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Getting Familiar with the History of Grooming for Pets

Getting Familiar with the History of Grooming for Pets

We know that humans have had pets for hundreds, if not thousands of years. And, currently, grooming competitions are held almost every day across the whole world. But, have we always had to maintain their fur with grooming efforts? Well, grooming for pets had to start somewhere. The history of grooming for pets can help us to understand more about the benefits and need for grooming services. So, learning about this history can help us to remember the need for these useful services. A History of Dogs as Pets and the First Dogs to be Groomed It’s well known that […]

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Grooming Techniques That Help Minimize Shedding

Grooming Techniques That Help to Minimize Shedding

Every pet owner struggles with the frustration that is shedding fur. One day your floors are clean and the next it seems as though a ball of fur exploded all over the living room. There has to be a better way than sweeping your floors every day. But, what is it? Fortunately, there are a number of grooming techniques that can help with your fur frustrations. And, ultimately, help your pooch maintain a naturally healthy coat! Brush Regularly Between Groomings The best way to minimize shedding is to get it before it reaches the ground. Brushing your shedding dog every […]

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National Dog Day 2017

National Dog Day 2017

This Saturday is National Dog Day! August 26th is the annual celebration of man’s (and woman’s) best friends. Back in 2004, the first National Dog Day was founded by an animal advocate, Colleen Paige. According to Paige, she created the national event to “celebrate dogs for their capacity to love and their ability to impact our lives every day in the most miraculous ways.” She also founded similar national days such as National Cat Day, National Puppy Day, and National Mutt Day with the intention of bringing attention to the welfare of animals and inspiring higher rated of pet adoption. […]

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Being Aware of Dog Safety During the Summertime

Being Aware of Dog Safety During the Summertime

During the summertime, especially here in South Florida, temperatures can be unbearable. As pet owners, we need to be aware that it’s just as hot for our pets! As humans, we have natural ways to cool down by producing sweat. Dogs don’t have the same natural cooling systems, and their health can become in jeopardy as a result of extreme heat. Fortunately, as a pet owner, there are a few things that you can do as far as dog safety goes to protect your furry pal. Don’t Leave Your Dog Outside During the Day During the summer months, South Florida’s […]

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All You Need to Know About Grooming Certification

All You Need to Know About Grooming Certification

A lot of people seem to be confused about how to earn grooming certification. When groomers say that they have been “certified by [the name of their grooming school],” this does not mean that they have board certification. In fact, most grooming schools don’t have the power to certify professional pet groomers; instead, groomers in training have to voluntarily earn certification formal associations like the National Dog Groomers Association of America (NDGAA). Completing Grooming School When students graduate from pet grooming school, they leave with a degree after having completed the school’s program. While this is not the same as […]

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Things to Remember as a Certified Pet Groomer

Things to Remember as a Certified Pet Groomer

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 groomers […]

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Pet Grooming School Fort Lauderdale

Pet Grooming School Fort Lauderdale, Florida Merryfield Pet Grooming School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Watch this video to see what our dog grooming facility and classes are about. Follow your heart and do what you love, become a certified dog groomer.  Take Paws is a Youtube tv show for animal lovers world wide. Get information about the local service providers for pet services, such as pet groomers, dog boarding, dog walking and more.  

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Happy Thanksgiving from Merryfield Dog Grooming School

Happy Holidays from Merryfield Dog Grooming Fort Lauderdale, FL Happy Thanksgiving to all our clients.  Give thanks for all that you have and cherish what really matters in life to you.  Have a safe holiday vacation and enjoy time with your family. It’s not what we say about our blessings , but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving . If your family is far away don’t forget to send Happy Thanksgiving greetings card, they will surely be thankful. Remember not to eat a big breakfast in order to save room for the turkey and sweet […]

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How To Become an Expert in Dog Grooming

Pet/Dog Grooming License Do you groom your own dog? Do you just simply give them a bath or do you brush their coat to make it shiny, trim their nails and hair.  Ever think of doing it professionally?  That is why there are so many dog grooming shops now.  If you truly love dogs, you might want to consider the possibility of becoming a licensed dog groomer yourself. Is it enough to learn how to groom the dog on your own?  Learning via internet is ok, but getting professionally licensed in pet grooming, is a way to make a great […]

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