Lois Wins at the British dog grooming championships 2014

Well yesterday was another big day! It was the main and last competition of the year “the British dog grooming championships 2014”  – at the Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park – where I again took my handsome Cocker Spaniel “Baker” and I’m delighted to tell you all that… WE WON!!!! We got 1st place for advanced group GunDog! […]

2nd Place at Premier Groom 2014

Absolutely over the moon to tell you all that on Sunday I took my Cocker Spaniel “Baker” to Premier Groom 2014  – which is a big annual dog grooming competition organised by Groom Team England – AND we got 2nd place in the Champion class!! It was an honour to be competing along side world class […]

Dog Show at the Cheshire Show!

Last week my Cocker Spaniel “Baker” and I competed in the Cheshire show, and we were thrilled to be placed 2nd in our class! This was Bakers first dog show, which is quite different to the grooming competitions, but still a great way to perfect his groom and present him to a high standard for […]

Runcorn’s Lois wins first place Master Groom 2014

This weekend me and my Cocker spaniel Baker attended Master Groom 2014 which is a dog grooming competition held down at the kennel club building in Stoneleigh. And we are EXTREMELY happy to announce that we won! We got 1st place! This was Baker’s first competition as well, so it was quite a big day […]

Clipping Double Coats

Every dog’s hair and coat type is different and this should always be taken in to account when the dog comes into the salon. Some dogs are clipped, some dogs are scissored, some are hand-stripped and some don’t have any length taken off at all! It’s important we ensure that  – for the dogs who […]

Article by Reaseheath College

I studied at Reaseheath College, Nantwich and was very happy to hear from their  Alumni Officer recently (‘Alumni’ refers to ‘former students’). Their Alumni Association is newly launched and they encourage former students to stay in touch with the college. I was asked if I would agree to being featured on the Reaseheath Alumni webpages in […]

Book your groom early, to suit YOUR timetable!

I’m very happy to say things are getting rather busy here at Vanity Furr dog grooming and booking an appointment early has never been more important. As it stands there is a months wait for the next appointment which also means March is very nearly full! Weekend and late nights fill up first, so the […]

Dog Grooming Workshop Day

On Sunday 2nd February, my Cocker spaniel “Baker” and I attended another seminar and workshop day hosted by “Groom Team England Member” and 2013 “Groomer of the year” winner Mike Wildman. We had such a fantastic day and picked up lots of more tricks and skills when it comes to hand-stripping. Its important for me […]

Grooming at home

In this winter weather it’s easy for your dog to get wet and mucky after walks, even after going into the garden brings in little soggy paws. So sometimes you might need to give him a quick wash or dry off, if so here’s a handy tip to keep his coat in good condition when […]

Your next dog grooming appointment – book in advance with Vanity Furr

I am really happy to say that things are pretty busy at present and I really appreciate all your custom (and of course love to see all the dogs!). So being busy means that booking your appointment early and “in advance” is really important to avoid disappointment. If you know how long it takes before your […]