How to Give a Dog a Bath – The Right Way!

Dog getting a bath outdoors in a tub

Giving a dog a bath sounds easy enough, right? Just take them out back and hose them off, squirt some of your own shampoo on them, and rinse. Ta da! But wait – there actually is a right and wrong way to bathe your furry friend. By following these tips on how to give a […]

The Best Shampoo for Cats & Kittens

Cat with towel draped around it being dried off after a bath with cat shampoo

Cats spend plenty of time cleaning themselves, but occasionally they may get dirty enough to need a bath, in which case it’s important to select a suitable shampoo for cats or kittens. Most human shampoos are too harsh for cats, as are some shampoos that are designed with our feline friends in mind. Luckily, our […]

The Best Dog Ear Cleaner Solution

Cleaning Dog's Ears

Ear infections and other ear health issues are pretty common among dogs and can even become a recurring problem, which is why dog ear cleaning solutions are so helpful. Keeping your dog’s ears clean can help prevent infections. And, since infections can spread, leading to other health issues, clean ears are important to your dog’s […]

The Best Dog Grooming Clippers

Woman grooming a cocker spaniel with dog grooming clippers

Whether you’re looking to do some at-home trimming or starting a grooming business, you need the right set of dog grooming clippers. Selecting the best dog grooming clippers for you and your pooch depends on the grooming job in front of you. If you’re new to dog grooming, choose a smaller, lightweight dog grooming clipper. […]

The Best Cat Ear Cleaner

Cleaning Cat's Ear

Cats tend to be pretty good at cleaning themselves but they’re not always very effective at cleaning the inside of their ears, which makes cat ear cleaners very helpful. These cleaning solutions help you clean out all the nooks and crannies inside the ear that even the most fastidious of cats will find it difficult […]

The Best Cat Nail Clippers

Image of cat nail clippers clipping a cat's nails

Trimming your cat’s nails may not be at the top of your to-do list, but at-home grooming is a good way to stay on top of your pet’s health and physical condition. Cat nail clippers are a good tool to have in your collection of pet care products. There are many types of cat nail […]

The Best Brush for Australian Shepherds

Australian Shepherd

It’s important to choose the right brush for Australian Shepherds due to their hair coat and frequent shedding. The coloring and softness of an Australian Shepherd’s coat are one reason many pet parents fall in love with this breed. It has two layers, helping keep your pet warm in winter and cool in summer – […]

B-Air Grizzly Dryer Review

B-Air Grizzly Dryer front view

If you’re a pup parent, you know what it’s like to dry your dog after a good bath or soaking. It seems as though towels are never quite up to the task and air-drying only results in a soggy doggy and water being shaken against the walls and furniture. We review a lot of different […]

Poodle Pet Detangling Pet Comb Review

Poodle Pet Detangling Pet Comb

Knots, mats and tangles are no fun – for either you or your pet – as trying to comb them out can be difficult for you and painful for your furry companion. Fortunately, there are a multitude of brushes and combs available to help things go a little more smoothly, and the Poodle Pet Detangling […]

DakPets De-shedding Tool Review

DakPets De-Shedding Tool

If you’re the owner of a long-haired cat or a dog, you’ve probably searched high and low for a grooming tool that can effectively remove loose hair and minimize the amount of fur shed around the home. The DakPets De-shedding Tool promises to do just that, but does it live up to the hype? We […]

GM Pets Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush Review of 2022: Pros, Cons & Verdict

GM Pets Self Cleaning Grooming Brush

The right tools help you keep your pet’s coat looking silky, shiny, and healthy. The GM Pets Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush works beautifully on long, thick coats to remove shedding hair and keep tangles from forming.  While it might be too big for the smallest of dogs and cats, overall, it works well at removing hair […]

BV Two-Sided Brush Review

BV Two-Sided Brush

Grooming your pet is an important part of their care as it promotes healthy fur and skin, but finding the right brush for them can be a pain. The BV Two-Sided Brush is a versatile grooming tool with one side featuring pins for detangling and the other dense bristles for distributing natural oils all over […]

FURminator Grooming Rake Review

FURminator Grooming Rake

Caring for pets with undercoats poses additional challenges. Without regular grooming with a tool that can penetrate the deeper layers of fur, undercoats are prone to matting. The FURminator Grooming Rake is specifically designed for taking care of undercoats in dogs and cats. It also works well for pets with thick medium to long fur, even […]

The Best Dog Clippers for Poodles

Person using dog clippers on a poodle

Unlike most dog fur, poodle fur is short, thick, and curly, meaning it can easily form mats. Keeping their coat trimmed makes it easier to brush and maintain while making your poodle look great. Clippers can have a number of issues, however, including: Power sources not working consistently Blades that are difficult to maintain and […]

7 Ways to Make a Dog’s Coat Shiny

Picture of a dog with a shiny coat

As a veterinarian, I’m often asked how to make a dog’s coat shiny. Not all breeds have naturally shiny coats, but in some dogs, a dull coat can be an indicator of an underlying health condition. Here’s what you need to know about the potential causes of a dull coat and what you can do […]

The Best Dog Hair Dryer

Yorkie being blow dried at a grooming shop

Anyone who has given a dog a bath knows the drill. Most dogs hate the bath and can’t wait to get themselves dry. They frantically try to jump out of the bathtub and will shake as much water as they can off at the first opportunity. Beyond that, if you have an active dog they’re […]