Dog Brushing Basics

Dog Brushing

Brushing Your Dog Brushing your dog regularly is important not only to keep your dog looking and feeling great, but also to significantly decrease shedding, get rid of dirt, remove dead hair and dry skin, and stimulate and spread the skin’s natural oils (which aid in promoting a healthy coat). Most importantly, you can become familiar with your dog’s skin and coat. … [Read more...]

Dealing With Springtime Shedding

Dog Shedding

Springtime Dog Shedding Solutions By Shelley Williams That time of the year when you find tufts of your dog’s fur everywhere has arrived. The most frequently asked question I get as a groomer is how do I get my dog to stop shedding? While there isn’t a way to stop the shedding completely, you can help manage it. Shedding is natural and non-shedding is a … [Read more...]

Why Every Dog Needs Grooming

Dog Grooming

Importance of Grooming Your Dog There is no such thing as a grooming-free breed of dog. Some breed categories like those with short hair may seem like they don't need grooming when in fact, all dogs need to be groomed. For your pet’s well-being, he should be groomed on a regular basis. Coat Care is Essential Purebred dogs come in many coat varieties and mixed breed dogs … [Read more...]

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Grooming

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Grooming the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers, or Tollers as they're affectionately called, are the smallest of the Retrievers. Yet, ironically, they have the largest name. These dogs were bred to attract ducks and geese into the shooting range of hunters and retrieve the bodies once the prey is shot. This involves a lot of jumping in … [Read more...]