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Dog outdoors amongst snow covered trees 10/11/2022

Why getting your dog groomed in the winter is so important

With winter just around the corner, your grooming clients may be considering the impact this will have on their dog’s grooming routine. Although popular belief is that dogs don’t need grooming as often in the winter, it’s just as important to groom them during this time as any other time of the year, particularly if they spend a lot of time outdoors. At Groomers, we want to use our professional expertise to help your clients care for their dogs this winter. In this guide, we’re answering the most frequently asked... Read More

A golden retriever posing in a santa hat in front of a tree 10/11/2022

Top 5 Ways To Get Your Dog Grooming Salon Winter Ready

As autumn and winter approach, the change in the weather means you can expect to see dog owners bringing their dogs to the dog salon more frequently to keep them looking clean and feeling fresh.  The run-up to the Christmas period also creates a greater demand for grooming appointments so owners can get their dogs looking and smelling their best for holiday family visits. These things make for a busy period for dog grooming salon owners and mobile groomers, so it’s the perfect time to start preparing for the crazy... Read More

a poodle being groomed at a competition 29/09/2022

What is competitive dog grooming all about?

Dog grooming contests are quite different from traditional dog shows in that they focus more on the dog groomer’s skills, scissor work and creative flair than the main attributes of a dog breed.  Groomers spend years honing their skills and perfecting their techniques. Competitive dog grooming gives them a chance to put these on display so they can learn and better themselves whilst networking with other dog grooming professionals.  If you’re wondering what competitive dog grooming is and what’s involved, look no further than our guide! From preparing for your... Read More

Man grooming a spaniel in his grooming van 19/08/2022

Top Reasons Why You Should Become A Mobile Dog Groomer

Demand for pets increased by 253% during lockdown, with dogs at the top of that list. With so many pet owners in the UK, the demand for dog groomers has also significantly increased, with mobile dog groomers becoming a more popular choice for those with busy lives or working remotely. A mobile dog groomer offers all the same services as an in-salon groomer, with the added convenience of the service being taken right to the client’s front door. If you’re a dog groomer thinking about going mobile, we’ve rounded up... Read More

Dog grooming tools laid out on a table 22/07/2022

The Best Scissor Care Maintenance For Your Dog Grooming Scissors

If you’re a professional dog groomer, you’ll know how important it is to keep your professional dog grooming scissors performing at their best. By looking after the tools of your service, you’ll get the best from them, you’ll save money as they won’t need repairing or replacing often and you’ll never have to contend with sore hands or damaged blades. If cared for correctly, good grooming scissors are built to last. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together our top tips on scissor care maintenance to help you maintain your... Read More

A spaniel being cut with Aurelia grooming scissors 30/06/2022

Have You Heard About Our Groomers Scissor Range? Which Scissors Are Best For You?

Whether you’re a newly qualified groomer, or an experienced grooming pro, with a huge variety of grooming scissors out there on the market, it can be difficult to know which pairs are the best to invest in for your grooming needs. At Groomers, we offer a wide selection of grooming scissors tailored to multiple grooming experience levels, from beginners to experienced professionals. In this guide, we’re breaking down all the main points to consider when choosing your next pair of grooming scissors and why we believe our exceptional scissors are... Read More

A chihuahua holding a first aid kit 23/05/2022

Top Tips On Dog First Aid For Groomers

Dog first aid is an essential skill for all groomers. An accident could occur when working with animals around scissors, water and electrical equipment, and on a high grooming table. Although some incidents are unavoidable, knowing how to respond and work effectively in these situations can make a huge difference to the dog you’re grooming. And by having the correct equipment to hand, you’ll be ready to deal with any grooming-related injuries, should one occur. By following our top dog first aid tips for groomers, you’ll find everything you need... Read More

Jack Russell lying on a sheet staring straight ahead 23/05/2022

Here’s How To Look After Your Dog’s Eyes

To avoid unwanted infections and to keep on top of your dog’s eye health, it’s important to check its eyes frequently as part of its usual routine.  Familiarising yourself with your dog’s eyes can help you spot changes and signs that it may be suffering from allergies, infections and other eye problems in the very early stages before any further problems develop.  From examining your dog’s eyes carefully to spotting early symptoms of many eye problems, our guide on looking after your dog’s eyes will help you keep them healthy,... Read More

Happy dog plodging on the beach 03/05/2022

Top 7 Dog-Friendly Holiday Destinations in the UK 2022

2022 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 what is the best UK dog holiday? From the vast Northumberland coastline and countryside to the golden beaches of Cornwall, we’ve pulled together a guide to all our favourite pet-friendly holiday destinations. Packed with travel tips and things to do when you get there, all you’ll have left to worry about is whether to book a... Read More

Collie in field running 03/05/2022
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Top Training Tips To Help Master Off-Leash Dog Training

If you’re planning a getaway and decide to take the dog along with you, you may want to invest some time into training your dog off-leash. Off-leash dog training can make walking your dog an enjoyable experience. Your dog is free to roam and explore, and you don’t have to worry about getting tangled up in its lead or being pulled when it’s too excited. Although it can be time-consuming, off-leash dog training ensures your dog’s safety and the safety of those around it in places where it could easily... Read More