- Dogs under 6 months must submit proof of up to date DISTEMPER vaccines.
- Dogs over 6 months must submit proof of up to date DISTEMPER and RABIES vaccines.
- Cats must submit proof of up to date RABIES and FVRCP vaccines.
Because we are an appointment based groomer, prices vary a little from pup to pup depending on their needs. On average, dog grooming appointments are $85/hour. To get an idea of the estimated cost for your dog’s breed, use our price estimate chart.
This is a tricky one. The motto is “humanity over vanity” - it’s more ethical to shave down matting and start fresh than to force a brush out to maintain a look. The ability to brush out matting depends on:
(1) your dog’s tolerance of brushing - dematting a dog is an arduous process. If your dog struggles with being brushed when their coat is in good condition, they are not candidates for brush outs.
(2) the severity of the matting - matting pulls at the skin, and (if severe enough) goes all the way down to the skin. Brushing at these types of mats is going to cause extreme discomfort to your dog, and increase risk of injury.
If it is determined that the matting can be brushed out, there will be additional charges depending how long the brush out takes.
Because we are an appointment based groomer, prices vary a little from cat to cat depending on their needs. On average, cat grooming appointments are $95/hour.
Yes! We can certainly groom pups who require medication to be safely groomed. Because it is a little trickier scheduling wise, once you fill out the intake form someone will be in touch to get you on the books depending on your pup’s needs.
Fear Free certification is issued by Fear Free Pets
as acknowledgement that the individual has received the most up to date education on alleviating stress and humane handling.
Grooming is a journey! As such, it’s best to start acclimating puppies to it as early as possible, even if they aren’t getting a haircut. As such, we recommend starting to bring puppies in as early as 8 weeks to begin acclimation.
Yes - within reason! Obviously the physical stress of grooming can be too much for older pups, so we monitor them during the session. We accommodate the older pups with orthopedic table mats, and allow them to nap or lay down as much as they need. However, if it’s obviously getting to be too much for them, we will terminate the session and have you pick them up.
Yes - within reason! Grooming sessions with fearful dogs is tricky, and the key is to end on a good note. As such, we progress through the grooming at their pace, and end it before their proverbial bucket is too full. This means that, oftentimes, very fearful dogs may not receive a full grooming on their first visit.
This will depend on the severity of their dog reactivity. While the dogs do not interact at all, there are (at minimum) at least 2 groomers working in the room at a time, so there are other dogs around. Please reach out to the office to discuss the logistics and whether it’s a possibility.
We unfortunately cannot take dogs who are actively in heat!