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Making Toenail Trimming Easy!

When you hear the clicking of your dog’s nails along the hard floor of your house, you know it is time to trim his toenails. Your dog may hate his nails being trimmed, but it is important that you do it and take care of him. Nails, if left to grow too long, can start to curl under and cause problems for little paws. Finding the right toenail trimmer Avoid using human nail clippers on a…

Why early grooming is the right start?

A well-groomed pooch is a pet parent’s delight. It takes time, love and attention to give your pooch a pawfect look. Here’s how to make your pet a showstopper every day. Start early: Accustom your puppy to brushing and physical examination (ears, nails, paw pads, teeth, etc) so that they get used to the process of grooming. Dry bath: Dry bath is recommended for young puppies. Tooth care:…

Secret revealed: Your dog loves massage too!

If you’ve ever experienced a really good massage and felt wonderful about it, then it’s no surprise that your dog is going to love it too! Pet massage is much more than petting. It manipulates skin and muscles by using specific techniques to promote healing, increase blood flow and oxygen to tissues, reduce pain and swelling and create overall well being for our canine companions. …

Step-by-step guide to brush your pooch’s teeth

Brushing your pooch’s teeth everyday is ideal, but even three days a week is sufficient.  Make it a routine and brush his teeth when he is calm and relaxed. Step 1: Take a dual end toothbrush. Step 2: Use dog toothpaste and put a small quantity on the brush. Step 3: Sit in front or beside your dog  for better reach. Step 4: Lift his upper lip and approach his teeth with the brush at a 45 degree…

BOW-WOW! shampoo me right

Every dog needs a good bath at regular intervals. Be it for grooming purposes or for health, the right shampoo is the key to a beautiful, healthy coat of fur. Just as humans have shampoos that target different scalp and hair problems, your pooch also needs the right shampoo. But remember, never use a human shampoo on your dog’s coat as it contains chemicals that can be harsh on dog’s skin and may…

7 Steps for the perfect groomed look

Grooming your dog is one of the best ways to strengthen the bond of love that you share with your pet. There are certain things that should be kept in mind before you begin with such sessions so that it becomes a pleasurable experience for both of you. Simple at home tips for grooming your pooch 1 Planning… Maintain a grooming schedule for your pet so that you can plan out your time in…

Why do Dogs drool?

Dogs drool, certain breeds of dogs drool more. What causes excessive drooling? How can it be controlled? Let’s see how. Why dogs drool? Dog’s salivary glands form saliva in the mouth. The saliva keeps getting collected in their cheek pools and when they shake their head, we all know the consequences. This aids in digestion and lubricates the dog’s food as well. Other than this, the saliva also…

Learn all about Paw Protection

A dog’s paws are very sturdy but they still need some tender love and care! Here are a few cares to keep your pooch’s paws healthy. Paws are a very essential part of a dog’s body as dogs are digitigrade animals, this means that the weight bearing part of their limbs is their paws. The paw consists of the foot pad or paw pad and nails or claws. The paw pads act as an insulator from extremely cold…

Your essential Shampoo Guide

At present the market is flooded with wide variety of pet shampoos. Hence, before selecting any shampoo, basic knowledge regarding canine skin, hair coat type and the purpose of shampooing is essential. Here’s how to find the right one for your pooch. What’s a shampoo? Shampoo is an aqueous or semisolid preparation containing various ingredients like surfactants, cleansing agents and various…

Secrets Revealed

-to bond with your groomer Grooming is essential, make it a great experience. Here are a few tips to prepare your puppy for a great grooming experience. Pet grooming is a visible expression of your love for your pet. Starting early and establishing a lifelong routine will contribute to the future health and welfare of your puppy. Start ASAP! It’s never too early to get your puppy ready for the…

The science of pet odour

No one likes to smell a pet before you see a pet! Strong or offensive pet odour becomes a big nuisance for pet parents. But at the same time, it is a sign that all is not well with your pet. Here’s why your pooch smells and what can you do to prevent such unpleasant odours. What’s a pet odour? Pet odour may be defined as a distinctive or unpleasant smell which a pet animal emits naturally or…

Groom them young!

Puppies are completely dependent on you for their growth, development and character building. Along with giving them a good diet and exercise, basic hygiene and grooming are also very important for his overall development. Here’s how to groom your pup healthy and beautiful. Grooming isn’t just about making your puppy look good. Regular care removes dead hair, keeps the coat and skin healthy, and…

Scintillating Siberians!, – By Dr Lochana Baney

Siberian Huskies are beautiful, but their thick double coat needs a lot of care and attention to keep them glowing always…here are a few tips to groom your Siberian Husky. Siberian Huskies have a thick, straight, smooth and medium length double coat. They have a soft woolly undercoat with a layer of outer coat that grows through the undercoat. The undercoat acts as an insulating layer. Their coats…

Different strokes for different coats!, – By Aneesha Rai

As a groomer, I often find that pet parents are not really aware of the coat their dogs have and what care needs to be taken to maintain it. Below is a simple guide to what home grooming entails based on the coat type of your pooch. Combination Coat Identification: Very short tight smooth coat about the face and front of legs, shorter coat on body and long silky coat on undercarriage, sides,…

Ambassador got groomed!,- By Sadhwi Sondhi

(Case File) Grooming dogs is quite a tedious job which requires a lot of patience, skill and technique. It is often a scary, nerve-wracking experience for pooches who may not be used to grooming regularly. Here's a case study of a Golden Doodle who had never been groomed before! First things first… Groomers always try to read the body language of the dog before they begin and try to make the…

Beauty regime for a Lhasa Apso!, – By Dr Lochana Baney

Thick, luxurious, free-flowing, soft coat – a Lhasa Apso is a treat for the eyes. But his tresses need a lot of love and care. Here’s how to groom your Lhasa Apso. Grooming needs… The Lhasa coat comes in all dog colours in various combinations. This is an instant attraction for the dog lover, looking for a loving companion. But this long-haired breed needs to be chosen with great consideration and…

Kps way to Bust Shedding

Pets shed old, damaged or extra hair from their coat, which sometimes becomes a problem for pet parents. Here’s how to take care of shedding problem: Regular grooming: It is very important to groom your pet regularly. Brushing his hair daily can make his coat soft and clean and less likely to shed. Bathe him as and when required. Choose the right brush: For brushing your pet’s coat, choose a…

Golden bling!,- By Dr Lochana Baney

Grooming your Golden Retriever can be a wonderful way to bond with him and to familiarise yourself with his distinct and unique body features. Here’s how to groom him beautiful! Grooming benefits… Grooming your Golden Retriever has many benefits than you can think of. Help in identifying parasites before they become a problem. Keep track of lumps, bumps under and over the skin. Check and…