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Reduce Tear Stains

November 5, 2017

By Not 2 Shaggy Housecall Dog Grooming

Bluffton SC, Hilton Head SC, Okatie SC

Did you know that you can reduce tear staining around your dog’s eyes with an item that most homes stock in their pantry?  Remember that dog grooming is not only what is happening on the outside, but it is also what is going on inside the body.  This includes consuming high quality meat based diets.  However, the most convenient and inexpensive way to help prevent tear staining is to change your dogs water.  Instead of giving your dog tap water, give him purified water.  

 

According to th American Kennel Club, giving Fido purified water is one of the top 5 ways to prevent tear staining.  Tap water has a high amount of iron that is a main contributor to tear staining.  Reducing he mineral content of the water may reduce tear staining.  

Along with a high quality diet, and purified water, the American Kennel Club also recommends regular grooming.  Keeping your pooch face properly trimmed by removing excessive fur around the eyes will keep the eyes clear.  Without the fur irritating the eyes, dog’s eyes will not water as much and prevent staining.  

 

Now, pet parent it is up to you!! Do two things; 1. Get your pup a pack of bottled water. 2. Call Not 2 Shaggy Housecall Dog Grooming to book your regularly scheduled private in-home dog grooming session that falls every 6 to 8 weeks. 

 

Click below to read  the AKC article:

http://www.akc.org/content/dog-care/articles/tear-stains/   

 

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