• 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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    We welcome new customers every day at Love Fur Dogs! Please call 847-LUV-DOGS to set up your first appointment! We require the legal owner to bring the pet personally for the first grooming or daycare appointment, or preliminary "meet and greet". [...]

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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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    My post last summer (that short cuts, or shave downs, were not the best option for your pet) got more comments and sad story affirmations than any other dog grooming blog I have ever written. Please, take a few minutes and read that post again, and [...]

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    MAY 1, 2017 Meet Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins ICMG of Love Fur Dogs in Hubbard Woods Plaza VOYAGECHICAGO STAFF Today we’d like to introduce you to Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins ICMG. Love Fur [...]

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    Thera-Clean Micro-Bubble Technology at Love Fur Dogs!

    We are now the only facility within hundreds of miles to have a Thera-Clean Microbubble machine - and it is already giving us fantastic results! Pure, gentle, simple - only water and air, so safe it can go into the eyes and ears - this deepest of all[...]

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    Groomers Debut National Standards of Care

    For the first time in history, leading pet groomers from all over the nation have painstakingly written and published a document outlining uniform national standards of pet care, safety and sanitation. Love Fur Dogs, as a member of International [...]

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    The recent outbreak of the H3N2 virus in dogs in the Chicagoland area in Spring 2015 has been a game-changer for all of us. Our beloved clients have been worried, and a few that were in boarding kennels over Spring Break did catch it. Thankfully they[...]

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