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Cast members visit Bowdon salon for staffy Bella The Pet Retreat’s dog grooming salon in Altrincham received some TV attention this week as the cast of The Real Housewives of Cheshire paid a visit. Ampika Pickston took some time away from her own health and...

It’s a question that many people ask in our dog grooming salons, can I use human shampoo to freshen my dog’s coat? It might be cheaper than purchasing pet shampoo and the thought is often that if it’s good enough for delicate human scalps, surely…

Hairdresser carves interesting shapes into a range of dazzling pets VIEW THE GALLERY HERE If you’ve followed The Pet Retreat blog closely over the last year you might remember our blog on the bizarre grooming trend from Taiwan where dogs were groomed into geometric shapes….

Follow these tips in between visits to The Pet Retreat It’s well known that cats are excellent self-groomers. Their tongues are well equipped to root out dead hairs and they’re constantly cleaning themselves. Despite this it’s always useful to complete your own cat grooming routine...
When it comes to owning a young puppy every experience can leave a lasting impact on them. For this reason it’s worth being cautious when you introduce them to grooming for the first time. Luckily The Pet Retreat know how to take care of young...
Here at The Pet Retreat we love the idea of treating your pets in whatever way you can, which is why we offer a range of bespoke dog grooming treatments here in Cheshire. However, even we were taken aback when we read a recent news...
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A recent RSPCA case should act as a warning for many dog owners The Pet Retreat are always keen to press home the fact that dog grooming is not just about vanity. Earlier this month that message was echoed by the RSPCA after they found…

Check these tips from your dog groomers in Cheshire You shouldn’t need an excuse to keep your dog’s coat healthy. Regular brushing and cleaning is an essential part of maintaining their wellbeing. However, many owners can feel like they are fighting a constant losing battle,…

Tips from dog groomers in Cheshire to keep your pooches coat healthy Some of the most enjoyable times spent with our dogs are on crisp winter mornings in rural surroundings. But even on the fairest of days in the countryside or park it’s inevitable that…

Once your dog has been groomed at The Pet Retreat they will come home smelling fresh and clean which usually makes a good time to give your home the same treatment. Dogs can often leave behind a “doggy” smell which can be stubborn to remove…