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Pack Leashes - Lead and Collar Review

I absolutely love the opportunity to talk about and post photos of my dog, so much so that when I stop for a chat with someone I know or haven't seen in a while and go through the usual exchange of  pleasantries the first question they…
Rescue Bichon/Poodle

Please take a minute to get to know me

By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur I'm not usually one to go in for internet sob stories about animals. Most of what appear in my news feed are either just self serving tear jerker's about somebody's guinea pig who beat cancer and…
Stain free Bichon

Tear Staining and The Raw Dog Food Diet

By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur When was the last time you saw a Bichon, Maltese, Shih Tzu or other white dog that didn't have that reddish-brown tear staining around their face? Chances are most of you that own a white or light…
Lulu the Cavachon

A letter from Lulu

By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur "Hi Maria. Here is a picture of me after I came home from my lovely day at the spa with you a few weeks ago. I don't look so fluffy at the moment since the big bully dog bit me, but I know you'll…
dog groomer in greystones

Tips for Selecting a Dog Groomer

By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur As a dog groomer in Greystones building and maintaining a reputation of quality is probably the most important aspect of ensuring I run a successful business. In a community like Greystones, word…

So you think you want to get a family dog...

… before you make that decision why not listen to some expert advice. Here Maria Sweeney, professional dog groomer to pampered pooches provides us with some food for thought on whether or not you really do want to get a family dog. “Muuuum!…

Why You Are Wrong About Grooming Short Haired Dogs

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By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur "My dog doesn't need to be groomed he's got short hair." If you have uttered these words then please don’t take offence to the fact that I am at this moment imitating you in a high-pitched sing-song…
Dog Grooming Salon Checklist

Your 16 Point Checklist for a Visit to the Dog Grooming Salon

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By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur The Dos and Don’ts of taking your pet to the grooming salon. This goes for you too. DO: Help your dog become comfortable with getting groomed by introducing him to touch and sounds early…
Dog Grooming - A Sh*t Sandwich

Dog Grooming - A Sh*t Sandwich

Written By Maria Sweeney, Owner at Vanity Fur. An old boss of mine in a past life used to give us what he called sh*t sandwiches. It's where he told you off for doing something wrong, then threw in a commendation for a great job you'd done…

Our new website is here

Thanks to the team over at Design Aid, our site - www.vanityfur.ie is now here!! We will be bringing you more posts soon! Keep an eye!