Surviving the Christmas ‘Grooming’ Season

With the festive season fast approaching, it makes good business sense to prepare.  Whether you’re dealing with new or existing clients, here are my top tips for surviving what is inevitably the hairiest time of the year. Managing Your Diary Set your opening and appointment times and stick to them.…

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Simulate A Handstripped Coat

Can it really make a difference? There are times that we may want to make the coat look like it is handstripped.  Not to deceive the owners but to give their clipped dog the illusion of being stripped, or as close to it as we can. Carding is a fairly…

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Reasons to Groom Competitively

Lots of groomers I speak to say they can’t see the point of entering grooming competitions. This often stems from a lack of competitive spirit, confidence or that they simply can’t see any benefit to their regular work and career. For some, the chance of winning a rosette or receiving…

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