Dog Grooming Blog: Dog Grooming Tips, Courses & Supplies


How to Groom a Bedlington Terrier – How to Clip a Bedlington

If you are interested in “adopting” a member of this cute breed then you will need to have an idea about what is required in grooming a Bedlington Terrier.

On the other hand if you already own a Bedlington Terrier then you have probably discovered that whilst this breed is relatively easy to house train, it does require some effort in maintaining a nicely groomed look.

The Bedlington is generally regarded as quite easy to train and definitely loves to go for her daily walk. In fact this breed often loves to run and run, therefore a tight grip on her lead is often a wise stance to take in public places. Being such an active breed, with a hunting instinct, your pet can very quickly get into all kinds of dirty environments, often at the expense of her newly cleaned coat. For example, many love to explore holes looking for possible unsuspecting prey.

So, there is no avoiding a grooming regime with this breed. (more…)


Dog Grooming Courses in West South Central States

For those who are keen to learn dog grooming and who currently live in Texas, you can find some links to courses below.

Note: Course details are subject to changes (particularly prices) so each of the listed points should be double-checked with the relevant Academy.

Texas All Breed Grooming School in Arlington, Texas

  • Course: Professional Dog Grooming
    • Type of course: Face to face
    • Duration: 480 hours (12 weeks)
    • Cost of course: $6302
    • Certificate awarded upon graduation
    • Approved? Yes

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Dog Grooming Courses in the Mountain States

Here are some dog grooming courses that are offered in Montana. If you are considering becoming a dog groomer or you simply want to master at-home grooming then you can click on the links below to get some more information.

Note: Course details are subject to changes (particularly prices) so each of the listed points should be double-checked with the relevant Academy.

Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy – Great Falls, Montana  

  • Course: Professional Dog Styling
    • Type of Course: Face to face
    • Duration: 8 weeks full time and part time
    • Cost: $5900
    • Certificate awarded
    • Students can ask for assistance with getting jobs 

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Dog Grooming Courses in the South Atlantic States

Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia  …

If you live in one of the South Atlantic region, then you can find some pet grooming courses in the states listed below.

Note: Course details are subject to changes (particularly prices) so each of the listed points should be double-checked with the relevant Academy.

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

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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…)