Category: Dog Health

How to Help Your Poodle Beat the Heat This Summer

One of our signature mini poodles

Summer is a great time to spend extra time outdoors and enjoy the weather! While your poodle may enjoy the extra playtime, it’s important to ensure that your furry friend remains safe in the summer sun! Below are a few tips to make sure that your poodle stays cool and safe this summer. Be Safe… Read more »

What is Poisonous to Poodles?

Sign indicating something is poisonous

Your poodle is a special part of your family, and no doubt you want to spoil your pup! However, there are certain foods you should never, under any circumstances, give to your pet! There are also plants that can be poisonous to your pet- whether they try to eat them or some of their pollen… Read more »

Natural Alternatives to Flea and Tick Gels

Diatomaceous earth, a known all natural pest repellent.

Flea and tick drops are toxic, and systemic, and flow through your dog’s bloodstream. Then, the fleas and ticks drink the toxic blood and die. Here at Scarlet’s Fancy Poodles, we NEVER use any toxins.  We do not have even one flea or tick on our dogs. Fleas and ticks can infect your dogs in… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Feeding Your Poodle

Dog food pouring into an overfilled bowl

If you’ve just picked up your poodle from the breeder, you are probably excited, and can’t wait to spoil your pup with all the love and treats in the world! At Scarlet’s Fancy Poodle we know you can’t wait to pamper your puppy, but there is some information about feeding you need to know to… Read more »

3 Tips for Keeping Your Dog’s Teeth Clean

Poodle smiling with teeth showing

Just like people, it is essential to have a teeth cleaning routine in place for fresh breath and clean teeth. Proper teeth cleaning is not only good for their short-term health, but it can prevent gum disease and decaying teeth that can become a problem later on. Maintain your poodle’s dental health and add years… Read more »

How to Protect Your Poodle in the Heat

Red poodle puppiers

Although we may love the summer heat, it’s not always the best for your pup. When you take your puppy out during the summer, make sure you’re taking extra precautions to protect them in the summer heat. Any temperature above 90-degrees can be life-threatening for your dog. Plus, you need to be extra careful as… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Dog for the Colder Weather

Dogs in the Snow

As the temperatures begin to drop, it’s time to think about how your pet will be affected by the change in temperatures. Whether you’re living in an area that experiences slight temperature drops, or an area that experiences heavy snowfalls, follow these steps to help prepare your dog for a change in temperature. Bathe Your… Read more »

Finding A Quality Breeder

Adding a new furry friend to the family is both exciting and challenging. As you browse through websites deciding on the breed you want, it can become overwhelming to decide on which dog breeder is right for you. Many people may recommend that you “adopt instead of shop” but what if you are looking for… Read more »

The Dangers of The Doodles

Poodles are a popular breed, well-known for being extremely intelligent, loyal and adorably cute. One of the main appeals to poodles is their hypoallergenic quality. Because they have hair instead of traditional dog fur it makes them  the perfect dog for someone with allergies. This is the very reason the labradoodle was created in 1989…. Read more »

Help Your Poodles Make the Most of Winter

Red Poodle Cuddling on Bed in Sunshine

Don’t let winter get you or your red poodle down! It might be too cold to get outside for an extended amount of time, for both you and your dog, but that doesn’t mean all is lost! Consider the wintertime a perfect opportunity to bond with your beloved poodle. Keep Them Moving It is important… Read more »