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How to Wash Your Dog

Dogs get stinky. Some of them are better at it than others. My dog clearly enjoys the scent of dead armadillo. He loves it so much that he will roll around on top of one and bring that scent inside our house for all of us to “enjoy” with him. Isn’t he sweet? Well, when […]

Trimming Your Dog’s Nails: Clipping Vs Grinding

A New War… All throughout time, humans have had unfortunate disagreements that have led to many epic battles being waged. Some of these battles helped shape our lives as we know them today. Examples of such wars that come to mind include thin crust versus pan pizza, Marvel versus DC, toilet paper from under the […]

On the Grind: Dog Nail Trimming with a Dremel Tool

Was My Friend an Animal Abuser? A good friend of mine became a mother to a beautiful baby boy a few years ago. One night while on a phone call with her, she complained to me about how the scariest part of motherhood so far had been having to clip the baby’s fingernails. She was […]

How To Stop A Dog’s Nails From Bleeding

The first time I ever cut into the quick while trimming my dog’s nails, I’m pretty sure it took 5 years off of my life. It started out simple enough. My German Shepherd, Amber, has always been exceptionally well behaved while having her nails trimmed, staying calm and very still while cutting so we’d never […]

How to Cut a Dog’s Nails

Ever watch a rodeo, with these cute little kids are dressed up in their cowboy and cowgirl gear, chasing a baby pig? Yeah – that’s what I walked into at my friend’s house a couple weeks ago. But without the kids cowboy boots. Or the pig. My friends recently adopted their first family dog and […]

Are Antlers Bad for Dogs? (And How to Make Your Own)

I sip my coffee as I look at the growing pile on the table, and smile. I know what he’s doing, he knows what he is doing – and of course he knows that I know what he’s doing. But hey, we do the little dance anyway cuz it’s how we roll. “Whatcha doing?” I […]

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