Coping with hair shedding

Coping with hair shedding

1) Infestation and infection: Presence of parasites like fleas and mites triggers hair loss; these infest the dog and irritate the skin, causing severe itching which results in scratching and hair loss . A healthy coat is less likely to have loose hair to shed.

Mineral magic and its effect on coat condition

Mineral magic and its effect on coat condition

The most notable nutrients involved in skin and coat health include protein, fatty acids and zinc, as well as select vitamins and trace minerals. Although rare, vitamin deficiencies can result in several skin and coat problems.

Dog Paw and Coat Care for the Winter

Dog Paw and Coat Care for the Winter

Emollient lotions and waxes also are available and are designed specifically to help protect the tender, dry dog paws from the harsh winter elements.

How to keep your dog safe in the snow

How to keep your dog safe in the snow

(Picture: Getty) Make sure they have a warm and cosy bed Give your dog their own spot to run to when they come in from the cold – think a cosy bed with their very own pillow and blanket, away from any draughts.

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

You can now buy your pup their own dryer for rainy days and muddy walks

The Puff-N-Fluff is a huge coat that fastens with Velcro and features an attachment for your hair dryer. The warm air gets trapped within the coat, drying more than one area of your dog at a time.

5 Winter Street Style Looks for Your Dog

5 Winter Street Style Looks for Your Dog

Chic Puffer Vest Courtesy of Tilden Brighton When there’s a chill in the air, this Fab Dog color block puffer vest keeps fashion-conscious canines warm and looking good.

'She could have died!' Cruel pet owner HURLS sick dog out of car - 'Such a CALLOUS act'

'She could have died!' Cruel pet owner HURLS sick dog out of car - 'Such a CALLOUS act'

'She could have died!' Cruel pet owner HURLS sick dog out of car - 'Such a CALLOUS act' BRITAIN'S saddest looking dog is the latest victim of the throw-and-run horror being inflicted on pitiful pets.

Grooming Your Dog During the Winter

Grooming Your Dog During the Winter

Brushing Another thing to do after your dog’s bath is to brush every bit of his coat, working from skin to the tip of the hair to remove any tangles.

Dog cold weather warning: Vets reveal their advice to pet owners as temperatures plunge

Dog cold weather warning: Vets reveal their advice to pet owners as temperatures plunge

Dog cold weather warning: Vets reveal their advice to pet owners as temperatures plunge CRUEL winter weather can be a particularly hard time for our warm and fuzzy friends who are not prepared for freezing conditions.

The perfect match

The perfect match

Why buy/adopt a dog?Having a pet is a joyous experience. Make sure you understand all about the coat length and grooming needs of your chosen breed before you bring your pet home. Ask a vet on temperament/neutering options of female/male dog.

Dog Winter Clothes: 6 Wardrobe Essentials from Frisco to Keep Pups War

Dog Winter Clothes: 6 Wardrobe Essentials from Frisco to Keep Pups War

2. A Stylish Statement Sweatshirt Via Chewy.com Frisco’s dog hoodie pullover is made of a soft, comfortable sweatshirt material that’s machine washable and perfect for a cozy night in or for an outdoor stroll in the cooler weather.

Couple shocked when dog goes for a trim and comes back almost bald

Couple shocked when dog goes for a trim and comes back almost bald

(Picture: Hull Daily Mail/MEN Media)A couple who left their pedigree pup with groomers at a pet store were left outraged after returning to find their dog had been stripped of its fur.

It's time to gear up for your pet's winter care

It's time to gear up for your pet's winter care

Use shoes to protect paws of our buddies and apply coconut oil daily before going to bed. Make sure the furry buddies have access to clean water every time. Make sure the pet food and water bowl are washed twice a day.

Neglected poodle so badly matted he couldn’t open his mouth to eat

Neglected poodle so badly matted he couldn’t open his mouth to eat

The animal is still being looked after by Mrs Murray’s Cat and Dog Home (Picture: SWNS)‘He was then taken to a vet where his entire coat had to be shaved and he received extensive dental treatment.

8 Essential Dog Grooming Supplies to Have at Home

8 Essential Dog Grooming Supplies to Have at Home

Look for a brush with smoothly finished teeth that won’t scratch or damage your dog’s skin or coat as you use it. In conjunction with good brushing and combing, conditioners can help prevent tangled coats.

10 best dog coats

10 best dog coats

It’s suitable for long-bodied dogs, but the sizing won’t accommodate very large breeds. It’s a truly beautiful product that comes in plenty of sizes, but also the most expensive coat we reviewed, and on top of that, dry clean only.

Four-legged therapists

Four-legged therapists

Question: Last year, I saw a lot of my friends buy a proper bed for their dogs to brave the winter chill. If your dog doesn’t like to sleep on the mattress, make him wear a half-sleeve sweater or coat.

Can a dog's colour impact longevity?

Can a dog's colour impact longevity?

The research of more than 33,000 United Kingdom (UK)-based Labrador retrievers of all colours shows chocolate Labradors also have a higher incidence of ear infections and skin disease. Breeders targeting this colour may, therefore, be more likely to breed only Labradors carrying the chocolate coat gene.

Maltese Dog Breed

Maltese Dog Breed

Art objects dating back 3,000 years depict this beautiful little dog, whose breed name may derive from the island of Malta or the Sicilian town of Melita. Its silky, pure white coat is long and hangs straight to the ground from a center part running from nose to tail.

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

A breed standard was drafted, and under its new name, which means curly-coated lapdog, the Bichon Frise was admitted to the register of the French Kennel Club. Standing 12 inches or less at the shoulder, the Bichon makes an ideal city companion.

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