Treating Your Pet Holistically - Holistic & Natural Treatments for Dogs

Treating Your Pet Holistically I am always on the look out for information that will help me take better care of my dogs. Keeping them happy and healthy for as many years as possible is my ultimate goal, and holistic & natural treatments…

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By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur I’m not usually one to go in for internet sob stories about animals. Most of what appear in my news feed are either just self serving tear jerker’s about somebody’s guinea pig who beat cancer…

Tear Staining and The Raw Dog Food Diet

By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur A Bichon with common staining When was the last time you saw a Bichon, Maltese, Shih Tzu or other white dog that didn’t have that reddish-brown tear staining around their face? Chances are most…

Tips for Selecting a Dog Groomer

By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur As a dog groomer in Greystones building and maintaining a reputation of quality is probably the most important aspect of ensuring I run a successful business. In a community like Greystones, word of…

Why You Are Wrong About Grooming Short Haired Dogs

By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur “My dog doesn’t need to be groomed he’s got short hair.” If you have uttered these words then please don’t take offence to the fact that I am at this moment imitating you in a high-pitched…

Your 16 Point Checklist for a Visit to the Dog Grooming Salon

By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur The Dos and Don’ts of taking your pet to the grooming salon. This goes for you too. Your 16 Point Checklist DO: Help your dog become comfortable with getting groomed by introducing him to…

Dog Grooming – A Sh*t Sandwich

Written By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur. An old boss of mine in a past life used to give us what he called sh*t sandwiches. It’s where he told you off for doing something wrong, then threw in a commendation for a great job you’d done…