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How do you groom a teacup poodle?

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Tey just shave it down and snip and its done
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My 3 yr old chihuahua sheds constantly. I changed her food to non allergenic and bought a shampoo for dry skin. I also have tried the furminator.

I have tried the furmintor for brushing her and that still doesnt help. It's constant shedding all over the house, anywhere she goes there's tons of dog hair....HELP!!!
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Have you changed her food to a high quality food? The only reason I ask is that food plays a big part in a dog or cat's shedding. Feeding a healthy quality food will definitely improve your dog's skin and coat. The FURminator is a great tool to have handy and that should help matters.

I would try taking her to a professional groomer on a regular basis to see if you notice a difference in the shedding. They have high velocity dryers that can blow quite a bit of the undercoat out.

The other suggestion would be to try a supplement that contains omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, something like salmon oil, or cod liver oil. There are a few products you can look into, just don't use them all at the same time:

Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil (SKU: 1020803)
PETCO Salmon Oil for Dogs (SKU: 1139088)
PETCO Omega 3 Gel Caps (SKU: 1095382)

The Only Natural Pet line manufactures products as well, however, I don't believe that Petco carries those. One is "Only Natural Pet Pure Salmon Oil" and the other is "Only Natural Pet Pure Icelandic Cod Liver Oil".

I hope that you're able to find a product that will work, good luck!
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what kind of brush is best for a siberian huskey puppy?

should i get a shedding brush or clippers or a regular brush with detagler spray,... i'm a new huskey owner and have no idea how to groom them.
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The only tools you'll need are a slicker brush, a dematting/detangler spray and a FURminator, no clippers! The slicker brush will remove mats and tangles and the FURminator, while pricey, will remove undercoat and loose hair:

Four Paws Ultimate Touch Slicker Wire Brushes (SKU: 814032)
FURminator deShedding Tool for Medium Dogs (SKU: 1361090)

Huskies should only be bathed once or twice a year. Good luck!
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How much is it to get like a full grooming thing for my yorkie?

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Yorkies are small so around 25$
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What's the best way to keep my westie groomed without drying out her skin too much?

I've done research on why my puppy is scratching all the time, and many places said it's because of washing her too much. I was giving her a bath every week, but now I try and wait two weeks. The problem is that she starts to smell so bad that I can't go longer than two weeks without giving her a bath. Her Skin is still itchy but not nearly as bad.
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How about looking into wipes? You can most likely use them daily, and you'll be able to keep the dog smelling fresh between baths. You can also look into waterless shampoos and freshening spritzers. There are a lot of products to choose from, it's all going to come down to what will work best with your pooch's skin:

Earthbath All Natural Hypo-Allergenic and Fragrance Free Grooming Wipes (SKU: 1365193)
Petkin Deodorizing Doggy Wipes Instant Pet Bath (SKU: 228532)
FURminator Deodorizing Waterless Pet Spray (SKU: 1379534)
John Paul Pet Waterless Foam Dog & Cat Shampoo (SKU: 1109707)
Earthbath Totally Natural Vanilla Almond Deodorizing Dog Spritz (SKU: 944726)
Earthbath Hypo-Allergenic Waterless Grooming Foam Totally Natural Dog Shampoo (SKU: 1412078)
Viva La Dog Spa Powder Puff Dog Grooming Spritz (SKU: 1227149)
TropiClean Natural Pet Spray Colognes (SKU: 1233645)
Crazy Dog Baby Dog Baby Powder Scented Grooming Spray for Puppies & Dogs (SKU: 721026)
Dirty and Hairy Protect Pet Spray (SKU: 1134485)
Cloud Star Buddy Splash Dog Spritzer (SKU: 1172824)

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what are Protecta-Pad Application?

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I have use Protecta-pad for years if your dog likes to run his paw pads wont tear.
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How much for a full groom of my chocolate lab?

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Hi RYCODIGS,

To find out how much it would cost to groom your chocolate lab, please contact your local store. Enter your ZIP code into the Store Locator field at the top of this page to get the phone number to your local PETCO.

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How much do youy guys charge to groom dogs hair?

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Hi LaKandy,

We'd recommend contacting the store directly to get more information about grooming for your dog. Feel free to enter your ZIP Code into the "Find A PETCO" field at the top of the page to get the phone number for the store near you.

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How much does it cost for full service grooming of a standard poodle?

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I have a standard poodle named Molly and what I pay is 75$
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Was wondering what it cost to groom a 5 pound chorkie?

She's 3years old and does not like to be groomed!
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An five pound dog is most likely to only be around 15 to 20 dollars and as long as your dog wont cause any problems im sure she'll be fine.
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How much do you charge for clipping dog nails

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The charge always depends on what kind of dog you have but probably not much.
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Approx how much does it cost to have a 50lb dogs hair cut?

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About 170$.
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Do you carry any kind of shampoo that will help with the shedding of a daushaund

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Most of the time you really cant stop your dog from shedding but im sure they carry somthing.
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Hello, will I be charged with taxes when I will order a crate which it costs 257$ ? I am from Greece . Thank you very muh.

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Most items come with a 99 cent tax charge but not exactly taxes.
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do you clip dogs nails

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Yes, the grooming salon does perform just nail trims. Although the prices for it differs with location.
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I have a maltepoo and want to starting grooming him myself; any suggestions on tools to use. Or, if I should try it?

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Yes you should try to groom your maltepoo. A soft bristle brush as well as a comb or two would be beneficial. A pin brush should also be used to detangle and do regular daily grooming. A grooming or conditioning mist/spray should also be used to prevent breakage when brushing.
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do dog's paw pads need lotion?

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They don't necessarily NEED it, but if their paw pads are dry and cracked, it's recommended.
I use the Espree natural paw balm, and it works like a charm. If you go to a Petco Grooming Salon and Spa, more likely than not, they will have it in there.
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How much is the grooming services?

I am interested in having our dogs groomed and I don't see how much it is. What is the quality of the service?

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For this type of dog,(chow chow collie)look for about $70.00.This is only for removing Colombo's winter coat.I've tried to do it myself a number of times,and it did not work.Let a professional do it.Believe me.
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What kind of brush do I need for a Boston Terrier, or any short haired dog?

I have a large headed tight bristle brush I use now, but I'm not sure it gets him the kind of brushing he needs or is best for the shedding he does; what do I need? The one I use now is by Oster.
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your dog would enjoy a grooming glove as well as a rubber tipped curry comb.
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Is your Oatmeal Conditioning Shampoo for dogs soap free? Or does it contain soap?

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I am pretty sure that it has some soap in it but i am sure it is mostly oatmeal.
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