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Exploring the Importance of Expressing Anal Glands of Dogs

5:26 pm in Uncategorized By Danny Donovan

When you decided that you wanted to look into a career as a professional pet grooming dog gland expression probably wasn’t your reason for doing so. Although it may not be a benefit for the groomer, anal gland exposure is extremely beneficial to pets that visit you at the salon. Understanding the reasoning and importance behind expressing anal glands for dogs allows us to be more knowledgeable as groomers and be more accepting of the process. Why Do Pets have Anal Glands? Anal glands are used in the wild to mark territory or warn predators, much like the stink of […]

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Client Question: Why are Pet Grooming Services Important?

5:25 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

Once you complete your study and become a Professional certified Pet Groomer, you will be exposed to a world of pets that need your grooming services. But a number of pet owners do not understand the complete benefits of pet grooming services. They may think that their pet only needs their nails clipped or another singular service, so it is important to spread the knowledge that you have learned in school to your customers who care for the lives of their pets. Pet grooming services are so much more than just a haircut; they are beneficial to the health of […]

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How Behavioral Cues Help Us Understand Dogs

3:25 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

When pet parents bring their dogs to a groomer, they are placing all of their trust in the facility and its employees. Dogs are like family members; their owners expect them to be treated with a high-quality level of care, compassion, and love. Bringing a beloved pet to the groomer can be nerve-wracking for clients, and it can be stressful for the dogs, too. As a pet groomer, understanding dog behavioral cues can help to provide a better experience for pets and for their owners, and help you to deliver the care that clients expect. How Behavioral Cues Help Us […]

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Why is Sanitation an Important Aspect of Grooming Services?

3:24 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

When people decide that it is time for their furry friend to take advantage of grooming services, they are placing the health, safety, and happiness of their pet in the groomer’s hands. This means that pet groomers are expected to show compassion to pets in their care. But, the way that you handle a customer’s pet is not the only way to show animals in your care compassion! Focusing on proper sanitation techniques while administering grooming services is an important aspect of the business that will show the customer that you care about the health, safety, and happiness of their […]

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The Benefits of a Mobile Pet Grooming Business

7:30 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

Many pet groomers nowadays are leaving their shops behind and starting mobile pet grooming businesses. These transportable businesses offer many benefits for customers, their pets, and professional groomers. Exploring business options before enrolling in Merryfield School of Pet Grooming will give you the confidence you need to decide what path in pet grooming to take after graduation. Benefits of a Mobile Grooming Business Mobility: Instead of only allowing for your customer to come to you, a mobile grooming business allows for the service to come to the customer. This means that a customer doesn’t even necessarily have to be present […]

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Merryfield Pet Grooming School in Florida and Proper Ear Care

2:48 pm in Uncategorized By Danny Donovan

  Along with bathing and styling, Merryfield Pet Grooming School understands that proper ear care is vital to pet grooming. Ear care is essential to a pet’s health and happiness. For this reason, Merryfield Pet Grooming School in Florida teaches its students how to properly care for and clean a pet’s ears. If you choose to attend Merryfield Pet Grooming School, you will be taught the following and more about proper pet ear care. Ear Care Taught at Merryfield Pet Grooming School in Florida Clientele Information: Proper documentation is ideal when dealing with pets that have ears that do not […]

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The Unlimited Potential for Success of a Merryfield Graduate

5:01 pm in Uncategorized By Danny Donovan

You may be wondering if a career in pet grooming has the potential for success. While horror stories are spread nationwide about hard working individuals losing their jobs after 20-30 years, pet groomers are nestled in their secure industry never to fret about job security. The pet industry has proven to be beneficial to those who invest their time and work hard. Additionally, It is filled with people who love animals and engage with pets on a daily basis. If you are considering tapping into the unlimited success that the pet grooming industry provides, Merryfield School of Pet Grooming is […]

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Merryfield Pet Grooming School: Finding New Customers

8:06 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

If you want a pet grooming business you must have customers. Merryfield Pet Grooming School can teach you business tactics like how to gain and keep a solid customer base. Finding customers can be made difficult by the number of competitors in your area, but learning a few tips can help. One in a Million Customers have a choice on where they want to get their pet groomed. Why do you think they should choose your business instead of the one down the street from you? You need to make your company stand out from others. You do this by […]

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Learning to Develop a Bond between Pet and Groomer at Merryfield

4:53 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

Part of becoming a successful groomer is developing and maintaining a bond between your clients and yourself. Pets are more likely to react to the experience of grooming with a positive attitude when they are treated with respect from the moment they arrive. The Merryfield Pet Grooming School encourages the bond between groomer and pets because it creates a delightful grooming experience for you as the groomer, the client, and the pet. Be Aware of Smells Dogs and cats have highly sensitive noses. They can smell things that a human won’t even know exists. A pet’s sense of smell can […]

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What to Remember about Puppy Grooming

6:39 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

Puppy grooming is a great way for a new family friend to become accustomed to grooming procedures. Grooming is an important way to maintain a puppy’s health and happiness. Grooming a puppy can also keep an owner aware of any problems that might occur in a dog’s overall health. Monitoring a dog for cuts, fleas, and skin conditions regularly can prevent any lasting problems, which is an important aspect in a young dog’s life.   Dog Grooming vs. Puppy Grooming There are a few differences in dog grooming and puppy grooming to be aware of. Puppies are smaller than full […]

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