Dog Breed Information

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Cold Weather Survival For Dogs

Don’t let the cold weather get to your pets this January! Save paws from getting too frosty, rescue noses from cracking and save skin from drying up with the Natural Dog Company, and don’t forget to wrap them up after wet walks to help them dry quicker without losing too much heat. Find products to help you here: http://bit.ly/2jHSs7o

How Often Should you Groom Your Dog?

We all know it is important to groom our dogs regularly at home as well as at professional grooming sessions, but just how much should you really be doing? Here is our guide to home grooming by coat type.


Breed Profile: The Standard Poodle

Best in Show for Crufts 2014 was awarded to Afterglow Maverick Sabre, better known as “Ricky”, a handsome Standard Poodle owned by his handler Jason Lynn together with John and Sandra Stone. This popular breed is instantly recognisable, with their elegant gait, proud, balanced physique, and often remarkable clips. Here is our introduction to this beautiful and intelligent breed.

Groomers at Discover Dogs 2013

Discover Dogs is an exciting up-and-coming event ideal for all dog lovers, hosted at Earl’s Court in London on the 9th and 10th November. Established in 1996 by the British Kennel Club, over the past 17 years Discover Dogs has become a leading canine event, offering people the opportunity to celebrate and learn about dogs.

An Introduction to Hybrid Dogs

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.


An Introduction to Hand Stripping

Hand stripping is a grooming process that involves removing dead hairs from the coat by hand instead of clipping to keep the coat tidy and healthy. Completed twice a year in spring and autumn, it speeds up the natural process of growth and moulting.


Dogs with Jobs – A Short Profile

Our pet dogs provide us with companionship and love on a daily basis, but there are also innumerate dogs around the world who work with us to save people’s lives, fight crime, or simply make our lives easier. Here is a short profile on key roles working dogs play in our society.

Breed Profile: The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

This spirited little breed was unfamiliar to many watching – indeed the breed is a relatively rare sight outside of the show ring. We at Groomers have therefore decided to provide an introduction this active and affection breed, typically abbreviated to PBGV.