Unlike traditional dog shows, dog grooming competitions focus on professional dog groomers’ skills and scissor work and how well they can groom dogs. Most salon groomers require tools suitable for performing everyday cuts that support the health and well-being of dogs. In contrast, competition grooming can be incredibly intricate and meticulous and requires a different kind of grooming arsenal. To make sure you’re prepared for the world of competitive dog grooming, we’ve rounded up our top tips, tools and kit to get you ready to compete like a pro! Table... Read More
Want to get the best Doodle grooms possible? This blog will tell you how! We all know that Doodle dogs are big news, but did you know that according to a recent Groomers survey, they account for about half of the dogs we groom? Doodle coats are among the most difficult to keep, and so the owners often rely on groomers to help them, making grooming Doodles big business! 1. If you need to get knots out, condition! Moisturising a curly coat with an excellent conditioning shampoo like Choca-Doodle 2... Read More
Greasy, dirty dog hair can sometimes be really difficult to tame, especially when you’re trying to create perfection! Here are our top tips to help you get that all-important professional finish on greasy hair: Bathing First, you need a squeaky clean base. A good degreaser like Chubbs bars or Julie Harris Signature Strip Down Shampoo should do it. If the hair is really greasy, why not begin with a pre-wash? Use one of our Value range shampoos or our Intensives range to wash out shed hair, dirt and other nasties... 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.
All pets shed hair - it is a completely natural and healthy bodily function. Even hairless and non-shedding dog breeds moult to a certain extent. Undoubtedly though, moulting can be a nuisance. Excessive shedding can effect allergy sufferers greatly, and shed hairs can stick to clothes and furniture, making them difficult to clean.