• I Would Rather Lose You As A Client Than Hurt Your Dog

    Today I lost a client that I had been serving semi-regularly for years. I want to tell everyone I know that might be a client of Love Fur Dogs why I lost this client, and what that says about me as a business owner. This client came to me years [...]

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    What Groomers Wish Veterinarians Knew

    By Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins, ICMG 8-23-20 Before anyone misinterprets the title of this blog post, I want to say loud and clear that this blog title in no way is to diminish the absolute respect and deference we hold for all veterinarians. They [...]

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    CARING FOR YOUR DOG AT HOME: Help During A Pandemic

    The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has changed our world. One of the short term issues many families are dealing with, not only in many U.S. states but nations around the world, is that professional pet groomers everywhere are closed temporarily. And[...]

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    SKUNKS!

    28 Mar 2020
    SKUNKS!

    Life in Chicagoland can be especially characterized by one stinky feature - especially on the North Shore near Love Fur Dogs. We have far more than the average number of skunks here. Why here? There are reasons, but that's another blog post. [...]

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    Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins Taking Her Groomers' Guide Seminars Nationwide

    What started as staff training tools for me, utilizing my decades as a high school teacher creating engaging, informative lessons for my staff at Love Fur Dogs, has become now a new layer of my grooming career - teaching Groomers interesting and [...]

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    The Importance of Frequent Toenail Trims to Your Dog's Health

    Most people who own dogs do not give their dog's toenails much thought. Many even assume they are pretty "self-care". In fact, dog toenails require more frequent care than do people's toenails. And veterinary research has confirmed the very serious [...]

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    More than just a grooming expert . . .

    Reposted from the website for Deluxe's Small Business Revolution national television series featured on the Hulu Network: [...]

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    We were thrilled to read at Expertise.com that after objectively evaluating all 688 pet groomers in the Chicagoland area, we were selected the top 20 BEST for your pet's grooming needs. Expertise objectively evaluates all kinds of services that [...]

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    (Updated Aug 2020) Our state of the art program benefiting young puppies and new dog owners at Love Fur Dogs is still getting incredible results for your NEW PUPPY! All dogs need to be groomed regularly throughout their lives, and as with [...]

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    One of the issues of discussion that comes up all too often with our beloved clients when they drop their dogs off to be groomed centers around variations on the theme of matting (tangled hair, often badly tangled) or shedding - the mess around the [...]

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