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Dog behaviour, dog grooming, Lockdown, Separation Anxiety -

This week ITV reported a new aspect to he easing of lockdown that is going to affect thousands of dogs and their owners. After being used to having them at home for several months, many dogs are going to be forlorn once their owners return to work and the canine charity Dogs Trust suggest that the potential for separation anxiety in dogs is a 'ticking time bomb' that is going to cause lots of problems for pets post-lockdown. According to Dogs Trust there are an estimated 8.5 million dogs in the UK, with 24% of households owning at least one...

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Brushing, Clipping, dog grooming, Lockdown -

We’re now into our eighth week of lockdown in the UK and some of us are sporting some pretty dodgy home-haircuts as hairdressers and barbers remain closed across the country. But it doesn’t have to be this way for your dog. All dogs should be groomed regularly in order to remove dead hair, dandruff and dirt and prevent their coat from becoming matted. As summer approaches, dogs with thicker coats need a lot of brushing to help them shed their winter coat and make way for new growth. Some breeds also need a regular trim to help keep them healthy...

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dog grooming, dogs, New Products, pet grooming tables -

As mentioned on the blog last week we were very excited to have this smart new item arrive in store - and today we’d like to take a moment to introduce you to our newest product in the Gravitis Pet Supplies range – the Gravitis Pet Supplies Professional Electric Dog Grooming Table. Pet groomers spoke and we listened! Although our best-selling folding dog table is very popular with mobile dog groomers, the pet salons we work with wanted something heavy duty with adjustable height – but with the same build quality as our folding table and other professional grooming tools. So...

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dog grooming, pet grooming -

Our heart goes out to the pet grooming industry at this time, with some confusion as to what is available in terms of financial support for those unable to work during the Covid-19 outbreak. Unlike pet food, pet grooming is not deemed essential and dog grooming salons and mobile groomers across the country have been forced to close temporarily whilst the whole country works together to curtail the spread of the virus. But how can your businesses survive? The rules are different depending on whether you are employed, the director of a limited company or self-employed, so here we have...

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dog grooming, dog shows -

Next month sees the return of Crufts, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious dog shows. Whether you’re heading down to the NEC in Birmingham to watch it in person or following along on the telly at home, have you ever been tempted to join in? Getting your dog up to show standard can be quite daunting and you will need to have a very well-bred pedigree dog to begin with – but everyone has to start somewhere. And if your dog isn’t a pedigree there are plenty of other classes that might be suitable, such as Flyball, Agility...

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