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Here’s How to Get Proper Pet Grooming And Nail Care In Novato

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One of the most important aspects of grooming your pet is proper care of their nails. Long toenails can sometimes cause foot deformities. They also make it difficult for your pet to walk. It’s important to keep them short and well-trimmed so they don’t cause harm to themselves or others. The professionals at Bridewell Hilltop Kennels in Novato specialize in keeping your pet’s nails at a healthy length. How Often Should You Trim Your Pet’s Nails To determine how often you should trim or file your pet’s nails, observe how quickly they grow. Many pet grooming companies in Novato recommend every two to three weeks. Some may go a little longer. This will depend on their diet and how much time they spend outside. Walking on rocks and concrete can actually help to keep the nails short, but will not prevent the need to have them trimmed. The Dangers of...
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How Often Should You Have Your Dog Groomed In San Rafael?

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Having a pet is much like having a child. You have to love and nurture him or her. You also have to groom him/her, no matter how difficult it may be. Although keeping your child clean is one of the easier jobs of parenthood, with pets you may want to seek out a professional who offers dog grooming in San Rafael. The professionals at Bridewell Hilltop Kennels offer haircuts, bathing and a nail trim to each of their furry clients. Haircuts Depending on the breed, most groomers recommend having your pet’s hair trimmed every 6 to 8 weeks. If you live in a cooler climate, the 8 weeks allows them to maintain a thicker coat to help them deal with the colder weather. Animals that need grooming on a regular basis include poodles, cocker spaniels, and many of the terrier breeds. Most groomers will include a bath and a nail...
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Tips for Preventing Pet Hair Matting from Our Leading Novato Pet Grooming Professionals

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Matted hair can be very difficult for your pet to manage, and so it’s important that you have a clear understanding of how to prevent pet hair matting. Our Novato Pet Grooming team has many years’ experience in care for pets and their hair, and we are offering this guide to preventing pet hair matting. Use a Comb, not a Brush One of the most important steps you can take when removing mats in your dog’s hair is to use a comb. Compared with a brush, a comb can help you take care of the hair all the way to the base of the individual hair. To lessen the pulling of the skin when combing, use a comb with a slick brush, and a picking motion rather than a pulling motion. Then hold the matt at the base as you try to reduce the animal’s discomfort. Don’t React If Your...
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Our Grooming Team Offers Tips for Choosing Dog Daycare Companies in San Rafael

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When you require a dog daycare for your pet, it’s important that you carefully consider all the options available. Our team at Bridewell Hilltop has decades of experience in this area of the industry, and in this latest post, our dog grooming team offers their tips for choosing a dog daycare in San Rafael. First Highlight Your Pet’s Behaviors It’s important that you take the time to highlight your pet’s behaviors in a list before you begin your search. What does the dog need from a daycare? Are they calm when people are around? Do they need specific activities on a regular basis to maintain their health? Think about your day-to-day routines and the types of behavior that can help keep the dog happy while you’re away. Review the Facility Carefully Next, it’s time to head out on the road and review several facilities in your region. As experts in...
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The Benefits of Novato Professional Pet Grooming Services

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For many dog owners, professional pet grooming in Novato may not seem like a necessity. After all, as many people reason, how difficult can it be to give your dog a quick bath? However, professional grooming services can not only save you considerable time and frustration, but it is often the best way to provide your canine companion with the proper care he or she really needs. At Bridewell Hilltop Kennels, we provide Novato pet grooming services and are accustomed to having new clients ask if they should consider professional grooming for their dog. To put it simply, the short answer is: yes. Grooming services are an excellent choice for just about every dog and owner, and beneficial in several ways. Here are the top three reasons that professional dog grooming services are absolutely worth it: Professional dog groomers have professional-level tools. You may have a regular bathtub to put...
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Marin Dog Boarding – Is Doggy Daycare a Good Fit for All Dogs?

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At Bridewell Hilltop Kennels, the professionals behind our Marin dog boarding program are often asked if doggy daycare and boarding is a good option for every dog. We believe it is important for our clients to understand that while most dogs will enjoy their time at a doggy daycare, it may not be the perfect fit for every dog. Just like humans, dogs have a range of personalities and temperaments, which can have a significant impact on how well they integrate into the daily environment of doggy daycare. Here are a few things you should know when deciding if doggy daycare and dog boarding is a good fit for your furry friend: Your dog should be in good health, and up-to-date on all vaccinations before arriving for a visit to doggy daycare. To provide a safe and healthy environment for all our visiting animals, we ask that your dog only...
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Some Benefits of Cat Boarding in Novato

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Some Benefits of Cat Boarding in Novato You know your furry feline friend better than anyone, and consider him or her to be a part of your family. That being said, you can’t always be at home with your cat, whether you are headed out of town for a vacation or planning a long day at the office. The team at Bridewell Hilltop Kennels understands that it can be difficult to be away from your cat, and stressful to find someone you trust to take care of him. Many people may look for a friend or neighbor to check in on their cat while they are away, but cat boarding is the better alternative. There is a reason that Bridewell Hilltop is where locals turn to for cat boarding in Novato, with our safe and friendly accommodations that are the next best thing to home. Here are a few of...
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Get Pet Sitting in Novato from Bridewell Hilltop Kennels

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At Bridewell Hilltop Kennels, we know your pet is a member of your family, a furry friend that you love and cherish dearly. This can make leaving them very difficult, and you may feel worried about their safety, happiness, and comfort. We all only want the best for our pets, which is why finding a quality pet sitter you can trust is so important. Knowing that your pet is being cared for by a good sitter will give you peace of mind, and ensure that your pet stays safe and happy. With the long list of people and places that provide pet sitting in Novato, it can seem like a daunting task to pick the right one. But, if you are armed with the right questions and do your research, it can absolutely be done. Here are a few tips for finding a pet sitter that is the perfect fit...
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