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Tip of the Month

4/29/2011 The Happy Hoodie

It is a well-known fact amongst dog groomers , cat groomers, and pet owners alike that our canine and feline companions are extremely sensitive to sound. Whether it is the vacuum, thunder, or (in the situation of a grooming shop) the hair dryer, dogs and cats can become extremely agitated by the noise.

During a trip to the groomer, it can become troublesome if they bark, whimper, hiss, and struggle while the groomer is attempting to dry them after a bath. We endure the protest of our pets because unfortunately it is necessary that we vacuum and use a blow-dryer, even if it disturbs our furry friends. Anyone who has gone to grooming school
knows how difficult it is to work with distressed animals.

Luckily, the simple but ingenious design of a new product called “The Happy Hoodie” alleviates the discomfort and issues that pets experience with high volume levels. The Hoodie is a tube-shaped piece of fabric that is stretchy, light, and durable. Similar to how you would put a slip-on collar around your pet’s neck, you simply slide the Hoodie over his head and fasten it around his ears. The hoodie protects your pet from loud noises and high-pressured air associated with drying.

The Happy Hoodie can be used in many different situations. Due to the light weight flexible durability of the fabric you can adjust the fitting on your pet for different scenarios. The Happy Hoddie can be used to keep your dogs ears up for aeration and it can be used to keep your pets ears down and covered for noise. The Happy Hoodie is great for trips to the vet, grooming and even training purposes.

The Hoodie comes in two sizes, small and large. They also come in two different colors, black and white. The Happy Hoddie is made of stretchy gauze like material. The small sized hoodie will fit small and medium sized pets. The large size is meant for pets with large heads, for instance a Great Dane or even a horse could use the large sized hoodie.The material will not irritate your pet’s skin, but will be tight enough to block out whatever noise is bothering him. Using the Hoodie is a humane way to calm and control your pet in a stressful situation, such as being at the groomer’s, the vet’s, or even at home. The Happy Hoodie is also a great tool to use when applying drops or ointment to your pets ears.

With pet grooming, anything that you can do to make the animal more comfortable and content will make the process much easier. In any animal career
you may want to consider investing in The Happy Hoodie for your business.

If you are interested in the Happy Hoodie and would like to purchase one, you can visit the Happy Hoodie website to order online or locate a distributor near you.

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