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Ways to Care for Your Dog In Between Grooming Appointments

Life gets busy – at Groomit, we understand!After dropping the kids off at daycare, going to work, picking up groceries on the way home, and cooking dinner, there's often little time left over. Even the most organized people face time crunch pressures. As a result, it can be challenging to care for your dog in between grooming appointments. There is just no room in the schedule.However, busy pet owners do have ...

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Why Do Dogs Roll in the Grass?

This is a favorite pastime for many pups! On a bright green lawn, something is alluring about flip-flopping – often with legs up in the air. Is it freshly mowed? Newly sodded? Even better. Of course, the majority of dog owners find this behavior amusing. The grass stains…maybe not so much (but hey, that’s why Groomit offers in-home and mobile dog grooming!)Curious why dogs have this quirky habit? Or would you ...

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What is Kennel Cough? And How to Avoid It

A few days after a visit to the dog park, you notice your dog acting differently. Something is wrong. He's got a bad cough. It almost sounds like goose-honking!Uh oh, you think. Is this possible kennel cough? Every year, thousands of puppies and dogs get sick with kennel cough, also known as "canine tracheobronchitis" or "bordetellosis." According to the American Kennel Club, this is a highly contagious upper respiratory infection. Us humans ...

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Top Home Remedies for Reducing Dog Shedding

Dogs are great companions all pet owners cannot regret having. They all make our days bright when we are dull. Yet, every pet owner can attest it's not always fun having tumbleweeds of pet fur all over the house, especially during shedding months.Although it's impossible to stop your dog from shedding, it's controllable. So, are you concerned about your dog's shedding? Here are some top home remedies that will see ...

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Your dog got sprayed by a skunk? Get rid of the smell

Spring is right around the corner, and you know what that means? Muddy paws, wet puddles to jump in, and the perfect time to book a dog grooming appointment with us here at Groomit! As the snow melts away, critters will start to emerge from their winter dens. Your pup will be happy to see familiar animals, such as squirrels and rabbits. But one not-so-friendly face? Skunks.If you notice a black and white ...

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Cold Weather Walking Tips for Dogs

How to keep a dog warm and comfortable during winter? It’s a question dog groomers and pet owners are both familiar with. If you live in a northern state (or country) then you no doubt understand the struggle of walking a dog in the winter months. Heading out into sub-zero temperatures? Strolling in the arctic cold wind? Picking up doggy business in the snow?Brrr…And while we humans can wear mitts, hats, and ...

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Is it ok to sleep with your dog in your bed?

Sleeping with your pet may be a very common habit that is seemingly harmless to your health, yet it is an act that contains much debate. Some animal lovers do not hesitate to make the decision as to whether or not the animal should climb into bed to sleep, for many, sleeping next to their dogs is a treat.Other people prefer their dogs to sleep nearby but in their own beds. ...

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Tips for Understanding the Language of Pets

 Have you ever looked at your dog and wondered, “What are you thinking right now?” For pet parents everywhere, it can be a mystery trying to figure out what’s going on inside those adorable fluffy heads. Of course, unlike humans, cats, dogs, and other companion animals don’t speak with words. They cannot just open their mouths and tell us everything they are feeling. So, we must pay close attention! Read on for Groomit’s ...

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The Essential New Dog Owners Guide to Dog Walking and Grooming

 Everything you need to know to make walks clean, safe, and fun  Going on walks with your four-legged friend is one of the best perks of owning a dog. Not only do you both get exercise, but the fresh air, sunshine, and time spent together bonding as humans and canine is irreplaceable. Just like grooming, exercise is a key aspect of pet ownership. Unfortunately, being outdoors can sometimes lead to muddy paws ...

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How Mobile Pet Grooming Works?

Is your dog looking scruffy and in desperate need of a bath and haircut? Is your cat covered in mats and refusing to be brushed? Do they hate going to the groomer because of crowding and noise? Well, have no fear, Groomit, the mobile grooming service is here! If your doggo is one of those that hates traveling or staying in a cage for hours, choosing a mobile grooming company would ...

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