Blogs

  • The Face Of Rescue

    Posted November 26, 2015 by jessedawg

    One Saturday afternoon, a customer of vet tech, Justin Leeanders, was running errands. She was driving over a bridge when she noticed a towel that appeared to be moving. She turned around, parked her car, and went to see what it was. Inside the towel was a tiny, emaciated dog. Someone threw the do...

  • Holiday Treats Your Clients Will Love

    Posted November 26, 2015 by jessedawg

    Groomers love the holidays! The Internet is buzzing with projects, from custom pet ornaments and Christmas photos, to homemade dog cookies and fancy bows. Pet stylists want to make every holiday season special. It’s contagious.   I get into the spirit around Thanksgiving. I’ve don...

  • Yes You Can!

    Posted November 22, 2015 by jessedawg

          I had no idea what the future held when I graduated from grooming school in 2006. I thought I was going to be a mobile groomer and spend my days grooming dogs and cats. Something happened one evening that changed the course of my life. I was sitting in my favorite chair in 20...

  • Living With An Elderly Pet

    Posted November 22, 2015 by jessedawg

    This is something every pet owner has to face, watching his or her companion grow old. My husband Doug and I are facing this situation, living with our fourteen-year-old standard poodle Jesse.       Old age isn't a disease, but an inevitable stage of life. The term "geriatric" sig...

  • The Importance Of Drinking Water by Ellen Ehrlich

    Posted August 24, 2015 by jessedawg

    It is common knowledge that water is good for you. Drinking water maintains body fluid balance, helps transport nutrients, and digests food; it protects the spinal cord, prevents headaches, regulates body temperature, and assists in the passage of food. Just the sound of water has therapeutic e...

  • Hair Splinters by Ellen Ehrlich

    Posted August 18, 2015 by jessedawg

    Hair splinters are an occupational hazard of grooming. It is hard to believe that one pesky little hair can cause so much pain and damage to the skin. Those annoying hairs penetrate the skin and stay there until they are removed.   Removing a hair splinter can be tricky, since hair is so thin...

  • Oster Spin Cordless Nail Grinding

    Posted June 14, 2015 by GLproductreviews

    I have been using the Oster Spin Cordless Nail Grinder for about a month now. I am very pleased with it.   The specs from Oster include:   Up to 2 hour runtime on a single charge Continuous power - no fading as battery loses charge   I found both to be true.  It also has a...

  • Oster Stainless Steel Attachment Comb Kit

    Posted May 31, 2015 by GLproductreviews

    First, the legal stuff...   In order to comply with the Federal Trade Commission's Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials, I am stating that the Oster Stainless Steel Comb Attachment Kit was sent to me free of charge from Sunbeam Products, Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Soluti...

  • Welcome to our Product Rreview Section

    Posted May 31, 2015 by GLproductreviews

    I am super excited to introduce our new Product Review section.     My goal is to give honest reviews of grooming tools, equipment and products. They will be used by different groomesr on a variety of dogs, to give the best overal review of how well they work.   Over on the left,...

  • For The Love Of Grooming

    Posted May 12, 2015 by jessedawg

    There is a recurring theme in the grooming industry; pet stylists are passionate about what they do. Many say it is their calling. I personally know groomers who have been styling pets for twenty or thirty years - some even longer. It doesn’t matter if they have been bitten or scratched or had...