Jennifer Phillips April

How To Start a Dog Grooming Business

  If you’re like a lot of dog lovers, you’ve thought about working with animals. Maybe you’ve already worked as a dog bather, dog walker, or pet groomer and want to open a dog grooming business. It could be a smart move. Pet grooming is a fast-growing segment of the $95.7 billion dollar pet industry. […]

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Dog Apparel Trends, Selling Pet Fashion at Your Salon

Are you looking to take your dog grooming salon into the stratosphere for your clientele? If so, then you might be looking for new aspects that you can add to your business. One very helpful aspect is to start selling fashionable pet apparel products inside your store, as well as online. It can become a […]

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What Happens When You Don’t Groom Your Dog?

Are you looking for ways to keep your dog happy and healthy? When we think about improving the health of our pets, we often think about visiting the vet, taking long walks, and buying the right food. But, it’s important to remember that grooming is another important part of keeping your dog healthy.  What happens […]

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Mobile Dog Groomer Shares Tips for Success (And How to Come Back from COVID)

  Mobile dog grooming vans are convenient for their clientele. It’s a personalized service that saves the client time, reduces stress for some dogs, and may even be more sought after in the post-COVID time due to less interaction.   As a dog groomer, if you’re thinking about transitioning into a dog grooming van, there’s […]

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How to Future-Proof Your Pet Grooming Shop Post-COVID-19

Recognizing that many of our customers have been directly impacted by the pandemic, we’ve created a content series aimed at helping those businesses prepare for and execute on their own re-opening strategies. The series—which will feature blogs and other content assets—will also include tips for how to use their 123Pet software to bring those strategies […]

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How Groomers Can Prepare For Dog Grooming Competitions

  While most dog groomers are familiar with classic “Best in Show” events like Westminster, dog grooming competitions are less well-known in the industry. Classic dog shows are full of poised pups judged on their adherence to breed regulations. However, grooming competitions put a greater emphasis on criteria like balance, structure, and finish of the […]

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One Groomer’s Tips for Handling a Nervous Dog

  “You Can Lead That Dog into Bravery” Every pet groomer has encountered nervous dogs during their grooming career. As you know that nervousness shows up in so many ways. Some shake and whimper. Others are aggressive or “go flat” on the table. If you’ve been a pet groomer for any amount of time, you’ve […]

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