Monthly Archives: January 2011

CGC Step 4: Out for a Walk (Walking on a loose lead)

From CITIZEN CANINE, we’ve got some tips for teaching your dog to walk nicely on a leash: As soon as the decision has been made to get a dog, one of the very first visions people have of themselves is … Continue reading

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CGC Step 3: Appearance & Grooming (Nail Care)

When it comes to grooming, brushing and bathing a dog are easy enough. But nail care, specifically trimming a dog’s nails, can present a problem for some unfortunate dog owners. A dog lovin’ woman I knew was a long-time puppy … Continue reading

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CGC Step 3: Appearance and Grooming (Cleaning the Ears)

For long haired and long eared dogs especially, it’s one of the most overlooked daily grooming checks-the condition of the dog’s ears. They should be clean and free of debris and hair mats all of the time. When you see … Continue reading

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CGC Step 3: Appearance & Grooming (Bathing Your Dog)

Splish, Splash, I’m Taking a Bath I’ve bathed a lot of dogs over the years and when I think back on the general topic of bathing a dog, my German Shepherd, Lady, immediately comes to mind. She seemed to like … Continue reading

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