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如何帮狗狗做干洗 | How To Dry Clean A Dog

如何帮狗狗做干洗 | How To Dry Clean A Dog

A young puppy that is not yet fully toilet trained may often get dirty by accidentally stepping on their own pee and poo. Other than that, they could be messy eaters too. During this unpredictable stage, dry cleaning is the best way to get rid of the mess, instead of showering them every day.
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如何正确帮狗狗刷牙 | How To Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

如何正确帮狗狗刷牙 | How To Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

Around 80% of dogs aged 2 years and above start to develop dental problems if we do not practice proper care. We should brush our dog’s teeth once to twice a day. Yes, it should be that often. We can start to train a puppy to accept teeth-brushing when they’re around 4 – 6 months old.
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如何正确帮狗狗梳毛 (下篇) |  How To Brush Your Dog’s Hair Correctly (Episode 2)

如何正确帮狗狗梳毛 (下篇) | How To Brush Your Dog’s Hair Correctly (Episode 2)

How much do you know about dogs that get tangled hair? Which body parts are more prone to tangled hair? What should you do if there are minor tangled hair? Why shaving is needed?
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如何正确帮狗狗梳毛 (上篇) | How To Brush Your Dog’s Hair Correctly (Episode 1)

如何正确帮狗狗梳毛 (上篇) | How To Brush Your Dog’s Hair Correctly (Episode 1)

After a shower, we can use a power blower and a hair dryer to blow-dry your dog’s hair. Start with using the power blower first because it is efficient in blowing water away from the fur, then followed by the hair dryer.
Nicole Sew
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如何正确帮狗狗洗澡 | How To Shower Your Dog Correctly

如何正确帮狗狗洗澡 | How To Shower Your Dog Correctly

How often should I shower my dog and what shampoo is suitable for puppy use?

Due to our hot and humid weather in Malaysia, we can shower our dog once a week. Showering too often may remove moisture from the skin and cause itchiness.
Nicole Sew
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如何照顾狗的耳朵 | How To Take Care Of Your Dog’s Ears

如何照顾狗的耳朵 | How To Take Care Of Your Dog’s Ears

Compared with dogs with upright ears, dogs with floppy ears tend to get dirty easier because there is less ventilation, especially in the hot and humid weather of Malaysia. Since a majority of the popular pet dog breeds in Malaysia have floppy ears which are also hairy in the ear canal, the amount of ear wax and bacterial growth increases quicker and that will require more maintenance.
Nicole Sew
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如何修剪狗的肚子毛 | How To Trim Your Dog’s Belly Hair

如何修剪狗的肚子毛 | How To Trim Your Dog’s Belly Hair

Have you ever wondered why certain dog breeds need to have their belly hair shaved while others don’t?

Generally, dog breeds with short muzzle hair do not need their belly hair shaved because they tend to have shorter and less belly hair, so a simple trim would be enough. Examples would include Huskies, Pomeranians, Chow Chows, Beagles, and Jack Russells. If you shave these dogs’ belly hair, their inner thighs will be itchy and irritated because their belly hair are usually rougher in texture.
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如何修剪狗的脚板毛 | How To Trim Or Shave Your Dog’s Paw Hair Safely

如何修剪狗的脚板毛 | How To Trim Or Shave Your Dog’s Paw Hair Safely

When your dog’s paw hair gets too long, it gets slippery to walk, especially when it’s walking around indoors. This results in a higher risk of spraining or straining their ankles and joints. This is especially dangerous for dog breeds with a smaller bone structure such as Toy Poodles. Besides that, doggies that are overweight and senior in age are at a higher risk. 

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如何修剪狗的指甲 | How To Trim Dog Nails

如何修剪狗的指甲 | How To Trim Dog Nails

Why pet dogs’ nails grow faster than stray dogs’ nails?

You may wonder why stray dogs’ nails are never trimmed but it remained short, while our furkids’ nails grow so fast and need nails trimming often. This is because stray dogs stay outdoor and they walk on rough surface, which their nails are filed naturally every day. While our pet dogs normally stay in the house and seldom walk on rough surface.

Nicole Sew
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