What it is for?
Approximate average cost (£)
You’ll need a range of shampoos to deal with skin conditions and coat types.
£25 per 4l bottle
(prices range between £10 and £80 per bottle)
Whether you go for corded or cordless, clippers are an essential tool for every groomer for quick, effective consistent grooming.
(prices range from £130-£350)
You’ll need a range of these, including 30, 10, 8.5, 7F, 7, 6F, 6, 5F, 5, 4F, 4, 3F, 3, 2F, 2.
£30 per blade
Comb attachments will attach to blade number 30, 15 and 10 and using attachment size 1-8.
£20-£50 per set
To make sure your clipper blades stay working well.
£7 per 500ml
Colognes and Perfumes
To give each dog a fantastic smell that each client can associate with your business.
To help clear out and disinfect ears.
£6.50 for 25g
To keep their nails clipped and free from infection
£18 for a set of 3
To manage little nips and cuts to the dog.
To brush out and de-matt hair
£12-£25 for 3
To help remove the undercoat in short and medium coats
£40 for 2
To help de-tangle and brush hair when it is needing to be styled and is less tangled
To remove the undercoat on longer coated dogs.
To dry the dog after a wash and removing excess water, ready for a groom.
To remove excess water after an initial wash before using the finishing dryer.
This is an alternative to other drying methods.
This can be a huge range but to cover the basics of a straight, curved and thinning pair to help style and shape.
£250 for 3, however, with experience this can be over £1000
This can be hydraulic or set to a particular height. Having one that moves is useful for your back and the health of the dog, but is up to you.
Once again, there are a huge range available and the cost is affected by bath size and material used.
To sterilize your metallic equipment.
Leads and Nooses
To restrain and maintain safe control of each dog
£80 for a set
This is dependent on how long you wish to hold your dogs and the space you have to hold the dogs in.
£35-£350 per cage
This would including a mitt, a sponge, a jug and combs specific for hygiene areas
£50 for a set