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The Benefits of Regular Pet Grooming

A regular grooming schedule is very important for both dogs and cats. Grooming helps to maintain their overall health and well-being by keeping their skin, coat, nails, and ears clean and healthy. Regular grooming can also help to detect any underlying health issues early on, allowing for prompt treatment. In addition, grooming can help to prevent matting, hairballs, and other issues that can cause discomfort and lead to health problems. For long-haired breeds, regular grooming is particularly important to prevent matting and tangling of the fur, which can cause pain and skin irritation. Regular grooming can also help to reduce shedding, minimize odors, and leave your pet looking and feeling their best. Overall, a regular grooming schedule is an essential part of responsible pet ownership and can help to keep your furry friend happy and healthy.

Professional grooming is vital for maintaining the health and well-being of cats. While cats are known for being fastidious self-groomers, they can still benefit from the expertise of a professional groomer who can provide a deep clean, remove excess fur, and check for any skin irritations or abnormalities. Grooming can also help prevent hairballs, which can cause digestive issues and discomfort. Regular grooming can also help detect any underlying health issues early on, allowing for prompt treatment. Additionally, grooming can help reduce shedding, minimize odors, and leave your feline friend looking and feeling their best. Overall, professional grooming is a necessary investment in the health and happiness of your beloved cat.

Pelted Dog Coat

The coat was pelted close to the skin needing to be shaved.

The Problems with Matts:

Keeping a pet’s fur free of knots and matting is important for several reasons. Firstly, knots and matting can be uncomfortable and even painful for pets, especially if the matting is tight against their skin. This can lead to skin irritation, inflammation, and even infection. Secondly, knots and matting can trap dirt, debris, and moisture, which can create a breeding ground for bacteria and parasites. This can lead to skin infections and other health problems. Thirdly, knots and matting can make it difficult for pet owners to properly groom their pets, which can lead to further health issues. Therefore, regular grooming, including brushing and combing, is important to keep your pet’s fur free of knots and matting, and to maintain their overall health and well-being.

Pelted Cat

The Cats coat was pelted close to the skin.

Matted cat leg

The matting on this cats legs cause the nails to go unseen

The Nails curled back into the skin and have pierced the skin causing a wound.

Double Coated Dog Breeds:

Double-coated dog breeds have a thick, fluffy undercoat and a longer, coarser topcoat. These two layers work together to protect the dog from both hot and cold temperatures, as well as from UV rays, moisture, and other environmental factors. Shaving a double-coated dog breed can disturb this natural insulation, making the dog more susceptible to sunburn, heatstroke, and hypothermia. In addition, shaving can cause the fur to grow back unevenly, which can lead to matting and other grooming issues. Furthermore, shaving can permanently damage the hair follicles, leading to hair loss and other skin problems. Therefore, it’s generally not recommended to shave a double-coated dog breed unless it’s absolutely necessary, such as for medical reasons or if the dog’s fur is severely matted


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Introducing Cat Grooming!

As of 2022 our Salon has begun to offer Cat Grooming for our clients. Co-Manager Cat Shemeley is a member of the National Cat Groomers Institute of America and is working towards becoming a Certified Master Groomer. With 20+ years’ experience of handling cats from many backgrounds, including rescue and pedigree. She has handled many different cat attitudes and promises to put your cat first. Our cat grooming services offer a dog free and clean environment. If your cat has been regularly groomed before, or if this is their first time, we promise to keep them comfortable and understand their boundaries.

Regular grooming for cats is just as important as it is for dogs to keep their skin and coats healthy and shiny. It will help cut down on overall hair shed and reduce the amount of the allergy causing dander that will sit in your home. A regular grooming schedule can help cat owners address the typical skin and hair problems they will find with their cats: dandruff, greasy coat, hairballs, skin allergies, and matting.

We offer bathing, lion cuts and sanitary trims alongside nail clipping (optional nail caps) and a brush and blow out to get your feline to feel their best. Call today to schedule! 856-608-7833 or email at

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