A very serious question was asked of me this week that had to do with what I thought, holistically, about […]
While attending a cat show, the first thing many newcomers observe is how often surfaces are sprayed and wiped down. […]
It happens all too often. A pet comes in to be groomed. And whether it is a Shih Tzu, a […]
I took my sweet Flat Coated Retriever, Lil Abner, to be neutered today. I had complete confidence in his veterinarian and her staff. After all, she has cared for all my animals for close to thirty years and I have never had a problem of any kind.
I admit I have a foot fetish. Really, a paw fetish. Ok, I love dog feet. I love to watch the pads squish out when they walk and am very aware of the individual mannerisms of each pet I see; how they hold their paws and how they use them in a conversation.
Groomers have had a tough year. We are called to work with pets. We try and help them feel better and look good, sometimes in spite of the condition they come to us in. We battle owners who don’t tell us any health concerns that could impact grooming and get mad if we can’t salvage a pelted coat.
Cats love their tails! Tails convey a cat’s personality and are used for communication and balance. Most cats are very particular when it comes to human intervention with their tails. As groomers, we want to get those tails fluffy and clean for the humans who love them.