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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...

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How To Create A Successful Seasonal Package To Up Sell

FOR OUR FULL DISCLOSURE OF PRIVACY, AFFILIATE LINKS AND OTHER POLICIES, PLEASE CLICK HERE A quick and easy way to make some extra money in your business is to create a seasonal package with items you currently use in your salon.  For example, at Million Dollar Dog, we use Envirogroom’s Special FX product line because the 4 scents smell like the seasons: Platinum Plum = winter Citrus Blossom = spring Tropical Passion = summer Simply Fresh = fall But you...

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Can a Dog be Allergic to a Natural Product?

FOR OUR FULL DISCLOSURE OF PRIVACY, AFFILIATE LINKS AND OTHER POLICIES, PLEASE CLICK HERE You want to do what’s best for your clients, their dogs, and your staff  so you switch to an all-natural brand.  Great job!  You are taking the step in the right direction.  But then it happens. You get a call from a client that said their dog had an allergic reaction to something you used in the shop.  “I only use a natural product line. I’m...