My Teachers

Here are some of my best teachers so far:

What have I learned?
* Golden/Collie cuts
* Clipping/scissoring styles for Bichon Frise, Schnauzer, Mini-poodle, Portuguese Water Dog
* I love working with dirty dogs!
* Mats can be removed from a cat without shaving or anesthesia… all it takes is a lot of patience and multiple short sessions working with the kitty…
* The calming sprays made at MACC using Dr. Willard’s Water and essential oils really do work to calm dogs greatly… This week I witnessed the spray mix called ‘Stress Relief’ quickly pull an immune-compromised (from chemo) older pooch out of a life threatening seizure… very impressive… I definately will be using the Dr. Willard’s Water for diluting all pet shampoo products….


About respectthepaw

Izzy Tappan-deFrees is proprietor of BuddyBarber: In-Your-Home Pet Grooming - I offer an animal friendy service for all dog and cats, with special usefulness to older, timid, anxious or travel phobic pets, for service-dogs who need to stay near their owners and for owners who struggle with animal transport issues. Serving Metro-West Massachusetts by appointment only. Izzy is also a former IT worker, a musician, a wood carver and a student of spirit around the world.
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1 Response to My Teachers

  1. Carol and Lenny LaCroix says:

    Those faces! The schnauzer looks just like Pepper.. It must be such a relief when you take off the mats, I can imagine them being so uncomfortable and pulling,,. Love those happy faces, and I love your blog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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