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Tips For Giving Your Dog a Hair Cut

Some dogs will not keep still. This is especially true when trying to give their hair a trim. Should you take them to a professional?

There is nothing worse then trying to groom a dog that will just not sit still! And if you’ve got a pair of scissors or clippers in your hand then could become a real problem.

Our Vets have treated a few nasty cuts, wounds and even eye injuries because dogs wouldn’t stay still when their owner was trying to groom them.

To help with home grooming you may want to try a little treat! If you can get your dog to stay still because they’ve got food rewards in front of them – that can ease the grooming process.

Also keep away from the face and ears with scissors. Use clippers instead as they are much safer around a dog head.

If your pooch is a bit of a handful to groom at home, you can aways take them to a Groomer.

They have a special grooming table which will have a pole and a lead that attaches to the dogs collar.

How do I toilet train my cat

I rescued an adult female, desexed cat six months ago. Apparently she’s always been an outside cat. I have another cat who is mostly indoors and I would only let outside during the day if I was home. Luna didn’t like being indoors and wasn’t using the litter tray properly. I had her confined in the bathroom for a few days to get use to it and she would go next to it, rarely in it. She will sometimes use a tray otherwise will urinate or poop on the floor. I am at wits end. I have two trays, I’ve changed the type of litter, put dirt in the tray, picked up the poop and put it in the tray to show her that where it goes. I’ve used spray in the tray to attract her to want to use the tray. I bought felliway diffuser which is meant to calm cats and have also used the rescue remedy drops in her food. I’ve recently moved house where there is a cat enclosure so she can go in and out when ever she pleases but still goes in the kitchen (as I now close the bathroom door when she started going to the toilet in there), but tonight I noticed she’s been going in the spare room if anything is left on the floor which is carpeted. So I’ve now cleared that whole room to prevent her from going to the toilet. She is still going in the kitchen. I’ve tried cleaning the area and eliminating her scent by using water and vinegar then once dry use bi carb soda and hydrogen peroxide and it has made no difference. She’s been tested for a bladder infection which came up negative. I love animals. I have another cat which she now gets along with and two dogs which she is still getting use to. I don’t know what else to do and I don’t want to give her up but feel like I will have no choice.