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Answers about Winter Shedding…11 No Shed Breeds for an Easier to Clean Home

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I’m a pretty laidback person and don’t get too wired up if something breaks the usual routine, but I do get a little bit upset if either of my dogs suddenly busts out in off-season shedding. For example,

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5 Methods for Dealing with Seasonal Shedding at Summer’s End

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“Ash,” said one of my friends the other day, “Is it normal for my collie to be losing hair now…at the beginning of fall?” I looked at him blankly. For all of the blogs I’ve written about shedding,

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Is Your Dog Shedding Due to Stress?

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If you have a dog that goes through a big shedding process when the weather changes, you may be gearing up for that as I type. Many dogs have just one yearly shed in the spring – but I do know some breeds

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7 Ways to Conquer Bath Time with Your Dog

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Bath time is always an interesting time in the home of any dog owner. Some dogs, like my Janice, will handle the water like it’s no big deal. They get in, they stand still, and then they get out. Sure,

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Beginner’s Guide to Trimming Your Dog’s Toenails

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We’ve talked a lot on the blog about keeping your dog’s toenails trimmed. In fact, just about every Breed of the Week post mentioned that all dogs need their nails trimmed to keep them well-groomed

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7 More Ways to Prevent Your Dog’s Shedding

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Hey guys, it’s Ash. We’ve talked a lot about shedding on the blog by now, but as someone who loves dogs, I know that all that hair is a lifelong struggle! Boxers don’t shed too much because their

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8 Tips for Dealing with Bleeding Nails

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Every now and then, I lament the fact that I have to be so independent when it comes to taking care of my dogs. I’ve trained both my dogs to be still and calm during a nail clipping session, and I’ve

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Top 7 Tips for Dealing with Spring Shedding

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Even if you have a dog breed that doesn’t shed a ton – like Boxers – you are likely getting ready to see a ton of shedding in the next few months. Spring time is the time of year when dogs get rid

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7 Tips for Dealing with Shedding

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Now that we are almost done with winter and are heading into spring, Janice, Leroy, and I have been enjoying a bit of a break from the one big winter problem that Boxers have – shedding! Boxers don’t

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11 Things a Dog Really Needs from a Human

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Over the entire lifetime of this blog, we’ve talked about some rather silly things from a dog’s perspective. We’ve talked about how to decide if a bow tie collar or a sparkly collar is right for

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9 Ways to Stop Your Dog’s Nail Bleeding

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Remember the time I said that having a dog’s nails trimmed at a groomer feels like something only froo-froo dogs do? Recently I was working on Leroy’s nails, and I found out firsthand why I may have

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Is Shaving Your Dog a Good Idea?

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It’s the middle of summer, and I’m unbelievably hot and cranky. I have a heat rash. A couple of days ago I had to go to the emergency room to have a bee sting treated using intravenous antibiotics

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