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How often should I bath my dog?

How often should I bath my dog? How often you bath your dog can depend very much on the breed and of course how dirty your dog gets. A good [caption id="attachment_11110" align="alignright" width="300"] Dog being bathed at home using the Kleendog Bath System[/caption] rule of thumb is about every four weeks to help keep the dogs skin and coat clean and keep their natural oils spread out to help condition. If you have a dog with a very thick coat which tends to get wet and muddy when out walking, then you may have to bath your dog more…

Protect your dog from thieves

The Dogs Trust, a leading UK dog’s charity, reported in November 2020 that some breeds of puppy are now being sold for over DOUBLE the normal price. Worryingly, dog thefts are on the rise. We thought we would share this interesting blog by DIY Gardening which suggests ways to help protect your dogs from theft. https://diygardening.co.uk/dog-safety/

Benefits of having an office dog

The Kleendog team was contacted by Teacher Becca Jones from Learning Heaven (an online school for kids) who were given a project to share resources relating to pet welfare. Sarah and Lucy came across our blog and asked if we would share an interesting article from another pet resource – about the benefits of having an office dog. With many of us now working from home – and lots of people owning a dog for the very first time – we also think that this information is interesting (so thank you very much for forwarding). The article talks about the…

What breed of dog suits you?

What breed of dog suits you best? Deciding to get a dog, particularly if you are a first-time owner, is very exciting, but choosing the breed which will suit your family and lifestyle best is absolutely imperative too. There are so many dogs abandoned to rescue centres because, through no fault of their own, simply don’t suit the family that chose them. If you are out all day and have little time to walk or play with you dog, it would be a mistake to choose a breed that requires lots of exercise and stimulation; likewise if you pick a…

How often should I bath my dog?

How often should I bath my dog? Once you have welcomed your new pooch into your home, worked out which food he likes to eat, where he is going to sleep (how long did it take for you to cave in and allow him prime position on your bed? 😂) – you are probably wondering about his personal hygiene (particularly if there is now a distinct doggy whiff about the house!) There is no hard and fast rule about how often to bath your dog – you don’t want to scrub him too often as it will remove the natural oils…

Preparing your dog to reduce separation anxiety post-Covid

Preparing your dog to reduce separation anxiety post-Covid Hopefully, for most of us life is returning to ‘normal’ after the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic and we look forward to getting back to work. In September, children will be returning to school and many of us heading back to the office and for our precious four-legged friends this change in routine isn’t going to be a welcome one. Top tips for dogs However, there are a few things you can do to help prepare your dog for your return to work: Gradually change the timings of your dog’s routine to…