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How much does a Pet Groomer cost?

The average cost of pet grooming depends on several factors, including the size of your pet and the length of their hair.

Your professional pet groomer will be able to advise you on the full range of options available, as well as what’s most suitable for you and your pet.

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How do I choose the best Pet Groomer?

There are a number of factors that are worth considering when choosing your pet groomer. These include:

  • The facility - Check to see if their facility is well equipped with a ventilated salon, clean workstations, sturdy tables, and pet-friendly products.

  • Other services - Ask your professional what exact services they offer. Some professional pet groomers can also identify health issues, including ear infections, tooth decay, and skin infections.

  • Stay and watch - It isn't unreasonable to want to observe the session for the first time. This is also a good opportunity to observe your dog’s behaviour for future visits.

  • Experience - Some breeds have particular grooming needs, so you may want to seek out a groomer who has experience with your specific breed. Ask whether he or she knows what the breed standard is and whether they can perform the correct hair cut for your breed.

  • Training - Training can vary. Some groomers learn on the job through apprenticeships while some have attended college courses. You’ll want to understand the pet groomer’s experience, training, and knowledge.

  • Products - The preference is for gentle, high-quality washing and grooming products that don't contain harsh chemicals.

  • Housing - Your dog’s safety when outside your care is an important concern. You'll need to know how your dog will be housed when they're not on the grooming table. Pets not being groomed must be kept in a crate or a secure designated play area, always with the owner’s consent. Your dog should have a crate to himself with clean padding, plenty of air, and in constant view of salon staff.

  • First aid experience - The first aid kit should be visible, with a member of staff trained in first aid always present. The pet groomer should ask you about your dog’s health and any medical conditions such as skin problems, allergies, arthritis or any other ailments. This helps determine how they’ll handle your dog, what products they’ll use, and whether your dog has physical limitations.

  • Liability insurance - Make sure your pet groomer has liability insurance. This covers you for any hefty medical expenses you might incur if your dog is injured under the pet groomer's care.

  • Hidden fees - It is a good idea to find out if there are any extra fees. The cost of dog grooming can vary by dog size and coat type, as well as what services are included in a standard bath or groom. Some dogs also take longer to groom than others. A professional pet groomer will be able to quote you an exact rate after they have assessed your dog’s individual needs.

You can be confident that any of the Bark local pet groomers listed will give you a reliable and professional service.

What products do Pet Groomers use?

Pet groomers always use shampoo especially formulated for pets, including those specifically designed to remove odours from the hair and skin. These shampoos will also eliminate odours with various odour-killing ingredients, while other shampoos simply shield odours for a limited period of time.

How often should you use experienced Grooming Services?

Most owners of cats or dogs with longer fur opt to take their pet to an experienced groomer once every 4-6 weeks, while shorter-haired breeds may only visit every 8-12 weeks.

The best way to determine how often to visit a pet groomer is to inspect your pet’s hair. It is important to pay attention to the following factors:

  • Is your pet unable to see because his hair has grown over his eyes?
  • Is he experiencing regular tangles in the coat due to length?
  • Does his coat have mats or other unhealthy patches that need to be removed?
  • Is his coat starting to look unhealthy and unkempt?
  • Does your pet have problems with health or cleanliness because of his coat length?

Remember, grooming appointments can be stressful, but they should not be traumatic. If your pet is acting unusual after a trip to the groomer, consider it a red flag. A good pet groomer understands how to work with even the most challenging pets. Your pet should seem relatively relaxed and confident after the appointment and not afraid to go back.

How do I check my pet groomer’s credentials?

You should look out for pet groomers who have certificates in Grooming Assistants and Introductory Dog Grooming as well as Diplomas for Dog Grooming.

Before you choose a pet groomer, you should read testimonials on their website.

You can also check out customer reviews on their Bark profile.

What services can Pet Grooming services help with?

  • Free consultation
  • Basic health check including checking anal glands
  • Eyes cleaned
  • Claws trimmed and filed
  • Ears cleaned and plucked if necessary
  • Pad hair trimmed and around feet tidied
  • Full coat brush out
  • Spa treatments
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Floofy Paws

** We are not mobile groomers, so sorry about that!** "Offering our best service and pet care is one of our many core values of this company. In this vast world of pet care, we offer nothing but the best care for your pet whether that is grooming or daycare" Please visit our website for more details: https://www.floofypaws.org/ At Floofy Paws there is something for every dog, no matter the needs of the owner. We can cater a unique service all the while delivering with the highest quality of customer service. We do not cut corners but only offer first class experience and service for any customers. Kevin and Hillary discovered their passion for dogs when pandemic lockdown restrictions eased out and were asked to doggy sit for their neighbours. Hillary's a second-year university student in London and Kevin decided to pursue his passion in pet care (especially in dog grooming). "We both really love dogs and thought it would be a wonderful opportunity to work with our favourite animal every single day, therefore, FLOOFY PAWS was born." - Hillary Our Mission To make sure every dog is cared for the right way and to always show love and affection even though the dog may be anxious or uncomfortable when they first join our Doggy Services.

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What do you love most about your job?

We love animals! They're always here to cheer us up on a sad day. Being with animals everyday has definetly made our lives more happy. It is always so rewarding after grooming a pet because the transformation we are able to see is incredible. Also, seeing their owners happy with how their pet's apperence changed in a good way has made our job even more rewarding!

What inspired you to start your own business?

Kevin and Hillary discovered their passion for dogs when pandemic lockdown restrictions eased out and were asked to doggy sit for their neighbours. Kevin then decided to proceed with his passion for pet care and became a dog groomer. While grooming he has made good connections therefore, partnering with Mahmoud recently who has expereince for 7 years, and has now blossomed into not only dog grooming but also cat grooming.

Why should our clients choose you?

Clients should choose us because we always make sure the animal's welfare comes first! We make sure they are in a calm enviroment and they are comfortable with us handling them first. We would never try to stress your dog or cat out piror to grooming them. We also always try our best to respond quickly and fit you into a emergency appointment if needed! Also, we have two lovely dogs Bagel and Mochi for moral support and if you are ever late to come pick your pet up they will sure enjoy a little play!

Can you provide your services online or remotely? If so, please add details.

We can give consultation to our clients to via whatsapp and call to make sure they are confident we will do our best.

What changes have you made to keep your customers safe from Covid-19?

All of our staff have been vaccined. We always make sure to disinfect our work space after every groom with pet safe cleaning products. We also deep clean our house every single day after grooming to ensure we have a clean enviroment not only for ourselves but our client as well! Also, when we pick up your dogs we will always sanitize our hands before and we will be wearing a mask for your safety and our safety.

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How often your dog needs to be groomed will depend on the breed of dog and the length of its hair. On average, a dog should be groomed around once a month. However, dogs with longer coats will need grooming more regularly whilst dogs with shorter coats may not need grooming as often. It’s important to groom a young dog or puppy regularly so that they become used to being groomed and to avoid future problems.

Although many pet groomers have a set location that they operate from, there are also many mobile pet groomers. These groomers operate from a van which is equipped with all of the equipment required for grooming. They will park outside your home and groom your pet within the van.

How long it takes to groom a dog will depend on the breed of the dog and the length of its hair. On average, it takes around 2 hours to fully groom a dog. However, for dogs with long, thick hair, it could take significantly longer, whilst for dogs with short hair it may be faster.

The average price of Pet Groomers is £38 per session

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