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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 I Use Human Shampoo On My Dog?

It’s doggy bath time, which we all know isn’t the easiest of feats. And, just to make matters worse, you’re faced with a mucky pup and realise you’re all out of pet shampoo. The stress is real!  Your regular shampoo is just sitting there on the shelf – how much difference could it really make? Join us here at Groomers as we discuss just that… What shampoo can I use on my dog? Can I use human shampoo on my dogs? There is much debate within the pet community on... 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

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