lot in bonding with your pet. Let’s see how. Start grooming your pet as early as possible. Practice grooming in small sessions at home. Place the puppy on a table, hold him still and comb gently. Brushing your…

Happy feet Because it’s PAWsome!

Paw care is important, here’s how to ensure happy feet. Common paw problems It is advisable to check your dog’s paws at regular intervals. The most common paw problems are dry or cracked pads, cuts, itching, swelling, redness, pain, sores or blisters. Moreover, overgrown nails also cause problem. Season-specific: Different seasons affect the paws in different ways; while winters can be…