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How to be Invaluable to the Florida Pet Grooming Industry

3:09 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

To be of high importance to the Florida pet grooming industry, you have to know the ins and outs of pet grooming. If you look at pet grooming as just a job, it will be just that for you. But, if you see pet grooming as a chance to blossom into a successful career, you will likely be indispensable to your pet salon and the Florida pet grooming industry as a whole. Learn how to be highly successful and valuable in the eyes of your pet grooming customers by sticking to the important fundamentals of pet grooming taught at Merryfield […]

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Qualification Requirements for Florida’s #1 Pet Grooming School

3:08 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

If you wish to attend the nation’s only pet grooming school that is accredited and provides students with financial aid to help pay for tuition, some requirements must be met. Meeting these requirements provides Merryfield school of pet grooming the proper information needed to review potential financial aid and other determining factors of enrollment. Initial Interview During the initial interview, the financial aid department will pull a record from the NSLDS report that provides information on defaulted loans, aggregate limits, and overlapping loans. The office of financial aid will also review any previous education records to determine if you are […]

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Things to Remember as a Certified Pet Groomer

9:00 am in Uncategorized By Danny Donovan

Today, professional pet grooming is such a popular and rapidly growing industry.  It is not only a rewarding experience but also a steady source of income since pet grooming is always in demand— not just in the U.S., but around the world. Any animal lover has the potential to become a certified pet groomer with enough hard work and determination. If you are considering becoming a certified pet groomer, there are a few key things that you should keep in mind about your career path and the responsibilities that come with it.   You Assist in Monitoring Pet Health While […]

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What to Do When Grooming a Puppy for the First Time

9:13 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

The Importance of Grooming a Puppy Grooming a puppy does more than making it look cute. Good grooming means good health, but something for every groomer to remember is that different types of dogs each have different grooming needs. There is not one single way for a professional pet groomer to groom a dog, and this includes puppies. Still, a puppy’s very first grooming experience should be approached a certain way. Just like a child’s first haircut, a puppy’s first grooming is a momentous occasion that should be handled with care. Working with rambunctious or poorly-trained puppies can be a […]

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Why It’s Important to Know Different Types of Dog Breeds

1:18 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

Why It’s Important to Know Different Types of Dog Breeds

One of the most important aspects of being a successful dog groomer is maintaining professional standards at all times. Clients trust their beloved pets to groomers, so they need to be sure that the person in charge of grooming and caring for their pet is knowledgeable and capable of the task at hand. The groomer must display professionalism at all times, and that starts with the very first meeting with the client and their dog. One major component of professionalism is industry knowledge and a passion for the field. This is demonstrated when groomers can recognize and identify different types […]

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Interesting Pet Grooming Facts that You Didn’t Know

1:30 pm in Uncategorized By Danny Donovan

Pets are a huge part of our day to day lives. They greet us when we come home, comfort us when we aren’t feeling well, and are always happy to see us. What more can we ask? To pay them back with all the love they provide, we make sure that we take care of them by offering them food, shelter, and care. For many pets, care includes routine grooming that improves health and the overall well-being of both dogs and cats. For those that wish to look into pet grooming services for their fur children or have a desire […]

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Are you Qualified to Enroll into Pet Grooming Courses?

1:05 pm in Pet Grooming By Danny Donovan

Thinking about investing into a future as a professional pet groomer? Believe it or not, you have to be a specific type of person to be successful as a professional pet groomer. It takes dedication, hard work, and focus to become successful at anything. But even more for pet groomers, they have to be passionate about what they do. Before investing into pet grooming courses, find out if you are the type of person qualified to eventually become a professional in the industry. The Physical Capabilities a Pet Groomer Needs Although pet grooming may seem like a job most people […]

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The Difference in Self and Professional Grooming

5:43 pm in Uncategorized By Danny Donovan

Have a furry friend that needs a groom but you would rather opt to just do it yourself? There are pros and cons to grooming pets yourself, but there are a few tricks that you won’t be able to master at home. It is important not to miss a few grooming steps if you do decide to go at it yourself. However, there are a few steps that can be done in between professional grooms. Discover the difference between self and professional grooming so that you can decide for yourself. Determining What’s Right for your Pet Your pet may not […]

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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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