Archive for May, 2006

Haircuts and Bathing

May 29, 2006

According to Kyline Davis, of PETsMART,” Some breeds require little or no hair clipping or shaving, while others may require haircuts on a monthly basis”. A PETsMART PETSTYLIST can help you determine the schedule and style that is most appropriate for your dog.

In addition to haircut, bathing regularly keeps your pets skin healthy coat clean and shiny. It also helps to remove loose hair and keeps your pet smelling fresh.

However, to deep clean your pet’s coat and remoisturze your pet’s skin, she recommends Groomax professional line of soothing shampoos and hydrating conditioners specially formulated for pets.

A PETsMART pet dad in Lexington,KY said,” Our dog had dry skin, and I could tell he felt a lot better after his bath .PETsMART’s oatmeal shampoo really seemed to help ease his itching quite a bit”.


Oral health care/ toothbrushing

May 21, 2006

” Sadie loves her PETsMART PETSSYLIST,said miss Molly. I can tell because she wags her tail and jumps into her arms when she sees her”, a PETsMART pet mom in Houston, TX.

Never-the-less, just like humans, however,”dogs need their teeth brushed every day for optimal oral health. Besides freshens their breath,it reduces tartar and helps prevent periodontal disease. In fact,brushing a dog’s teeth and gums regularly can help prevent dental disease,which can lead to serious bacterial infections of the gums and mouth,and ultimately can move through the bloodstream and affect other vital organs”, says Kyline Davis of PETsMART. ” Just as we normally see the dentist once a year, it is also imperative that your dog visit a veterinarian for scaling and cleaning, she added.

A routine of regularly scheduled professional toothbrushing from PESTsMART PETSTYLIST will alert you to any problems that may require veterinary care

Kitty care and pet brushing.

May 13, 2006

Is brushing your pet’s fur reduces shedding? Yes, it does. According to Kyline Davis, a specialist from Petsmart,”brushing your pet’s fur reduces shedding and painful matting,stimulates circulation and helps detect parasites such as fleas and ticks.It also helps strengthen the bond with your pet. Visit our Grooming Salon or to determine the proper tools for grooming your pet at home”.

Additionally,PETsMART caring PETSYLISTS can provide this service for your pet with professional equipment and superior techniques to remove your pet’s excess undercoat, which will ensure home maintenance is a lot more enjoyable for you and your pet.

Kitty care: Even though cats are constantly grooming themselves, you’ll still need to lend a hand to ensure proper hygiene,said Kyline Davis.She also said,” to reduce hairballs, cats need their fur brushed daily and, if your cat is long-haired,you may need professional assistance. Visit a PETsMART PETSYLIST to determine the optimal hygiene regimen for your little kitty”.For more info