Soak your dog thoroughly. Make sure your dog's coat is completely wet before you start applying shampoo to it. If your dog isn't afraid, you can buy and use a hose and water pressurizer attachment for the faucet. This is especially helpful if you have a large dog or one with a double-coat. AVOID getting water in your dog's ears. Water in the ears can cause an infection. Please be sure to only spray water/rinse water up to the dog's neck. The head can be cleaned separately (see below for instructions).
Trimming your dog’s nails is an important part of keeping your dog healthy and well-groomed. Well-clipped nails are also a factor in your dog grooming costs. When a dog’s nails get too long, they have the potential to break or split, which can cause them pain and mean a costly visit to your local veterinarian. Overly long dog nails can also cause discomfort for your pup, especially if you have hardwood or tile floors. Be sure to calculate regular nail trimming into your budget for dog grooming. The dog groomer may use trimmers to clip the nails, or they may use a small drill (like a Dremel) to grind down the nails. A good professional groomer will know not to clip too close to the base of the nail, where nicking a nerve or a blood vessel could injure your dog. Nail trimming costs can vary based on geographic location and whether you bring the dog to the groomer or if the groomer picks up and drops off your dog. Transportation fees for pickup and drop-off service can add a lot to the cost. A simple dog nail trim may cost between $10 and $30, depending on location. Nail grinding may cost $2-$8 more than standard clipping. Many dog groomers offer discounts for bundled services, so you could get a nail trim at a reduced rate when you purchase it with a bath.
Some breeds of dogs are prone to certain genetic ailments such as elbow and hip dysplasia, blindness, deafness, pulmonic stenosis, cleft palate, and trick knees. Two serious medical conditions particularly affecting dogs are pyometra, affecting unspayed females of all types and ages, and gastric dilatation volvulus (bloat), which affects the larger breeds or deep-chested dogs. Both of these are acute conditions, and can kill rapidly. Dogs are also susceptible to parasites such as fleas, ticks, mites, hookworms, tapeworms, roundworms, and heartworms (roundworm species that lives in the heart of dogs).

In Christianity, dogs represent faithfulness.[208] Within the Roman Catholic denomination specifically, the iconography of Saint Dominic includes a dog, after the hallow's mother dreamt of a dog springing from her womb and becoming pregnant shortly thereafter.[214] As such, the Dominican Order (Ecclesiastical Latin: Dominicanus) means "dogs of the Lord" or "hounds of the Lord" (Ecclesiastical Latin: domini canis).[214] In Christian folklore, a church grim often takes the form of a black dog to guard Christian churches and their churchyards from sacrilege.[215]
Dogs have been described as carnivores[117][118] or omnivores.[17][119][120][121] Compared to wolves, dogs have genes involved in starch digestion that contribute to an increased ability to thrive on a starch-rich diet.[19] Based on metabolism and nutrition, many consider the dog to be an omnivore. However, the dog is not simply an omnivore. More like the cat and less like other omnivores, the dog can only produce bile acid with taurine, and it cannot produce vitamin D, which it obtains from animal flesh. Also more like the cat, the dog requires arginine to maintain its nitrogen balance. These nutritional requirements place the dog part-way between carnivores and omnivores.[122]
Neutering refers to the sterilization of animals, usually by removal of the male's testicles or the female's ovaries and uterus, in order to eliminate the ability to procreate and reduce sex drive. Because of the overpopulation of dogs in some countries, many animal control agencies, such as the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), advise that dogs not intended for further breeding should be neutered, so that they do not have undesired puppies that may later be euthanized.[74]

Dry your dog. Use a squeegee or use your hand as a squeegee to force water off of the coat and body. Towel dry him as best as you can while he's still in the tub, so you don't make a mess. Place the towel over your dog’s back, or hold it next to him and give permission to shake the water off their body. Many dogs will learn the “bath rules” and wait to shake until you have placed the towel over them to contain the water droplets. Another type of towel to use is a chamois, which is a thin fleece like towel that is designed to be wrung out when wet. It lessens the amount of towels needed and does the bulk of the work. Using a chamois, then a towel makes drying less of a hassle.
Take extra care with dark-nailed dogs not to clip to the quick (blood vessel). Go slowly, and only take a little bit off at a time. Dremeling is much safer and easier to avoid hitting the quick, as it shaves only a little bit at a time. Use a cordless pet-safe Dremel tool, as the corded ones will not stop turning if they catch hair. Don't dremel for too long as it will burn the nail and prolong the trimming process for the dog which causes more stress. The best recommended process is trim first then dremel to shorten a little bit and round out the nail do it's not sharp.
wp.listifyResults.controllers.dataService.response = {"found_jobs":true,"found_posts":0,"listings":[{"id":2084,"object":{"ID":2084,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-27 05:40:33","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-27 05:40:33","post_content":"Arf N' Annies has been in business in OKC for 30 years. We are a full service grooming salon for Dogs And Cats at affordable prices.","post_title":"Arf'n Annies","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:08:20","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:08:20","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"tue":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"wed":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"3:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","title":"Arf’n Annies","telephone":"(405) 634-7833","location":{"raw":"314 SW 89th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73139","address":"314 Southwest 89th StreetOklahoma City, OK 73139<\/a>","lng":"-97.5199837","lat":"35.3768584"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/bathtime.136160326_std.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","name":"Arf’n Annies","description":"Arf N' Annies has been in business in OKC for 30 years. We are a full service grooming salon for Dogs And Cats at affordable prices.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=35.3768584%2C-97.5199837","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Oklahoma City","addressRegion":"OK","postalCode":"73139","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"314 Southwest 89th Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"35.3768584","longitude":"-97.5199837"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/bathtime.136160326_std-132x150.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/arfnanniespetgrooming.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1557,"object":{"ID":1557,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-25 08:43:52","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-25 08:43:52","post_content":"We have a wonderful crew to serve your pet\u2019s needs. Owner, Liz Czak has over 40 years in the pet care field and is a graduate of the New York School of Dog Grooming. Liz has worked in grooming salons in Hollywood and Beverly Hills.","post_title":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:37","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:37","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"tue":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"wed":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","title":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","telephone":"(207) 593-9100","location":{"raw":"589 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856","address":"589 Commercial StreetRockport, ME 04856<\/a>","lng":"-69.086049","lat":"44.162723"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/IMG_7513.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","name":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","description":"We have a wonderful crew to serve your pet\u2019s needs. Owner, Liz Czak has over 40 years in the pet care field and is a graduate of the New York School of Dog Grooming. Liz has worked in grooming salons in Hollywood and Beverly Hills.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=44.162723%2C-69.086049","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Rockport","addressRegion":"ME","postalCode":"04856","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"589 Commercial Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"44.162723","longitude":"-69.086049"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/IMG_7513-150x100.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/yankeeclipperpetgrooming.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1608,"object":{"ID":1608,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-25 09:38:37","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-25 09:38:37","post_content":"For years Dawn hated leaving Foxie her best friend, at home and going off to work everyday. She had longed for a meaningful career with animals, but didn't know where to start. So she left corporate America and signed up at Pedigree Career Institute where she graduated top in her class with many Awards!! The rest, they say, is history...","post_title":"A Diamond In The Ruff","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:36","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:36","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","title":"A Diamond In The Ruff","telephone":"(508) 393-7833","location":{"raw":"326 Main St # 2, Northborough, MA 01532","address":"326 Main StreetNorthborough, MA 01532<\/a>","lng":"-71.6168797","lat":"42.3287017"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/picture2-front.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","name":"A Diamond In The Ruff","description":"For years Dawn hated leaving Foxie her best friend, at home and going off to work everyday. She had longed for a meaningful career with animals, but didn't know where to start. So she left corporate America and signed up at Pedigree Career Institute where she graduated top in her class with many Awards!! The…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=42.3287017%2C-71.6168797","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Northborough","addressRegion":"MA","postalCode":"01532","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"326 Main Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"42.3287017","longitude":"-71.6168797"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/picture2-front-150x76.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/www.adiamondintheruff.biz\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1686,"object":{"ID":1686,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-26 02:56:38","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-26 02:56:38","post_content":"Welcome to the online home of Groomingdale's Pet Salons of Minnesota! We have been grooming the best looking pets of the Minneapolis-St. Paul South Metro Since 1988. We are proud to be family owned and operated. Groomingdale's has three salon locations conveniently located in Eagan, Farmington and Lakeville. We would love to help your pet to look their best, so call any of our locations to schedule an appointment today! We look forward to seeing you!","post_title":"Groomingdale's Pet Salon","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:22","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:22","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","title":"Groomingdale’s Pet Salon","telephone":"(651) 463-9377","location":{"raw":"18450 Pilot Knob Rd Ste B, Farmington, MN 55024","address":"18450 Pilot Knob RoadFarmington, MN 55024<\/a>","lng":"-93.1761947","lat":"44.6822274"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/DSC03832-1024x768.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","name":"Groomingdale’s Pet Salon","description":"Welcome to the online home of Groomingdale's Pet Salons of Minnesota! We have been grooming the best looking pets of the Minneapolis-St. Paul South Metro Since 1988. We are proud to be family owned and operated. Groomingdale's has three salon locations conveniently located in Eagan, Farmington and Lakeville. We would love to help your pet…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=44.6822274%2C-93.1761947","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Farmington","addressRegion":"MN","postalCode":"55024","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"18450 Pilot Knob Road"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"44.6822274","longitude":"-93.1761947"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/DSC03832-150x113.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/www.home.groomingdalesmn.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":2462,"object":{"ID":2462,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-28 05:57:41","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-28 05:57:41","post_content":"Stonehearth Kennels has been breeding, raising, training and caring for dogs since the 1970s. We love dogs as much as you do, and built our facility just for them.","post_title":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-07-27 12:57:24","post_modified_gmt":"2017-07-27 12:57:24","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","title":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","telephone":"(608) 779-9977","location":{"raw":"W7337 County Road Z Zn, Onalaska, WI 54650","address":"County Road ZNOnalaska, WI 54650<\/a>","lng":"-91.2837325","lat":"43.933882"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/Stonehearth-Kennel-Grooming-3.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","name":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","description":"Stonehearth Kennels has been breeding, raising, training and caring for dogs since the 1970s. We love dogs as much as you do, and built our facility just for them.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=43.933882%2C-91.2837325","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Onalaska","addressRegion":"WI","postalCode":"54650","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"County Road ZN"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"43.933882","longitude":"-91.2837325"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/Stonehearth-Kennel-Grooming-3-150x113.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/www.stonehearthkennels.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1287,"object":{"ID":1287,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-24 06:39:56","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-24 06:39:56","post_content":"We started\u00a0Big Waggle Pet Services over 5 years ago and our mission and goal has always stayed the same: take care of our customers pets like they're our own. And that means coming to you and your home for more than just a 30-minute visit or to feed them. We routinely walk, play and train your animal to make sure that they're not just getting love, but they're also getting some just deserved exercise. Happy Healthy Pets....One Tail at a Time!","post_title":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:11:24","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:11:24","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"tue":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"wed":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","title":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","telephone":"(808) 249-2525","location":{"raw":"313 N Market St, Wailuku, HI 96793","address":"313 North Market StreetWailuku, HI 96793<\/a>","lng":"-156.504235","lat":"20.891836"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/24e92c89f1d619f57fcb2fa9adbe0fa1.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","name":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","description":"We started\u00a0Big Waggle Pet Services over 5 years ago and our mission and goal has always stayed the same: take care of our customers pets like they're our own. And that means coming to you and your home for more than just a 30-minute visit or to feed them. We routinely walk, play and train…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=20.891836%2C-156.504235","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Wailuku","addressRegion":"HI","postalCode":"96793","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"313 North Market Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"20.891836","longitude":"-156.504235"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/24e92c89f1d619f57fcb2fa9adbe0fa1-150x96.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/bigwaggle.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}}]};
A Colorado study found bites in children were less severe than bites in adults.[179] The incidence of dog bites in the US is 12.9 per 10,000 inhabitants, but for boys aged 5 to 9, the incidence rate is 60.7 per 10,000. Moreover, children have a much higher chance to be bitten in the face or neck.[180] Sharp claws with powerful muscles behind them can lacerate flesh in a scratch that can lead to serious infections.[181]

Neutering reduces problems caused by hypersexuality, especially in male dogs.[76] Spayed female dogs are less likely to develop some forms of cancer, affecting mammary glands, ovaries, and other reproductive organs.[77] However, neutering increases the risk of urinary incontinence in female dogs,[78] and prostate cancer in males,[79] as well as osteosarcoma, hemangiosarcoma, cruciate ligament rupture, obesity, and diabetes mellitus in either sex.[80]

Long fur on the paws acts as a trap for grass seeds, grit, or even ice, so regular trimming is advisable. Use a pair of curved scissors with rounded tips. Work on one toe at a time and twirl the fur growing between two toes between your finger and thumb, and then snip the hair off at the base. Be careful never to pull on the fur, which elevates the skin and makes cutting it more likely. If you cannot see where the skin ends and the fur starts, then slide a comb through the fur at skin level, and using the scissors cut on the safe side of the comb. Repeat for each toe on each paw.

Dog communication is how dogs convey information to other dogs, how they understand messages from humans, and how humans translate the information that dogs are transmitting.[103]:xii Communication behaviors of dogs include eye gaze, facial expression, vocalization, body posture (including movements of bodies and limbs) and gustatory communication (scents, pheromones and taste). Humans communicate to dogs by using vocalization, hand signals and body posture.
A 2005 paper states "recent research has failed to support earlier findings that pet ownership is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, a reduced use of general practitioner services, or any psychological or physical benefits on health for community dwelling older people. Research has, however, pointed to significantly less absenteeism from school through sickness among children who live with pets."[191] In one study, new guardians reported a highly significant reduction in minor health problems during the first month following pet acquisition, and this effect was sustained in those with dogs through to the end of the study.[195]

In mythology, dogs often serve as pets or as watchdogs.[208] Stories of dogs guarding the gates of the underworld recur throughout Indo-European mythologies[210][211] and may originate from Proto-Indo-European religion.[210][211] In Greek mythology, Cerberus is a three-headed watchdog who guards the gates of Hades.[208] In Norse mythology, a bloody, four-eyed dog called Garmr guards Helheim.[208] In Persian mythology, two four-eyed dogs guard the Chinvat Bridge.[208] In Welsh mythology, Annwn is guarded by Cŵn Annwn.[208] In Hindu mythology, Yama, the god of death, owns two watch dogs who have four eyes. They are said to watch over the gates of Naraka.[212]
wp.listifyResults.controllers.dataService.response = {"found_jobs":true,"found_posts":0,"listings":[{"id":2084,"object":{"ID":2084,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-27 05:40:33","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-27 05:40:33","post_content":"Arf N' Annies has been in business in OKC for 30 years. We are a full service grooming salon for Dogs And Cats at affordable prices.","post_title":"Arf'n Annies","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:08:20","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:08:20","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"tue":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"wed":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"3:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","title":"Arf’n Annies","telephone":"(405) 634-7833","location":{"raw":"314 SW 89th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73139","address":"
314 Southwest 89th StreetOklahoma City, OK 73139<\/a>","lng":"-97.5199837","lat":"35.3768584"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/bathtime.136160326_std.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","name":"Arf’n Annies","description":"Arf N' Annies has been in business in OKC for 30 years. We are a full service grooming salon for Dogs And Cats at affordable prices.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=35.3768584%2C-97.5199837","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Oklahoma City","addressRegion":"OK","postalCode":"73139","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"314 Southwest 89th Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"35.3768584","longitude":"-97.5199837"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/bathtime.136160326_std-132x150.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/arfnanniespetgrooming.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1557,"object":{"ID":1557,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-25 08:43:52","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-25 08:43:52","post_content":"We have a wonderful crew to serve your pet\u2019s needs. Owner, Liz Czak has over 40 years in the pet care field and is a graduate of the New York School of Dog Grooming. Liz has worked in grooming salons in Hollywood and Beverly Hills.","post_title":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:37","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:37","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"tue":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"wed":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","title":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","telephone":"(207) 593-9100","location":{"raw":"589 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856","address":"589 Commercial StreetRockport, ME 04856<\/a>","lng":"-69.086049","lat":"44.162723"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/IMG_7513.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","name":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","description":"We have a wonderful crew to serve your pet\u2019s needs. Owner, Liz Czak has over 40 years in the pet care field and is a graduate of the New York School of Dog Grooming. Liz has worked in grooming salons in Hollywood and Beverly Hills.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=44.162723%2C-69.086049","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Rockport","addressRegion":"ME","postalCode":"04856","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"589 Commercial Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"44.162723","longitude":"-69.086049"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/IMG_7513-150x100.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/yankeeclipperpetgrooming.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1608,"object":{"ID":1608,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-25 09:38:37","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-25 09:38:37","post_content":"For years Dawn hated leaving Foxie her best friend, at home and going off to work everyday. She had longed for a meaningful career with animals, but didn't know where to start. So she left corporate America and signed up at Pedigree Career Institute where she graduated top in her class with many Awards!! The rest, they say, is history...","post_title":"A Diamond In The Ruff","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:36","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:36","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","title":"A Diamond In The Ruff","telephone":"(508) 393-7833","location":{"raw":"326 Main St # 2, Northborough, MA 01532","address":"326 Main StreetNorthborough, MA 01532<\/a>","lng":"-71.6168797","lat":"42.3287017"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/picture2-front.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","name":"A Diamond In The Ruff","description":"For years Dawn hated leaving Foxie her best friend, at home and going off to work everyday. She had longed for a meaningful career with animals, but didn't know where to start. So she left corporate America and signed up at Pedigree Career Institute where she graduated top in her class with many Awards!! The…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=42.3287017%2C-71.6168797","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Northborough","addressRegion":"MA","postalCode":"01532","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"326 Main Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"42.3287017","longitude":"-71.6168797"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/picture2-front-150x76.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/www.adiamondintheruff.biz\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1686,"object":{"ID":1686,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-26 02:56:38","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-26 02:56:38","post_content":"Welcome to the online home of Groomingdale's Pet Salons of Minnesota! We have been grooming the best looking pets of the Minneapolis-St. Paul South Metro Since 1988. We are proud to be family owned and operated. Groomingdale's has three salon locations conveniently located in Eagan, Farmington and Lakeville. We would love to help your pet to look their best, so call any of our locations to schedule an appointment today! We look forward to seeing you!","post_title":"Groomingdale's Pet Salon","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:22","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:22","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","title":"Groomingdale’s Pet Salon","telephone":"(651) 463-9377","location":{"raw":"18450 Pilot Knob Rd Ste B, Farmington, MN 55024","address":"18450 Pilot Knob RoadFarmington, MN 55024<\/a>","lng":"-93.1761947","lat":"44.6822274"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/DSC03832-1024x768.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","name":"Groomingdale’s Pet Salon","description":"Welcome to the online home of Groomingdale's Pet Salons of Minnesota! We have been grooming the best looking pets of the Minneapolis-St. Paul South Metro Since 1988. We are proud to be family owned and operated. Groomingdale's has three salon locations conveniently located in Eagan, Farmington and Lakeville. We would love to help your pet…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=44.6822274%2C-93.1761947","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Farmington","addressRegion":"MN","postalCode":"55024","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"18450 Pilot Knob Road"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"44.6822274","longitude":"-93.1761947"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/DSC03832-150x113.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/www.home.groomingdalesmn.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":2462,"object":{"ID":2462,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-28 05:57:41","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-28 05:57:41","post_content":"Stonehearth Kennels has been breeding, raising, training and caring for dogs since the 1970s. We love dogs as much as you do, and built our facility just for them.","post_title":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-07-27 12:57:24","post_modified_gmt":"2017-07-27 12:57:24","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","title":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","telephone":"(608) 779-9977","location":{"raw":"W7337 County Road Z Zn, Onalaska, WI 54650","address":"County Road ZNOnalaska, WI 54650<\/a>","lng":"-91.2837325","lat":"43.933882"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/Stonehearth-Kennel-Grooming-3.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","name":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","description":"Stonehearth Kennels has been breeding, raising, training and caring for dogs since the 1970s. We love dogs as much as you do, and built our facility just for them.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=43.933882%2C-91.2837325","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Onalaska","addressRegion":"WI","postalCode":"54650","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"County Road ZN"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"43.933882","longitude":"-91.2837325"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/Stonehearth-Kennel-Grooming-3-150x113.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/www.stonehearthkennels.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1287,"object":{"ID":1287,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-24 06:39:56","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-24 06:39:56","post_content":"We started\u00a0Big Waggle Pet Services over 5 years ago and our mission and goal has always stayed the same: take care of our customers pets like they're our own. And that means coming to you and your home for more than just a 30-minute visit or to feed them. We routinely walk, play and train your animal to make sure that they're not just getting love, but they're also getting some just deserved exercise. Happy Healthy Pets....One Tail at a Time!","post_title":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:11:24","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:11:24","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/listing\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"tue":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"wed":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","title":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","telephone":"(808) 249-2525","location":{"raw":"313 N Market St, Wailuku, HI 96793","address":"313 North Market StreetWailuku, HI 96793<\/a>","lng":"-156.504235","lat":"20.891836"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/24e92c89f1d619f57fcb2fa9adbe0fa1.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","name":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","description":"We started\u00a0Big Waggle Pet Services over 5 years ago and our mission and goal has always stayed the same: take care of our customers pets like they're our own. And that means coming to you and your home for more than just a 30-minute visit or to feed them. We routinely walk, play and train…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/maps.google.com\/maps?daddr=20.891836%2C-156.504235","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Wailuku","addressRegion":"HI","postalCode":"96793","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"313 North Market Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"20.891836","longitude":"-156.504235"},"image":"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/24e92c89f1d619f57fcb2fa9adbe0fa1-150x96.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/bigwaggle.com\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}}]};
In addition, people with pet dogs took considerably more physical exercise than those with cats and those without pets. The results provide evidence that keeping pets may have positive effects on human health and behaviour, and that for guardians of dogs these effects are relatively long-term.[195] Pet guardianship has also been associated with increased coronary artery disease survival, with human guardians being significantly less likely to die within one year of an acute myocardial infarction than those who did not own dogs.[196]
The majority of contemporary dog owners describe their pet as part of the family,[146] although some ambivalence about the relationship is evident in the popular reconceptualization of the dog–human family as a pack.[146] A dominance model of dog–human relationships has been promoted by some dog trainers, such as on the television program Dog Whisperer. However it has been disputed that "trying to achieve status" is characteristic of dog–human interactions.[150] Pet dogs play an active role in family life; for example, a study of conversations in dog–human families showed how family members use the dog as a resource, talking to the dog, or talking through the dog, to mediate their interactions with each other.[151]
Dog behavior is the internally coordinated responses (actions or inactions) of the domestic dog (individuals or groups) to internal and/or external stimuli.[94] As the oldest domesticated species, with estimates ranging from 9,000–30,000 years BCE, the minds of dogs inevitably have been shaped by millennia of contact with humans. As a result of this physical and social evolution, dogs, more than any other species, have acquired the ability to understand and communicate with humans, and they are uniquely attuned to human behaviors.[18] Behavioral scientists have uncovered a surprising set of social-cognitive abilities in the domestic dog. These abilities are not possessed by the dog's closest canine relatives nor by other highly intelligent mammals such as great apes but rather parallel some of the social-cognitive skills of human children.[95]

Wolves kill dogs wherever they are found together.[111] One study reported that in Wisconsin in 1999 more compensation had been paid for losses due to wolves taking dogs than for wolves taking livestock. In Wisconsin wolves will often kill hunting dogs, possibly because the dogs are in the wolf's territory.[111] A strategy has been reported in Russia where one wolf lures a dog into heavy brush where another wolf waits in ambush.[112] In some instances, wolves have displayed an uncharacteristic fearlessness of humans and buildings when attacking dogs, to the extent that they have to be beaten off or killed.[113] Although the numbers of dogs killed each year are relatively low, it induces a fear of wolves entering villages and farmyards to take dogs, and losses of dogs to wolves has led to demands for more liberal wolf hunting regulations.[108]

African village dogs Bandogs Bichons Bulldogs Crossbreed dogs Curs Dogos Feists Fighting dogs Pit bulls Guard dogs Gun dogs Pointers Retrievers Setters Water dogs Hairless dogs Hounds Scenthounds Sighthounds Laika Lap dogs Mastiffs Mongrels Mountain dogs Molossers Meat dogs Pastoral dogs Herding dogs Livestock guardian dogs Pinschers Purebred dogs Sled dogs Schnauzers Spaniels Spitz Street dogs Terriers Toy dogs Turnspit dogs Wolfdogs


^ Jump up to: a b Axelsson, E.; Ratnakumar, A.; Arendt, M.L.; Maqbool, K.; Webster, M.T.; Perloski, M.; Liberg, O.; Arnemo, J.M.; Hedhammar, Å.; Lindblad-Toh, K. (2013). "The genomic signature of dog domestication reveals adaptation to a starch-rich diet". Nature. 495 (7441): 360–364. Bibcode:2013Natur.495..360A. doi:10.1038/nature11837. PMID 23354050.
Trimming your dog’s nails is an important part of keeping your dog healthy and well-groomed. Well-clipped nails are also a factor in your dog grooming costs. When a dog’s nails get too long, they have the potential to break or split, which can cause them pain and mean a costly visit to your local veterinarian. Overly long dog nails can also cause discomfort for your pup, especially if you have hardwood or tile floors. Be sure to calculate regular nail trimming into your budget for dog grooming. The dog groomer may use trimmers to clip the nails, or they may use a small drill (like a Dremel) to grind down the nails. A good professional groomer will know not to clip too close to the base of the nail, where nicking a nerve or a blood vessel could injure your dog. Nail trimming costs can vary based on geographic location and whether you bring the dog to the groomer or if the groomer picks up and drops off your dog. Transportation fees for pickup and drop-off service can add a lot to the cost. A simple dog nail trim may cost between $10 and $30, depending on location. Nail grinding may cost $2-$8 more than standard clipping. Many dog groomers offer discounts for bundled services, so you could get a nail trim at a reduced rate when you purchase it with a bath.
In conformation shows, also referred to as breed shows, a judge familiar with the specific dog breed evaluates individual purebred dogs for conformity with their established breed type as described in the breed standard. As the breed standard only deals with the externally observable qualities of the dog (such as appearance, movement, and temperament), separately tested qualities (such as ability or health) are not part of the judging in conformation shows.
Domestic dogs inherited complex behaviors, such as bite inhibition, from their wolf ancestors, which would have been pack hunters with complex body language. These sophisticated forms of social cognition and communication may account for their trainability, playfulness, and ability to fit into human households and social situations, and these attributes have given dogs a relationship with humans that has enabled them to become one of the most successful species on the planet today.[132]:pages95-136
document.body.className = c; var wc_product_block_data = JSON.parse( decodeURIComponent( '%7B%22min_columns%22%3A1%2C%22max_columns%22%3A6%2C%22default_columns%22%3A3%2C%22min_rows%22%3A1%2C%22max_rows%22%3A6%2C%22default_rows%22%3A1%2C%22thumbnail_size%22%3A400%2C%22placeholderImgSrc%22%3A%22https%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fdoggroomingnearme.net%5C%2Fwp-content%5C%2Fuploads%5C%2Fwoocommerce-placeholder.png%22%2C%22min_height%22%3A500%2C%22default_height%22%3A500%2C%22isLargeCatalog%22%3Afalse%2C%22limitTags%22%3Afalse%2C%22hasTags%22%3Atrue%2C%22productCategories%22%3A%5B%7B%22term_id%22%3A171%2C%22name%22%3A%22Uncategorized%22%2C%22slug%22%3A%22uncategorized%22%2C%22term_group%22%3A0%2C%22term_taxonomy_id%22%3A171%2C%22taxonomy%22%3A%22product_cat%22%2C%22description%22%3A%22%22%2C%22parent%22%3A0%2C%22count%22%3A0%2C%22filter%22%3A%22raw%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22https%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fdoggroomingnearme.net%5C%2Fproduct-category%5C%2Funcategorized%5C%2F%22%7D%2C%7B%22term_id%22%3A123%2C%22name%22%3A%22Dog%20Clothes%22%2C%22slug%22%3A%22dog-clothes%22%2C%22term_group%22%3A0%2C%22term_taxonomy_id%22%3A123%2C%22taxonomy%22%3A%22product_cat%22%2C%22description%22%3A%22%22%2C%22parent%22%3A0%2C%22count%22%3A0%2C%22filter%22%3A%22raw%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22https%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fdoggroomingnearme.net%5C%2Fproduct-category%5C%2Fdog-clothes%5C%2F%22%7D%2C%7B%22term_id%22%3A51%2C%22name%22%3A%22Packages%22%2C%22slug%22%3A%22packages%22%2C%22term_group%22%3A0%2C%22term_taxonomy_id%22%3A51%2C%22taxonomy%22%3A%22product_cat%22%2C%22description%22%3A%22%22%2C%22parent%22%3A0%2C%22count%22%3A4%2C%22filter%22%3A%22raw%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22https%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fdoggroomingnearme.net%5C%2Fproduct-category%5C%2Fpackages%5C%2F%22%7D%5D%2C%22homeUrl%22%3A%22https%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fdoggroomingnearme.net%5C%2F%22%7D' ) ); /* */ /* */ /* */ /* */ /* */ /* <\/span>Loading...<\/span>","tError":"The content could not be loaded."}},"loginPopupLink":["a[href^=\"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/wp-login.php?redirect_to\"]",".popup-trigger[href=\"#add-photo\"]","a[href=\"https:\/\/doggroomingnearme.net\/my-account\/\"]"]};
In 1999, a study of mitochondrial DNA indicated that the domestic dog may have originated from multiple grey wolf populations, with the dingo and New Guinea singing dog "breeds" having developed at a time when human populations were more isolated from each other.[23] In the third edition of Mammal Species of the World published in 2005, the mammalogist W. Christopher Wozencraft listed under the wolf Canis lupus its wild subspecies, and proposed two additional subspecies: "familiaris Linneaus, 1758 [domestic dog]" and "dingo Meyer, 1793 [domestic dog]". Wozencraft included hallstromi – the New Guinea singing dog – as a taxonomic synonym for the dingo. Wozencraft referred to the mDNA study as one of the guides in forming his decision.[1] The inclusion of familiaris and dingo under a "domestic dog" clade has been noted by other mammalogists.[24] This classification by Wozencraft is debated among zoologists.[25]
Thanks for stopping by Jerry’s Paw Spaw. We are pet-loving people in a pet-friendly place, conveniently located next to Tipps Canine Hollow Dog Park. In addition to Full Grooming Services offered at our Paw Spaw and boarding, your pet will love our “Playcare” by the day, as well as the royal treatment they receive during an extended stay at our Pet Resort. Our tree covered, park-like playground is a fun, safe and secure environment where your pet will love to socialize and exercise with new found friends.  At Jerry’s Paw Spaw we treat each guest as part of our family and strive to make this your dog&rsqu ... View Profile

The role of the dog in Chinese mythology includes a position as one of the twelve animals which cyclically represent years (the zodiacal dog). Three of the 88 constellations in western astronomy also represent dogs: Canis Major (the Great Dog, whose brightest star, Sirius, is also called the Dog Star), Canis Minor (the Little Dog), and Canes Venatici (the Hunting Dogs).
The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris when considered a subspecies of the wolf or Canis familiaris when considered a distinct species)[5] is a member of the genus Canis (canines), which forms part of the wolf-like canids,[6] and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.[7][8][9][10][11] The dog and the extant gray wolf are sister taxa[12][13][14] as modern wolves are not closely related to the wolves that were first domesticated,[13][14] which implies that the direct ancestor of the dog is extinct.[15] The dog was the first species to be domesticated[14][16] and has been selectively bred over millennia for various behaviors, sensory capabilities, and physical attributes.[17]

According to the Humane Society of the United States, 3–4 million dogs and cats are euthanized each year in the United States and many more are confined to cages in shelters because there are many more animals than there are homes. Spaying or castrating dogs helps keep overpopulation down.[75] Local humane societies, SPCAs, and other animal protection organizations urge people to neuter their pets and to adopt animals from shelters instead of purchasing them.
Decide if you need to clip your dog's coat. Many breeds have short hair and don't require regular clipping. However, if you have a shaggier breed of dog, he may require regular clipping as part of his health routine. Breeds that need regular coat trims include cocker spaniel, sheepdog, poodle, collie, Shih Tzu, Pekingese, and chow chow, among others.[7]
×