Q & A
Q: What happens if I don't bathe my dog frequently enough? Or, too often?
A: Not bathing your dog will lead to a dirty coat that could result in skin diseases or infections. Conversely, you should never bathe your dog too frequently because it will dry out his skin and lead to itching and, possibly, bacterial skin infections and skin rashes. The ASPCA’s general rule of thumb is to bathe your dog once every three months but it varies from breed to breed or coat style to coat style. In between baths, you can also try using an odor neutralizer or a doggie deodorant to curb any unpleasant smells.
With nearly four decades of remarkable expertise in the field of pet grooming, Suesan’s got all of the know-how to help you with each of your grooming how-to’s.
People are apprehensive about grooming their dogs for fear of making a mistake. Mistakes happen, and your dog will forgive you, but we’re here to give you some tips on how to avoid grappling while grooming.
1. Prep to Avoid the Stress
Take a cue from the boy scouts
Don’t make your pooch miss the festivities, he’s part of the family too, in fact, it’s becoming more and more common for dogs to be included in family holiday celebrations.
Grooming to Get the Job Done
We get it – it’s a busy time of year (i.e., buying and wrapping presents, grocery
Little touch ups can make a big difference in your dog’s appearance.
Your pup can go from looking groomed to grown-out in a matter of weeks. When things start looking awry, do yourself – and your dog – a favor with a quick clean up. Grooming doesn’t have to happen quite as often, or be such a big job, with some simple grooming maintenance on key
As most dog owners can attest — sometimes a walk around the block just won’t cut it. That’s why it’s important to find new ways for your pup to get the exercise he craves. For example, dog parks are not only enjoyable for you and your dog, but the activity supports your dog’s health and well-being. What’s more, it’s a way to exert excess
The benefits of grooming your dog are boundless, from helping to form a special bond to staying on top of their health issues. And while grooming is recommended year-round, each season comes with its own challenges. Thankfully there are tips and tricks to help you be a seasoned dog owner, no matter the time of year:
The temperatures have dropped,