Frequently Asked Questions
Depending on the breed, your dog should be groomed every six to eight weeks. Some groomers say four to six weeks, but we’ve found grooming every four weeks is unnecessary unless they spend a majority of time enjoying the outdoors.
Yes it is best to schedule an appointment so we can take the time necessary to properly groom your pet. Things may vary day to day, call to see today’s availability.
A professional grooming usually takes about four hours. We will call you when your pet is finished and ready to go home. Ultimately there are several factors that determine the time your pet will be with us, such as behavior of your pet, behavior of other guests, condition of coat, complexity of the grooming, and the number of other paws.
We consider the individual needs of each and every guest. We make sure all our guests have all the time they require for their desired groom and personalized cut.
We use Bio Groom products. With no chemicals and preservatives, rest assured that your pet is receiving all natural and organic products.
We have several shampoos available according to your pet’s coat and skin care needs. We use an all natural re-moisturizer and ultra-silk conditioner to moisturize the skin and condition the coat at no extra cost!
It is a good idea to start your puppy on a grooming schedule as early as possible to get him/her used to the sights, sounds, and smells of a grooming salon as well as being handled by a groomer. This alleviates stress and anxiety of visiting the groomer. Grooming becomes accepted by your dog as part of his/her life routine and he/she will enjoy the experience. Regular grooming creates a bond between the dog and the groomer and your dog will consider the groomer extended family.
We groom kittens as young as 3 months as long as they have all required vaccinations.
It is a good idea to have your cat groomed when he/she is a kitten to get them used to being in water and handled by the groomer. The younger they are groomed the more accepting they are of being bathed and handled.
It is a good idea to have your cat groomed every 3 months. Even though cats ‘clean’ themselves, they should be fully groomed to keep their ears clean and infection free, trim their nails, remove dead skin, and remove excess hair to keep them from ingesting it to help prevent hair balls.
The cost of dog grooming depends on the breed, the size, the condition of the coat and how much work is involved.
There are many variables in pet grooming. Therefore, individual prices are set for each pet, largely based on the time required to complete the chosen service. Factors which determine the price of a service include:
- Amount of scissor work
- Degree of matting
- Difficulty of the cut
- Disposition of the animal
- Drying time