Dog grooming at Head to Tail Dog Grooming in Barrie, Ontario
Head to Tail Dog Grooming offers dog grooming services for all kinds of dogs
Keeping your dog clean is a wonderful thing! For many reasons, keeping your dog clean and well groomed adds immeasurably to their quality of life. Here at Head to Tail Dog Grooming in Barrie, I offer personalized service to all my customers, professional full grooming to all breeds, non-crated and crating facility(to suit your dog's needs). There is a professional certified groomer on staff . Please feel free to drop in at anytime for a tour.
Grooming Tips from Head to Tail Dog Grooming in Barrie, Ontario
Head to Tail Dog Grooming Tips for Owners
The first basic rule of thumb is to start early. A puppy can have its first grooming around 3 months of age, just basically a get acquainted visit, then another full grooming around 6 months. It's a good idea to get them used to the routine of brushing, nail trims, etc. this will hopefully make everything so much easier as they get older. Don't be afraid to ask our groomer for tips! Even if you think it may be a stupid question at the time, never let that stop you from getting the information you need.
Many groomers do genuinely care about your pets' needs, and are there to help you in any way they can. Your special family member deserves a long, happy and healthy life. They were special enough to be chosen to be part of your family, make sure that they stay that way. Don't forget most breeds should be groomed every 6 weeks in order to stop their coat from becoming too knotty.
Brushing tips at Head to Tail Dog Grooming in Barrie, Ontario
Brushing not only makes your pet's coat look nice and shiny. It is for skin and overall health and provides you with the opportunity to spend some quality time with your dog. You will be able to check your dog closely for any problems during brushing. Move hair aside and examine the skin closely for signs of fleas, ticks or skin irritations. Check for mats, tangles, etc. When you brush, do a section at a time, brushing down to the skin on all dogs. If you are finding lots of mats, it's a sure sign you are not grooming frequently enough. Don't bathe until all mats and tangles are out. No dog should have to endure mats or a dirty itchy coat.