Grooming Job Opportunity
Our Groomer has decided to retire and we are looking to recruit someone for the position.
Ollie Shenick Veterinary Centre, Unit 5 Skerries Point Shopping Centre, Skerries Co Dublin
Tel 01 8493071 Tel 01 8493072 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Charity Raffle at yesterdays event
Great turn out today thanks to all who attended, also big thanks to all who made the raffle such a success -- thats you Becky! We made €200 divided between Kikdare Animal Sanctuary and Tipp-off same thing in Kildare. Lots of contributions from every one Huge Thanks
Job in Dunshaughlin
'Blue Collar Dog Grooming, Dunshaughlin, Co.Meath is looking to hire a part time experienced dog groomer. Relevant Qualification and valid work experience is essential.
For more information please email email@example.com
We are delighted to welcome back Alison Rodgers to host a demo/seminar for us . All details are now on our Events Tab on the website. Mullinahone are building an extension so we are taking our road trip to Enfield County Meath . look forward to seeing everybody for a great day of demo's & sharing her wealth or experiences .
We are also having a dual - Comb Att Vs scissor trim !!!!
The two youngsters were practising singing Happy Birthday to you. Lucas
seemed to have got the hang of it better than Roisin, but Lucas had picked up Spanish quicker than any of us and has turned out to be the darling of all the old ladies in the village because he speaks to them. We have a huge number of accents here in Andalucia and no two villages pronounce words the same! Anyway the kids kept singing and then came the bit of who's birthday it was...........Feliz Culpeanos dear Alfonzo Juan Carlos Jose Fransisco.......'Hang on a minute', I butted in, 'You can't lump five kids birthdays in one heap like that.' 'We're not Dad,.....thats Alfonso's name!!! At that point I left them to it, they had already caused confusion earlier in the day when I found them washing their feet in the Bidet. 'Why are you covered in mud?' I dared to ask. 'We have been over the river and met an old woman. She said unless we come back by next week she is going to eat the kittens as she can't afford to keep them!' Roisin joined in, 'She's very old and squashy and looks as though she's shrinking, and will probably be dead by next week so that would solve the problem, wouldn’t it Dad, and can you pass the towel please.'
Helen has increased her total of Grooming customers from 2 to 3!!! so you
can tell how hard pressed she is. Two Westies and Black Jack, a Japanese
Akita who is so fat she has to groom most of him lying down and the rest of the time he is suspended on chains!! The bit he enjoys the most is being
hosed down in the stable yard with the kids having a shower with
him.........it gets hot here. We had 16 hours rain in total from May until
last week, when it chucked it down all week...much to the delight of the locals. The temperature during the summer can be extreme and grooming takes on a different technique. The pavements are so hot
you could fry an egg on them if you were daft enough to go out during the
afternoon, and if you had clipped all the hair away from a dogs feet, you
could produce a very unhappy hound, hopping from foot to foot!
The builders are slowly driving us round the twist and it looks as though
another 2 weeks at least will be needed to complete the conversion of the
old farm house to our super dooper Guest accommodation and new bedrooms for Christy and Lucas. We are looking forward to completion before we take to the drink (at 45 cents a litre)and become Alco's!
And finally............We stood in the queue at the Supermarket, along with
about a dozen other people. The couple being served were English with a very Oxford type accent...'Can you tell us if this jar of jam has any
preservatives in it as our daughter is allergic to them?' The girl on the
till was trying her best to keep a straight face whilst the ladies in the queue were almost having hysterics. PRESERVATIVO IS SPANISH FOR CONDOMS!!!
The Tripple H.
Freda's Funny Frustration
Is there any bigger problem for the small single handed business than bad timekeeping....well yes I suppose there is but I’m not bothering with that today because bad time keepers, as my old dear Mother would say, have my heart broke! Now surprise-surprise I’m not talking about clients coming late to collect their dogs, no-no I’m talking about those annoying souls who think they are doing you a favour by coming EARLY!
I work alone from a studio/salon/shed at the back of my house in my yard, same entrance for house and grooming. I’ve two dogs so after their walk in the morning. I leave them out in the yard with the gate closed until say ten minutes before my first appointment which may be 8.30am. Cue 8.10am, I’m sitting at the table in the kitchen with my porridge and last week’s Sunday supplements when I hear the dogs charging down the yard barking, yes it’s the 8.30am person. On with the shoes open the door, call the dogs to no avail as they know for sure it’s a serious invasion of our property AND they had the cheek to bring a dog so volleys of barking needed. I have to open the gate after getting my beasts in the house as I live on a narrow lane as if a car stays at gate my neighbours can’t get in or out. Open gate, try to smile very aware I’ve not brushed my teeth yet, in they drive, out they get, dog all delighted or else sulking, "Sorry" they say "are we too early"! " No-no better looking at you than for you as the team coach used to say to the kids!
Porridge cold, day has begun and such is a groomers life, now here’s the punch in the gut, yes, asked then to call back at 3pm and 2pm having bowl of soup still on same page of supplement when guess who arrives it’s them, " we thought since we were that bit early this morning, you might have him ready a bit earlier" If I’m missing from the next seminar and some other member wearing my green IPDGA tee-shirt you will all know where I’m languishing.... do visit! But please stick strictly to visiting times or I can’t be held responsible for my actions, especially if you bring a dog Freda Gorman
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