Can matting affect a dog's health?
Yes, they can become depressed due to their inability to move freely as matting under the arms and hind legs restricts movement. It can also be a host to fleas & mites as its a warm area to live in. Also skin infections under the matt's.
My dog has an ear infection?
Ear infections don't happen over night they have a 7 day incubation period. Dogs have an L shaped ear canal and it is quiet common due to moisture building up in their lower ear canal due to lack of ventilation in long ear breeds, but all breeds can suffer. Constant ear cleaning does not solve this condition. Please seek veterinarian advice.
My dog is scooting his bottom along could it be his Anal glands?
Most small breeds that are not obese can have their anal glands expressed with little hassle. Large, Over weight dogs or impacted anal glands will need to be seen by a veterinarian.
My dog is still scooting his bottom along?
Worms- Worming should be done every 3 months, puppies will need more regular treatments as they can die from infestation. You should get worming treatment from a vet as the ones in a supermarket or pet shop usually are not strong enough. And the same for fleas. If your dog has a flea infestation chances are that your pet has worms.
owners are responsible for the regular brushing of their pets to maintain their coats free from matt's and tangles.
10 Reasons why my dogs haircut costs more than mine?
10. Your hair dresser will not wash and clean your bottom.
9. You don't go for 8 weeks without washing or brushing your hair.
8. Your hair dresser will not pluck your ear hair.
7. Your hair dresser will not clean your ears.
6. You hair dresser will not clean boogies form your eyes.
5. You sit very still for your hair dresser.
4. Your hair cut doesn't include a manicure or pedicure.
3. Your hair dresser only washes and cuts the hair on your head.
2. You don't bite an scratch your hair dresser.
and the number 1 reason your dog's hair cut costs more than yours,
1. The likelihood of you pooping or weeing while your hair is being cut is fairly slim!