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Yorikokoro dog salon groomed a poodle to make it look like a sheep

Yorikokoro dog salon groomed a poodle to make it look like a sheep

A dog salon in Japan called Yorikokoro groomed a poodle to make it look extra fluffy. The dog looks more like a sheep now. It’s unclear exactly how Yorikokoro was able to achieve this look — sadly there are no videos that show the groomer’s process on their Instagram — but it’s pretty impressive. Here’s a closer look from all angles.Thankfully, the poofy cut doesn’t seem to be affecting the dog’s ability to run or enjoy life more on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yorikokoro/  

Treatment for Dog Ear Infection

Treatment for Dog Ear Infection

Treatment for Dog Ear Infection This will NOT go away on its own. It could be serious if not treated promptly and properly. You should consult with your veterinarian as soon as possible. Left untreated, it could lead to a middle ear infection (which affects balance) and even deafness. What to expect at a Vet exam Your vet will be able to determine the underlying cause. He may choose to examine the ear canal through an Otoscope, looking for things like: Foreign bodies (burrs, thistles, etc.) Ear Mites Other parasites such as fleas or ticks He may want to run blood tests to determine if there is a glandular problem. Or he […]

Why Dog Brushing Is Important For Standard Poodles

Why Dog Brushing Is Important For Standard Poodles

Why Dog Brushing Is Important For Standard Poodles There are several key reasons why dog brushing is important. Not only to keep your poodle well groomed but also to keep him healthy. 1. Dog brushing removes loose hair and mats Because your poodle has curly hair, loose hair gets trapped in his coat. That causes matting. Brushing your dog every 2 to 3 days removes dead hair and keeps his coat tangle free. If the hair is not brushed routinely, mats will get larger and tighter, until eventually they can no longer be brushed out. They’ll need to be cut out instead (using a dematting tool or scissors). In severe cases of neglect, the poodle’s […]