Whenever I take in a new client, I like to ask a lot of behavioral and health information related questions. Why? Because, I’m trying to figure out what kind of dog I’m dealing with. Not every dog likes to be groomed! As a professional groomer, I want to do the best job possible with very [...]
The inspiration for this blog came to me when I picked up little Shih Tzu from the gas staion beside the shop one morning. He was a friendly little guy, just standing outside the door. I bent down to say hi and noticed he had a rabies tag on. I quickly scooped him up and [...]
Mark your Calendar and HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! Halloween Pet Costume Contest/Open House Saturday, 9/24, 8A-4P Lots of GREAT prizes from Rockett’s Grooming and its partners. PLUS - there will be a PET Photo Shoot from 10A-3P in partnership with Pet Photographer, Elise Iglio www.eliseiglio.com Each $45 package includes a 10-minute photo session with you [...]
A puppy as a gift It may only be August, but Fall is fast approaching. With it will come a much needed cool down, pretty leaves to rake up, kids going back to school, and of course, the Holiday Season. Many people like to buy puppies for loved ones during the holidays as gifts. I [...]
On average, you probably cut your own nails (fingers and toes) once every one to two weeks. We all know what happens if you don’t: daily tasks are more difficult to do with overgrown finger nails getting in the way. If your toenails are too long, your shoes will be uncomfortable and you may even [...]
Stop by with your pup and get a free nail trimming – July 16 & 17 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Admission is FREE.
So, what is “grooming,” and why is it so important? This is a question I am frequently asked. I must say, grooming is more than just a haircut. The haircut is a very important part of the process, but there is much more to it than just the clip. Proper grooming is just like keeping [...]
“Why does my pet shed SO much?” This is a question I am frequently asked. Much of the shedding issues largely depend on the breed of the pet, living conditions, and the overall health. Typically, breeds of dogs and cats that primarily live outdoors will go through one or two shedding cycles throughout the year. [...]