Tagged with 'Grooming Tools'

Favorite Combs

Everyone’s got a favorite comb and which type and brand is probably based on what breeds and coat types frequent that salon. But there are a few that I consider absolute necessities that I could not do without. Or, if you took all my combs away but these– I could still groom every dog that walked into the shop.

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Four Tools to Try for Under $50

A grooming tool does not have to cost a lot to be extremely useful. Read on to learn about four helpful tools that will improve your grooming and won’t break the bank.

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Tool Organizing Tips

I am a self-confessed tool junkie. If I see a grooming tool that I don’t own and think would be useful, I’ll buy it. Sometimes the purchase is a win, other times a dud. Then there is the grey zone, a great tool for a few specific tasks but not something I will use on most pets. It turns out I have quite a few of those grey zone tools...

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When it's Time to Retire Grooming Tools

Do you have a favorite old slicker brush? The one you grab first when you start on almost every dog? If you give it a hard look, do you see that there are bent, twisted and missing tines? I know it's hard, but it's time to let it retire. Damaged tines on brushes can scratch and injure delicate skin. They can also cause harm to that fur you are trying to take good care of by damaging the hair shaft's cuticle as you work. I know it's hard to say goodbye, but it's time to retire that tired old brush and replace it with a new, unblemished one.

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