Frequently Asked Questions:
For Pet Services
Why Do Senior Pets Need Special Grooming?
Senior Pets like senior people need different handling. The grooming process can be quite challenging for any dog. Let's think about it. We shave the hair under their pads, we clip their nails, we pull hair from their ears, we shave their private areas, we pull their hair to remove the mats, we spray them in the bath, we blow dry them and then make them stand for styling. Yep, that is how it's done! It is rough for a senior pet to endure. At PAT THE GROOMER we give our senior pets a different experience. WHY, because we can.
Do Short Haired Dogs Need Grooming?
YES, they do. Short hair gets dirty and sheds the same way long hair does. Short hair dogs don't need the same frequency of grooming but should be groomed on a regular basis. The coat should be washed and conditioned, the ears cleaned, the nails clipped and the sanitaries tended to.
Why Do You Need to Groom Cats?
Even some of the most responsible cat owners believe the myth that cats hate water. The truth of the matter is that while cats may choose to take a shower or jump in the bath on their own, they are also more than capable of enjoying all the benefits that a regular warm soapy soak has to offer.
At Pat The Groomer, we strongly recommend that cat owners bring their feline friends to us as early as possible. The younger a kitten is when they reach us, the better they will adapt to the routine of regular warm baths.
Why Is it Important to Treat Your Pets to Regular Nail Care Treatments?
Failing to have the nails of your pet clipped and maintained correctly could prove extremely costly for your home. Wooden floors, freshly painted walls or wooden chair and table legs could all become a playground for a cat, dog or even rabbit with excessively long nails. So, to ensure the upkeep of your home, you need to treat your pet to regular nail care treatments from us.
That being said, as bad as long nails are for your home, they are a lot worse for your pet. Failing to cut, your pet’s nails can result in injuries ranging from torn nails to arthritis. This is particularly true for dogs’ nails as they are curved, so if they grow too long they can dig into their paw pads and cause extreme pain. To avoid inflicting this level of pain on your pet, make sure that their nails are treated regularly.
Is it Painful for My Dog to Have a Teeth Cleaning?
At Pat The Groomer, the most important thing that we care about is your dog’s happiness. That is why we spend so much time using techniques that provide a deep and thorough teeth cleaning for your dog without affecting his or her mood or sense of comfort. On top of that, we always strive to guarantee that all our teeth cleaning and scaling treatments occur painlessly and without the risk of sedation. We know that having improved oral balance will, almost always, result in a healthier and happier dog. This is why our skilled team of professionals will do all they can to ensure top-quality results without the pain and discomfort of a stressful tooth cleaning experience.