Dog Groomers Daytona Beach FL

The internet and phonebook can be helpful in locating a dog groomer, but even better is a satisfied friend or trusted professional's reference. Ask your vet, trainer, breeder or rescue organization, and friends if they can recommend any good groomers in your area. Check below for more information.

Laundropet
(386) 255-2054
1523 Nova Road
Daytona Beach, FL
Description
A full service salon and boutique offering lots of love to your furry friends. Certified groomer on staff. Walk ins taken. Pick up and delivery service available. Open Tuesday-Saturday.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

Tailblazers
(386) 409-9964
484 North Causeway
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Description
Owner Robin Muratore is a certified master groomer specializing in hand scissoring finishes resulting in beautiful long lasting haircuts. She disinfects between each dog and uses a clipper vac system to keep the blade cool. Only high quality organic shampoos are used and each one is mixed individually according to your dogs skin and coat. All pets are treated with love and care and every dog leaves looking like the best in show!
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

PetSmart
(386) 254-7555
1900 WEST INTERNATIONAL SPEEDW
DAYTONA BEACH, FL

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Nails To Tails Pet Grooming
(386) 756-2767
101 Dunlawton Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Puppy Love Grooming
(386) 226-4000
206 Moore Ave Ste D
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Pauline's Pet Styling LLC
(386) 761-2991
5000 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. #6
Port Orange, FL
Description
Dog Grooming by an actual Appointment. Now, your grooming experience is not an all day affair. Drop Off your pet, go to lunch, shop or run a few errands and then your Pet will be ready. WHAT A CONCEPT! Finally, your pet will NOT be in a cage all day. We provide Professional Pet Styling and Upscale Products. Pauline is a 3 time award winning Best Around Groomer. Open Tuesday-Saturday.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services

Practical Puppy
(386) 734-6090
718 E New York Ave
Deland, FL
Description
Practical Puppy Dog and Cat Grooming business offers bathing, nail clipping, flea removal, and hair-cuts. Located in Downtown DeLand on Hwy 44, in Volusia County Florida. We are a 45 minute drive from Orlando right off I-4. We have a friendly staff and also offer pick-up and drop-off services.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

Groomingtails Pet Resort & Spa
(386) 258-7297
307 Seabreeze Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Ocean'S Edge Animal Clinic
(386) 756-0600
101 Dunlawton Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Pets Ahoy Grooming
(386) 761-9364
2029 S Ridgewood Ave
Daytona Beach, FL
 
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Dog Grooming Basics - Tools and Techniques

Dog Grooming Basics - Tools and Techniques

A dog of any breed will need grooming to look and feel her best. Grooming your dog appropriately may take a few minutes to quite a few hours each week, depending on breed and coat type.

Not all pet owners may have the time, skill, desire, or expertise needed to keep their dog's coat, nails, skin, teeth, and ears in the best possible shape. For these owners, it is best to hire a dog groomer.

Evaluating A Dog Grooming Business

What are your grooming goals - a well-trimmed family dog or preparing a dog for conformation showing? Finding a talented show groomer may be much more difficult than finding a wonderful groomer who specializes in fabulous cuts for pet dogs. If you are looking for a show groomer, contact your breeder or breed club for recommendations.

The internet and phonebook can be helpful in locating a dog groomer, but even better is a satisfied friend or trusted professional's reference. Ask your vet, trainer, breeder or rescue organization, and friends if they can recommend any good groomers in your area. Also ask about typical rates for services in your area. (Prices may vary depending upon a dog's breed, special health, behavior, or grooming situations, type of products used, etc.)

Prepare a list of questions (some are suggested below), and begin interviewing!

How long have you been in business? How did you learn to groom? Has an animal ever been injured in your care? What experience do you have grooming dogs of this breed? Can you provide references from other area pet professionals (vets, trainers, etc.) and from clients? (Follow up on these!)

If your pet has special coat and grooming requirements, health or behavioral problems (hot spots, existing fear of groomer, corded coats, mange, severe/extensive matting, need for anal gland expression, separation anxiety, ear plucking, fear biting during nail clipping, etc.), ask what type of experience the groomer has working with animals with the same needs.

After you've found the right answers to your questions from one or more professionals, check with the Better Business Bureau to make sure the company has no complaints on file; and make sure that they carry an active insurance policy. If all that checks out, schedule a visit to the facility.

The facility should be clean, well-lit, and inviting. Do the dogs look happy and well cared for? Is the staff friendly and helpful?

If you feel good about a potential dog groomer, schedule an appointment. If you are uncomfortable leaving your dog alone the first time, ask if you can attend during the grooming - this is a valuable training opportunity for you to teach your dog that the groomer's can be a great experience with lots of yummy treats! If the groomer refuses, look elsewhere for services.

Whomever you choose as your groomer should recommend dog grooming tools and supplies to help you maintain the dog's coat and good condition in between grooming visits.

Dog Grooming Tips

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What Does a De-Shedding Tool Do?

What Does a De-Shedding Tool Do?

Densely furred cats and dogs have combination coats made up of longer, coarser top fur and softer, finer inner fur that creates a warm air-trapping blanket for the skin in cold weather. It is the pet's undercoat that tends to tangle, mat and clump as it is shed if it is not groomed carefully. In extreme cases, the unfortunate result is a weakened and dulled coat, or a thick thatch that must be simply shaved.

A de-shedding tool for pet grooming reaches past the longer outside hairs and removes the inner coat hairs before they mat and thatch. It protects the coat for future growth and keeps the skin surface clean and properly aired and stimulated. The de-shedding tool does not cut hair, but it allows hair that has already detached from the hair follicle to be discarded. Most dogs and cats do not find the process uncomfortable and they enjoy the comfort of a coat not bound up with mats.

The de-shedding tool is not analogous to the thinning scissors that stylists use to reduce bulk in human hair. Thinning scissors cut; the de-shedder releases loose hair.

Typical dogs that are good candidates for de-shedding include: Poodles, Shih Tzus, Maltese, Bichons, Portuguese Water Dogs, Malamutes and Irish Water Spaniels.

Similarly, long-haired cats benefit from the de-shedding tool. Because de-shedding helps prevent hairballs, de-shedding is a health enhancement for all cats, especially Himalayan and Persian types. (Rabbits, especially Angoras, also benefit from the de-shedding tool.)

While the de-shedding tool prevents mats and tangles, it does not easily or comfortably remove them, so it should be used regularly, about once a week, in order to maintain a well-groomed coat. Winter and summer, the tool can be used according to schedule, but users will notice that the bulk of fur removal happens in spring and summer when dogs and cats naturally shed. Therefore, users do not need to worry about the de-shedding tool thinning out a thick coat. It will not cut hair...

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