Food Allergies vs. Seasonal Allergies

Food Allergies vs. Seasonal Allergies by Katherine TolfordIf you suspect that your dog’s daily roll in the grass is causing allergic reactions, such as excessive paw licking and rigorous belly scratching, you may be surprised to learn that he could actually have a food allergy.While it’s common for dogs to suffer from seasonal allergies to things like [...]

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Grooming Guide - Irish Terrier - Handstripped - Pro Groomer

Join Karen Hopson from Ulitmate Dog Grooming as she teaches her hand stripping technique on a 3 year old Irish Terrier.Shop All our Stripping Knives                            

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Dryer Evolution

Dryer EvolutionInnovation in the dryer category has made grooming salons safer and more efficient than ever, but it has also made the process of selecting the right equipment more challenging.When I started grooming more than 30 years ago, we did not have high-velocity or force dryers. We had stand dryers and cage dryers—that’s it. And [...]

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How to Groom a Dog with Curly or Wavy Hair

How to Groom a Dog with Curly or Wavy HairShowDogStore recommended products ANDIS - PREMIUM LARGE FIRM SLICKER BRUSHE-Z GROOM ULTRA LEAVE IN CONDITIONER, 16 OZ, LEAVES COAT TANGLE FREE!ANDIS - 10" STEEL COMBANDIS - PULSE LI 5 CORD/CORDLESS ADJUSTABLE BLADE CLIPPERAARONCO - KOKUPA 8.5 IN STRAIGHT JAPANESE STEEL OFFSET SHEAR

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How to Train a Puppy to Accept Handling

How to Train a Puppy to Accept HandlingIt's much easier to acclimate puppies than older dogsTeaching a puppy to calmly accept handling is a big part of puppy training. Puppies go through a critical period of development which ends around the age of 16 weeks. It is believed that they will be more accepting of [...]

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Puppy Cut Ears - Different Shapes

Puppy Cut Ears - Different ShapesJoin the groomers from DIYPetGrooms as they trim different ear shapes for a dog with a puppy cut.ShowDogStore Recommended Products DUBL DUCK - ECONOMY FILIPINO 8 1/4". CURVED SHEARANDIS - PREMIUM 6.5 IN THINNING SHEARANDIS - 7 1/2' STEEL COMB

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How to Count Dog Show Championship Points

How to Count Championship PointsUnderstanding the ClassesAll classes are divided by sex and championship status. The non-champion male dogs compete for Winners Dog. The non-champion female dogs compete for Winners Bitch. Only animals awarded Winners Dog and Winners Bitch are eligible to earn points toward their championship status. After that, the Champion animals and the [...]

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Picking a Show Prospect Puppy from a Litter

Picking a Show Prospect Puppy from a LitterYou have whelped your dream litter and watched over them amid numerous cups of coffee and several sleepless nights, and now they are almost 8 weeks old. By this age a pup will be looking like a miniature of what he or she will be as an adult. [...]

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Grooming Your Dog for a Show

THE NIGHT BEFORE THE BIG EVENTOn the night before you show your dog, you probably don’t want to wait up just to hear David Letterman’s Top Ten, so in its place, here are the top ten steps you need to follow the night before the big show:1. Brush out your dog’s coat.ANDIS - PREMIUM DOUBLE SIDED [...]

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Lessons From a Groomer: Clipper Tips and Tricks

Lessons From a Groomer: Clipper Tips and TricksBy Willow MattoxTalent Comes With ExperienceIn this article, I will discuss the basics of clipper handling and how to cut hair so that you can use your tools effectively, safely, and in a way that will make your job easier. What I cannot give you in this article [...]

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