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Professionally and Safely Treating Dog Eye Tear Stains

Professionally Treating Dog Eye Tear Stains

Everyone has seen them; the brownish-red discoloration dog eye tear stains. Most visible on dogs with white fur like the Maltese, these stains are a common concern. For professional groomers and pet owners alike, these “angel eyes”, as they’re so affectionately nicknamed, are a hassle to deal with. But, before you can learn how to treat them, you must first determine what they are and why they are there. What are Dog Eye Tear Stains? Although they are quite common, dog eye tear stains can actually insinuate the workings of a bigger issue. Or, they can simply be a side […]

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Interesting Pet Grooming Facts that you Didn’t Know

Interesting Pet Grooming Facts that you Didn’t Know

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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The Difference in Self and Professional Grooming

The Difference in Self and Professional Grooming

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

Exploring the Importance of Expressing Anal Glands of Dogs

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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Merryfield Pet Grooming School in Florida and Proper Ear Care

Merryfield Pet Grooming School in Florida and Proper Ear Care

  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

The Unlimited Potential for Success of a Merryfield Graduate

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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How to Handle a Difficult but Groomable Pet

Turning your love of animals into a rewarding career could be a dream come true if you learn proper professional grooming techniques from the instructors at the Merryfield School – “www.merryfieldschool.com”. Instructors have more than 60 years of experience in grooming pets. Dog shows have increased the popularity of this profession. Learn how to use techniques and tools to perform different tasks, like grooming difficult and ungroomable pets. “What is an ungroomable pet?” All pets have natural sensitivities, but an ungroomable pet is so aggressive that it will try to scratch or bite the groomer. If this behavior cannot be […]

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