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Pet Owner Advice

On this page, we will give pet owner advice, showing you the common conditions in the salon and how to avoid them with treatments. Our grooming services usually include bathing, conditioning, drying your pet, removing any small tangles, trimming nails and giving your pet a basic health check. In-between professional grooms you will need to …

Why take your dog to a groomer?

We humans regularly wash ourselves in the shower, brush our teeth, put on creams and oils to help our skin and hair. Your dog is no different and has needs of its own that can be delivered by grooming regularly. A dogs coat is important and keeping it maintained is essential for a healthy dog …

Cleany Teeth for use at home

The Benefits of Cleaning Your Dogs Teeth Cleany Teeth is a state-of-the-art oral hygiene technology that performs better than manual toothbrushes, sonic, electric or rotating brushes. With your Cleany Teeth Ultrasound Starter Kit, you achieve the most effective dental hygiene for your dog at home. Cleany Teeth cleans your dog’s teeth and gums and protects them …

How Cleany Teeth Works

Below is a quick tutorial on how to use the product. Cleany Teeth has 2 functions: Function 1: Ultrasound with gentle continuous vibration for dogs who enjoy the gum massaging feeling of soft vibration. Vibration increases the amount nano-bubbles produced during cleaning penetrating deep under gum line to destroy bacteria. Function 2: Silent Ultrasound, motion free ultrasound …

Why doesn’t my pet like being brushed?

We groom them all! At Absolutely Animals we groom around 3,500 dogs and 900 cats, per year. We have been established for 28 years now, that’s a lot of pet grooming! We groom pets throughout their whole lives, we see the changes in the pets’ health and demeanour throughout this time and how various scenarios …

How we deal with Knots and matts in the salon

Avoid the matting! All dogs and cats coat textures are variable, causing them to knot up differently. Coarser, more wiry coats, like those of some Terriers, usually take longer to knot up and are easier to brush out and remove knots from; whereas the poodle type, more woolly coats, tend to knot quickly and the …

Why does grooming my pet cost so much?

Hi all, I often hear; Shall I come back in 20 minutes? How much is it?.... i often see a shocked face when i tell the price! Why is it so expensive? Can you do it cheaper? If I bring one dog can you do the other for free? My pet’s hair-cut costs more than …

What happens at the dog groomers

Hi all, I am writing some monthly blogs for pet owners, talking over general discussions and scenarios from the month, with clients, dogs, staff and our students. I hope you find them of interest and in some cases humorous. I shall start off with the most common questions asked and some of the assumptions made …

Get your FREE Christmas after grooming picture!

We are offering a special Free Christmas After Grooming Picture when you have your pet groomed with us. Please ask a member of staff if you would like your pets photo taken! Daisy was impressed with her pet grooming and decided to take a selfie next to the Christmas fireplace. Freddy the parti schnauzer looks …

Dog Groomer Success Story – Oh So Hairy Dog Grooming

“Thank you so much to everyone at Absolutely Animals – Heidi and Christine are amazing tutors. I highly recommend training at Absolutely Animals. The course has helped me to start my own Dog Grooming Business. I did the 22-day course with the City and Guilds Qualification, and I can honestly say it was the best …

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