Learn to Groom your Pet or find
Pet Groomers near you
Do you need to find pet groomers in your
Most pets will need some sort of grooming,
particularly ones with fur.
It could be as simple as having their coat
brushed every few days, having their nails
clipped or maybe even a complete makeover.
Bath time! ..... RUN!!! Evie loves playing
in water but just try giving her a bath!
It all depends on the type of pet/s you have,
the reason you are doing it, and how much time
and money you are willing to spend.
People who show their animals in competitions
or exhibitions may spend many hours and sometimes
a considerable amount of money on grooming. Some
will even get professional groomers to do it for
them. There's also mobile pet grooming services
available in many areas.
These days pet groomers are very common in
most cities and can be found in the local
telephone directory or on the internet. As with
vets, your pet also needs to
feel comfortable with the groomer, so sometimes
you may need to try a couple before you find one
that your pet likes, however most people in this
industry are animal lovers and are good at making
your pet feel at ease. Animals are great at
Grooming your pet does not have to be
expensive. You can usually do it yourself with
just a few basic items. The items you require
will obviously depend on the type of pet you
have. Grooming a dog for example will probably
require a pair of nail clippers, one or two
brushes and a good quality shampoo. Sure there
are lots of other items you can buy but the
basics will usually be sufficient for most
*It is very important to only use
cleaning agents or cosmetics that have been
designed for that particular type of animal.
Some products designed for use on one type of
animal (or even for humans) may not be suitable
for use on other types of animals, and may even
harm your pet. You should read the
instructions carefully to make sure they are
suitable. Many professional groomers also
sell grooming products, so if you are having
difficulty sourcing a particular item, try
contacting a pet groomer in your area.
Are you interested in doing your
own pet grooming but don't know how?
There are many short courses available to
teach you about pet grooming. Many community
colleges, clubs and private trainers run such
courses and can usually be undertaken in a class
situation or over the internet.There are also
courses available for those that wish to become
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