Can dog groomers stay open in lockdown?

Can dog groomers stay open in lockdown?

The latest government guidance states the following services can remain open during lockdown: vets and retailers of products and food for the upkeep and welfare of animals animal rescue centres, boarding facilities and animal groomers (may continue to be used for animal welfare, rather than aesthetic purposes) You are also advised to contact the groomer in advance to make an appointment.

Dog groomer dyes her poodle’s fur to look like Buddy the elf

Dog groomer dyes her poodle’s fur to look like Buddy the elf

A dog groomer has given her poodle a very festive makeover, in the form of a dye job that looks like Buddy the Elf. Nicole Beckman, 28, used non-toxic dyes to decorate 10-year-old poodle, Ira, in honour of Christmas.

Dog ends up looking like an alpaca after trip to the groomers is cut short

Dog ends up looking like an alpaca after trip to the groomers is cut short

A serious hairdo (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Lisa said ‘When I got the call I chuckled a little and thought “oh my god, I’m on my way to pick up a lion”, and when I get there it’s the funniest thing in the world.

Take a look at these happy dogs before and after their much-needed haircuts

Take a look at these happy dogs before and after their much-needed haircuts

Staff at Bone Idol grooming salon in Brighton have been capturing snaps of pups after their makeovers, having noticed a surge in clients booking their dogs in after lockdown measures were relaxed.

Mum accidentally texts dog groomer instead of beautician about a wax

Mum accidentally texts dog groomer instead of beautician about a wax

Thinking she was texting her friend Beccy about an appointment she assumed it was the one to get her ‘arms and fanny waxed’ was – only to realise she was messaging a dog groomer she’s never met, also called Becky.

Dog looks so different after grooming owner doesn’t recognise him

Dog looks so different after grooming owner doesn’t recognise him

Nanuk before his groomer’s appointment (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Samoyeds are known for their white, fluffy coat, which looks like a lion’s mane around their face.Seven-year-old Samoyed Nanuk isn’t recognisable at all now, though, after a mishap at the groomers left him looking more like a Bull Terrier.

Nervous bride asks dog to join first look photos and its delightful

Nervous bride asks dog to join first look photos and its delightful

The best kind of photos (Picture: Perri Farlow/Farlow Photography)Photographer Perri told : ‘We had been shooting bridesmaid and bridal portraits for a while and Kristen needed a few minutes to calm her nerves before walking down the aisle.

Beautiful moment Labrador joins newlyweds for their first dance

Beautiful moment Labrador joins newlyweds for their first dance

The Labrador didn’t want to miss out on the fun (Picture:Nicole Funden/Storyful)To keep her steady, the bride and groom each hold one of her paws.‘They both spend so much time with Eva,’ Selena Gomes, one of the wedding guests, told the Dodo.

Tips to take care of your furry friend this monsoon

Tips to take care of your furry friend this monsoon

While there is no harm in enjoying the rains with your pooch occasionally, the pet parents must keep in mind dogs also need special care during this period, just like humans. Try to avoid water-logged areas when you take out your pooch for a walk.

Dog opens Christmas present to find his very own puppy inside

Dog opens Christmas present to find his very own puppy inside

She added: ‘It was kind of like love at first sight – Minnie has always loved other dogs and having friends now she has someone to grow up with and to help her be brave!’

Couple shocked when dog goes for a trim and comes back almost bald

Couple shocked when dog goes for a trim and comes back almost bald

(Picture: Hull Daily Mail/MEN Media)A couple who left their pedigree pup with groomers at a pet store were left outraged after returning to find their dog had been stripped of its fur.

Pets at Home groomer sliced off chunk of dog’s tongue while trimming fur

Pets at Home groomer sliced off chunk of dog’s tongue while trimming fur

Mike Corry took Marley to the vets and said he will now be getting the cockapoo stitches (Picture: Terry Harris/Bav Media) Pets at Home have apologised (Picture: Terry Harris/Bav Media)Mr Corry says the vet said Marley’s tongue had been badly cut and suggested it could be stitched or rounded off.

The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

The scoop on how your cat's sandpapery tongue deep cleans

Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and stay cool.The secret: Tiny hooks that spring up on the tongue — with scoops built in to carry saliva deep into all that fur.Claw-shaped hooksA team of mechanical engineers reported their findings, and say they're more than a curiosity.

Petting away grooming anxiety

Petting away grooming anxiety

Not all dogs are scared of groomers, but for some it may be a cause for huge stress. If during this time, he sniffs the grooming table, lets out a big yawn, shakes off or scratches himself; you should know that s/he’s trying to diffuse his stress.

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frise

A breed standard was drafted, and under its new name, which means curly-coated lapdog, the Bichon Frise was admitted to the register of the French Kennel Club. Standing 12 inches or less at the shoulder, the Bichon makes an ideal city companion.

8 Popular Dog Breeds in India

8 Popular Dog Breeds in India

Here are some friendly and popular dog breeds that go well with Indian climate and can be the perfect addition to your family… German ShepherdOne of the most easily available breeds in India, German Shepherds are intelligent, alert and courageous dogs.