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Pet grooming is as artistic of an occupation as it is scientific. Precision is key when it comes to cutting, cleaning, trimming, and brushing your furry customers, but grooming pets isn’t all about following a set of instructions. Being a groomer allows you to express your creativity in a variety of ways, one of them through the use of pet accessories.
Among the many accessories that you can attach to the fur of dogs and cats, bows are one of the most popular and frequently requested items. Not only are bows fun to see on dogs and cats, they are also easy to apply, and inexpensive to make. In order to make a bow, the only materials required are ribbon, small rubber bands, hemostats, glue, and rhinestones, beads or buttons for some extra flair. Based on whatever colors you or your clients prefer, you can make any color, print, and fabric combinations that you like. If you have a sassy feline, why not dress her up with a leopard print bow? Or perhaps you have a manly pooch that would look great with a camouflage ribbon tied behind his ear. The opportunities to be creative are nearly endless when it comes to bows.
Bandannas are also a viable option to spice up the look of a dog. Normally they are not used for cats and small dogs, because they are often too big to be fastened comfortably around their neck. While this limits the use of a bandanna, you can still have fun with putting them on medium-sized and large pooches. Also, bandannas are a bit safer, as they can be easily removed. If you have a pet that is particularly energetic or rowdy, it is best to stay away from carefully applied accessories, as they may come loose.
Something new that pet owners have been requesting is the addition of feathers to their pet’s fur. Feathers are applied similarly to the way that bows are applied, using hemostats. You can purchase them in a variety of colors, and they are subtle additions, so pets barely notice that they are there, making them less likely to attempt to remove them.
Remember, one of the most important aspects of applying accessories is ensuring that you have the permission of the pet owner. As cute as bows, feathers, and bandanna are to you, sometimes pet parents prefer to have their dogs and cats groomed simply, without any additions.
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