Client's Questions, Pet Grooming 101

Should I shave my double-coated dog?

Do you own a dog that sheds all the time? And get a slight headache when that happens at home? Fret not, it is a  very common occurrence with many families with dogs; and generally dogs that shed do not normally sport extremely long hair. This dog doesn't shed. But he needs A LOT of grooming… Continue reading Should I shave my double-coated dog?

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Top 3 reasons why you should sign up for a pet grooming workshop

Pet grooming workshops are offered by many pet grooming service providers but have you wondered why you should sign up for one? 1. Know what to expect By attending hands-on classes with your pet taught by the professional pet groomers, you get a feel of how your pet would behave during grooming, how he would… Continue reading Top 3 reasons why you should sign up for a pet grooming workshop

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The workshop you’ve been asking for…

We have been receiving many enquiries about dog grooming workshops so for all of you who've asked for it, you got it! 😉 Bubbly Petz is teaming up with Bishan Community Club to offer Singaporean dog owners the first ever Basic Dog Care & Grooming Essentials workshop! If you've always been wanting to learn the proper… Continue reading The workshop you’ve been asking for…

Client's Questions, Pet Grooming 101

Tear stains go away, come again another day?

If your dog is not bothered by his tear stains, why should you be? According to veterinarian Dr. Patty Khuly, tear stains are just "a pesky cosmetic problem and usually not a significant health care issue". Let's look at how tear stains are formed. When the body breaks down red blood cells, dye-containing molecules are produced… Continue reading Tear stains go away, come again another day?

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Tips on Choosing a Pet Groomer

Having a hard time thinking which pet groomer to engage? Browsing through endless forum threads in search of the most recommended pet groomer? Have you ever thought what makes a good pet groomer? Let's see: One that has many good reviews, recommendations as well as mentioned a lot in forums? Not always true. When looking… Continue reading Tips on Choosing a Pet Groomer

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Tell me more about ticks. (Warning – Contain pictures that might not be suitable for those with insect phobia)

If you do not recognise this buddy greeting you, it's okay as no one would stare so close to this: What are ticks? Ticks belong to the arachnids family and are external parasites which feed on the blood of mammals (yes they bite humans), sometimes reptiles and amphibians. They are also carriers of diseases such as… Continue reading Tell me more about ticks. (Warning – Contain pictures that might not be suitable for those with insect phobia)

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What is a suitable nail clipper for my dog?

Remember the first time you were in a pet shop looking at such a wide range of grooming equipment in front of you and you kind of feel a bit dizzy? In today's marketplace, it is the consumer that is advantaged from the wide array of products and substitutes available for different people with different… Continue reading What is a suitable nail clipper for my dog?

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Trim off my dog’s whiskers? Ouch!

Have you ever wondered whether it hurts when your groomer trims your dear dog's whiskers?   Petplace (2012) says that whiskers serve as delicate sense organs of touch and are believed to be as sensitive as our fingertips. When there is air movement, the whiskers vibrate, and dogs use messages in these vibrations to sense… Continue reading Trim off my dog’s whiskers? Ouch!

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Reduce tartar buildup in your dogs teeth today!

Does your dog have bad breath? Many a time it is caused by a severe buildup of tartar on their teeth which causes them to have a smelly mouth. Tartar is formed when the saliva reacts with food particles and bacteria, binding onto the teeth as brownish/greyish plague. Over time, the bacteria buildup on the… Continue reading Reduce tartar buildup in your dogs teeth today!

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Must you shave off my dog’s matted fur?

Have you ever been told by a groomer that he has to shave down your dog because it has matted fur? Let me explain why a "shave down" is suggested instead of a *dematting session. *Refers to the action of removing the matts on the dog using certain tools to "cut" up the tangles before… Continue reading Must you shave off my dog’s matted fur?