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20/10/2021
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Get Matchy With Shampoos and Fragrance Sprays!

Our new Cocktail Premium Canine Fragrances have really got us into a stir! We think that any good fragrance spray should be supported with a shampoo that compliments it, so you get double the delicious smell! Just for you, we’ve already done that with our Cocktails! Pina Colada The Groomers Performance Shine On Shampoo is the one that immediately springs to mind when we think of the coconut and pineapple fragrance of the Pina Colada, because that’s exactly what it smells like! Spritz Cocktails Pina Colada Spray over a dog... Read More

20/10/2021
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8 Dryer & Blaster Maintenance Tips For Pro Groomers

Your grooming equipment is your livelihood, and taking care of it well means that it will last longer and will cost you less money on repairs and replacements. Dryers and blasters are one of your most robust pieces of salon equipment, but they are still susceptible to damage. The smallest crack can cause big problems if it isn’t repaired quickly. To make sure your dryer is always in top condition, we have some advice from our expert, Chris! Check the plug, cable and switches for damage regularly to help prevent... 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

Blaster Safety 101: 3 Pieces Of Clothing You Need To Invest In!

Beekeeping nets aren’t goo enough. Invest in some proper work PPE     It’s not just your lungs that you should protect though. The Groomers 2018 Blaster Safety Survey states that 87% of you occasionally or never wear safety goggles while blasting or drying, and only 7% wear them every time you dry or blast. Your eyes are essential to your grooming ability as well as your general quality of life, so we really endorse that you protect them as much as possible so no hairs or other irritants get... Read More

Which Bath Is For Me?

Material: Any groomer will want their bath made out of a long-lasting, easy-clean material. Therefore purchasing a bath made from a professional quality material is key. You generally have two choices: Stainless steel or a tough moulded plastic. Stainless Steel £££ Stainless steel baths can be expensive, but they’ll last for an extremely long time, they’e sturdy so can handle heavy dogs and they’re really quick and easy to clean. Plastic ££ Polyethylene and other similar plastics can be moulded to create more rounded baths. The plastic is thick, so... Read More

Retailing: Earn More In The Salon

Want to know how to make a little bit more out of your salon? Create a retail area! Even a small display of brushes and shampoos can make a difference, and we have a vast selection to choose from! Find all of the Groomers retail packs on our website here: bit.ly/2q3f94G You’ll need: Enough room for a small display Some shelving or a display cabinet A few groomers retail six packs to stock your shelves! Stack, add your prices (and make sure you have a good margin) and you’re set!... 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