Category Archives: In the Grooming Parlour this week

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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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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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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Puppy visits to our parlour – they’re always very welcome!

Tweet It’s so lovely to meet your new puppies and to start to get to know them. We actively encourage owners to bring in their puppies as early as possible – once they’ve had all their inoculations – so that … Continue reading

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How to groom the Wire-Haired Dachshund

Tweet The Wire Haired Dachshund originates from Germany, bred as a working dog to go after game such as badgers and rabbits or to track a fallen/wounded deer. Dachshunds have been bred to a number of different sizes, and the … Continue reading

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Hand stripping the Irish Terrier

Tweet Meet Paddy, he’s an 18-month-old Irish Terrier who was booked into our parlour for a Hand Strip. Hand stripping is a time-consuming job so can become quite expensive, but for many breeds that require this type of grooming it … Continue reading

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Grooming the Gordon Setter

Tweet Cooper, a lovely 7-year-old Gordon Setter, visited 4 Paws very recently. A very handsome boy indeed, this was Cooper’s first ever visit to a grooming parlour. His coat had become very thick and fluffy, making him uncomfortable as the … Continue reading

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Pooh and wee in the grooming parlour!

Tweet Our regular clients always say that their dogs know, as soon as they turn into our lane, that they know exactly where they’re going. Despite the fact that we really do treat your pets with the utmost TLC, many … Continue reading

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Grooming the Lion Head Rabbit

Tweet We had a cute Lion Head Rabbit in for a trim up, to prepare for the summer. The Lionhead Rabbit typically has a gentle temperament, playful and fun loving – so it makes a good family pet – ideal … Continue reading

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