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

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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

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September is National Organic Month!

September is National Organic Month! Here at Groomers, we love organic produce and recently we’ve been sourcing shampoos that include these fantastic ingredients. What is Organic Exactly? Organic ingredients are grown or produced without the use of man-made fertilisers, pesticides, growth regulators or feed additives. All organic farms and food companies are inspected to ensure the highest standards. Genetic modification is also prohibited. Organic farming is working towards an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable method of production, helping to keep the planet and the people healthy. Why Choose Organic For... Read More


Not A Scratch – Successful Cat Bathing Tips!

Cats will learn to love water once we’re through! Read these tips for hints on how to handle cats in the tub: Allow the cat to find a comfortable position Before you bathe the cat, it’s a good idea to trim the claws to prevent scratching Thoroughly brush the coat through To keep water out of ears, gently place cotton wool in them Ensure your bath has a smooth, slippy surface. This ensures claws do not catch on anything and that the cat cannot latch on Keep a hand on... Read More

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More Dog Days – Less Bug Days

We’re hoping for a few more dog days of summer before August is over, but even that can become problematic if pets come into contact with ticks and fleas while they’re enjoying the sun. Our answer? Ridasect of course! We think it’s always best to be prepared for anything, which is why we’re offering 25% off Selected Ridasect products! You can make sure your dogs, cats, home and workplace are all protected! Find this offer here:

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Clean Pets Fast!

Q is for Quick Fixes! It’s inevitable that at some point you’ll have finished a dog, turned around for two seconds and when you look again they have something on them, marring their just-washed coat. We’ll let you fill in the gap of what that substance could be. You don’t have time to wash them again, so what do you do? You whip out a quick solution of course! We think you’ll find these two really helpful: Groomers Quick Wash – Quick, topical spot-cleaning for heavily soiled areas Groomers De-Fox-It... Read More

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Dog Bathing Products With Natural Healing Powers!

H is for Healing Power! So many natural ingredients have healing powers. They soothe itchiness, take away stress or heal in the physical sense, and the trick is finding out which one you need. Well, no need to worry about that, because these products have already done the work for you. Find our range of natural healing products here: Dead Sea Minerals Dead Sea mud and salts nourish the skin and are commonly used to help treat skin conditions such as psoriasis. Both Ochah and Terra Beaute utilise these... Read More

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Safe Shampoos For Sensitive Cat Skin

F is for Feline and our cat bathing products! While most cats  are able to clean themselves, sometimes they can get themselves into a smelly situation, or perhaps they might be unable to clean themselves. If that’s the case, it’s time to pick up the cat shampoo. Cats have extremely thin, sensitive skin, so they need a specific pH level and gentle ingredients to make sure that the skin maintains it’s natural balance and does not get irritated. Even the pH of a dog shampoo can be wrong for cats,... Read More

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Sneak Peek: Groomers Brush & Tool Guide

Did you know that we have a fantastic grooming resources web section? It’s full of product help, event information and useful videos. We’re very fond of our grooming product guides, designed for students and for groomers who might want a reminder! You can download them, print them out and keep them in a file or have them on your computer to look at any time! Here’s a peek of what you’ll find in our Groomers Brush & Tool Guide: Slicker Brush Appearance: Fine wire pins secured to a solid base,... Read More