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Seasonal Dog Advice

08/06/2018
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5 Grooming Salon Summer Essentials!

Summer is a time of sweltering heat, mucky pups and bugs, but don’t worry! Here are our 5 top tips for ensuring summer in the grooming salon is as easy as possible: Cool Clothing The last thing you need is to be roasting in an already hot salon. Invest in lightweight clothing with a loose fit and a short sleeve to make sure you’re as comfortable as possible. We love our Groomers Unisex Waistcoat for this – it’s very wearable and has no sleeves! What’s more, this month (June 2018)... Read More

04/06/2018
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The Groomers Guide To Making Mucky Pups Squeaky Clean

British summertime isn’t always gloriously sunny, is it? We thought we would prepare you for the inevitable muddy, smelly dogs that tend to come in to the salon at this time of year with our top tips for getting them squeaky clean. Rinse and repeat Your best practice with mucky pups is to use a pre-wash to help get all the grime out of their coat. Then you can go in a second time with a specialised shampoo. We think our intensive Magic Forest and Intensity Shampoos are great for... 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

09/11/2017
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Make The Most Of Salon Retailing This Christmas

Christmas is one of the most lucrative times of the year in most business’s calendars. People are buying gifts for loved ones and feeling festive enough to treat themselves and others, and that includes their pets! That’s where you come in. As a grooming salon owner, you’re already set to have a busy Christmas period, but have you thought about doing a little bit more to get a nice bonus by Christmas day? It’s all about retail sales. You may already have a retailing section, and that’s great! People are... Read More

03/11/2017
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8 Steps To A Calm Pet This Fireworks Night

It’s getting very close to Fireworks night now, and we’re so excited! Of course, we also remember that this is the time of year that pets can get very stressed, so here are our top tips for keeping them calm! Treat it like any other day. Pets really do notice if you’re concerned, so make sure you don’t show it to them, or they will think three is something to fear. Create a cosy spot. Ensure your house is warm and that your pet has a cosy, quiet and secure... Read More

29/09/2017
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Stressed Pets In The Salon!

Halloween and fireworks night isn’t too far away, and we know that it can be a tough time to be a pet. However, pets aren’t just stressed during the holidays, as pet professionals can attest! Why Do Pets Get Stressed? Pets can get nervous or agitated in your grooming salon for a plethora of reasons. It could be a change of routine, past experiences, high skin sensitivity, dislike of loud noises, possible injury, separation anxiety, or it could be from travelling to you. Older dogs that may be disoriented, especially... Read More

21/09/2017
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6 Dog Safety Tips For Autumn!

It’s officially Autumn TODAY! To us, that means good food, fun and of course snuggling up with your dog on the sofa! But there are a few things about that all pet owners should be aware of to keep their dogs safe and sound, and here they are: Party Season With Halloween and fireworks night on the way, make sure your dog feels safe at all times. Try Pet Remedy or Adaptil if they’re really struggling to stay calm. Fading Light It’s getting darker, and so it’s always best to... Read More

02/08/2017
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Itchy Skin Solutions!

Summer comes with all sorts of skin issues for pets, from parasite bites to allergic rashes, to dry skin… the list goes on. One thing about them is really noticeable though – they all make the dog unbelievably itchy! This blog is dedicated to stopping the itch once and for all! Today we’re sharing our top five products designed to reduce inflammation, hydrate thoroughly and soothe the skin: 1. The Ochah shampoo and mud scrub range. Dead Sea ingredients are known for their soothing properties, and this bathing range is... Read More

06/07/2017

Help Hot Dogs This Summer

Did you know that this month is National Hot Dog Month? We won’t be talking to you about the delicious snack though, instead it’s all about dogs and protecting them from hot weather. So, what can affect dogs, and how can we help? Dehydration As with humans, dogs are at risk of dehydration in the heat. As dogs have very few sweat glands, they cool themselves via panting, which can leave them extremely dehydrated. That means they need plenty of fresh water. Find our selection of bowls here: http://bit.ly/2r40vfC Heatstroke... Read More

26/05/2017

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