Africa’s Dog Whisperer, James Lech, shows how you can wash and groom your dog in under 4 minutes.
- More pleasant for the dogs
- Easier on my body
- More efficient
- A money saver
The most annoying thing I found when it came to washing dogs was the focus on the dog while at the same time reaching over for the bottle of shampoo, sqeezing out the solution, dripping half of it all over the bath and not on the dog. Further to irritate me, was having to constantly reach back to the bottle and get some more because I only manage to cover part of the dog with shampoo. End result was a clean dog, a tired groomer, a messy cleaning area and half a bottle of R40 or R70 dog shampoo gone Continue reading
I often get emails through my site with respect to owners having trouble with clipping their dog’s toe nails and the groomer refusing to do it due to the dog’s defensive aggression. So what is an owner to do that is afraid of clipping their dog’s own nails and sadly forgot to do it from a young age? For this particular situation, I would recommend water therapy in the form of swimming. Since your dog is tense and anxious, your goal is transform this frantic and tense energy into relaxed energy. Any owner can do this with their dog; you just have to show your dog how! Continue reading
Years and decades ago, when shampoos were harsh and robbed the dogs’ skin of vital oils, dog professionals believed that dogs should be bathed minimally i.e. only when the dirt and filth made it absolutely necessary. Now, with the advancement of milder shampoos and the green eco Organic revolution, these new organic shampoos keep the pH level of the skin and coat balanced. This means that dogs can be bathed as often as once two twice a week without drying out there coats. This is something I practice religiously and with the anti-inflammatory shampoo scrub that we sell, I prescribe to client’s dog’s that have skin irritations and rashes. Personally, I don’t like hair all over my home, I don’t like the smell or feel of a dirty oily dog. Hence, I wash them whenever I feel the rise. Continue reading