Shedding woes, part 1: What does "blowing coat" mean?

In this two-part series over the next two weeks, we describe the seasonal insanity that is “blowing coat” and then, detail the best way to manage this massive shedding! Some dog owners may never come across this dreaded two-word phrase (Looking at you, you single-coated breed owners, you!), but those of us who have the […]

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Grooming Puppies and earthbath Wipes

As a new puppy (actually, puppies) owner (yes, those are my lil’ furbabies), the following items are indispensable to me: 1) Tons of tiny training treats in a variety of flavors and textures (puppies want to learn, are food-motivated, and get bored easily) 2) lots and lots of old rags and towels 3) white vinegar […]

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How often should I bathe my dog?

how often you bathe your dog depends on so many individual factors such as what breed of dog you have, any specific skin sensitivities and allergies, coat type, your lifestyle and the climate you live in (humid, hot, dry, windy and cold), what season it is, your dog’s activity level (which may variable based on many of these previous attributes), and of course, the kind of shampoo you use!

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Why – and how – you should bathe your cat!

If you or anyone in your family suffers from cat allergies, bathing your cat monthly and using special wipes weekly (or even more frequently) is one of the best things you can do to alleviate your sneezing fits. In addition, if your cat is allowed outside, bathing your cat is necessary to prevent disease and parasite infection. By following the simple tips below, the dreaded procedure of bathing your cat becomes a bit more tolerable – and the end result – asweet-smelling, fluffier, danderless (well, reduced dander, anyway) feline is well worth it! Read on!

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Keeping Your Water-Loving Dog Smelling Fresh as a Daisy: How to Bathe Your Dog

If you’re looking forward to spending the summer at a lake or at the beach, your four-legged companion will undoubtedly join you happily. Most dogs love to swim, though others have no interest in messing up their fur with a jump in the lake! There are a few breeds that are known for being expert swimmers, and actually, need regular exercise in the water to keep them happy and well behaved. Though these dogs may relish any opportunity to jump in any body of water, you may not feel the same way (particularly about the after-effects!). Read on for some tips on the best ways to care for and groom your water-loving dogs, as well as a few interesting facts on some of the more popular breeds!

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Easy ways to save water – including waterless grooming for pets!

Recently, we received some great tips and comments from our fans about our waterless grooming foams on our Facebook page. This got us to thinking about other ways we could cut down on unnecessary water use in our day to day lives, to honor the recently passed World Water Day, and in consideration and celebration of the 40th annual Earth Day which is right around the corner (April 22). Read on for some great, simple tips to save water and energy!

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The skinny on cold-weather grooming: Top 5 Tips

Our pets’ skin and fur coats are not immune to winter’s harsh effects either, and contrary to popular belief, dogs don’t need less grooming in the winter. In fact, many dogs may actually need more attention. Check out our top five easy tips to keep your dogs (and cats) happy, shiny, and sweet-smelling through the rest of our long winter!

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