The Poop Scoop

Autism Companion Dog Feared Stolen?

The search for an autism companion dog continues in Castleconnell, Limerick after he went missing – feared stolen – on Sunday night. The Bernese Mountain Dog-Beagle cross belongs to 21-year-old Peter Meskell, and accompanies him during his day...

China Denounces Dogs As A Modern Day Menace

They slink through Chinese streets dropping poop like “land mines.” They are a blight on “social peace and harmony.”Pet dogs, in the eyes of China’s Communist Party, are a modern-day menace. And the Chinese urbanites who’ve grown infatuated with...

Britain's Least Wanted Dog?

It is said that every dog has its day – and after seven years, rescuers hope this lurcher’s time has come. Thought to be Britain’s least wanted dog, Jed has been overlooked by around 17,000 potential owners since he was taken in by the Dogs Trust ...

Israeli "Settlers" Unleash Pack Of Dogs On Palestinian Children

Israeli settlers have unleashed a large pack of dogs on Palestinian children, brutally injuring one near Salfit in the center of the occupied West Bank. The dogs harshly savaged the five-year-old boy, who is in dire need of several surgeries, i...

Vietnamese Dogs Not Just For Dinner

As disposable incomes rise, Vietnam's pet industry is growing alongside the nation's traditional appetite for dog meat. On a summer evening in central Hanoi, 22-year-old Son relaxes with his girlfriend as their pet poodle Bean plays on the gras...

Over 300,000 Abandoned Dogs Live On Streets Of Bolivia

More than 300,000 abandoned dogs live on the streets of Bolivia, a country of 10 million inhabitants, officials said. The expert in animal-transmitted infections at the Bolivian Health Ministry, Grover Paredes, said in a statement to state news a...

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Tips for Selecting a Dog Groomer

// Taking your pet to a professional dog groomer is an important part of raising a healthy, well adjusted companion. Many people believe that a simple wash and dry in the backyard is enough to keep their pet clean, but only a professional has...

Dog Grooming - How To Do Dog Grooming At Home

// If you have decided that you would like to groom your own dog you will need to choose the correct dog grooming tools to enable you to carry out this necessary task satisfactorily. By doing this task yourself you will undoubtedly save yours...

The Many Benefits of Dog Grooming

// Who would have thought that the simple act of dog grooming could affect your dog's physical and emotional health and well-being on so many levels? The look and feel of your dog's coat will tell you about what is going on for his whole stat...

What New Dog Owners Need to Know About Dog Grooming Services

// One of the most important things to understand when determining the successful outcome of a dog grooming session is how your pet is behaving when you pick them up from a groomer. Specialized and professional groomers must know how to handl...

Why Grooming Your Dog Is So Important

// There are three main reasons why we groom dogs. Firstly brushing a dog removes debris and disturbs the skins surface which releases the natural oil called sebum. This keeps the dog's coat glossy and healthy too. In the wild, the wolf will ...

The Importance of a Regular Grooming Schedule for Your Dog

// Groomers are often the first line of defense in the health care for dogs, since we are usually the first to spot a skin problem, ear, eye and oral infections, parasites such as fleas and ticks, physical sensitivities in certain areas, lump...

How to Trim Your Dog's Nails

// Most dog owners relinquish the job of dog grooming and clipping their dog's nails to a groomer or veterinarian. Your dog may not like to have his paws touched, but trimming his nails need not become an ordeal. Ease into the job by handling ...