The Bark Butter Blog

Bathing a new dog, puppy or rescue dog.

If your dog isn’t familiar with being groomed, they may initially find the process stressful, confusing, or even frightening. If you’re starting to...

Puppies ! Our top four tips for puppy pampering.

1. Spread Vegemite or peanut butter on a washable surface or lick matt and allow them to lick it off while you brush or wash them. 2. Leave your pu...

Cleaning Your Dog Without Water!

Sometimes it is just not possible to give your dog a bath.  That doesn't mean you can't keep your dog clean and smelling nice!In between baths, you...

My Dog’s Hair is Matted: Help !

If you own any breed of dog with long hair, you know the pain of matted hair. Even those who groom their dog and brush their hair on a regular basi...

When should you clean your dogs ears ?

You should clean out your dog’s ears at least 2/3 times a month. You can use an ear cleaner made for dogs or warm salty water on a cotton ball..

Lets talk about Shampoo

Make sure to use a shampoo that’s made for dogs. Human shampoo can be too harsh for your puppy’s skin and coat. Put a non-slip surface, such as a b...

Grooming Basics

Grooming your dog makes him or her look and feel good. It's an excellent time for you to note any skin problems and consult your veterinarian. Plus...

A dry or warm nose indicates a dog is sick right ?

This is a very widely spread belief, but it’s also false

If a dog wags his tail, he’s happy right!

This statement isn’t completely false, but it’s not completely true either!

You might not like liver, but they will love it.

Liver is available freeze-dried in most pet stores and it is a great training treat.

That's some bad breath you have Fido

Some pet parents seem to believe that their dogs have “magically clean” mouths.

My dogs always inside , do i need to worry about fleas.

Unfortunately, indoor only animals can still be infested with fleas