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Katherine McKay

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Katherine is certified in Domestic Animal Sciences and Animal Grooming with primary focus on dogs. She has had her pet canine, Anastasia, for two years now, who is also her ESA service dog. Katherine has written multiple articles about pets and their grooming, and has knowledge on multiple specialty pet grooming products for dogs.

Top 35 Best Professional Dog Clippers for Grooming

Today I'm going to list for you the top 35 best professional dog clippers as rated by customers, other dog owners and pet groomers themselves. I feel...

Important Safety Tips for Dog Grooming At Home

If you're looking to save a couple of bucks every month on professional dog grooming, and would rather groom your dog at home, I highly...

The Importance of Cleaning Dog’s Ears

We all know that clipping your dog's nails and giving them a bath at least once a month is important for your dog's health,...

Why Using Human Shampoo On Dogs is Dangerous

Did you know that prolonged use of human shampoo for dogs will ruin their skin? If not, then you better pay attention to the important...

Are Dog Grooming Schools Worth It?

I could answer this question quite easily, because as a professional dog groomer, this is not the first time I've been asked whether dog...

Pro Groomer’s Favorite Dog Grooming Products for Home Grooming

When it comes to caring for your dog's health there are a lot of pet products and dog health supplies to choose from. The...

How to Calm Your Dog Before Grooming

Not all dogs are afraid of the groomer, but many are. Some dogs have so much anxiety about being groomed that they start getting...

Dog Clipper Blades: Pro Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Using Them

One of the most common misconceptions about dog grooming is that using pet hair clippers on a canine is simple. A good pet groomer may...

Grooming Different Types of Dog Coats

When it comes to grooming different types of dogs, you have to be mindful of the different breeds, skin types, coats and dog grooming...

How Professional Pet Groomers Groom Dogs

From my experience with dog grooming during my time in the grooming course, I've learned all the special ways of how dogs are groomed,...

How I Help My Dog Deal With Separation Anxiety

One of the most common problems for pet parents is dealing with a dog that suffers from separation anxiety. Some dogs are destructive when...

Benefits of Using Waterless Dog Shampoo

If your dog loves water - swimming, bathing, playing - then you are incredibly lucky. Some dogs hate water so much that when it...

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