Teach Your Pet Good Grooming Behavior for
Their Own Safety
What most people do not realize is how dangerous the pet grooming process can be for their pets. It does not matter how long a groomer has been grooming, accidents do happen. Pets are moving targets around sharp implements. This can be a train wreck waiting to happen. However, as pet owners you can reduce the odds of your pet getting injured by doing some simple things at home. Continue reading
Animals fall into three categories for me:
- Geriatric or senior
- Babies: puppies and kittens
- All the others in between
Pets in the first two categories, although similar in many behaviors, must be treated very differently.
Suggested Grooming Frequency By Dog Breed
One of the most common questions a groomer is asked is how often should I groom my pet? My usual response is “got me, it depends on you and your lifestyle.” If you are an obsessive person who can have no speck of dust, dirt or dog hair present in your home, car or within a 100 mile radius then more often than other people with the same dog with a different set of priorities. If you have pet allergies, that pet should be done more frequently than someone who does not have allergies. Continue reading
When To Start Grooming Your Puppy or Kitten
The most frequently asked question I receive about “babies” is when to start the first grooming. Puppy or kitten information is the same for the most part. If you are going to use mobile, it really does not matter what the age is.
There is no law stating that in order to groom a pet they must have any vaccinations, store front or mobile. In a store front the biggest issue is that puppies and kittens, without all the proper vaccinations are at risk of getting sick. Continue reading
During springtime, if your kids are like mine, they think they are helping by bringing in all the pieces of dead grass, leaves and mud they can find. They usually do this after I have vacuumed just to prove how helpful they are. I cannot help much with that issue but I can give some insight on how to keep the amount of shedding hair down. Continue reading