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Katherine McKay

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Katherine is certified in Domestic Animal Sciences and Animal Grooming with primary focus on dogs. She has had her pet canine, Anastasia, for two years now, who is also her ESA service dog. Katherine has written multiple articles about pets and their grooming, and has knowledge on multiple specialty pet grooming products for dogs.

Double Coated Dogs and How to Groom Them

One of the first breeds that comes to mind when people hear about double coated dogs are Huskies. And while that’s a fitting response,...

Dog Grooming Schedule: How Often Should You Groom Your Dog

Your dog’s grooming needs vary based upon his breed, coat type, age and other variables. For example, a long-haired dog will require more regular...

6 Steps to Effectively Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

Did you know that dog teeth brushing is not only a matter of your pet's dental hygiene and preventing bad breath, but it also affects...

6 Safety Tips for Cutting Dog’s Nails at Home

Is your dog making annoying clicking noises everywhere he walks? Does it seem like he is having pain when walking? It may be time...

7 Easy Steps for Deshedding a Dog

All dogs shed to some degree. It’s a natural process that allows the new coat to come in. Some breeds shed all year round, others...

Top 5 Best Puppy Shampoos

Part of the puppy grooming process is bathing your dog. Since the skin and coat of young dogs is sensitive, and many dogs may...

Important Safety Tips for Dog Grooming At Home

If you're looking to save a couple of bucks every month on professional dog grooming, and would rather groom your dog at home, I highly...

The Importance of Cleaning Dog’s Ears

We all know that clipping your dog's nails and giving them a bath at least once a month is important for your dog's health,...

Why Using Human Shampoo On Dogs is Dangerous

Did you know that prolonged use of human shampoo for dogs will ruin their skin? If not, then you better pay attention to the important...

Are Dog Grooming Schools Worth It?

I could answer this question quite easily, because as a professional dog groomer, this is not the first time I've been asked whether dog...

65 Best Dog Halloween Costumes

One of the most patently hilarious and cutest things ever is to dress your dog up in a costume. We love Halloween, and we...

Step by Step: How to Bathe A Dog At Home Correctly

I know what you're thinking; "bathing a dog is not that complicated, so why do I need a guide on how to do it?"...

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