April 25, 2013
Hairballs are gross, no doubt about it. Want to reduce the frequency of hairballs in your cat? There are many hairball remedies available including grooming tools such as the FURminator deShedding Tool.
These Pet Naturals Hairball chews are not a laxative or lubricant, so no worries about them disrupting normal digestion.
They contain psyllium, which you may recognize as a highly soluble fiber that many people incorporate into their diet. Psyllium acts like a sponge to support removal of toxins and undigested materials as they move through your cat's tract and colon, including ingested hair.
April 22, 2013
This year could be a doozie when it comes to allergies, if the green pollen "blanket" covering our Super Cool Pets mobile is any indication. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, a must-do remedy is to bathe your pet on a regular basis.
For a routine situation, a mild pet shampoo is most suitable to remove all the allergens that are trapped on your dog or cat's coat. As always, check with your vet for pet-specific recommendations and advice.
At Pet Shampoo
March 28, 2013
Reduce those hair balls around the house and the yucky matting on your cat. This Cat Magnet traps and holds fur while your cat plays. Hours of entertainment for your kitty while s/he self-grooms!
February 15, 2013
Many of us back off from trimming our dog's claws. According to Trimming Dog Nails and Dewclaws | WebMD, most dogs wear down their claws naturally through activity. If not, they can become excessively long, damaging carpets and upholstery, as well as interfering with traction and ability to walk.
Basically there are two types of claw (nail) clippers for dogs -- one has two cutting edges and the other guillotine type has only one. Either type works fine, just groomer preference. Avoid using nail clippers designed for humans because dog's claws are not flat.
At Claw Care
January 25, 2013
Over the winter, we probably don't wash our pets as often as in the balmier weather. And they certainly aren't swimming as much. So their coats can get a little bit ragged and scruffy. Many of us groom our dogs at home, rather than paying for the service.
This Oster A6 Heavy Duty Pet Clipper represents the latest in clipper innovation and technology. This is a 3-speed clipper has a cool running motor with vibration and noise isolators for a comfortable grooming environment for your pet.
The DIY home groomer can utilize its one-hand operation switch for quick and easy selection of any of the speeds. If you are upgrading, this new Oster A6 takes all Oster A5 detachable blades. For more details, click here.
January 5, 2013
When it rains outside, our birds instinctively lift their wings for a rinse, even though it is still dry inside where they are. They need the gentle rain shower and humidity for healthy feather preening and respiration.
Say goodbye to those awkward spray bottles. The Misting Bird Shower is designed to make misting your bird in the sink, tub, or shower easier. It has gentle settings along with variable flow control that you can manage with one finger.
October 17, 2012
Protect your home against scratching and deck your cat out for Halloween at the same time. These festive Halloween Orange and Black Cat Nail Caps are an alternative to declawing.
They don't interfere with the normal extension and retraction of your cat's claws, and they are easy to use. Simply trim claws, add adhesive and apply.
August 22, 2012
Unrefined coconut oil helps to support and maintain overall health in both humans and dogs, according to Coconut Oil: Miracle in a Jar for Dogs | Petside Why? Coconut oil contains lauric acid, a fatty acid that is also found in mother's milk that prevents infants from getting viral, bacterial and protozoan infections,
Apparently, your dog can reap those same benefits as well. When applied topically coconut oil can:
- Disinfect cuts
- Improve skin and coat condition
- Speed wound healing
- Clear up rashes
We humans can also use Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil as a cooking oil, a good butter substitute or as a body oil. No refrigeration required.
July 26, 2012
Now that we are in the dog days of summer, could your pet possibly get a sunburn? We all slather on the lotion, but many of our pets are also subjected to the strong sun.
Basically any dog with shaved, short and/or thin hair, white and light hair, white and pink skin should be protected with Epi-Pet Sun Protector Sunscreen Spray. It is the only F.D.A. compliant sunscreen for dogs and horses and is waterproof, but not greasy, with a nice vanilla scent.
It should also be considered for dogs who go boating, swimming and hanging out at the beach or pool, at the dog park, and other dogs who spent a lot of time in the sun.
If your pet has allergic and inflamed skin, please check with your veterinarian. This product should NOT be used on cats.
June 14, 2012
Many of our pets have seasonal allergies. No worries -- help is on the way. This soothing NaturVet Aller-911 Skin Care Shampoo is formulated just for them.
This shampoo can clean the dirtiest of pets and will banish those stinky smells that our pets hold so dear. It's mild enough for frequent use without stripping the coat of essential natural oils.
May 30, 2012
Our Super Cool Pets staff member Andy told us the other day that "our dogs smell like dogs." Hmm. Time for another quick spritz of Dog Whisperer Lavender Coat Mist to keep our pets and our home smelling fresh.
Using the mist on a routine basis between baths and swims can make your pet's coat smooth and lustrous. Helps achieve professional grooming results at home!
May 14, 2012
Anyone with a long-haired dog can relate to this Hair Of The Dog Doormat. It's sure to get a laugh when anyone arrives at your door. Easy care--wash with hose and a brush.
April 19, 2012
Animal paws, especially cat and dog, have to be among the cutest things the universe has devised. Unfortunately, they have claws at the end. Thus, many of our floors, walls and furniture have scratches due to dog and cat nails. Soft Claws Nail Caps are an easy, comfortable way to protect homes from claw scratch marks and damage. Adorable!
April 12, 2012
Many of us suffer from allergy itches and rashes, this time of year and sometimes all year round. Our pets are no exception. The PetAlive Allergy Itch Ease and Skin & Coat Tonic ComboPack contains multiple remedies that work well together to provide therapeutic and cosmetic relief for your pets.
This ComboPack contains a homeopathic and an herbal to relieve skin itch and allergies while supporting healthy skin and coats. The Allergy Itch Ease temporarily relieves skin allergies and itch while the Skin & Coat Tonic promotes healthy skin and shiny, glossy coats.