Grooming Supplies - Inventory Essentials 2014
Andis offers its EasyClip Clipper/Trimmer Combo, the perfect solution for all-around grooming and light-duty touchups at home, the company reports, adding that pet owners will find everything they need in this comprehensive grooming kit, including an instructional DVD. The EasyClip adjustable blade clipper makes easy work of most animal coats; the 17-oz. clipper is balanced, with an ergonomic design to feel smaller and lighter in the hand; and its high-speed blade adjusts from sizes 30-15-10 and runs at a quick 7,200 SPM, which is ideal for medium- to light-duty body clipping, the manufacturer states. Six clipper attachment combs are designed to help deliver a consistent cut length. The set’s QuickTrim cordless trimmer helps make touchups around the eyes, nose and ears simple, and because it operates on two AA batteries (not included), there is no cord to distract the animal during grooming, the company adds. The stainless-steel blade is designed to cut smoothly and safely and to resist rust. Includes a soft, zippered case for easy storage.
Anvil USA’s Grooming Shear 185-S is an all stainless steel, straight, fine-point shear with rust-resistant stamped blades and cast handles, and it is available in straight and curved blades, the company reports. A beveled blade does double duty in providing a smooth running cut and longevity to the blade edge, and both blades have been vacuum hardened to maintain the strength and blade-edge integrity that is necessary in a professional grooming environment, the manufacturer states. The alloy cast handles are riveted to the blades in an effort to decrease the overall weight posed to the wrist, the company adds.
Best Pet Supplies
Best Pet Supplies’ Wet Wipes are made with special nonwoven fabric that is thick and does not stretch easily—they feel like a towel and do not fall apart when users pull them from the package or after using, according to the company. The wipes are made with plant-derived ingredients that do not contain chlorine, alcohol, sulfate or parabens, the manufacturer adds. They come in unscented with aloe vera, as well as green tea and grapefruit scents. They come in 25-piece, 50-piece and 100-pieces packages.
DERMagic Skin Care
DERMagic Skin Care for Animals offers its DERMagic Rosemary Mint Conditioner Bar. Handmade in the USA, the conditioner bar for dogs combines a fresh, clean fragrance with the healing qualities of rosemary and peppermint essential oils, the company states. It was developed as a companion to its shampoo bars. Along with less mess, it creates less waste with streamlined packaging, and it leaves a much smaller shipping footprint than traditional conditioners whose dominant ingredient is water, the manufacturer reports. It is all natural, paraben free and enriched with organic essential oils, the manufacturer adds.
Espree Animal Products
Espree Animal Products offers Ear Care, a natural blend of peppermint, tea tree and eucalyptus oils to gently remove dirt, debris and odor-causing ear wax build-up, the manufacturer reports, adding that it is a professional grooming favorite for its antibacterial and antifungal benefits to promote a healthy inner ear. It contains organically grown aloe vera and is made in the USA, the company adds. Available in 4-oz. and 1-gal. sizes.
Etira’s Auto Pet Hair Dryer is an automatic oscillating nozzle, hands-free dryer that has large air volume and low noise, and is not a human hair or industrial dryer that is modified to dry pets, the company states. It minimizes auditory stress to pets, because it operates with a low sound level of below 70dB and blows clean air, and the automatic oscillating nozzle makes air flow uniform and allows hands-free drying, the manufacturer adds.
Harry Barker’s Shea Butter Shampoo & Conditioner soothes and softens dogs’ skin and coat without harsh chemicals and parabens that are damaging to pet health and to the environment, the company states. It is all natural, hypoallergenic and made in the USA; is fortified with aloe vera, shea butter, yucca extract and safflower oil; and shampoos and conditions in one easy step, the company adds.
Groomer’s Best’s Low Profile Electric Table lowers to 12 in. and raises up to 42 in., includes an electric motor and features foot pedals on both sides, the manufacturer states. The 24-in. x 44-in. table top is steel reinforced for grooming arms, is coated with a nonslip texture, includes a drawer on each side to keep tools within reach and is made in the USA, the company adds.
Nootie’s Waterless Foaming Shampoo for Dogs and Cats provides a perfect hypoallergenic solution for dogs and cats that don’t like getting wet or for owners who live in colder areas and want a waterless way to bathe their pets, the company states. Simply rub on and wipe off for a clean, shiny coat with a fresh lily scent, the company adds. The all-natural shampoo is proven safe to cleanse, treat and improve the skin and coats of all dogs; it contains no soap, parabens, sulfates or harsh chemicals; and it is safe to use with flea and tick products, the manufacturer reports.
Soft Lines presents its Groomingale dog grooming harness. It is made from a custom woven, multifilament polypropylene material that is extremely soft, durable and washable, and it is designed for use on the grooming table, in the tub, on the floor or when leading the dog from one grooming area to another, the company states. It also eliminates the harsh pinching forces that are exerted with existing noose restraints and is designed to float when the dog pulls on the harness, and it distributes the load evenly over the dog’s body, the company adds.
Warren London offers Pawdicure Polish Pens Plus Cardboard Display. The pens are water based, odorless and nontoxic, dry in less than 40 seconds and are great for nail art, the manufacturer states, adding that the polish is easy to remove and only one layer of application is necessary. The custom-made cardboard display is the perfect item to place by the register and holds 18 pens, and it is available with the neon set and basic set of colors, according to the manufacturer. Available in 13 colors.
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