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What Poison Control Says about Envirogroom

FOR OUR FULL DISCLOSURE OF PRIVACY, AFFILIATE LINKS AND OTHER POLICIES, PLEASE CLICK HERE Scary story. A client of ours had their young granddaughter drink Eliminator Shampoo accidentally, thinking it was fruit punch.  They immediately called Poison Control fearing that the toddler could be in a life threatening position.  So what did poison control say about Envirogroom shampoo? “There is absolutely nothing in this product that can cause any harm to the child.  The ingredients are safe.” Aside from a...

White dog Whitening Shampoo

How does Whitening Shampoo Work?

FOR OUR FULL DISCLOSURE OF PRIVACY, AFFILIATE LINKS AND OTHER POLICIES, PLEASE CLICK HERE How does whitening shampoo work?  We use them every day in our salons on the “little white fluffies” but what is actually in a whitener to make a dog whiter?  To answer that question, I have to break down the different types of whiteners on the market. Different Types of Whiteners  There are 3 main types in the dog grooming world: Bluing Enzymatic Clarifying Bluing Although...

d-Limonene pet shampoo

What is d-Limonene? Is it bad for pets?

FOR OUR FULL DISCLOSURE OF PRIVACY, AFFILIATE LINKS AND OTHER POLICIES, PLEASE CLICK HERE What is d-Limonene?  Is it bad for pets? If you look in many flea and tick products on the market, you will see d-Limonene as an ingredient.  A few years back there was a scare in our industry stating that pets were becoming ill from this ingredient.  But what is d-Limonene and is it bad for pets?  It has such a scary name, after all.  What...

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The Flea Industry is a $4 Billion Business…What’s Your Take?

FOR OUR FULL DISCLOSURE OF PRIVACY, AFFILIATE LINKS AND OTHER POLICIES, PLEASE CLICK HERE The Flea Industry is a $4 Billion Business I was utterly shocked when I heard the numbers – the flea industry is a $4 BILLION business protecting our beloved pets against these nasty bugs.  Being a super math nerd, I started to run the numbers…how much does my salon take home in my efforts to fight fleas?  Try .000001%.  That’s about $4,000 a year in flea...

Tearless Shampoo Yorkie Bath

What Makes A Shampoo Tearless?

What makes a shampoo tearless is an important fact that every groomer should know and comprehend.  There is much science behind tearless shampoo products and it is my goal to simplify it down to the very basics so that it is easy for you to repeat it back to your staff and clientele, if needed. Barbara Bird, a leader in our industry, wrote a blog on this very subject. Her analysis is dead on and very scientific! Now I’m the...