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In pictures: A day in the life of a dog groomer

November 23, 2013

Samer Alogidi with one of his regular dogs Hunter, an American cocker spaniel. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi with one of his regular dogs Hunter, an American cocker spaniel. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi with Scarlet, a Wheaten terrier. Mona Al Marzooqi / The Nationall
Samer Alogidi with Scarlet, a Wheaten terrier. Mona Al Marzooqi / The Nationall
Hunter, an American cocker spaniel, gets toweled down after a bath. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Hunter, an American cocker spaniel, gets toweled down after a bath. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Hunter, an American cocker spaniel, is a regular visitor at Samer Alogidi ‘s Pooch Parlour. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Hunter, an American cocker spaniel, is a regular visitor at Samer Alogidi ‘s Pooch Parlour. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Hunter gets a good grooming from Samer Alogidi, the owner of Pooch Parlour. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Hunter gets a good grooming from Samer Alogidi, the owner of Pooch Parlour. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi with Scarlet, a Wheaten terrier. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi with Scarlet, a Wheaten terrier. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Pooch Parlour is a one-man operation where Samer Alogidi vacuums, mops, washes and sanitises his shop by himself. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Pooch Parlour is a one-man operation where Samer Alogidi vacuums, mops, washes and sanitises his shop by himself. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi takes around two hours to groom a small-to-medium sized dog and six hours for a larger animal. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi takes around two hours to groom a small-to-medium sized dog and six hours for a larger animal. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi sanitises his worktable. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi sanitises his worktable. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi gives Scarlet, a Wheaten terrier, a bath. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi gives Scarlet, a Wheaten terrier, a bath. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi with Hunter, an American cocker spaniel, after giving him a bath. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Samer Alogidi with Hunter, an American cocker spaniel, after giving him a bath. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Scarlet, a Wheaten terrier, gets dried after a bath. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
Scarlet, a Wheaten terrier, gets dried after a bath. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National

A day in the life of Samer Alogidi, an Iraqi dog groomer in Abu Dhabi who brushes up to three or four dogs a day.