What is grooming? Grooming is the application of special techniques with precision and style specific to each breed, seeking the best appearance, health and hygiene for the dog. STEPS WE TAKE FOR AN EXCELLENT GROOMING WE LOVE WHAT WE DO AND WE LOVE YOUR PET STEP 1 – INITIAL OBSERVATION Inspection and palpation to determine condition of the dog at arrival. STEP 2 – INITIAL BRUSHING Special brushes and combs are used to assess the skin and coat condition. STEP 3 – DE-MATTING (IF APPLICABLE) Special brushes and products are used to brush and preserve your dog’s hair. STEP 4 – DE-SHEDDING Dead hair is removed with the appropiate tools for each particular dog. STEP 5 – HAND STRIPPING (IF APPLICABLE) If your dog is a terrier or wire-haired breed, special manual techniques are used with your consent to facilitate artificial shedding and hair rotation. STEP 6 – NAIL CLIPPING Nails are taken to their minimum possible length, protecting their integrity and avoiding pain or bleeding. STEP 7 – BATHING Warm-water bath is giving using products that protect your dog’s skin while taking care of its natural acids and fats. STEP 8 – TOWEL DRYING Ultra-absorbent towels are used to eliminate excess water after rinsing. STEP 9 – BLOW-DRY A final blow-dry and brushing is completed for aesthetic purposes. STEP 10 – EAR CLEANING Special products are used to clean the ears by removing dirt and drying any excess moisture from the bath. STEP 11 – FINAL TOUCH AND HAIRCUT Considering the breed standard and your personal recommendations, professional clippers, scissors and grooming tools are used to highlight the beauty of your dog.