Category Archives: Dog Grooming Tips

Grooming the German Shepherd – Cooper’s visit to 4 Paws!

Tweet Take a look at Cooper. This lovely lad is a mid-coated German Shepherd, so the hair is not short – but it’s not long either. At just over a year old, Cooper had shed his puppy coat, but hadn’t … Continue reading

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Grooming the Lagotto Romagnolo

Tweet The Lagotto Romagnolo originates from the Romagna region of Italy. The local dialect word ‘lagotto’ translates as ‘Duck Dog’ and this breed was most definitely trained to retrieve ducks from the marshlands. Duck hunting declined in the early 1900s … Continue reading

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It’s time to spring clean your dog!

Tweet Christmas is out of the way, we seem to be coming out of one of the worst ever periods of rain and flooding, it has to be time to start getting your dog into shape and ready for spring. … Continue reading

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Our new four legged friends visiting 4 Paws…

Tweet January was a very busy month and we welcomed ten new friends to 4 Paws pet grooming parlour in Aldershot. First, was Mable a very sweet Irish Terrier who came from Whitley in Surrey. Mable’s coat needed to be … Continue reading

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Let’s talk summer holidays and Christmas!

Tweet So hands up who’s making plans for Christmas 2014?! We may be just one month into the new year but I’ve already booked in a number of clients who want their dogs groomed pre-Christmas – now that’s what I … Continue reading

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Why winter grooming is so beneficial for your dog

Tweet Is your dog’s coat looking a bit ropey at the moment? At this time of the year it is still really important to maintain your dog’s grooming regime. All those wet and muddy walks inevitably means that debris gets … Continue reading

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A word on the mysterious disease that’s been affecting dogs

Tweet If you’re a dog owner I’m sure you’ll be very aware of recent media coverage about the strange disease that has killed a number of dogs in the UK, particularly around the New Forest. It’s certainly very worrying and … Continue reading

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Grooming the Miniature Schnauzer

Tweet The Miniature Schnauzer is becoming an increasingly popular breed, and we now have quite a number visiting 4 Paws on a regular basis. It’s no surprise really, these dogs make a good all-round pet. But they do have a … Continue reading

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Dealing with a heavy flea infestation

Tweet Fleas are pesky things and we hate them just as much as you do. In our line of business we have to be extra vigilant for the presence of fleas on the dogs and cats that visit the parlour … Continue reading

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How to groom Labradoodles

Tweet Labradoodles originate from Australia. A cross between the Labrador Retriever and the Standard or Miniature Poodle, the aim was to create a dog with a temperament suited to working as a guide or assistance dog, as well as achieving … Continue reading

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