Pet Grooming as a Career

A pet grooming career can be an exciting vocation which offers adventure and profitability. A pet grooming vocation requires standards that even veterinarians and breeders do not have to follow. You will fill a very important niche in the pet market and will become an important person to the animals you serve as well as their owners. You will have to use hands on techniques towards the animals, and at the same time you’ll have to observe their behaviors and physical traits. You will actually have to spend quality time with the animal. This is an activity that many veterinarians and breeders do not do. During this quality time, you must be able to judge the mental and physical characteristics …

Pet Groomers that Come to You

Dog owners have all been there. You turn your dog loose to run for just a few minutes and the next thing you know man’s best friend is scratching at your door, there once gleaming coat caked with dirt and debris, and emitting an incredibly foul odor. You now have two options. You can lock your dog outside and hope that it rains hard enough in the near future to wash them clean, or you can take valuable time out of your day and drag them to your local pet groomer. There is another, less time consuming way to remove the embarrassing odor from your dog’s fur. You might consider enlisting the aid of a mobile pet grooming service. Never …

The History of Pet Grooming

Pet grooming is a common practice in our society. People don’t even think twice of spending hundreds of dollars having their pets groomed and bathed by a pet grooming professional. It is such a common connivance that many people forget the history of what made this profession what it is. If you look at the paintings of the Elizabethan era you will see pets portrayed in paintings that are well groomed and clean. Who did the grooming? Was grooming a pet an actual profession back then? Was the local barber responsible for pet care as well as cutting hair and medical responsibilities? At the local Lord or Lady have their hair cut alongside their pet There are actually paintings from …

Pet Grooming to Prevent Hairballs

Cat owners know that where there are cats there are also hairballs. Cats oral grooming habits involve swallowing large quantities of hair. Most of the swallowed hair passes harmlessly through the cat’s digestive system. Problems occur when instead of passing through the cat’s digestive system the hair remains in the cat’s digestive system. As time passes the undigested hair collects with other undigested hair, these hairs stick together, until a hairball forms in the cat’s stomach. The larger the hair ball becomes, the greater a risk it poses to the cat’s health and well being. A vast majority of cats are able to rid themselves of a hairball by hacking it up. The sound they make when trying to bring …

Pet Grooming Options for Cats

When considering pet grooming options, one must decide which pet groomer will be best. There are many dog groomers out there, but very few cat groomers. If you have a cat you should look carefully at what specific facilities offer cat grooming expertise. Cats are finicky animals and they can be very hard to groom, putting the groomer at risk for bites or scratches. Choosing a professional cat groomer is a important decision the pet owner must make to ensure the health and happiness of their cat. As with all animals a bad pet groomer can make mistakes and unintentionally hurt the animal destroying confidence in making the cat emotionally distraught. Cat pet grooming is a difficult job and not …