Many pets will need professional grooming over doing it at home. These pets may have sensitive skin, may have special physical limitations, or they may need a specific haircut or washing. Finding pet groomers to fit those specific needs is necessary in these situations. Do not assume that anyone will work just fine.
Pet groomers are often people that love pets. In that case, you may be able to count on them to handle your pet with loving care. But, if you are going to a new groomer or this is your first trip, you should find out just how loving they are. Find out what they provide to the animals, how they do it, and watch them in action.