Grooming

by Carol Visser on Feb 1, 2014
“      Contrary to common belief, while it is certainly true that some breeds shed more than others, there is no such thing as a dog with hair that doesn’t shed. The difference lies in whether most of the shed hair easily slides out of the coat—as in the case of Pugs, German Shepherds and Golden Retrievers, for example—or whether the shed hair gets stuck in the live coat, causing matting in the case…”

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by Carol Visser on Jan 1, 2014
“  It’s that time of year again­—the time when no matter what pet owners do, their pets track mud, moisture and that doggy odor throughout the house. It is also the season when dry, static-driven tangles can appear overnight, and dogs and cats start itching and scratching due to dry…”
by Carol Visser on Nov 1, 2013
“        While it is obvious to pet professionals that a pet’s ears should be regularly cared for, it is not necessarily apparent to the pet owner. In fact, it doesn’t occur to many dog or cat caretakers to look into their pets’ ears until there is a…”
by Carol Visser on Oct 1, 2013
“    Almost every pet salon includes nail trimming as part of the grooming process, and many offer it as an add-on service. It is, after all, an excellent and valuable benefit to provide customers. In order to make the most of the service, however, salon owners have to accomplish…”
by Carol Visser on Sep 1, 2013
“    Groomers are always on the lookout for something that will make our work faster, easier and better. Whether it is a tip from another groomer or a new piece of equipment, we all look for ways to improve our craft. Maybe it’s a change in how we hold…”