Holistic, compassionate grooming
~ Our grooming salon offers your pet a private appointment and is
groomed start to finish in a low-stress environment utilizing gentle
techniques. We use premium, natural products so that your pet looks and
feels it's best. In addition, we attend numerous educational seminars
throughout the year so you can be assured your pet is in knowledgeable
and safe hands. Our groomer (the owner) is an AKC Certified Groomer and
certified in pet First Aid / CPR. She also served on the Board of Directors
for the New
England Pet Grooming Professionals as well as being a co-founder and Director of a new, national grooming organization, the American Professional Pet Grooming
Association. We will do nothing to jeopardize the health and well
being of your beloved pet!
To be clear, we’re not just providing your pet with a bath and a haircut, but working with your pet in a safe environment so that he or she will learn to enjoy grooming. We do not use aggressive means to “get the job done” nor do we perform high volume (cage) grooming. This can stress your pet! Because we understand that grooming is not natural for pets, we work with them to find what is most comfortable for them. We provide them with a calm, relaxing atmosphere and give them lots of love! Finally, your pet gets to leave as soon as it's done. We will provide you with an estimated grooming time but will call before they are ready. Our goal is to have the owner walking in as their pet is coming out. If your pet has fears or anxieties or are health challenged (seniors, for instance), we take our time to work with them. Humanity over vanity is a saying in the grooming industry – your pet’s physical and emotional needs are far more important than a perfect haircut!
You can help your pet, too, enjoy the grooming experience. It is extremely important to maintain your pet’s grooming at home to prevent tangles and mats, among other things. We’ve learned that most owners are not brushing properly and causing irritation or pain to their pets. Does your dog run when he sees you grab the brush? If you answered yes, ask us to show you the proper technique with the correct tools for your pet's coat type. We sell these tools as well. Let us help you with your pet. It will not only make grooming easier for him but can provide a nice, bonding experience at home as well!
GROOMING IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AND WITHIN THE FOLLOWING TIME FRAME:
Prices are subject to change. Our dog grooming
prices are based according to AKC breed standards and the amount of time it
would take to groom a pet properly
maintained at home. Every pet is unique and even within the same
breed, size and coat types are different. As such, we cannot provide
exact quotes. We can, however, provide you with a starting price or a
general range for that breed. Factors such as coat or skin conditions,
type of coat, age, weight, mobility, behavior and style of haircut all affect
the amount of time it takes to finish your pet as well as wear and tear on the
groomer's tools (and the groomer herself!). Any, or all, of these
conditions will increase the grooming price.
We will not groom aggressive animals. Aggressive animals, stressed animals that could harm
themselves or the groomer, or animals with certain health issues, should be
groomed under a Veterinarian's care.
Please note that payment is due when services are rendered.
If you are interested in becoming a client, please first click on the
"Restrictions & F.A.Q." button at the bottom of the page or select
it from the drop down above under Grooming. We are happily accepting
new clients but we do have some restrictions and are no longer accepting