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
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
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
Whether you’re a professional groomer or you’re caring for your dog’s coat at home, there’s nothing worse than feeling their coat and discovering a whole load of mats. Mats can cause so many problems for your dog, from skin irritation to stress and discomfort and can result in their entire coat needing to be shaved. At Groomers, we want to keep your dog looking and feeling their best, so we’ve pulled together our top tips to hopefully prevent your dog’s coat getting matted. Table of contents: Can matted dog hair... Read More
June is Pet Dental Care Month. In light of this, Groomers have composed details on a wide variety of common canine oral health problems, what causes them, and how best to treat them.