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Grooming plays an important role in keeping your pet clean and healthy. We know it can be challenging to maintain you dog’s groom on your own, so how do you choose the best grooming salon for your pet? Here’s a guide to the ins and outs of finding a grooming salon. Step 1 – Ask For Referrals
Do tumbleweeds of pet hair have your house looking less than perfect? This is a problem many Pet Parents face, and while most dogs shed during the spring and summer months, a number of breeds shed their coat year round, making the clean-up process a fulltime job. However, there are simple solutions to control the pesky process. Regularly grooming your dog & Read more �
After a professional groom your dog’s coat feels softer, looks smoother and smells cleaner, but grooming is not always just about getting cleaned and trimmed. PetSmart professional groomers also know how to take your dog’s look to the next level by giving him that extra special pop of color and flair. So what should you ask for when dropping your & Read more �
When thinking of ways to keep your dogs cool this summer a haircut is usually one of the first things that comes to mind, but, in truth, a hair cut is not the only way and certainly not always the best approach to a cooled-down summer for your pet.
What would happen if you never brushed your teeth or stopped seeing your dentist regularly? Picture bad breath, plaque buildup, and possible infections. The same goes for our four-legged friends. But tartar buildup on your pet's teeth can cause much more than bad breath.
Your new cat is counting on you to provide the right nutrition, socialization, healthcare and grooming. Help her with the transition to her new home with these tips from PetSmart experts: How to introduce her to the family
As the barometer rises in the summer months some of the only outdoors activities you and your pets can enjoy together involve water, lots and lots of water. But if you don’t have access to large bodies of water and have to settle for a local pool, make sure you know what to do to prevent the chlorine from harming & Read more �
Knock, Knock! Who’s there? Barking dog! That’s who. As you know from my last post, we recently moved. This new neighborhood has a ton of friendly neighbors that just like to stop by. This new house also has a doorbell. Kyra learned very quickly what the doorbell means – intruder!!
Depending on what part of the country you live in, summer can just be too hot to train your dog outside. So for those days when even an early trip to the park isn’t in the cards, it's best to train and play inside. It takes some creativity, but you don’t have to let your training take & Read more �
Your groomer makes your pet look and feel like a superstar, but when that glow begins to fade and you can’t get back to the groomer quickly, there are some easy ways to help maintain your professional groom at home. We recommend most Pet Parents schedule professional grooms every six to eight weeks. Here are some tips to keep them looking & Read more �