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How to Be a Great Pet Parent – Making Your Dog Feel at Home

The dogs that attend grooming salons are pets that usually come from nice homes. Providing the right home environment for a dog is paramount to his/her health and well-being.

However, as dog lovers and pet groomers, it’s difficult to swallow the following statistics.

According to the ASPCA, animal shelters take in about 7.6 million dogs and cats each year. Unfortunately, only 2.7 million animals are adopted each year. It would be great if this number could increase.

So let’s explore what it takes to provide an appropriate home for a new dog., a dog that can be a happy client when he sees his groomer every couple of months.

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Becoming a Pet Parent

Jessica’s comments below are probably quite typical of concerns many might have when they first consider adopting a new dog:

I’ve been a pet owner for decades. I know the seemingly infinite joy and love  that comes from having a pet. But I also remember how nervous I was when I adopted my first dog.

–  Jessica

So let’s see what tips Jessica has for us in her article below: (more…)


Dog Skin Conditions and Allergic Irritations

I would wager that, like me, you have battled a skin problem with at least one dog in your time either as a pet owner or groomer. And more than likely, you have encountered the problem with many puppies and adult dogs over the years.

Scratching Dog

Yes, dog allergies can be a huge problem. Nobody wants to see their beloved dog miserable with the persistent discomfort that comes from scratching and itching and biting red, irritated skin areas.  (more…)


Goldendoodle Grooming Styles – Best Goldendoodle Haircuts

So you are the proud owner of a gorgeous Goldendoodle. What’s not to like? If you are trying to decide which grooming styles, from among the best of the best Goldendoodle haircuts. would suit your pooch then read on.

If you already own a member of this breed, then you will already be quite aware that a good grooming routine is required.

On the other hand, if you are just getting ready to welcome home your new little Goldendoodle puppy then it is probably a good idea to know what is ahead with respect to grooming and just how to go about it. 

To help you get started, I can refer you to some good Goldendoodle grooming tips, including which tools to use(more…)


How to Groom a Dog with Clippers – How to Use Dog Clippers

Do you have a dog breed that needs clipping every month or so? it is hard to beat that professional looking hairstyle when you pick up your pooch from the groomers. However, if you sit down to add up the cost, over a few months, not to mention years, you might be staggered to see the totaled figure. 

And letting the hair grow a little longer between salon visits is not the answer. Neglected dog coats usually lead to matted hair which means that the time spent clipping ends up being longer than usual.  (more…)


The German Shepherd Coat- German Shepherd Grooming Tips

Regardless of the coat length, all dogs require grooming to ensure a healthy, pleasant-to-live-with pet. Some breeds naturally require more than others. So, let’s see what is involved in taking care of the German Shepherd’s coat.

Grooming a German Shepherd Basics

The German Shepherd was originally a breed used in herding sheep. And of course, today, it is a breed often used in a variety of working dog capacities. But the German Shepherd is also a very popular choice as a household pet known for its intelligence, loyalty and ease of training.

You will want your German Shepherd to look as striking as possible which usually goes hand-in-hand with optimal health. (more…)