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Are you ready to rescue?

May 17th, 2018

When I first came to the UK, my English wasn’t very good. During that time I was improving my hand stripping skills in the Saredon Kennels and occasionally doing a few pet trims. One day a gentleman came in with a small fluff ball, very cute and a little unsure. He told us that she was a rescue. I was delighted and told him that my first dog was as well! But I did wonder how this small fragile girl managed to do all the hard training required for a search and rescue dog. You see I thought “rescue dog” was the same as a “search and rescue dog.” Tricky business this English language!

As you know my friends and I are organising the UK’s first ever charity dog grooming competition, Style to Rescue, on Saturday the 19th May. As we are getting closer, we are getting more excited and busier than ever. There’s so much to think about and to sort out to ensure the day will go smoothly.

All the groomers are looking forward to the challenge. They will have plenty of time to become familiar with the dogs, and will have 3 hours to complete the groom, which is much more than at other competitions. The dogs and groomers will have a break during the grooming, and can ask for extra help with handling if needed. In their goody bags they will find, among other lovely stuff,

Aromatic Dog Spray Floral  which will help them and the dogs to keep calm.

We are also having a Groomers bake off 😊 The groomers are bringing cakes which will be tasted by a blindfolded judge. After the judging, the cake will be sold so we can raise even more money for the rescue centres.

We have some amazing raffle prizes kindly sponsored by fellow groomers and numerous companies. You can see our full sponsor list on www.style2rescue.co.uk

There will also be amazing, not to be missed, seminars running during the day:
9:30 – Pets First Aid with Jan Gallier

10:30 – Tellington Touch with Marie Miller

11:30 – Emmi Pet Toothcare and Demonstration with Sally Hart

12:30 – Dog Behaviour and Training with Craig Flint, aka The Dog-Man

13:30 – Grooming demonstration, Asian Style Mini. Schnauzer, with Lisa Hart

15:00 – Trick Training with Lynne Land and Mojo the Toy Poodle

15:45 – Canine Coat Care with Sue Oliver

And let’s not forget the kids! We are going to have a Kids Corner kindly sponsored and organised by my friend Alice Ward. The kiddies can compete in creative grooming with model dogs; create artworks, guess how many dots the (toy) Dalmatian dog has; guess the name of the Scottie toy dog … and more!

If you are not going to the Royal Wedding and you like dogs, why don’t you come down to the show where the whole family can learn something new, meet friends or make new one! It’s going to be a unique and fun experience for everyone!

We look forward to seeing you there 😊

Jitka xx

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