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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

25/02/2021

How to look after your dog’s eyes

Looking after your dog’s eye health is imperative to avoid unwanted infections or trips to the vets. Here at Groomers, we hope to inform and advise you on the best way that you can keep your dog’s eyes clean and infection-free. If you have any doubts about your dog’s eye health, you must contact your local vet to ensure any issues are dealt with as soon as possible. What is an eye ulcer on a dog? It is important that you are aware of what eye ulcers on dogs look... Read More

Basics of Dog Grooming 01/05/2020
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What Are The Basics of Dog Grooming?

As with humans, it is important that our dogs and pets maintain a healthy lifestyle and keep up their appearances. It is our main goal to make the process of grooming as enjoyable as possible for the dog, starting slowly and rewarding with treats! If your dog is new to grooming then it is best to break up the process over several days, as some grooming treatments are needed less frequently than others. Most of all, we want you to enjoy this experience and create a special bond with your... 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

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

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

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