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11/09/2019

The Best Late Summer Dog Walks Across The UK

From the lochs of Scotland to the stunning Surrey countryside, we really did luck out here in the UK with beautiful walking destinations.  If you’re looking to make the most out of the last of the summer sun with your dog, you’ve come to the right place! Here at Groomers, we’re running through some of the best dog walks in the UK, alongside top tips on how both you and your pooch can get the most out of your countryside walk.  Loch Lomond, Scotland For a dog walk packed full... Read More

07/08/2019

How To Keep Your Dog Cool In Summer

With summer upon us, it’s natural for us to all want to get out and enjoy the sunshine. However, if you’re a dog owner, extra care and consideration need to be taken during the warmer months. Sun and excessive heat are not only uncomfortable for dogs – they can lead to heatstroke and even be fatal. To ensure both you and your pup can enjoy the sun safely, here at Groomers we’re answering all your warm-weather FAQs, detailing how to keep your dog cool and comfortable in the summer months. ... Read More

20/06/2019

How To Choose The Best Dog Clippers For Your Pet

All too often people ask; “What are the best dog clippers?”. However, unfortunately, there isn’t one easy answer. As each dog is different, each will require different levels of grooming and different grooming accessories. So, to help out, here at Groomers we’ve put together a guide on what to look for in dog clippers, so you can find the perfect pair for you and your pooch. What level of grooming are you planning? The first thing to consider is the level of grooming you are planning – what do you... Read More

Beagle jumping through the woods 15/05/2019
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Tick Season in Full Swing…

Temperatures are steadily getting milder, and spring is now most definitely upon us. This is a great time of year to enjoy the weather and be more active outside with our dogs once again. However, there are some downsides that all pet owners should be aware of including the return of a few unwanted guests, mostly in the form of Ticks and Fleas. This year, we are headed into what is expected to be an extremely heavy season and it’s important to learn about these pests so that you can... Read More

12/04/2019
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Top Tips for Grooming an Unruly Doodle Coat

Doodle breeds have taken the world by storm in recent years. We’ve fallen head over heels in love with Labradoodles, Cockapoos, Cavapoos and Poochons. But with all that wavy fluff comes a bucket-load of maintenance for us dog owners. In fact, Doodle coats are some of the most difficult to keep in tip-top shape. Doodle coats can vary in type, from scruffy doodles to the more woollen or fleecy varieties. But all doodles will benefit from a regular grooming regime to keep them tidy, happy and healthy. Without a daily... Read More

10/04/2019
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The Ultimate Dog Grooming Guide: How To Groom 6 Different Types Of Dog Coat

Grooming your dog is a vital part of their routine. From bathing to brushing, grooming will not only ensure your pooch looks, feels and smells fantastic, but will even help their wellbeing. After all, a well-groomed dog is a happy dog! This is why here at Groomers, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about how to wash, dry and brush your dog. However, when it comes to dog grooming, there is no one size fits all tactic – how best to care for your dog depends completely on... Read More

05/04/2019
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Help! My dog has rolled in fox poo

As dog owners, being greeted by a mucky pup soon after they’ve rolled in something repulsive is all part of the job. Dogs love getting up close and personal with the scents of the world, and fox poo is no exception. If your dog has ever done the deed, you’ll know fox poo has a smell like no other. And that pungent, musky odour is extremely difficult to get rid of. But luckily, we have some insights into why our dogs love to roll in the stuff and how you... Read More

03/10/2018
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What’s Wrong With My Clipper?

My Blade Is Getting Hot Too Quickly First check the blade itsself. Have you oiled the blade? A blade needs to be oiled before use and then every 20 minutes during use to help prevent excess friction. Is there any rust or other damage to the blade that might be causing extra friction? Is the tension of the blade allowing it to run smoothly side to side? Also check for damage to the blade hinge and blade lock to ensure it is being properly held in place. My Clipper Is... Read More

18/09/2018
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Clipper Maintenance For Pro Groomers

It’s really important to make sure your clippers are in good working order. These are the tools of your trade, and not maintaining them properly could lose you money in the long run, from losing speed and making your grooming slower to having to replace whole parts, including the motor, which can be costly! We chatted to our clipper expert Chris, and here were his top tips on what you can do to keep your clipper in check: Make sure your clipper is properly cleaned every day. Remove all the... Read More

06/09/2018
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Coat Prep Tips For An Outstanding Dog Grooming Finish

When you’re a professional groomer, your grooming finish is key to your success, and those results actually begin way back in your preparation of the coat. The shampoo and the styling products you use can make all the difference between a poor coat finish and a good one. We’ve rounded up as many examples as we can so you know exactly which shampoo and styling products you should be using for each dog’s grooming needs. Clip Off If you’re going to try and save as much coat as possible from... Read More