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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

Dog having a bath 05/01/2021

Scissor Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

If you want to trim your pet’s hair at home, either as part of a full groom or between professional grooming sessions, you will need to take proper care of your scissors. This will help you get better results, and will help them last longer too.

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

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

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

20/01/2018
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How To Tell If A Pet Is Overweight

According to the 2017 PFMA Pet Population Report, vets now believe that 49% of dogs and 44% of cats are obese! This can be very detrimental to their health, as excess weight is linked with arthritis, diabetes, pancreatitis and high blood pressure. We want them to stay as healthy and happy as possible, so we’re giving you everything you need to know whether your dog or cat is overweight. An overweight pet will have the following: You are unable to feel their ribs when you place your hands on the... Read More

03/11/2017
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8 Steps To A Calm Pet This Fireworks Night

It’s getting very close to Fireworks night now, and we’re so excited! Of course, we also remember that this is the time of year that pets can get very stressed, so here are our top tips for keeping them calm! Treat it like any other day. Pets really do notice if you’re concerned, so make sure you don’t show it to them, or they will think three is something to fear. Create a cosy spot. Ensure your house is warm and that your pet has a cosy, quiet and secure... Read More