Rio’s Dog Blog

Summer Safety Tips for your Pup

June 29th, 2021|

HYDRATE Just like humans, dogs can get heat exhaustion and dehydration when the temps are high.  Be sure to remember to offer fresh water often when outside in the heat.  Watch for signs of over-heating such as excessive panting and drooling, lethargic, dry gums, vomiting or diarrea. DON’T SHAVE COAT Often pet owners feel bad for their dog when they have a heavy coat.  Rest assured, your dog’s coat is [...]

Watch Your Dog’s Diet: What Your Dog Can and Can’t Eat

June 24th, 2019|

Dogs have a reputation for being able to eat anything and everything, but their digestive systems are not quite as hardy as we think. In reality, dogs should only be eating a high-quality dog food appropriate for their age and size. Ideally, you should ask your vet for his or her recommendation for the perfect non-GMO dog food for your unique canine. In any case, though, there are some foods [...]

Puppy’s First Groom

June 13th, 2019|

Regular grooming is an important part of a dog’s routine, not only does it make them look and smell fantastic but it promotes healthy skin and coat for your dog. Most people love their puppy to be fluffy and because of this, tend to wait until 6 months or more to get them groomed for the first time because they don’t want their hair cut short. Waiting this long to [...]

Dos and Donts for Maintaining Your Dog’s Hygiene Between Groomings

May 31st, 2019|

Getting your dog groomed regularly is important, and leaving it to the experts is crucial. It’s unrealistic to take your dog in daily for a professional grooming, but it’s good to know the dos and donts for maintaining your dog’s hygiene between groomings. DOs DO gently brush your dog’s coat every other day to prevent knotting and matting, and to help control shedding. DO wipe any outdoor detritus from your [...]

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