Blogs

  • Oster Spin Cordless Nail Grinding

    Posted June 14 by GLproductreviews

    I have been using the Oster Spin Cordless Nail Grinder for about a month now. I am very pleased with it.   The specs from Oster include:   Up to 2 hour runtime on a single charge Continuous power - no fading as battery loses charge   I found both to be true.  It also has a...

  • Oster Stainless Steel Attachment Comb Kit

    Posted May 31 by GLproductreviews

    First, the legal stuff...   In order to comply with the Federal Trade Commission's Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials, I am stating that the Oster Stainless Steel Comb Attachment Kit was sent to me free of charge from Sunbeam Products, Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Soluti...

  • Welcome to our Product Rreview Section

    Posted May 31 by GLproductreviews

    I am super excited to introduce our new Product Review section.     My goal is to give honest reviews of grooming tools, equipment and products. They will be used by different groomesr on a variety of dogs, to give the best overal review of how well they work.   Over on the left,...

  • For The Love Of Grooming

    Posted May 12 by jessedawg

    For The Love Of Grooming by Ellen Ehrlich   There is a recurring theme in the grooming industry; pet stylists are passionate about what they do. Many say it is their calling. I personally know groomers who have been styling pets for twenty or thirty years - some even longer. It doesn’t ...

  • Chapter Five...The Art of Stretching

    Posted January 1 by ChrisSertzel

    Stretching and Range of Motion (ROM) Massage refers to gently pulling and extending the limbs, neck, head, tail, shoulders, hips and waist of the dog within its normal movement parameters. Stretching and keeping free the dog’s natural range of motion is incredibly important. Dogs stretch spont...

  • Chapter Four...Principles and Massage Concepts

    Posted December 2, 2014 by ChrisSertzel

    Bridging the Interspecies Gap Clearly there is a great difference between massaging a human client and an animal client. Looking past all of the physiological differences between the two species, we can also put some thought into the way our client can and cannot communicate with us, what they can ...

  • Chapter Three... Kinesiology of the Dog

    Posted November 25, 2014 by ChrisSertzel

    Kinesiology is the study of motion and of the structures that make motion possible. This section is for you to use to identify the muscles involved when your animal you are caring for experiences specific problems. First, here's a list of some of the terminology that will be used. Protraction: the ...

  • The Society Of Holistic Pet Stylists

    Posted November 15, 2014 by ChrisSertzel

    A long time ago I began to feel that I was different. Be nice! LOL But seriously, I have always been a little different in my thinking, my outlook on most things, and especially I felt different in that I could never force myself to stay at a job for very long if I wasn't happy doing it. I str...

  • Chapter Two...General Canine Anatomy & Physiology

    Posted November 4, 2014 by ChrisSertzel

    Please note that this chapter's illustrations, charts and photos have been temporarily omitted due to in line attachment issues. Please stay tuned for updates with added images to this chapter as this hiccup is addressed. :) In this chapter the canine anatomy and physiology will be discussed in ter...

  • Helping Geriatric Pets

    Posted October 2, 2014 by ChrisSertzel

    Aging pets are some of those most clearly benefited by massage. The immediate release of discomfort is clearly appreciated and easily visible on the face of a pet that needs it, and the calming effects of receiving a massage is especially releasing to the older dog. Pets late in life often keep thin...