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Is Dog Dry Shampoo Actually a Good Alternative to Washing Your Dog?

Groomer and George

Welcome to your Monday Minute with Groomer And George!  Each week on Monday we will be sharing a little fact or fiction to support you making the best choices for your furry companions. Feel free to leave a comment below, say hello and ask any questions you may have! A super hot topic we’ve noticed is dry shampoo hence, today’s fact or fiction topic.  You know that feeling when your scalp is so itchy from product build-up and all you is a good scalp rub and a proper clean? That's what we're talking about.  Fact or Fiction: Dry shampoo is a...

The Evolution of the 3 R's

Groomer & George

Reduce, Recycle, Reuse It was 1988. Third grade, Calgary Olympics, something that was introduced. Something new, something blue. There was something new that was introduced: the little blue box. Little did we know changed the way we sorted our garbage and with it came 3R’s: reduce, reuse, recycle. Thirty years later we are more revolutionized than we were back then, but how much do we actually reduce? Reuse has become extremely fashionable especially among millennial's and hipsters. How many times has it become fashionably cool to drink water from a mason jar and pay top dollar to wear “vintage”. You...

Nothing is By Accident!

Groomer & George

“No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.” - Edward Hopper There are many a great thing invented by accident, and many inventions that have changed our world. I've not invented a light bulb, though my bright idea of Groomer & George did come to me by accident. With our mission of respect for the environment and community, Groomer & George, and our voice, will help change how we treat our planet and our pets. I have been in the beauty industry for 20 years. It was in my last job whilst on a business trip...

The Value of An Exceptional Groomer

Groomer & George worth their weight in GOLD! What’s your screening process? Whenever I’ve moved cities it’s taken ample time to re-establish my team of professionals. For example, sourcing my new facialist, hair stylist, sushi joint, local handmade neighbourhood Italian, go to cafe etc. and to no lesser extent a reputable dog groomer. The process is not as simple as one would think. Are Yelp reviews that on point? Word of mouth is often the way to go, though living in a bit of a metropolis where time is of the essence you learn to source effectively (and usually start doing so...

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