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Dog Grooming

20/06/2019

How To Choose The Best Dog Clippers For Your Pet

All too often people ask; “What are the best dog clippers?”. However, unfortunately, there isn’t one easy answer. As each dog is different, each will require different levels of grooming and different grooming accessories. So, to help out, here at Groomers we’ve put together a guide on what to look for in dog clippers, so you can find the perfect pair for you and your pooch. What level of grooming are you planning? The first thing to consider is the level of grooming you are planning – what do you... Read More

25/05/2018
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6 Competition Grooming Must-Haves!

Are you competing in a grooming competition or perhaps grooming a show dog? We’ve put together a few things for you that we think you might need! A sturdy but portable table A hard-wearing case for your grooming kit Extra comfortable shoes Groomers Aromatherapy Spray for stress relief purposes Grip for paws, so they can stay on your table without slipping too much A very patient dog! Now go out there and nail that groom! See all of our must-have competition products here: http://bit.ly/2xcwaCo

19/03/2018
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5 Tips For Perfect Doodle Grooming

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

12/01/2018
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How To Groom Greasy Haired Dogs

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

18/09/2017
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4 Ways to Prevent Clipper Lines

Do you keep getting clipper lines and wonder what you can do to stop them? Never fear, in this blog, we’ll tell you how to get the best finish: Make sure you blades are sharp and oiled regularly. The sharper and faster the blade, the smoother the finish. Good clipper maintenance is key! Make sure that undercoat is out! Any coat that still has dead hair inside while you’re clipping is more likely to create clipper lines. Brush, blast and rake your way through that coat until all excess hair... Read More

16/08/2017
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Blast and Detangle With Ease

As you know, blasters go hand in hand with a good de-shedding session, but to make it easier, you need a good detangler. Adding detangling spray and a detangling shampoo to the process makes it much easier to allow the loose hair to be blown or brushed out of the coat. We’ve made it easy for you this month by giving you a free Groom and Detangle spray with every online order of an XPower blaster! Find the offer here: http://bit.ly/2i2F1it

14/08/2017
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Convex Edge Scissors and Why You Need Them!

What Is A Convex Edge? Convex is the shape given to a blade where the surface is curved similarly to the exterior of a circle. It tapers down to a fine point on the cutting edge. Why Are They Great For Groomers? The fine point at the edge of the blade allows for an extremely sharp cutting edge that tends to last longer than that of a bevelled, serrated cutting edge. This extra sharp blade means that you can have clean, precise scissoring, which is perfect for finishing work on... Read More

22/06/2017
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Get Coats Out Of a Tangle With Ease

U is for Untangle – something we’re sure you do a lot of! Curly coats, drop coats, silky coats, long coats, cotton coats – one thing they have in common is that they can get in a serious tangle. To sort them out, you’re going to need some help, and that’s where we come in. 1: Detangling Shampoo You’re going to need a shampoo that’s got some slip-agent to allow the tangled hair to slide out more easily. Follow up with a conditoning treatment. The moisturising properties of this will... Read More

20/06/2017
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The Secret to Sharp Scissoring

S is for Snip, snip! That’s right, it’s time to shine the spotlight on bathing products that help you to get that perfect scissoring finish! Scissoring Shampoos To make scissoring that much easier, you need a shampoo that cleans extremely thoroughly, taking away all grease and dirt and allowing the hair to stand straight out from the skin after it has been dried. For that, we recommend Groomers Scissoring Prep Shampoo of course! Scissoring Sprays These handy sprays are used to help keep hair standing straight upright, making it much... Read More