Animal Grooming Woonsocket RI

Oils with omega-3 and -6 essential fatty acids work on dogs just like they do on us—by keeping hair healthy and less likely to fall out. The makers of Shed-Stop, an EFA-enriched oil blend, claim their product won’t help seasonal shedding but can reduce light, year-round shedding by 70 percent.

Critter Sitters
(508) 883-3360
Millville, MA
Services
House Sitting, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Grooming, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Sit! Stay. Relax..., LLC Pet Concierge Service
(877) 392-7352
Seekonk, MA
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Doggie Day Care, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, House Sitting, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Pet Sitting & More
(774) 319-3756
Norton, MA
Services
Pet Massage, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pooper Scooper Service, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Yankee Clippers Mobile Dog Wash and Groom, LLC
(508) 226-3924
P.O. Box 705
Rehoboth, MA

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Lucky Dogz and Catz Too... Pet Salon
(508) 643-0909
581 Kelley Blvd. Unit 2
North Attleboro, MA
Description
Lucky Dogz and Catz Too is a full service Salon. We offer all-breed pet grooming in a caring manner. Our staff are all pet lovers and live to serve our four-legged friends. Lucky Dogz and Catz Too grooming products are all eco-friendly and you'll find our salon very clean, warm and friendly. We don't use cage dryers and always provide the best care for your pet. Open Weds. & Fri. 9-6, Thurs. 11-8, Sat. & Sun. 8-4.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Summit Pet Sitting, Inc.
(508) 736-5722
Cumberland, RI
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Doggie Day Care, House Sitting, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Rehoboth Pet Care
(508) 269-4915
Rehoboth, MA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Bark, Bath 'n Beyond
(508) 341-8387
35 West Street
Douglas, MA

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FurBabies Pet Salon
(401) 475-7007
1359 Broad Street
Central Falls, RI
Description
We offer low stress crate free grooming for all breeds & sizes. Cats welcome. Visit our website for more information.

Furry Friends Pet Spa
(401) 335-3778
1101 Lonsdale ave
Central Falls, RI
Description
I offer grooming for all breeds of dogs and cats. We groom by appointment.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

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Health Matters—Brush Up on Shedding Solutions

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By Vicky Uhland

You don’t need a calendar to know it’s May: irises are blooming, schoolchildren are frolicking, and your furniture and clothes are covered in dog hair. Spring and fall are the two biggest shedding seasons for dogs. The changing temperatures signal that your furry pal needs to shed his coat so he can grow a new one more appropriate for the season. Dogs with undercoats, like retrievers, German shepherds, huskies and other northern breeds, are the biggest shedders, but every breed loses some hair. That doesn’t mean you have to resign yourself to balls of fur all over your house. Here are some tips on how to reduce shedding.

• Brush. A daily, five-minute grooming can remove the excess hair Fido would otherwise deposit all over your new black pants. If you don’t have the time or patience to brush your dog every day, at least try to do it weekly with one of the new shedding rakes that reach all the way to your dog’s undercoat. CJ Puotinen, author of Natural Remedies for Dogs and Cats (Gramercy, 2003), recommends Shed Ender and Furminator grooming tools.

• Bathe. A warm bath can loosen hair, which can then be brushed away.

• Vacuum. It sounds strange, but Puotinen says vacuuming her black Labrador, Chloe, with the soft brush attachment really helps remove excess hair.

• Supplement. Oils with omega-3 and -6 essential fatty acids work on dogs just like they do on us—by keeping hair healthy and less likely to fall out. The makers of Shed-Stop, an EFA-enriched oil blend, claim their product won’t help seasonal shedding but can reduce light, year-round shedding by 70 percent. You can also try dumping a teaspoon of vegetable or fish oil on your dog’s food, but beware: It could cause loose stools. Or try giving your dog canned salmon. Be patient though—according to pet products manufacturer Doctors Foster and Smith, it will take at least two weeks and maybe as long as 12 weeks before you see results.

If your dog sheds a lot, all the time, or has bald spots, it may suffer from a more serious problem. Buddy could have a skin infection, ringworm, mange, hyperthyroidism, or Cushing’s disease. Consult your vet if you think your dog is losing too much hair.

Author: Vicky Uhland

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