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
Dog Breed Advice
Make grooming easy and chose the right tools for your dog’s coat. Below, Groomers have devised a basic guide to grooming needs for the UK’s five most popular dog breeds. Scroll down to see if your dog’s breed makes the top five…
Producing a hybrid or “designer dog” involves the deliberate crossbreeding of two different types of pedigree dog together. These dogs are not mongrels, as the crossbreeding process is deliberate. Dogs are carefully chosen to combine personality and appearance traits of the two different breeds.
The term “vulnerable native breeds” indicates dogs of British origin whose numbers are declining, and/or whose status in the dog world has diminished. Applied to breeds that receive 300 or fewer birth registrations per year, the Kennel Club coined the term in 2003.
Many dog owners, especially new dog owners, feel slightly lost in the world of grooming. With so many coat types and breeds, along with the huge number of grooming tools available, it can be difficult to know which tools and techniques are suitable for your dog.
The royal family have embraced dogs for generations, from Pugs to Greyhounds, King Charles Spaniels to Collies. Indeed, the Queen’s love for her dogs has been widely reported, with the Pembroke Welsh Corgi her breed of choice. To celebrate her Diamond Jubilee, Groomers have therefore composed a profile of the Queen’s beloved dog, and Her Majesty’s relationship with the breed.