Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Discussions and Dog Talk Forums > Dog Grooming Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 11-07-2011, 08:39 PM
Saeleofu Saeleofu is offline
Top Dog
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 9,036
Default Choosing a groomer

Anyone have any suggestions on how to find a good groomer? Logan's shedding like crazy at the moment and ordinarily I'd just take him to work and bathe him and use the force air dryer on him. But I have pretty much NO time to do that (work 7-12, school 1-2 and 4-6, and the dogsitting dogs need fet at 7, and there is a 30-45 minute commute from the house to work/school/anywhere civilized), and he badly needs blown out.

The dogs I'm watching go to the groomer every month. But I'm not thrilled with her - they're supposed to get a full-service groom, and the dogs come back with nails not clipped, ears not flushed (and this ear infections are common), and the fluffy dogs still have mats on their bellies.

I also am very leery of taking my dog to a groomer to begin with. I want NO furminators, no cage dryers, no shaving, and no free-range dogs in the grooming parlor while they're not being groomed. Basically, I want my dog safe and his coat not ruined.

I just have no idea where to even start. All he needs is a bath and a blow out, really, and I wish I had time for it, but by the time I DO have time I'll be buried under a pile of hair. Brushing alone is not even close to enough to control it this time of year.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:32 PM.

1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site