Can you pluck my dogs ears?

We do not pluck ears on a regular basis. This is because it can be painful and recent research by veterinary dermatologists has determined that ear plucking can cause trauma to the inner ear skin, which is very sensitive and lead to infection. Head shaking can also...

Do you pluck dogs ears?

We choose to follow the advice given by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and all other professional organisations involved with dog grooming and therefore we do not routinely pluck ears.Plucking the hair inside the ear canal can cause discomfort to your dog...

What are tear stains?

Also called “Poodle Eye,” tear stains are dark blotchy areas that form on the hair under the eyes of some dogs—and they don’t have to be poodles. In fact, cats can get tear stains, too! This discoloration is particularly obvious in lighter-coloured dogs. The “stains”...

Cleaning your dog’s eyes.

You’ve probably noticed the globs that can form around your dog’s eyes. Using a water-moistened wash cloth or sponge, very gently wipe the area around the eye to loosen and remove this dirt. Never wipe the eye itself. And be sure to approach this area slowly so you...

How should I clean my dogs face and eyes?

There are many times when a dog needs a quick touch-up on his face and around his eyes. Listed below are some tips to help: Use a soft, clean washcloth or sponge Moisten the cloth or sponge with room-temperature water (avoid extremes of temperature). Use just...