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What is the Best Material for Dog Collars and Leads?

I was recently searching for some new leads for my dog grooming business and it got me thinking, “what is …
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The Secret Truth About Oodles

As a dog groomer, it’s my job to assist owners in looking after the health of their dogs as a …
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How to Choose the Best Dog Groomer.

I often receive new enquiries from owners who are terrified of trying a new groomer or going to one for …
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The myth about “Puppy Coat”. Is it real?

It’s quite common to hear groomers, breeders and dog owners talking about “Puppy Coat”. Supposedly, it refers to a transition …
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3 Reasons you should never wash a knotty dog.

Existing knots may tighten! Dirt & oil may become trapped! (Clogged follicles) You could create more knots! If your dog’s …
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How to Choose the Right Haircut for your Dog.

Your dogs hair can be overwhelming. I’m sure on several occasions you’ve wanted to say to your groomer “just shave …
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Your dog’s hair is amazing.

I know, I know. Your dogs hair is falling out all over the place, what could possibly be so amazing …
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Do You Need to Shave Your Dog in Summer?

If I had a dollar for every time someone said that they needed to have their dog clipped short for …
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How Soon Should I Bring My Puppy in for Grooming?

I actually get asked this questions quite a lot! You might be worried they’re too young or you’ve heard that …
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What You Need to Know About Your Dog’s Anal Glands.

Disclaimer: If you don’t like talking about poop, exit this article right now! 😅 If you think your pup might …
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Help! My Dog has Dandruff!

In my experience as a Dog Groomer, the cause of Doggy Dandruff is sometimes a really simple fix. Of course, …
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How to Show Your Dog You Love Them!

We get dogs because we love them, right? We would play and cuddle with them all day long if we …
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What Does Canine Pelotherapy Look Like?

Pelotherapy has so many benefits and I’m so happy that we have access to amazing health care for our pups! …
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Mealtime Boredom Busters

As some of you may know, my dog has Separation Anxiety – Proper, Separation Anxiety. One of the things that …
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What Is Canine Pelotherapy?

Summary– High-quality mineral mud can be used to assist in the treatment of skin conditions, improve the function of the …
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10 Easy Ways to Save the Environment in Your Everyday Life

At a Glance– Looking after the environment is easier than you may think.– Below I list 10 easy things you …
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Dog Friendly Holiday: Apollo Bay, VIC

We all need a break from time to time. I know myself how hard it is to work a whole …
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Why Most Groomers Won’t “De-matt”.

You might have been away on holidays for a long time and Suzie down the road who was house sitting …
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Have you Considered Grooming Your Own Dog?

I’ve always been interested in grooming so I can certainly understand the hype of people wanting to groom their own …
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Why I’m Not a Mobile Dog Groomer.

Mobile grooming can be a great option for both the groomer and the dog owner in certain circumstances. For owners, …
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Grooming Terms for the Dog Owner

You’ll be surprised at all the different ways you can say the same thing. Different people can use different expressions …
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Keeping Your Oodle’s Coat Looking Fab!

Families all over the world are falling in love with these shabby chic crossbreeds we collectively call “Oodles”. And how …
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How do I know if my Dog is Overweight?

Surprisingly, even as a dog groomer, I’m asked this question a lot. And I actually love it! It’s great that …
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How Often Does My Dog Need To Be Washed?

The straight forward answer is every 4-6 weeks for long haired breeds and every 8-12 weeks for short haired breeds. …
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Is Expensive Dog food, Better Dog Food?

If you’ve ever looked at a bag of dog food and thought, “they’re all the same aren’t they? Dog food …
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What’s in Your Dog’s Food?

Hey Guys, I did an extensive article on the ingredients to look out for in your dog’s shampoo but I …
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So Your Dog is Matted…

MattingMatting is a knot that has basically gotten out of control. It’s twisted and tangled it’s way through other bits …
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Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Ice Treats

Prep: 10 Mins – Cook Time: 30 Mins – Freezer: 1 Hour+ INGREDIENTS1/4 Pumpkin Diced1 Small Sweet Potato Diced1 Scoop …
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When Should I Bring My Puppy in for Their First Groom?

Being the carer of a puppy is a seriously rewarding adventure, hard work included!Even if you’ve had many other dogs …
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How to Keep Your Dog Cool In Summer

Believe it or not, grooming can actually keep your dog cool! And I don’t necessarily mean by shaving them!There are …
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10 Steps to Dog Park Etiquette

I love the dog park! Seeing other dogs running around having fun, chasing toys and rolling everywhere possible, and mine …
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5 Things to Keep Your Dog Warmer in Winter

If your dog really feels the cold, whether that’s because they’re older or have very little hair, or are just …
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How to Check your Dogs Paw Pads for Debris

As it’s getting colder, wetter and probably muddier. If you don’t already do this, it’s a good time to start. …
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Does my dog need to be groomed in winter?

What you are about to read is terrible. Believe me, I re-wrote this 4 times but there’s just no easy …
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Does My Dog Really Need to Wear a Jacket in Winter?

Jackets and jumpers on a dog can be the cutest thing ever! Some dogs absolutely love putting their clothes on …
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What’s In a Dog Shampoo?

Just like with human shampoo, there are many – many options when it comes to dog shampoo. I feel like …
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What brush should I use on my Dog?

I ask people all the time about what kind of home grooming they do with their dog. I’m very glad …
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You may be using these dog walking tools wrong!

Flat collars, martingales, harnesses and halti’s. There are so many different walking tools out there that it can become quite …
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The Ultimate Trick to Keeping Your Dog Knot & Tangle Free!

It begins with a day at the beach. Jimmy the Retriever is covered from nose to tail. Sand glued to …
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Review: Knot Out Electric Pet Grooming Comb

Another groomer has kindly brought this comb to my attention. I really don’t like to write negative reviews so I’m …
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5 Tips for Washing Your Dog at Home

While we can’t always get into the groomers, It can be a lot of fun to give your dog a …
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DIY Dog Wash – What You Need to Know

I love DIY dog wash’s. It’s a great idea. Some people prefer to wash their dogs themselves but would like …
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How to Prepare For a Visit to the Groomers

A dog groomers job is not just to “Style & Cut Hair” (You Don’t Mess With The Zohan Movie Quote). …
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Why is Grooming Important?

Grooming your dog is not just about his looks and accentuating his big brown eyes. Grooming is also about ensuring …
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Why You Should NOT Clip Double Coated Dog Breeds

Firstly we must understand what a Double Coat or Heavy Coat is. In short, these are breeds that have a …
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The 9 Types of Dog Coats

Is it hair? Is it fur? Is it double? Is it wiry? We’re going to get to the bottom of …
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The Importance of Caring for Your Dogs Paws

We don’t even know we do it. “She looks so happy!”, “He’s been inside all day…”, “Just a quick one!” we …