Grooming

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Grooming

Grooming is an important part of pet care and contributes to your pet’s overall health and wellbeing.

Akk Breeds require regular grooming: how much depends on the breed, age and heakth or your pet.

At Richmond Rascals, we offer a range of grooming services, each one tailored to your dog’s specific needs. Our expert groomers can give your puppy its first bath. Alternatively, they can focus on specific areas such as the eyes, ears or coat. We also offer the ultimate in grooming: the WOW!! Factor, where there are no limits … a makeover for your dog.

Puppy’s First Bath: helping yoyr puppy become used to being pampered: includes nail trim and ear clean.

De-Matting and Hand Stripping: improve the look of eour dog’s coat, removing awkward knots and tangles.

Sparking Clean: keep your pet clean between grooming sessions with a wash and blow-dry.

Bikini Trim & Bottoms Up: keep your pet clean with a close trim underneath.

The WOW !! Factor: creative grooming no rules, no limits – the whole works from nail polish to hair dye.

Bright Eyes: a gentle cleansing and trim around the eye area.

Fresh Ears: your pet’s ears are expertly cleaned, plucked and deodorised.

Bright smile through brushing to brighten the teeth and freshen the breath.

Perfect paws: a professional pet peicure by our expertly trained staff.

Doggy express: the unglamorous but often necessary business of “expressing” your pet’s anal glands.

Regular grooming has many benefits in addition to mainfaining the general cleanliness of your dog, there is a lower risk of your pet developing thrush, scratches and other skin problems: reducting infestation from external parasites on the skinL an opportunity to check for cuts heat, swelling, lameness or changes in tempetament … all of which could be indicative of illness.

Nearly every dog [and cat] sheds – regardless of their age or breed. Some breeds have more hair or thicker undercoats and will shed in higher quantities … but virtually all dogs and cats will shed hair. Some dogs such as Poodles shed very little and require grooming by a professional every 6 to 8 weeks.

Animals sheed to get rid of old damaged or extra hair. Animals grow a heavy coat in the winter to help insulate themeselves and then shed the extra hair in the summer. Howeve. dogs will also shed broken or damaged hair, and if their skin is irritated from conditions such as allergies, they will also shed excessively. Pets that are groomed on a regular basis from a young age are pahhier. healtheier and more tokerant of the grooming process.

Opening times are: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Saturday
.Day care and boarding are provided 7 days a week.Monday to Sunday.
Grooming on Sundays is avilable – but only by appointment

Richmond Rascals. 12 Richmond Hill. Richmond-Upon-Thames. TW10 6QX tel: 020 8948 2250

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