Grooming

by Carol Visser on May 1, 2014
“    The skin and coat care category, approached correctly, can be one of the easier sells for a pet retailer. All dogs have skin and coat, and most owners want them to look and feel their very best. This means the owners of all types of dogs—big or small, long or short haired—should be in the market to purchase products aimed at improving or maintaining skin and hair.   Twenty-five years ago, pet owners…”

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by Carol Visser on Apr 1, 2014
“While shampoos and conditioners are clearly a must-have for groomers, they are also strong sellers in pet specialty retail. However, one way to be sure you are getting the most return on the shelf space devoted to these products is to make sure they are delivering what the customer wants.Surely,…”
by Carol Visser on Mar 1, 2014
“No matter whether you are grooming in a kennel, salon, mobile unit or a client’s home, getting animals clean as thoroughly and efficiently as possible is vital to the end product. Dogs have to look great, smell wonderful and feel superb to the owner’s touch. Dogs that require clipper and…”
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…”
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…”