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Regular teeth cleaning

Posted on 18 July, 2016 at 0:15 Comments comments (5)

WHAT YOU NEED

 - A small, soft toothbrush (preferably one designed especially for dogs)

- Pet toothpaste (never use human toothpaste)

- OR

- Gauze

- Homemade toothpaste (mix baking soda with a little salt and water).


HOW TO BRUSH YOUR DOG'S TEETH

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EARS STEP BY STEP

Posted on 17 July, 2016 at 11:55 Comments comments (0)


1. Examine dog’s ears for foreign objects

2. Moisten cotton ball or cloth with mineral oil, olive oil or witch hazel and gently wipe the inside of ears. Cotton swabs are not recommended. Never insert anything into the dog’s ear canal. 

3. Use blunt scissors or approved trimmer to trim excess hair within ear. Always stay clear of the ear canal. If your dog sprouts hai...

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HOW TO REMOVE EYE GUNK & HARD FUR

Posted on 14 July, 2016 at 7:35 Comments comments (1)

1. dip your washcloth in warm water and gently wipe the eye discharge away. Be careful not to apply pressure to the eye or irritate in any way.

2. gently massage the hair with your fingertips to break up the strands. Do not pull on the hair. add more water if necessary.

3. Use stainless stell comb to gently brush out the hair untli it is no longer stiff,tangled or stuck together.


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NAIL TRIMMING STEP BY STEP

Posted on 10 July, 2016 at 15:00 Comments comments (8)


1. Wait until your dog is relaxed and calm. A walk before the session will help.

2. Spread dog’s feet to inspect for dirt and debris

3. Hold your dog in place by putting your arms and upper body over him while you clip nails. While clipping front nails, hold your forearm over the dog’s neck to prevent him from lifting his head. If dog remains anxious or jumpy, try laying ...

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BRUSHING STEP BY STEP

Posted on 10 July, 2016 at 8:20 Comments comments (2)

Smooth, Short Coats

(once per week)

 

1. Use a bristle brush

2.  Gently brush from front to back. For best results, brush all the way down to the skin. 



Short, Dense, Curly, Wavy, Double, Combination Coats

(several times per week)

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