Best Dog Grooming Scissors Reviews (UK)

With hundreds of different types of dog grooming scissors to choose from you’ll be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed - it's hard even for those with years of experience to find their best dog grooming scissors. As a general rule of thumb, the cheaper scissors are a good choice for rough cutting, medium prices are ideal for part-time groomers and the most expensive options tend to be targeted towards professional groomers that will be trimming multiple dogs each day.

In the following paragraphs I’ll make a few suggestions of dog grooming scissors that are perfect for a number of different requirements.

Once you have purchased a pair, I can’t stress enough the importance of making sure that the blades are cleaned with a suitable hygiene spray and carefully dried after each use. This will ensure they cut better, and last longer.

Simpsons Straight 6 inch scissors

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These 6 inch scissors are great value for money and ideal for cutting rough coats.

One problem you often find with dog grooming scissors is that they are uncomfortable to use, but these scissors are lightweight and have an integral finger rest, so you won’t have to worry about your fingers aching after a few minutes of use.

Oster Kazu Thinning 8 inch 26 T

If you are looking for a lightweight pair of high quality thinning scissors, these Oster Kazu Thinning 8 inch 26 T dog grooming scissors are absolutely perfect.

Manufactured using a lightweight zinc alloy these scissors reduce hand fatigue and maintain optimum balance, so you’ll be able to cut your dog’s coat to the highest quality without getting uncomfortable aches and pains throughout.

These scissors are available from a range of online retailers, so I would recommend doing a quick Google search to find the most affordable price.

EKS Antistatic Straight 7 inch

EKS Antistatic Straight 7 inch

These EKS dog grooming scissors have a special Teflon coating to aid scissoring and prevent static build up. As a result trimming your coat is ten times easier compared to if you opted for cheaper alternatives from a less reputable brand.

Having looked around at the online reviews of the EKS Antistatic Straight 7 inch dog grooming scissors I can see that customers have noted that the scissors are extremely easy and comfortable to use and they are highly durable.

Mastercut Iconic Range


If you are seriously into your dog grooming or run a dog grooming business you might want to consider a set of scissors that are more robust and ooze premium quality. If this sounds like you, look no further than the Mastercut Iconic Range.

Available in a range of sizes and styles, these dog grooming scissors provide the best cut you can expect to get from a set of scissors. Mastercut are renowned for their premium quality and these stainless steel scissors couldn’t be more durable and reliable, making them perfect for frequent use.

Mastercut’s Iconic Range sits at the top end of the market so I would suggest searching around online to find the best deals. Typically you can expect to pay anywhere between £150 and £200 for a pair of dog grooming scissors from the range.