Grooming From Home during Social Distancing

I know that many of you might now be working from home or isolating yourselves at home. The world is a little unsettling at the moment and you might well be one of the many who can’t get out to take a trip to your local groomers. Regardless of the country you live in, or the circumstances that make it difficult or impossible to go out from your home, grooming could be quite problematic.

In other words, you might be facing the situation where you now need to be able to groom your own dog at home.

Cocker Spaniel Clipping

Read more

How to Clean Dog Ears

Ears are a very sensitive area to deal with when it comes to dogs for a number of reasons. So this is one job that you might prefer leaving to a groomer.

Cleaning Dog Ears

Image by GraphicMama-team from Pixabay

If your dog suffers, as often evidenced by scratching at his/her ear or the hair around it, then please consult your veterinarian for a possible underlying cause. This is one area in particular where you, as a dog owner, will find it tricky to get a good visual.

Read more

Melissa Verplank – Notes From The Grooming Table eBook

If you had the chance to learn from a 30-year veteran groomer, would you? I’m willing to bet you would say yes. The good news is that a veteran groomer wrote a book called ‘Notes From The Grooming Table‘.

Not sure if you want it?

Keep reading this review to find out who wrote it and why it will benefit your grooming career or your at-home grooming.

Read more

Dog Training: Bringing Out the Best Behavior Possible

Dog Grooming

It is Easier to Groom a Well Trained Dog

When it comes to grooming different dog breeds, it pays to have some tricks up your sleeve that will help to encourage good behavior in your canine client. Of course, if you are grooming your own dog then you will already know the level of obedience you can expect in your pooch.

But, if your pet is a little “agro” when it comes to the sometimes challenging experience of being clipped and groomed, then it is possible that you have already given up and decided to hand him over to a professional groomer for his spa treatment once a month.

Either way, knowing how to train a dog is a must-have skill for dog owners.

And as for groomers, faced with an endless number of different breeds, each breed with its own peculiarities, time is of essence. It often pays to have a few training tricks up your sleeve:

The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever: A Step-by-Step Guide to 118 Amazing Tricks and Stunts

Read more