For lack of better words, is your pup a simply a mess? Mine certainly needs grooming and bathing more often than I would like, and the time and expense of a trip to the groomer just does not always fit into my schedule. I wanted to learn how to groom my dog at home, but really had no idea where to start. Seems quite challenging, honestly. Fortunately, there are lots of tutorials available for DIY dog grooming, and it turns out it is not nearly as difficult as you might think. From trimming toenails and fur to brushing teeth and bathing, you will find instructions for all. Learn how today!~
Instead of using chemicals on your pooch, apply this Homemade Deodorant Spray from Garden Therapy to make them smell awesome. The lavender scent of this homemade spray will surely get the stink off your dog. With just 3 ingredients, you can start creating your own. Just make sure to follow along with the simple tutorial.
We all know how pricey dog grooming at a clinic or shop can be. With the tips and tricks from I Heart Dogs you can definitely save some bucks if you do the grooming on your own. Just make sure you have the right tools and stick to the instructions.
Vinegar is a known agent when it comes to caring for pets and other animals. Find out how vinegar can be used for pet and animal care by reading the full post on Natural Healthcare Store to find out the many uses and be amazed at how awesome vinegar can be.
Does your dog’s breath stink? Well, mine does. It’s quite a problem since he loves to lick us and the smell is just grossing me out. I’m glad I found this Minty Chicken Gummy Treats for Dogs that can help out with their stinky breath. I am definitely whipping up a batch for my doggie.
Winter can be harsh especially for our dogs. You know how hard the winter elements can be on human hands and feet, but have you ever thought about what they do to our pets’ feet? And enter paw wax. Homemade paw wax, as the name suggests, is wax for your dog’s paws. It’s a blend of wax and oils that coat the underside of the paw, protect the paw from the elements, and heal any existing abrasions. And I got the perfect recipe from Joybilee Farm.
Looking for a dry shampoo for dogs? There’s a simple homemade dry dog shampoo recipe for all needs. Try this DIY, homemade dog shampoo dry recipe for a quick cleansing that deters fleas during the summer. Only 3 ingredients and keeps your dog smelling wonderful between baths!
How adorable are these Dog Bows? Pre-made dog bows are way too expensive so why don’t you try making one for your dog instead. Even if you are not that crafty, this simple step-by-step instruction from Cold Hands Warm Heart will ensure you get perfect bows every time. I can’t wait to give it a try!
Learn how to make a DIY Dog Salt Scrub with this recipe from The Nerd’s Wife. Dog Salt Scrub is non-toxic, kills fleas, and smells great. So if giving a bath to your pup is always a challenge, you can try using the scrub. Applying it feels like a massage for them too so it would help them to relax.
Get your dog clean the easy way with this dog soap recipe. They’re as basic as baking soda, vinegar, and ordinary dish soap. Add essential oil to make it smell great. This fun recipe is great for your dogs and can also double as a gift idea to any dog lover.
I’m always apprehensive when I trim my Schnauzers toenails. One of them has black toenails and it always makes me nervous that I’m gonna cut the quick so I ended up not ever trimming enough off. After watching this tutorial by DIYPetGrooms.com I felt more comfortable trimming their nails…especially the one with the all black nails! This was so helpful to me and I wanted to share this with you!
If you’re having trouble getting rid of your Dogs bad breath, here’s a step-by-step tutorial from Pet Coupon Savings on how to make a do it yourself Homemade Dog Toothpaste to get rid of that trash can smell out of your dogs mouth. All you need is coconut oil, cinnamons,chicken or beef bouillon granules, some baking soda and six to seven mint leaves for a minty fresh breath. Check it out now!
If you always have problems with your dogs having really dirty ears or are always having ear infection, here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how you can make a do it yourself ear cleaner from Proud Dog Mom. You will be needing the following; witch hazel, hydrogen peroxide, apple cider vinegar, colloidal silver for ear infections, oil of oregano for yeasty ears, lavender oil for irritated ears, and neem oil for ear mites.
If your dogs like to walk your dogs, going hunting or fishing, you should try this next tutorial that we have for you. You can learn to make your own paw balm for walking your dogs. This will keep their paws moisturized especially if they will be walking on ice, snow or frozen mud because they could end up with cracked and sore paw. Check out how to make one on this blog from Halifax Dogventures.
On this blog from Wiki How you will learn how to make a natural Flea and tick remedy for your dog with the use of Apple Cider Vinegar. Vinegar is actually very helpful for dog, helps with digestion, arthritis, itching, mosquitos and a lot more. But in this tutorial we are going to use Apple Cider Vinegar specifically to get rid of those fleas and tick real fast. Check out how it’s done on this step-by-step tutorial.
If your dog love to run around the lawn and play at the dirt you most definitely have to wipe off its paw every time its enters the house right? These do it yourself Dog Paw Wipes and Spray are the perfect remedy, it cleans, it disinfects and soothes your Dogs paws. Check out how you can make your life easier from this step-by-step tutorial from Chemistry Cachet and make your own Dog Paw Wipes and Spray.
If your dog has hair long enough to braid or to style, check out this really cute Puppy Topknot. This might be the cute solution you are looking for, for all that hair on your dogs face. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial from Miracle Shih Tzu on how you can make these really cool topknot. All you need is a small elastic band, rat-tail comb, fine tooth comb, small puppy brush and a bow.
In this next step-by-step tutorial you will learn how to easily give your pups a bath. Giving your dogs a bath could be really hard at times but with this tutorial, you can say goodbye to the struggle of bathing your dog. This tutorial a lot of information you need to know like; the best time to bush your dogs hair is before bathing them, best place for bathing a dog, best bath time essentials and a few more.
If bathing your dog is hard enough, cleaning up after your dogs mess after bathing is an additional work. Mopping the wet floor isn’t as easy if your already tired from bathing your dog. But bathing your dog at home could actually save more money that taking them to a grooming expert. So here is a very helpful blog from Top Dog Tips and see the list of the best towels your dogs could use after taking a bath.
Your dogs dental health is important you don’t want your dog to have weak teeth that make their mouth smell like the inside of a trash can right? Check out the Delta Dental ID Blog for all the facts you need to know about your dogs dental health. You will also learn when you can start brushing your dogs teeth, how often and how long you brush it and how often you should examine your dogs teeth.
If want to keep your doggie smelling great the whole day, here’s a do it yourself tutorial where you can make a homemade Coat freshener for dogs to keep them smelling good so that they would not be leaving a bad smell on your bed or on the couch, it would definitely make your life easier so that you don’t have to always have your sheets cleaned to get rid of that bad smell. Check out the complete step-by-step tutorial from Cuteness and make a coat freshener for your dog.