Category Archives: Diary of a Dog Groomer

A Havanese for Valentine’s Day

The photo is of Truffles. A beautiful chocolate Havanese with little heart bows. As you will see in the video also featuring Truffles, she is the perfect example of a Havanese. The hair on her face has never been cut so it is super thick and luxurious. Sometimes I make one single top knot with […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019

It was a beautiful day in San Francisco. Clear, crisp, cold (for San Francisco)! Walked my own dogs for a long and relaxed walk; great way to start the new year. 2018 was great. Home Dog Groomed almost every day other than the two respites. Traveled to Ashland, Oregon for the Shakespeare Festival in the […]

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Kent’s Kanines Summer Newsletter 2016

Welcome to the Kent’s Kanines Newsletter! There is so much to tell you! I started the year with a salute to my wonderful and reliable Volvo, “Sven”! As of January 1, 2016, I have tallied 391,000 miles grooming dogs all over San Francisco and the Bay Area. He is a 1986 240GL and still runs […]

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Moose – Cock-a-Poo

What a great name, Moose! This is the first “Moose” I have ever groomed. He is a sweet, sweet chocolate Cock-a-Poo. He grows like a weed so, he is groomed every 4-6 weeks. His fur feels just like velvet; it so soft. He is very active, hiking in Marin, power walking along Chrissy Field, accompanying […]

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Penny – Hand Stripped Lakeland Terrier

This little girl looks like a Steiff toy! Penny is a darling Lakeland Terrier. I have been grooming her since she arrived at three months. The first-hand stripping was an introduction to the grooming table more than a full hand stripping.  Teaching her to stand and learn to be comfortable and secure on the grooming table […]

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Penny – Tibetan Terrier

Penny’s nickname is Penny Panda. As you can see she has the most remarkable markings! She looks like a Panda Bear. Penny was rescued at age 6 from a woman who sadly was dying of cancer. The week after my client picked her up, her first Mom died. My client was told that Penny was […]

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Scout and Truffles – Two Full Coated Havaneses

What to say about Scout and Truffles? The only thing to say is that they are gorgeous! Their owner is committed to keeping their coats long and natural. Scout is 5 and Truffles is 3 years old. Both of them have the most delightful and jubilant dispositions. They are a joy and privilege to groom. Yes, […]

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