Dog Grooming Tips

Keeping your dog's coat shiny, nails short and teeth clean are important parts of pet care. Grooming your dog regularly with these tips will ensure better…
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a dog with its tongue out and the words can you cut your dog's whiskers?
Can You Cut or Trim Your Dog’s Whiskers? | PawLeaks
Depending on your dog’s breed and coat type, grooming might be a weekly topic that includes brushing, combing, and trimming fur or nails. But what about the prominent wiry hairs that surround your dog’s face? Vibrissae (whiskers) typically grow around the muzzle, the cheeks, the chin and on both corners of the eyebrows. They are thicker and way longer than your dog’s natural fur and the root reaches deep into the skin. Dogs can have up to 20 whiskers on each side of their face. So what happens if you cut or trim dog whiskers? Do they need them and what are they for? Do dog whiskers grow back? Let’s find out!
a black and white husky dog sitting in front of a pink background with the words how to groom a double - coated dog
How to Groom a Double-Coated Dog at Home | PawLeaks
Owning a double-coated dog comes with its own set of challenges, especially when it comes to grooming. The undercoat, responsible for providing insulation, sheds throughout the year, with an increased shedding period during seasonal changes. Proper grooming is crucial to managing this shedding process, preventing mats, and ensuring your dog’s coat remains healthy and lustrous. With the right tools, techniques, and a bit of patience, you can easily groom your dog at home even as a beginner.
a dog's paw being examined by a veterinator with the words how to care for injured dog nails
How to Care for Long Nails | PawLeaks
Injuries to the dog’s nails are more common than you might think. When the toenails grow too long, they might get stuck in a hole or break during a game of chase. While this might leave smaller or bigger fractures, serious injuries can lead to a torn nail that has been ripped out by the root. In this post, you will learn if injured dog nails grow back and how you should take for them. #dogs #doghealth #doggrooming #dognails
a person holding a black dog in their hands with the caption why your dog is chewing his paws
Why Is My Dog Chewing on His Paws? + Home Remedies | PawLeaks
A dog that is chewing and licking on his paws is normal behavior and you probably see your dog doing this every other day. But if your dog is excessively chewing on his paws even when they are not dirty then there is probably something wrong. You will have to differentiate normal grooming from something else. In this post, you will learn the reasons why your dog is chewing on his paws, what remedies you can use and when you should be worried. #doghealth #paws #dogs
a black and white dog with blue eyes laying in the snow looking at the camera
Do Dogs Have Eyelashes or Eyebrows? | PawLeaks
Have you ever wondered if dogs have human like eyelashes or eyebrows? Do their eyes need the sort of protection that eyelashes and eyebrows provide us humans with? And if they do, would it be okay to groom these specific hairs? Which breeds have the longest lashes and what is the Guinness World Record? Let’s find out. #dogs #dogfacts #puppies #cutepuppy
a small dog is being petted by someone's hand on the grass outside
Can Dogs Really Be "Hypoallergenic"? | PawLeaks
Many dog breeds are being advertised online as hypoallergenic. Mixed breeds with poodle heritage like the Labradoodle (Labrador and Poodle) or the Pug and Poodle mix are often being labeled as “hypoallergic” dogs. Most breeders put a nice price of several thousands of dollars on them because they shed less. In this post, you will learn more about the truth of hypoallergenic dogs. #dogbreeds #noshedding #hypoallergenic
a close up of a cat with the words can you cut your dog's whiskers?
Can You Cut or Trim Your Dog's Whiskers? | PawLeaks
Depending on your dog’s breed and coat type, grooming might be a weekly topic including brushing, combing and trimming nails or fur. But what about the prominent wiry hairs that surround your dog’s face? They are thicker and way longer than your dog’s body hair and the root reaches deep into the skin. Dogs can have up to 20 whiskers on each side of their face. So what happens if you cut or trim dog whiskers? #dogs #doggrooming #dogtips
Hair loss is always a concerning issue, in humans as well as in dogs. Balding is mostly linked to age when hair follicles shrink or even die, causing the hair to fall out. But canines normally don’t start to lose hair around the eyes first but rather on the chest, behind the ears, or under the neck. If your dog loses hair in various spots, it’s called canine alopecia. In this post, you will learn everything you need to help your dog with balding around the eyes. #dogs #doghealth Hair Cleanser, Bald Spot, Pet Vet, Hair Follicles, Baking Soda Uses, Clarifying Shampoo
9 Reasons for Hair Loss Around Your Dog’s Eye | PawLeaks
Hair loss is always a concerning issue, in humans as well as in dogs. Balding is mostly linked to age when hair follicles shrink or even die, causing the hair to fall out. But canines normally don’t start to lose hair around the eyes first but rather on the chest, behind the ears, or under the neck. If your dog loses hair in various spots, it’s called canine alopecia. In this post, you will learn everything you need to help your dog with balding around the eyes. #dogs #doghealth
a dog is brushing its teeth with a toothbrush in it's mouth and the words how i clean my dog's teeth without brushing
How to Clean Your Dog's Teeth Without Brushing | PawLeaks
Every veterinarian will advise you to regularly brush your dog’s teeth and while keeping the teeth clean is extremely important only a small percentage of all owners brush their dog’s teeth daily. And I am not one of them. There are many alternatives for teeth brushing out there. Learn how I clean my dog's teeth naturally without brushing at home using coconut oil and other supplements. #cleandogteeth #doghealth #dogs #dogbrushing
a dog getting groomed by its owner with the title how to become a skilled dog groomer
How to Become a Dog Groomer | PawLeaks
The job of a dog groomer is to maintain the fur, nails, and skin of the canine by bathing, trimming, and styling it. But how can you become a dog groomer in 2020? What education do you need and what can you expect from the job? Maybe you're just wondering how the hell your local dog groomer manages to bathe all the dogs that don't want to be bathed, cuts the nails of dogs that don't want them trimmed and cares for the overall skin of our furry friends. #doggroomer #dogs #dogjob
an animal paw with the words do dog nails grow back? care and recovery
Do Dogs Toenails Grow Back? Care + Recovery | PawLeaks
Injuries to a dog's nails are more common than you might think. When the toenails grow too long, they might get stuck in a hole or break during a game of chase or fetch. While this might leave smaller or bigger fractures, serious injuries can lead to a torn nail that has been ripped out by the root. In this post, you will learn if injured dog nails grow back and how you should take for them. #dogs #doghealth #grooming
a dog with the words how to treat dry dog skin at home
Help! My Dog Has Dry Flaky Skin and Scabs | PawLeaks
Is your dog suddenly itching and scratching non-stop? A closer look might show dry flaky skin and scabs. What are the most common reasons for dry and flaky dog skin? A dog’s dry skin can be attributed to allergies, parasites, worms, but also due to immune disorders or dietary deficiencies. You can easily treat dry dog skin at home with these tips and tricks. #doghealth #dogs #caretips
a brown poodle sitting on top of a white background with the words, are hypo - allergenic dogs a good?
Why "Hypoallergenic" Dog Breeds Are a Myth | PawLeaks
When researching the newest dog trends online, I stumble upon dog breeds that are being advertised as “hypoallergenic” again and again. Mixed breeds with poodle heritage like the Labradoodle (Labrador and Poodle) or the Pugle (Pug and Poodle) are often being labeled as “hypoallergic” dogs. Most breeders put a nice price of several thousands of dollars on them because they shed less. In this post, you will learn more about the truth of hypoallergenic dogs. #dogbreeds #noshedding #hypoallergenic
a dog with the words do dogs have eyelashes?
Do Dogs Have Eyelashes or Eyebrows? | PawLeaks
Have you ever wondered if dogs have human-like eyelashes or eyebrows? Do their eyes need the sort of protection that eyelashes and eyebrows provide us, humans, with? And if they do, would it be okay for you, the dog owner, to groom these specific hairs? Which breeds have the longest lashes and what is the Guinness World Record? Let’s find out. #dogs #facts
a dog with its mouth open and the words everything you need to know about jowls
Can You Cut or Trim Your Dog's Whiskers? | PawLeaks
Depending on your dog’s breed and coat type, grooming might be a weekly topic including brushing, combing, and cutting nails. But what about the prominent wiry hairs that surround your dog’s face? They are thicker and way longer than your dog’s natural fur and the root reaches deep into the skin. Dogs can have up to 20 whiskers on each side of their face. So what happens if you cut or trim dog whiskers? #dogs #grooming #tips