How long does dog grooming usually take?
The amount of time it takes for pet grooming varies by breed and service, but you can usually plan on it taking 3-4 hours.
How long do puppy grooms take?
It will take 2-3 sessions for the puppy to become fully comfortable with the grooming process. Your groomer will recommend a schedule based on breed, hair type, and activity levels. (For details on a grooming schedule for your breed of pooch check out our Grooming Schedule).
Why does it take 4 hours to groom a dog?
You’re not going to be the groomer’s only client, so one reason why it takes so long is that there are multiple dogs there waiting to get groomed. Even though there are multiple groomers on staff, it can still take a while to see everyone – even if they have an appointment.
Should I tip a dog groomer?
Standard tips are 15–20 percent of the total cost. But give more if your groomer went above-and-beyond by accommodating your pup’s nippiness, special health needs, or doing you any kind of favor.
How do you groom a puppy for the first time?
However, you can start grooming your puppy at home right away. The sooner you start handling them; the better behaved they’ll be later on! Brush their coat with a soft-bristled brush, gently “brush” their face with your fingers, and practice holding their paws. Eventually, you’ll work in a simple nail trim.
When should a puppy get his first haircut?
We recommend starting at 12-weeks of age. The very first grooming appointment is an introduction to the puppy and the owner to the world of grooming. The puppy with be introduced to a bath, blow drying, nail clipping, and slight trimming.
Do you tip PetSmart groomer?
PetSmart allows its groomers to accept tips from customers to show their appreciation for a job well done as of 2021. You should give these tips in cash so they can keep the money for themselves. These tips really help and encourage the groomers, who otherwise only get a 40% commission.