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
It’s National Pet Wellness Month this October, and what better way to start than with making sure that the skin and coat looks and feels fantastic? Dog coats come in many forms, and as a groomer, you might come up with coats that are actually quite difficult to manage. But don’t worry, we’re here to help with a few shampoos that should make your life easier! Problem #1: Greasiness Luckily for you, there are plenty of degreasing shampoos to choose from. Our favourites are Groomers Tangerine and Grapefruit Shampoo, Groomers... Read More
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
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.