Paw Naturel Blog

The Bubble Myth & Sulphate Free Products

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The Bubble Myth & Sulphate Free Products

From shampoo adverts to washing up liquid commercials, we have all been fooled for years as to what ‘clean’ really looks like. As it turns out, most of us are totally misinformed and associate lots of foam and lather with cleanliness, when in fact the amount of bubbles has no relationship to the quality of a product. So, where do those tv-worthy lathery bubbles come from? Sulphates, which are most commonly used as a foaming agent in the majority of soaps and shampoos on the market (both human and dog products) to create foamy bubbles. The most common sulphate found...

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Prep Talk by Jade Elm Cooper

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Prep Talk by Jade Elm Cooper

Question - Would you build a house without putting the foundations down? You don't have to be Kevin McCloud to answer this correctly!  The foundation of an epic groom is everything you do BEFORE any clippers or scissors touch the coat, so in this blog I'm going to take you through my personal prep routine on how to get that flawless finish regardless of whether you are a seasoned scissor magician or you're just starting out.  Top Tip #1 To shave off or not to shave off? The first port of call when that dog walks through the door is...

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A Dog Friendly Holiday In The Lake District

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A Dog Friendly Holiday In The Lake District

For the past few years my husband has always purchased me a voucher for a dog friendly hotel as part of my Christmas present.  I hate holidaying without my beloved pooches.  On this occasion my husband Will, purchased us a spa break for Armthwaite Hall Spa Hotel up in the Lakes.    We visited in November.  Upon arrival we saw some gorgeous Alpacas in the field.  We were greeted with a Sherry at Reception and Eve our Irish Water Spaniel enjoyed the fuss and admiration of staff and other clients.  We arrived early enough before sunset and had a brief walk...

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Spoiler Alert - Special Guests to join Paw Naturel at Crufts 2019

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Spoiler Alert - Special Guests to join Paw Naturel at Crufts 2019

Our guests have been sworn to secrecy and it’s been top secret… until now! As you probably already know, we are holding a weekly competition to gather finalists to win free entry to Crufts courtesy of Paw Naturel, and last week we finally let the cat out of the bag by asking you to guess who will be joining us this year. Many of you guessed correctly and we are delighted to confirm that Lisa Hart, Jade Elm Cooper and Jon Harvey will all be making appearances at our stand in March. Our pawesome special guests will be giving live demos,...

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Getting 'Fit Together' with Canicross

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Getting 'Fit Together' with Canicross

We are delighted to welcome Natalie Stocken, owner of Pampawed Pooches Dog Parlour and an Authorised Paw Naturel Stockist, as our guest blogger this month. Hi I am Natalie and this is my 3 year old Springer Spaniel Gunner. At the weekend we take part in a sport called Canicross. This sport is fast growing and increasingly popular, being a fun and easy way for both you and your dog to get out, exercise and get fit. There are several clubs and groups you can join to give Canicross a try. We run with a club called Fit together Canicross,...

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