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Punctuality & Appointments

Punctuality and appointments are very important in the grooming world. Just as you wouldn't walk in 15 minutes late to a doctor's appointment, the same etiquette is expected with your grooming appointment. As a new salon that is rapidly growing and with the holiday season right around the corner, it is strongly encouraged to call ahead to make an appointment, as walk ins may not be able to be accommodated same day. Punctuality Being on time to your grooming appointment is important for various reasons. When you are late to your grooming appointment, you are not only delaying the time that your dog will be finished, but also creating delays in the grooms for the other dogs as well.  Running late puts additional stress on your groomer Often times, a groomer will squeeze a client into their schedule who asked for a last minute groom as a courtesy, so when you show up late to the appointment, you are inconveniencing the groomer and the other grooms Even though 15 minu

Spa Services

We carry a wide variety of add-on spa services for your pet! Nail Clipping  - $10 Nail Buffing  - $15 For nail clipping , we use a scissor type of nail clipper specifically designed for dogs. This is a great option to remove access length and make the process a little quicker for dogs who may be nervous about getting their nails done. For nail buffing , we use a professional electric nail grinder to remove length and smooth out the edges of the nail. Buffing is the preferred method for getting as close to the quick (the nerves and blood vessels inside the nail) without cutting it. Nail buffing also typically lasts longer, leaving the nails shorter for longer. Nail Painting  - $5                                         2-Step Dental - $10 It's estimated that 85% of all pets have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years of age. Periodontal disease is a progressive disease of the supporting tissues surrounding teeth and the main cause of early

Do You Tip Your Dog Groomer?

There are a few common questions regarding the topic of tipping your dog groomer - Should you tip? Why should I tip my dog groomer? What is good tipping etiquette? The answer to this question is yes, as long as you are satisfied with the job your groomer has done, tipping is encouraged. Pet grooming is a physically demanding job and is usually done out of love for pets. After all, this is skilled work that most pet owner's won't or can't do themselves. Tipping your groomer lets them know that you value the work that he/she does. Why Should You Tip Your Groomer? Some people tip their hairstylist and others don't, so some might argue, why should I tip my groomer? Well, there are a lot of things that groomers do that your hairstylist doesn't - for example, you probably don't often drop your bowels on your hairstylist or get your anal glands squeezed by them. Take your dog's behavior into consideration also - do they require special attention? Do they wi