How to Groom a Dog

Get tips on the basics of grooming your dog at home.

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Grooming From Home during Social Distancing 1

I know that many of you might now be working from home or isolating yourselves at home. The world is a little unsettling at the moment and you might well be one of the many who can’t get out to take a trip to your local groomers. Regardless of the country you live in, or the circumstances that make it difficult or impossible to go out from your home, grooming could be quite problematic.

In other words, you might be facing the situation where you now need to be able to groom your own dog at home.

Cocker Spaniel Clipping

How to Trim Dogs Hair – How to Give a Dog a Haircut at Home 2

For many pet owners, with long-haired breeds, clipping dog hair is an ongoing, important part of the grooming process.

Cutting your dog’s hair is definitely not an easy task, if you decide to do it yourself.

Learning how to groom a dog at home would definitely involve managing the right kind of clipping for your particular dog breed.

This article provides, tips, steps, tool suggestions and a video that shows you how to groom a dog with clippers. It covers the clipping basics on how to groom your dog at home.


Make a Dog Grooming Wish 3

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This post is giving you the opportunity to suggest a topic that you would like addressed in this blog.

Perhaps you are a dog owner looking specifically for help with a particular area of grooming your own dog at home.

Or you maybe you are someone who is considering becoming a dog groomer, in which case you may have very specific questions not addressed yet in this blog. I will do my best to try and answer your question or write an article on the topic that you are interested in. (more…)

How to Clean Your Dogs Teeth: Cleaning Dogs Teeth at Home 2

Many dog owners prefer to do their own dog grooming if they can, eliminating the need to employ the services of a dog groomer. This of course requires prior knowledge if you want a good and satisfactory result. From this article, you’ll learn what you need to know in order to manage an essential part of grooming that is often over-looked. I’ll be focusing on this one aspect – cleaning dogs teeth.

4 Methods Used for Cleaning Dogs Teeth

Dog teeth cleaning can be achieved in a variety of ways. Probably the best option is to aim to include all of the following methods at some point.


How to Clip Overgrown Dog Nails – Easy Way to Cut Dogs Nails

If you own a dog, one of the most important aspects of his grooming will be learning how to clip dog nails, particularly if you have decided on dog grooming from home rather than going to a professional groomer.

Your dog will need to have his nails clipped regularly, or they will grow into claws making walking painful for him and his longer nails can damage furniture. 

In the wild,  wear and tear from exercise will naturally keep his nails short.  You will need to trim your dog’s nails less often if he frequently exercises on hard surfaces. (more…)