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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.

Dog Nail Grinder vs. Clipper: Which Is Better for Dogs?

Today's pet dogs spend more time indoors and walking on soft surfaces, which means their nails do not get the necessary friction to shorten...

The Best Silent Dog Clippers

With some dogs, grooming can be a huge chore. Things could get even more difficult when the pet has anxiety about having their hair...

Can I Put Coconut Oil on My Dog’s Fur?

Coconut oil has become quite the craze. People eat it, use it to cook with, and even apply it topically, but is it safe...

How to Make Whitening Dog Shampoo

We all know the power of white color. We dress in white to look appealing and make a good first impression. But, don’t you...

Dogs with Hair (And Not Fur)

The term “hypoallergenic dog” is by now known as a mainstream description of dogs that are less likely to cause allergic reactions in people...

How to Get Sap Out Of Dog Fur

Dogs have a tendency to get into sticky situations, and sometimes that involves messing with sap or getting into sap outdoors. As the sap...

How to Remove Stains from White Dog Fur

All dogs have a tendency to get dirty because, well, they're dogs. And dirt on pups with white fur will often be the most visible...

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...

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Most days, you look into your dog’s soulful eyes and wonder what your friend is thinking. There is no question that much of your...
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Man's best friend always manifests his solidarity and infinite loyalty. Many dog stories tell us how they have literally given their lives for their...
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We all know that dogs need plenty of exercises, especially if you own a high-energy breed. Going for walks is just one form of...
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How to Get Pet Stains Out of the Carpet and Furniture

Uh-oh, you've come home to see a stain left on the carpet. Unfortunately this is a common problem for pet parents. If you have a...
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Natural Deworming for Dogs

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More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend or...