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Collie in field running 18/06/2021
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Off-Leash Dog Training

So you’re planning your summer staycation and you’ve decided to take the dog along too. If you’re imagining a picturesque scene that involves long strolls in the countryside with your dog trotting alongside you, you’re going to need to put a lot of effort into his off-leash training. Although it can be quite time consuming, off-leash dog training is the only way to ensure your dog’s safety and the safety of those around him, particularly in unfamiliar environments where he could easily be lost or distracted. At Groomers, we want... Read More

Happy dog plodging on the beach 06/05/2021

Top Dog-Friendly Holidays In The UK

With uncertainty surrounding holidays abroad, 2021 may be the perfect year to plan your first staycation and the great news is that by staying in the UK, your four-legged friend is welcome to tag along with you too! But where is the best place to go in the UK for a dog-friendly holiday? Here at Groomers, we want you and your pooch to experience the best getaway, so we’ve pulled together this guide of all our favourite dog-friendly destinations. Packed with travel tips and things to do when you get... Read More

25/02/2021

How to look after your dog’s eyes

Looking after your dog’s eye health is imperative to avoid unwanted infections or trips to the vets. Here at Groomers, we hope to inform and advise you on the best way that you can keep your dog’s eyes clean and infection-free. If you have any doubts about your dog’s eye health, you must contact your local vet to ensure any issues are dealt with as soon as possible. What is an eye ulcer on a dog? It is important that you are aware of what eye ulcers on dogs look... Read More

Dog having a bath 05/01/2021

Scissor Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

If you want to trim your pet’s hair at home, either as part of a full groom or between professional grooming sessions, you will need to take proper care of your scissors. This will help you get better results, and will help them last longer too.

Basics of Dog Grooming 01/05/2020
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What Are The Basics of Dog Grooming?

As with humans, it is important that our dogs and pets maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep up their appearances. It is our main goal to make the process of grooming as enjoyable as possible for the dog, starting slowly and rewarding with treats! If your dog is new to grooming then it is best to break up the process over several days, as some grooming treatments are needed less frequently than others. Most of all, we want you to enjoy this experience and create a special bond with your... Read More

dog grooming 28/02/2020

How to Keep a Dog Calm While Grooming

Many owners want to keep their dogs looking smart and presentable, as well as trimming their coats to ensure that they’re cool enough. But sometimes it can all become a bit too much when they’re not used to the process. Making sure that your dog or client is comfortable with grooming is imperative when it comes to getting a safe and accurate cut, as well as keeping them calm throughout. Grooming can often entail different and strange noises that your dog may not be familiar with, particularly if this is... Read More

26/02/2020

How to get the most out of your Crufts experience!

With Crufts 2020 just around the corner we wanted to help everyone get the most out of their Crufts visit, in this blog we wanted to give you the best ways to see all the exciting things Crufts has to offer and how to ensure you don’t miss out. With the many years of experience we have as a Groomers family at Crufts we thought we should share some of that knowledge with you all so you can get the most out of your Crufts visit. The dog days for... Read More

dogs in hollywood 29/11/2019

Dogs in Hollywood

Breeds of some of the most famous dogs in the industry We’ve all grown up with some of the nation’s most loved dogs – from Scooby-Doo to Snoopy,  these characters have charmed their way into our front rooms time and time again solving mysteries and creating iconic partnerships. These fictional dogs have become part of our lives, with many feeling inspired by the breeds and in turn welcoming them into their very front rooms them as pets. But how well do we know the breeds of dogs that have graced... Read More

31/10/2019
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Can you use human shampoo on dogs?

There’s nothing worse than coming home with a severely mucky pup after a long walk out. Whether he’s rolled in something that’s left him with an unsavoury odour or treated himself to a mud spa and facial, you’re inevitably going to want to give him an emergency bath once you get home. If he usually goes to the groomers and you’re faced with the tricky situation of an emergency bath, it’s always tempting to use human shampoo on your dog. But just how safe is it to do so? At... Read More

26/09/2019

Should I Let My Dog Sleep In My Bed?

We all know the saying “let sleeping dogs lie” – but the question is, where? It’s the age-old battle. Dogs are our best friends, and we naturally want to be around them. Cuddles in bed with your pet are great, so what’s the harm in letting them snooze with you for a night or two… or three, or four?  That one-off night can quickly become the norm, with studies finding around 50% of dog owners are letting their pooches share the bed on a regular basis. But, is it bad... Read More