by Carol Visser on Apr 1, 2014
“While shampoos and conditioners are clearly a must-have for groomers, they are also strong sellers in pet specialty retail. However, one way to be sure you are getting the most return on the shelf space devoted to these products is to make sure they are delivering what the customer wants.Surely, consumer demand will vary from store to store due to differences in demographics—bubbly paw baths and mud packs will probably not be big sellers in…”

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by Carol Visser on Mar 1, 2014
“No matter whether you are grooming in a kennel, salon, mobile unit or a client’s home, getting animals clean as thoroughly and efficiently as possible is vital to the end product. Dogs have to look great, smell wonderful and feel superb to the owner’s touch. Dogs that require clipper and…”
by Carol Visser on Feb 1, 2014
“      Contrary to common belief, while it is certainly true that some breeds shed more than others, there is no such thing as a dog with hair that doesn’t shed. The difference lies in whether most of the shed hair easily slides out of the coat—as in the…”
by Carol Visser on Jan 1, 2014
“  It’s that time of year again­—the time when no matter what pet owners do, their pets track mud, moisture and that doggy odor throughout the house. It is also the season when dry, static-driven tangles can appear overnight, and dogs and cats start itching and scratching due to dry…”
by Carol Visser on Nov 1, 2013
“        While it is obvious to pet professionals that a pet’s ears should be regularly cared for, it is not necessarily apparent to the pet owner. In fact, it doesn’t occur to many dog or cat caretakers to look into their pets’ ears until there is a…”