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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

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

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

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