Tips and Tricks for at home grooming and teeth cleaning, from our friends at Downtown Doghouse and Waggletooth!

Grooming with Downtown Doghouse


You and your furry friend are probably spending a lot more time together these days, so you might notice an excess amount of shedding, especially during these spring time months as dogs tend to shed the most in the spring and fall.  Jojo from Downtown Doghouse explains the best way to fix this, using a curry brush.  You'll be happy to see less shedding around the house and your furry friend will enjoy the pampering!

How to know when it's time to clip or file your dog's nails

It's hard to know when it's time to clip your pup's nails, especially if you're used to taking them to your local groomer.  This helpful video from Downtown Doghouse will help you decide when it's time to do so. 

How to give your dog the best pet-icure

Take the stress out of cutting your pup's nails! Dremelling (electric filing tool) can be a great substitute for clipping your dog's nails. Especially for dogs who are afraid of the squeeze of clippers, or for a person who is afraid of cutting their dog's nails too short.

Trim your dog's nails safely and effectively

Trimming your dog's nails properly can be a tricky task, especially if you've never done it before. It's important to follow the proper steps to avoid trimming your pup's nails too short. This video will go over everything you'll need to know to do it properly!

Clean your pup's ears with apple cider vinegar

Cleaning your dog's ears at home is simple and will help your pup avoid unwanted ear infections. If your dog is shaking their head often or their ears look unclean, it's likely time for a cleaning. All you need are a few household items to make a cleaning solution for your pup's ears: apple cider vinegar, water and cotton balls.

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Text: 212.924.5300

Teeth Cleaning with Waggletooth

How to Clean your Pup's Teeth

We know not all dogs love getting their teeth cleaned, but teeth cleaning is vital to your pup's dental health, especially during these times in which your local groomer or vet may not be as available.  Created by a dentist and formulated by a veterinarian, Waggletooth provides great products for at home dental care for your dog, ranging from their special toothbrush to dental sticks and toothpaste.

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