Tips on Giving the Best Spa Day to Your Pet

Dog in grooming salon.

Spa days aren’t just for people! Our pets love extra pampering too, and you can elevate your regular at-home grooming to an all-out spa experience with these helpful hints from Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates.

You know your pet better than anyone, so throughout your pet’s special spa day, listen to his or her body language, and adjust your pet grooming accordingly.

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Does Your Dog Have Dandruff? Here’s How to Fix It

Dog itching itself

Do flakes fly when you scratch your pooch? Just like humans, dogs can experience the discomfort (and unsightliness) of itchy, flaky dandruff. Officially known as seborrheic dermatitis, pet dandruff occurs when the sebaceous glands in your dog’s skin produce too much sebum. There are two forms of doggie dandruff: dry seborrhea and oily seborrhea. Dogs typically have a combination of both.

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My Dog Got Sprayed by a Skunk!

Beverly Hills MI dog getting bath

There’s probably no recognizable scent out there that evokes a familiar and unpleasant reaction than that of a skunk.

We all recognize the smell and have a visceral reaction to it. Namely, to get away from the source, that black and white striped creature, the skunk.

If your dog has been sticking their nose in bushes and foliage in the yard, or suddenly disappears off trail, there may be a skunk around. Unfortunately, your dog may confirm that with a disconcerting odor that precedes them.

If your dog got sprayed by a skunk, there are some steps you can take to get rid of the order and make sure your pet isn’t injured, too. The team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is here to help with a stinky situation.

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