Poochy Woochy Cat and Dog Groomer Blog

The Joy of Grooming a Matted Dog

I am always saddened when I see a very uncomfortable matted dog in my grooming studio. Sometimes the owners don’t realize that their dog is in such a state, or how horrid, painful and dangerous it is for their lovely dog to be in this very bad matted condition. On a...

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Beautiful Bull Dog comes for a groom.

This Beautiful girl Bull Dog came for a groom.  She had her nails trimmed, her dead hair removed with a good brush followed by a bath.  She also had an ears and wrinkles cleaned. I made sure she was properly dried making sure her wrinkles were clean and dry and also...

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Your Puppy’s First Visit to the Groomer

Once puppies have had their second injection, it is usually safe for them to go out for a walk and mix with other dogs.  This may then be a good time to introduce your puppy to a groomer. Your puppy’s first visit to the groomer is extremely important for you and your...

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DON’T FEED CAT FOOD TO YOUR DOG!

DON’T FEED CAT FOOD TO YOUR DOG!! Today, I met an incredibly cute little bichon called Millie.  Her Mum told me a story about Millie.  She said that only a few months ago poor Millie hadn’t been very well.  She had had repeated ear and skin infections and was a...

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A Shar-Pei named Harvey

Time for a lovely, good news story about a very handsome Shar-Pei named Harvey. During his little life, poor Harvey has been through the wars.  He has been through eye and ear surgery and has suffered bad skins problems.  Perhaps worst of all, Harvey also had major...

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Do my dog’s nails need cutting?

Do my dog’s nails need cutting?  A question I get asks often here at Poochy Woochy Groomers. I have decided to do a quick blog in reply to that question in the hope that it may help you.  Below is a before and after photo of a dogs nails.  In the first photo you can...

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Preventing your Pet from getting Ticks.

Advice I gave to a customer with a lovely Cat I was going to groom. Her Cat had a tick removed at the Vets.  Her Cat has a small lump on her neck now as a reminder of the tick but this will go in time.  Her vet gave the cat some antibiotics. If your pet, mainly your...

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Skin problems on a Schnauzer

Today I had lovely Miniature Schnauzer visit me at my grooming salon in Norton. Poor little chap had skin problems.  His owner takes him to the vet regularly for treatment but he asked me if I had any ideas that could help Alfie. I asked what type of food Alfie is...

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Walking your dog in the summer heat

My mother in-law came to me the other day saying she had just noticed someone walking their dog in the midday Sun.  You know the saying, don’t you.  Only mad dogs and Englishmen walk their dogs in the midday sun.”  Crazy if you ask me. If you feel hot...

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Moving To Norton Cross

We recently published a press release about our move from Warrington to Norton Cross, Runcorn – here is the content of it: Website Re-Launch For Poochy Woochy Dog Grooming, Runcorn Poochy Woochy Dog Grooming and Pet Care Services, now based in Norton Cross,...

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Grooming Your Persian Cat

Persian cats can often get a little matted around the bottom area, behind their ears, tummy, neck, chest and legs.  It is good practice to comb and brush your long or medium length haired cat daily to prevent matting. If matting occurs and you don’t manager to...

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Dog Taxi Service

Today I was able to help a customer who didn’t have any transport to take her little dog to the vets for his yearly booster. We offer a Doggie Taxi Service so call me if you ever need this...

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Hot dogs

At this time of year we humans need our heating turned up so we are warm and cosy. But the heating being high doesn’t always suit our dogs. Customers have reported to me that their dogs are feeling the heating and have taking to lying on a tiled floor to keep...

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Hair in your dog’s eyes

Hair in and around your dog’s eyes can be annoying, block vision and cause eye problems and sometimes even infections. Keep the hair around your dog’s eyes clean by wiping daily to prevent bacteria for getting in their eyes.  Also keep the hair well-trimmed around the...

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Dog Poo

This afternoon while walking my dogs I noticed lots of dog poo all over the pavement. It doesn’t take a moment to pick it up, so please do.  Doggie Doo can cause health problems such as blindness in young children and many other issues for us all.  Remember we may...

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Grooming Advice If Your Dog is Having An Operation

Today I groomed a little Cavapoo who was very matted and extremely uncomfortable.  Her owners usually have her groomed regularly.  However, as she had a major operation a few weeks ago it is only now that vet has given permission for her to be groomed. I wish I could...

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The benefits of ear plucking

Today  a lovely little schnauzer Molly came for a groom at my grooming studio in Runcorn.  Molly used to have ear problems, irritations and infections.  This was solved by her owners bringing her on monthly visits for a pamper, ear plucking and clean. Molly is happy...

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Happy Dogs Wag their Tails

It is often thought that a happy dog wags it’s tail but according to the scientists, a dog’s tail wag can reveal its mood. Scientists have shed more light on how the movements of a dog’s tail are linked to its mood. Earlier research had revealed that...

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