How to Groom Your Dog At Home

I’ve always wanted to learn to groom my dog from home but I never knew where to learn.  Have you ever considered how to groom your dog at home? After months of Internet research and talking to colleagues in the pet industry, the options came down to attending a school in person, watching and reading things online related to dog grooming, and/or partaking in a qualified home … [Read more...]

How to Groom Your Dog at Home #SwifferFanatic

It’s a new year and a great time to commit to keeping your dog and your home clean and fresh. Perhaps you are like me and want to learn how to groom your dog at home. Maybe you want to learn the basics to keep your dog looking and smelling good and have a clean home all at the same time. It is totally doable. I challenged myself these past few months to learn basic … [Read more...]

Beauty Routines To Share With Your Dog

I admit it: My beauty routines include clipping coupons to save money on shampoo I buy at Target, manicuring my own nails at home, and visiting the Ulta store when I accumulate points to go on a shopping spree. For my dog, however, the sky’s the limit. Why is that? The why is L-O-V-E and the fact that my heart beats dog® means there is no coming back: I’m hooked on dogs! … [Read more...]

Cocker Spaniel Finds Moment of Zen with Groom Genie

My dog hates getting brushed. I wish I could find a grooming tool that detangles and also makes the coat look gorgeous on my dog. My dog is okay with getting brushed but he gets a bit anxious. Brushing a dog regularly stimulates the oils in the skin and at the follicle of the hair. In turn, dogs that have sensitivities and allergies benefit from regular brushing. Have … [Read more...]

Ten Fun Dog Products You Need to Own

One of the coolest parts of being a pet blogger and dog writer is that I discover new products and get to share them with dog lovers of the highest order: YOU! At the BlogPaws Conference in Nashville recently, over 500 pet brands, bloggers, and social media rock stars gathered for the pet industry's original pet blogger conference. Since the conference is pet welcoming, Dexter, … [Read more...]

Five Products Dog Groomers Hide From Clients

Are a dog mom or a dog dad who takes their pooch to the groomer on a semi-regular occasion? Or perhaps you need to get his or her nails trimmed. At the very least, Fluffy needs a bath from time to time, right? Did you know there are probably at least five product that dog groomers hide from us? Well, at the very least, most dog groomers aren’t sharing this insider info on … [Read more...]

10 Myths of Dog Grooming

Dog grooming is a noble, needed, and respected profession. Like all careers, there are some myths and dog grooming is no exception. Having raised two Cocker Spaniels, I can attest to spending more on their grooming than my own haircuts. This is not a complaint, but rather, an observation. There are at least 10 myths that exist in the dog grooming world, and my years of … [Read more...]

Aussie Pet Mobile USA files for Chapter 11

A voluntary chapter 11 reorganization has been filed by the United States operation of Aussie Pet Mobile. Although this is a Chapter 11 filing, the company has no plans to downsize or reduce the franchise owner population. According to a release filed by the company, Aussie Pet Mobile is performing at a high level and they plan to help their franchise owners grow and expand in … [Read more...]