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Katherine McKay

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.

A Dog Haircut Your Pooch Deserves

Among the many accessories and expenditures our pets require, some parts of grooming a dog may sometimes fall to the wayside. Yet, while not...

How to Make Bathing a Dog Easier (And Some Unique Tools...

Bathing a dog sounds simple enough at first until you actually get to try it, especially for the first time. There are many things...

7 Tips for Shaving a Double Coated Dog

Pet owners are often confused about the grooming of double coated breeds. Huskies, Golden Retrievers, Samoyeds and German Shepherd dogs are just some of...

8 Tips on Buying and Safely Using Dog Hair Clippers

While taking your dog to a professional groomer to get a cut may be expensive and not in everyone's budget, using a pet clipper...

110 Coolest Dog Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner and that can only mean one thing – Halloween costumes for dogs! So, if you’re a dedicated dog...

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...

Top 35 Best Professional Dog Clippers for Grooming

Today I'm going to list for you the top 35 best professional dog clippers as rated by customers, other dog owners and pet groomers themselves. I feel...

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