Grooming Your Dog

Don't be shy about getting to know a potential groomer.

By Virginia Parker Guidry |


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20 Questions for Your Potential Groomer
Don't be shy about getting to know a potential groomer. Here are 20 suggested questions.

1. How long have you been grooming?
2. How did you learn to groom?
3. How many pets do you groom each day?
4. How many groomers work in the salon?
5. Can you groom every breed?
6. Do you specialize in a particular breed?
7. Are you certified?
8. Do you compete in grooming contests?
9. Have you recently attended any grooming or animal-care seminars?
10. Do you attend dog shows?
11. Do you breed dogs?
12. Do you belong to a dog club?
13. How do you handle difficult dogs?
14. How do you handle puppies or older dogs?
15. What grooming products do you use on the dogs?
16. What are the salon vaccination requirements?
17. Could you describe your salon clean-up routine?
18. Can you provide the names and phone numbers of a few customers?
19. What are your prices, and what is included in the fee?
20. What pet supplies do you sell, if any?


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Maureen   Waubaushene, ON

4/15/2008 11:19:03 AM

This is really good information. tks

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Donna   Kent, OH

11/25/2007 12:10:17 PM

Wow, I never really thought about questions to ask the groomer, now I feel like I am armed to protect my dog from the unknown.

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kristen   concord, OH

9/14/2007 1:25:29 PM

John 3: 16

For God so loved the world that he gave his only beggoton Son, so whosoever beliefeth in him shall not perish but have everlasting life.

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