Having trouble sticking to an exercise program? Research shows that dogs are actually Nature’s perfect personal trainers—loyal, hardworking, energetic and enthusiastic. And, unlike your friends, who may skip an exercise session because of appointments, extra chores or bad weather, dogs never give you an excuse to forego exercising.
What do you do when a dog is severely matted?
Why would you demat a severely matted dog? Isn't just shaving it down and starting over easier? Highly respected pet stylist, Judy Hudson, hears this all the time. According to Judy, "Bald dogs don't get groomed very often." So true Judy didn't start doing this technique just to impress her customers. Nope. She did it because she hated working on dirty dogs. It ended up working so well, she routinely utilizes this salvage technique in her daily grooms. Luckily, the majority of Judy's…
What can you expect when boarding your dog?
What can you expect when boarding your dog? If this is a new experience for you, the following tips can come in handy. Make sure shots are up-to-date. Your dogs will need to have a current r…
Guide Dogs Are Truly Amazing
Has your dog got what it takes to be a guide dog? Research has shown that right pawed dogs with anti-clockwise hair swirls make excellent guide dogs. Subscri...
Tips For Boarding Your Dog
Owning a pet can be a wonderful source of companionship and affection. However, there will be times when a pet owner will be unable to bring their furry...
What can dogs eat?
We all like to feed our adorable furry friends some table snacks, but is it always a good idea? Watch and learn what is OK and NOT OK to feed your pooch! Sou...
Exercising with Your Dog 101
Do you feel guilty that your pet doesn’t get enough time with you? It’s a trap that happens to most of us, but one that can be easily remedied. Here are some guidelines for enriching your pet’s life and health through exercise.
Tips for Exercising Your Dog in the Colder Weather
With the winter weather upon us, it can be a challenge to get our dogs enough exercise. On those cold days, follow these tips to get your pet some exercise.
How to stop dogs from jumping on people.
An explanation of how and why dogs jump on people.
How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?
The proper amount of exercise is extremely beneficial to your dog’s physical and mental health. But figuring out how much activity your dog needs is a tricky ...
How to Prepare Your Dog for a Baby (a Dog Lover's Guide)
The ultimate list of DO's and DON'Ts in how to prepare your dog for a baby - keeping your newborn, you and your dog happy and healthy.
How Diet, Exercise, and Mental Activity Contribute to Your Dog's Overall Health
60.2 million. That's the number of U.S. households that own a dog — and those aren't just single-dog households, because there are almost 90 million p...
Dog (and Cat) Grooming 101
Be sure to join Fluffs of Luv at our downtown Pineville cat and dog grooming salon, where your pet can enjoy their very own spa day! 704-440-4080
City Dog: How Much Exercise Do Your Dogs Get?
As City Dog owners, the one thing that always comes up in conversation (usually by non-dog owners) is that dogs can't be happy living in t...
Top 15 smartest dog breeds
Everyone claims they have the smartest poochy around, but does their dog make the list of the smartest dog breeds? First, let’s break it down to the facts: There are three aspects of intelligence when it comes to dog breeds. First is instinctive intelligence, which refers to the dog’s ability to preform tasks it was bred to do, like herding or guarding. Second aspect of intelligence is adaptive intelligence, which refers to the dogs ability to solve problems on their own and social…
Here's how dogs understand humans
A new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience, intimates that canines are able to understand basic human speech with physical objects that are associated with them.
that grooming that dog is a mistake?
Groomers. Pet stylists. We're in the service industry. We want to help people and their pets. That's the role of our business. When we do it well, we make people happy What if you can't make them happy? What if you can't groom the dog safely? What if the dog is highly aggressive? What if it has a serious medical condition? Should you still do it? If you have been in business for any amount of time, I'm sure you've run into this…
Leptospirosis in Dogs: How to Spot, Treat and Prevent It
Leptospirosis can infect both animals and humans. Learn more about signs and treatment of the disease.
10 Dog-Training Tricks Straight From the Dog Whisperer
Pack leader Cesar Millan is spilling his secrets!
6 Tips for Cutting Your Dog's Nails
One of the most intimidating home grooming tasks is cutting your dog's nails. Following these tips will make it easier and safer.