Dog Care


Top Tips for Grooming an Unruly Doodle Coat

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

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Help! My dog has rolled in fox poo

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


Leucillin – How It Can Help In the Heat

Leucillin is a powerful and reliable antiseptic skin care spray suitable for disinfecting and sanitising wounds, cuts, grazes and more. It kills up to 99.99% of bacteria, fungi and viruses, and is non-toxic and non-irritating. How can Leucillin help in the heat? Hot, humid conditions are the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and fungi, and so summer weather means an increased likelihood of infection. That’s why Leucillin is a handy item to keep around the place – it’s the ideal solution to help keep those bacteria at bay when you’re confronted... Read More


Doggy Dehydration

We’re sure you’re aware of the fact that as the weather hots up, dogs can find it difficult to keep their cool. In the salon, the heat can be even more intense, so what can we do to stop doggy dehydration? Signs of Dehydration Lethargy Loss of appetite Dry mouth Sunken Eyes The best way to find out if a dog might be dehydrated is to lift the skin at the ruff of the neck. It should spring back, but if it stays wrinkly, the dog might be dehydrated and... Read More

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SAVE 10% With the Julie Harris Bundle!

Prepare to get outstanding grooming results! This month, get 10% off the must-have Julie Harris Signature bathing range when you buy our bundle! Want it? Get it here: bit.ly/2qEsyAG You’ll get: Strip Down Deep Cleaning Shampoo, 500ml Coat Management Spray, 300ml High Gloss Coat Shine Spray, 300ml Clean Cotton Deodorising Fragrance Spray, 300ml See the full Julie Harris range here: bit.ly/2moxBD8

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How To Bathe a Puppy

This bank holiday weekend, we’re giving you 20% OFF Groomers Shampoos with code BANKHOL20, so now is a great time to stock up on your puppy shampoo! Want to know how to safely bathe your puppy? Read our tips and find out: You should bathe your puppy when they are visibly dirty or smelly to keep then clean. How often will depend on the puppy, as some are particularly dirty and will need a bath regularly while others may not. When is it safe to bathe? Ideally, your puppy should... Read More

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How Often Should I Bathe My Dog?

How often you bathe your dog really depends on a couple of factors: How often they get dirty or smelly If they need a medicated bath regularly As a general rule, bathing once a month is fine for most dogs to keep on top of dirt and odour. Some dogs that have wonderfully clean coats can get away with being bathed less regularly than this. Dogs that have very oily or houndy-smelling coats may be bathed more frequently to keep their coats clean and fresh. Please avoid bathing your pet... Read More

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A Cage Mat That’s Comfy & Easy-Clean!

Bespoke Easy Wipe Premium Cage Mat Whether your dog is regularly crated at night or in the car, or if you work in a pet-oriented workplace that uses crates or cages, you’ll love the Big Dog Bed Company Bespoke Easy Wipe Premium Cage Mat! What Makes It Special? Ultimate Comfort – It features a 50mm deep high-density foam cushion which keeps dogs cool and comfortable. Super Hygenic – The dog mat has a robust but soft PU cover that is easily sanitised. Easy to Look After – The mat is... Read More


Keep Dogs Clean & Fresh With De-Fox-It Spray

The Groomers team have already had it happen to them this month – dogs are rolling in fox poo, and you can’t always stop them from doing it! Luckily we have just the thing you need to clean them up and be rid of that awful smell – De-Fox-It! How Does It Work? Simply spray onto the coat directly onto the affected area and watch it foam, then remove with a damp cloth. For stubborn stains, leave for 10 minutes before rinsing or wiping off. De-Fox-It contains a powerful antibacterial... Read More