Category Archives: Grooming

Drama-Free Doggie Nail Clipping

If Barney’s nails click on the floor or get snagged on the carpet, it’s time for a pedicure. Most dogs aren’t accustomed to having their paws handled—although it’s much easier if done consistently … Continue reading

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Winter Grooming Guidelines

Each season has its own set of hazards for your dog’s coat and skin. Winter’s pitfalls include cold temperatures, wind, dry forced-air heat, and salt and sand used on streets and sidewalks where … Continue reading

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Fashion Spa for Dogs

While your dog may look as good as you do after coming back from the groomers, now they can smell as good as you too! Domenico Ponti and Elena Volnova, two entrepreneurs in … Continue reading

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The Right Brush for Your Breed

Regular brushing helps keep your dog’s coat healthy, shiny, and free of uncomfortable mats and tangles. An important first step for even the most basic at-home grooming is selecting the appropriate brush for … Continue reading

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Summer (Vacation) Grooming

Vacations are a time to have fun with your family and leave your worries behind. But it’s not much fun to get home from a trip and realize that Fido is matted and … Continue reading

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Trend Alert: Dog Tattoos

Pet groomer Jorge Bendersky has provided a new type of flair for pups as the weather warms up. Bendersky, who has groomed the canine companions of Ralph Lauren and Sean (Diddy) Combs, is … Continue reading

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Trend Alert: Close (Clever!) Shaves

Urban barbers known for shaves that reveal the scalp in shapes, swirls and words have transferred the trend to dogs. So-called “hair artists” like Canadian Patrick Lakosh Marceau (shown at work in the … Continue reading

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Tips for Nail Trimming at Home

Most dogs aren’t accustomed to having their paws handled—although it’s much easier if done consistently and begun at a young age. A good way to get your dog used to having his feet … Continue reading

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Is Extreme Grooming OK?

Are owners getting too creative with their dogs’ hair care? One case of extreme grooming, which made a dog resemble a baby lion, triggered calls to 911. Is this wild trend OK? Shaving … Continue reading

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Grooming With Household Products

They’re right there in your kitchen cabinet—common household fixes for common dog problems …

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Look Good, Feel Good Dog Grooming

Clean, well-groomed fur, trimmed nails, and clear eyes keep your dog looking and—let’s face it—smelling better. And grooming is essential to her health and well-being. To keep your pet looking and feeling her … Continue reading

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