Category: Miscellaneous

How Groomers Are Able to Keep Dogs Still

Dog Groomer

One of the reasons most people take their dog to a professional groomer is because groomers seem to have the amazing ability to get dogs to stay still! The reality is that most dogs become fearful and fidgety with groomers, too, but the groomers have some things working in their favor to help make the… Read more »

Factors That Affect How Often You Should Bathe Your Dog

Bathing Your Dog

Do you bathe your dog too often? Keep in mind that dogs naturally groom themselves. They don’t need you to give them a monthly (or weekly) bath. In fact, too many baths in a short period of time can strip away natural oils in your pet’s coat. Skin irritation is likely to occur. Hair follicles… Read more »

The Psychology Behind Why Dogs Love to Play With Other Dogs

The Psychology of Dogs Playing With Other Dogs

Why does it seem that most dogs love to play with other dogs? What’s the psychology behind that? Play actually has several functions. Researchers have studied dog play to try and figure it out. They’ve come up with theories and found evidence to support some of them. Play Helps With Motor Skills One theory of… Read more »

Do Short Haired Dogs Need Grooming?

Short Haired Dogs

Pets can’t talk, but if they could they’d probably have a lot to say to humans, especially about how they’re treated. Oftentimes the owners of short-haired dogs think to, “Well, Fido has short hair so he doesn’t need grooming.” Meanwhile Fido is like, “Can I get some grooming, please?” Alas, dogs can’t talk… so there… Read more »

Dog Grooming Myths to Ignore

Dog Grooming Myths

What are some common dog grooming myths? Waiting to Wash For starters, many people believe you don’t wash a dog until it’s completely filthy, as in rolling around in the mud dirty… Well, that’s not true. It’s good to wash your dog on a fairly consistent basis, just like you’d take a shower or bath… Read more »

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Dog Home Alone Overnight

Leaving Dogs Overnight

If there’s one thing that dog owners know, it’s that their dog misses them when they’re gone, away from the house. And dog owners typically miss their pet dogs, too. They’ll leave parties and social gatherings early just to get home to their dog, right? How long is too long for a dog to be… Read more »

What Are the Necessities of Pet Care?

Necessities of Pet Care

There are some basic necessities of pet care that all pet owners need to take into consideration. In order to have a healthy and happy pet, there are certain things that need to be provided to our beloved animals– especially dogs. Pets first and foremost need food and water. They cannot live without these things…. Read more »

Here’s Why You Should Take Your Dog to a Professional Groomer

Dog Groomer

Dog grooming involves bathing, drying and brushing a dog, as well as clippings and trimmings. Why should you take your dog to a professional groomer, like D’Tails Grooming of Augusta, Georgia? There are several reasons. The Right Tools First, professional groomers have “all the right tools” to do their job. From scissors to razors, clippers… Read more »

The Importance of Dogs Getting Their Proper Exercise

Dogs and Exercise

People today tend to live busy lives, being pulled in many different directions daily. It can become easy to ignore the needs of pets. That said, dog owners need to pay attention to their dog’s mental and physical well-being. One key component of this is exercise. Your dog should be getting proper exercise, which typically… Read more »

How Dogs Can Benefit From Daycare

Dogs at Daycare

How do dogs benefit from daycare? Well, man’s best friend is a lot like man. He or she benefits from having others around. After all, people and pets get lonely when they’re all alone. Dogs thrive on interaction with other living creatures, whether it’s fellow canines and/or helpful humans. One of the main reasons people… Read more »