August 11, 2014

Border Terror – to Border terrier!

Hand Strip all of the coat – no cutting the wire coat by scissors or clippers! If cut the wire hairs will permanently be lost and […]
August 11, 2014

Teddy bear style Shih Tzu

A shih tzu with a teddy bear style – weighted scissored legs with rounded feet, short clipped body and neck. Rounded face and tipped ears. The […]
August 11, 2014

Beware of poor groomers

There are so many horror stories of dogs who have been to a groomer and been damaged both emotionally and physically. 1. Please ask for a […]
August 13, 2014

Willow and plum soaps

Summer sale is now on!! We are offering 25% discount on every order placed during July. Just use promotional code ‘promo25’ after checkout. For customers who […]
August 17, 2014

Clean and Healthy Pets

It’s nice to hear that some of my customers are able to recognize other dogs who have been to A1 Grooming. “It’s easy, you can tell […]
August 18, 2014

Free Microchip Scan!

Pets that have been micro chipped can easily be reunited with their owners if the worst should happen. Here in the UK, you can have your […]
November 25, 2014

Steps to do Restraint free grooming

Question: How do you manage to do restraint free grooming? My approach to restraint free grooming is to allow the dog to become familiar with the […]
December 11, 2014

Christmas Gift Ideas

With Christmas approaching fast, I thought I would share some of my thoughts on gifts for your beloved pooch.   1. Collars and leads. For something […]
April 22, 2015

Advice on wasp / bee stings for dog owners

You may witness your dog being stung—for instance, your dog was chasing a bee or maybe he walked into a patch of clover where bees were […]
April 24, 2015

Aloe Vera & Lime soap by Willow & Plum Soap Co.

Aloe Vera & Lime This is a very special bar! During the manufacturing process we have replaced the water content with 100% natural Aloe vera gel. […]