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Dog Grooming Courses in the South Atlantic States   Recently updated !

If you live on the East coast then you can find some pet grooming courses here:

Merryfield School of Pet Grooming in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • Course: Professional Pet Grooming
    • Type of course: Face to face
    • Length of course: 600 hours
    • Cost of course: $11,944
    • Diploma Awarded
    • Approved? Yes
    • Misc: After graduation, the school can help students find jobs or go into business on their own


How to Groom a Labradoodle – Tips on Grooming Labradoodle

Labradoodles are quickly becoming one of the most sought after breeds in the pet industry. They are friendly, playful and make perfect family dogs.

One of the main reasons for their widespread popularity is the type of coat they have, which generally falls between being curly and wavy while not as kinky as that of the Poodle. Even more exciting is the fact that the coat sheds at a much slower rate than that of other breeds, which means that it is a viable option for pet lovers who are allergic to dog dander.

However, the beautiful and attractive coat of the Labradoodle does mean that they require routine brushing. In this article, we will cast our lenses at the different types of Labradoodle coats, how much they shed, any common coat problems and how to best groom and care for the coat of the Labradoodle in more detail. (more…)

The 2017 Dog Grooming Industry –Dog Grooming Career Outlook

It would come as no surprise to learn that more and more people are becoming pet owners.

In the United States, dog ownership has increased from 68 million in 2000 to 78 million in 2012. This is according to the IPPTS Dog Grooming Industry Report 2017, a report that also looks at the growth and career outlook for the year.

An encouraging takeaway from the report, for current and aspiring dog groomers, is the fact that spending on pets has increased. More money is being spent per pet than at any other time. This is largely as a result of pet owners seeking additional grooming services for their dogs and this would be across the whole spectrum of different breeds that require grooming on a regular basis. (more…)

Grooming Border Collies: How to Groom a Border Collie at Home

If you are one of the many dog owners fortunate enough to own a beautiful Border Collie, then looking after him or her correctly is going to be a big priority for you.

How Often Does a Border Collie Need Grooming

I find that there is a lot of debate about how often you need to groom your Border Collie. Some suggest a grooming regime every 4 to 8 weeks, others suggest weekly. I would suggest that brushing should certainly be done weekly if not more often. A lot depends on the shedding season and the type of coat that your Border Collie has.

This guide seeks to provide you with some tips on how to go about grooming a Border Collie in the most effective way possible. (more…)