There are several reasons why dogs and cats will scratch, lick or bite. The bottom line is... don't let them suffer!

If you as the pet’s owner are being driven “nuts” by the pet’s scratching and licking, imagine how awful your poor pet must feel.

The most common types of skin and coat issues are:

Environmental Dermatitis

Pet’s in this category present with signs of itching and scratching, hair loss and skin irritation. Many pets are very sensitive to simple lawn grasses, by matching what is visible on the pet’s skin with a probable environmental irritant - the cause of the skin problem can be determined and treated.

An example is moist eczema, or more commonly called hot spot. These skin lesions often occur as a...

The Benefits

  • Grooming your dog is a great time for you to bond with your dog
  • Check them from head to toe for any lumps and bumps, if you find anything of concern it is great to talk to your vet early and see if they can help
  • Keeps your dog looking great
  • Remove excess hair, which saves this excess hair getting on the furniture or into the carpet

Which Brush Is Right For My Dog?

Hair or Coat Type Recommended Brush
Short, Smooth coats Soft to medium bristle brush with short, closely spaced bristles
Short, wiry coats Firm bristle brush with short, closely spaced bristles; and a slicker brush
Medium to long flowing coats Soft to medium bristle brush with...

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Whether you bath your dog outside under the hose, or inside in the bath or shower, most owners are all too familiar with the battle of the bath. Many of us end up wet and covered in shampoo as well!

One of our favourite grooming ranges, Hair of the Dog has brought out an exciting and very convenient product to help us with our dog washing worries. Doggy Dry Clean Shampoo!

This shampoo has been specifically designed so you can wash your dog without the use of water. It will effectively clean, condition and deodorise your dog without creating a mess with little or no fuss.
This makes it ideal for daily or intermediate cleaning between full grooming. 


Doggy Dry Clean is a totally natural dry foaming shampoo suitable for...

I bought my first FURminator several months ago and have never looked back! These simply are the best shedding tool you can buy for all cats, dogs and even small pets

The FURminator was created by Angie and Dave Porter. Angie had struggled for more than a decade to find a invaluable tool to deal with dog shedding. So she finally decided to partner up with her husband and create the first and only tool to safely, efficiently and comfortably remove a pet's loose undercoat. 
The FURminator de-Shedding tool is now the most popular, sought after and beloved shedding solution on the market. 

furminatorWhy do I need a FURminator?
Indoor dogs tend to shed year round. Each hair (topcoat/guard hair and undercoat) goes through a hair cycle just...

Grooming your dog regularly is important as it keeps your pet clean and healthy. It gives you an opportunity to check the eyes, ears and body for symptoms of any health problems, and it also reasserts your authority over your dog. At first, use food as a reward to distract your dog while grooming, and progress to verbal and physical praise alone.

It is easier to have your dog stand on a table when grooming, especially if it’s still learning how pleasant grooming can be. Putting your dog on a lead also makes it easier to control and hold in the standing position.

Your basic grooming kit will need to include a brush and comb suited to your dog’s type of coat, cotton wool, nail clippers, and toothbrush or cloth for cleaning teeth. If...