Category Archives: Pet Grooming & Style

Why do Dogs Scoot Their Butts? Anal Glands.

anal glandsThere are so many odd canine behaviors. From crotch sniffing to humping inanimate objects, their weirdness can definitely be off-putting. Among them, butt-scooting always raises an eyebrow or two. What is this behavior all about? Why do they do this to our fine rugs? The answer isn’t pretty, but the reason is almost always related to their anal glands.

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Is Pet Hair Taking Over Your Life? We Can Help!

pet hairEver since pets moved from living strictly outdoors to occupying our homes, animal lovers have been grappling with pet hair on our clothes, couches, beds, and pretty much everywhere. Depending on a pet’s shedding habits, this can be a serious nuisance. But short of shaving him or her (which won’t cut down on the hair anyway), what’s a pet owner to do?

Start From the Source

Every hair you manage to remove from your pet is one less you’ll have to remove from your home. This makes daily grooming the single best way to mitigate a furry problem. By committing to just a few minutes of brushing each day, you’ll see a noticeable decrease in the amount of furries and fuzzies floating around your house. Thanks to some wonderful products, such as the FURminator, getting rid of excess fur on your pet has never been easier.

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Why Bathing Your Pet at Home Makes Perfect Sense

bathing your dog at homeWe pride ourselves on the long list of services we offer our clients. Chief among them is professional grooming. Sure, some pets are apprehensive at first, but over time it becomes a wonderful treat to get a bath, shampoo, haircut, ear cleaning, nail trim, and more.

However, for the sake of convenience, scheduling, cost, or even simple pleasure, bathing your pet at home between grooming sessions is not only necessary, it’s also a good idea!

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Taking the Fear Out of Pet Nail Trimming

Doctor veterinarian is trimming dog nailsPet nail trimming is a necessary task, yet one that creates a lot of doubt, even in those who readily bathe and groom their own doggies. There is the valid fear of cutting to close to the quick, or the area where nail meets soft tissue. There is also the acrobatics involved of getting your dog – or cat (wow) – to sit still through the process. Continue reading

The Importance of Pet Grooming

WestPark_iStock_000021553789_LargeHave you ever noticed that well-groomed pets appear healthier and more comfortable than others? A pet whose owner spends time and resources to wash, brush, or trim might even look dazzlingly smug…The pretty Persian or debonair Dachsund are surely lucky to receive special attention for such vital treatment, but beyond that, the result of proper pet grooming is greater health, especially during the cold winter months. Continue reading