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Bathe Your Dog the Professional Way

Bathe Your Dog the Professional Way

Humans aren't the only ones that need to bathe; dogs also do. But how hard can it be? Some water and soap, and you're good to go. Yes and no. Depending on the breed, dog bathing can be a little more complicated and less enjoyable than our showers. Yet, thoroughly cleaning dogs is an essential component of their health routine, cleaning their fur from mud, dust, and parasites. At Chew + Heal, we want to make it as easy and pleasant as possible, so here's a rundown on how to bathe your dog, what you'll need, and some pro tips...

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Chew + Heal Dog Lawn Saver, Your Cure To Grass Burns

Chew + Heal Dog Lawn Saver, Your Cure To Grass Burns

Having a dog is a beautiful gift; they bring joy and companionship to your life. But when they ruin your recently planted or mowed lawn, it can be pretty frustrating. Those yellow burn spots create havoc in the yard. The spots make the yard look less attractive and are hard to get rid of. Add in two or more dogs, and you may be facing an utterly dead lawn in the not-too-distant future. We've broken down this common concern and have the scoop on how to prevent this unsightly situation.   What Causes Dog Urine Spots? The yellow spots that...

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The Key to Keeping Your Dog's Fur Around the Eyes Clean, Chew + Heal's Tear Stain Remover

The Key to Keeping Your Dog's Fur Around the Eyes Clean, Chew + Heal's Tear Stain Remover

Have you noticed dark discoloration, a reddish or brown tinge, around your dog's eyes? This dark stain in your pet's fur is the number one sign of tear stains. Tear stains are more common with pups with white or light color fur but are not particular to any color. Let's explore tear stains, their cause, and solutions.    What Are Tear Stains? Dog tear stains result from excessive tear production, technically known as "epiphora." Typically, your dog's tears drain through the eyelid and into an area called the nasolacrimal duct, just like human eyes. From there, the tears then empty...

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How to Clean a Dog’s Ears? A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Chew + Heal's Ear Cleaner

How to Clean a Dog’s Ears? A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Chew + Heal's Ear Cleaner

    Sit on the floor with your dog in front of you with its rear end positioned between your legs. If you have a large breed dog, place them, so they sit with their back end in the corner of a room, with one side against the wall. Stand on their other side. Grasp one ear and hold the ear flap (pinna) up vertically to straighten out the ear canal. While holding your dog's ear flap gently but firmly, have Chew + Heal Ear Cleaner solution in your other hand. Squeeze some ear cleaning solution into your dog's ear. Use enough...

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