We now offer an extended range of services including Breed Standard grooming, Dental care, Facials and much much more!
Visit our new Salon in Woodley to see what is on offer.
The grooming Spa allows pet owners to leave their dogs at the salon to be groomed. The salon is spacious and squeaky clean and comes fully equipped with the latest grooming tools and equipment. We have electric warm water baths and tables to ensure your dog is handled safely and carefully. Turbo dryers used to remove lots of dead shedding hair, reducing the amount of hair in your home. Finally finishing dryers are used to create a wonderful finish and style. We have all the tools and equipment needed to carry out any styling requirement you desire. The salon is a friendly environment where your pooch is pampered from nose to paw by experienced stylists - and did I mention free cold refreshments for yourself (post Covid restrictions of course).
Advantages for you and your dog:
Our DIY Wash&Dry is a self service area suited to owners who don't want the mess and wet dog smell in their bathrooms at home. On your first visit we will show you the simple controls and help out if you need it. We provide aprons, warm water baths with hooks and neck straps to secure your dog, towels and professional turbo dryers, to get your dog clean and dry. No need to book, just turn up on your way home after a muddy walk, wait for a bath to become available then wash, dry and go! For a few extra pounds you can upgrade to include the use of a Happy Hoody, a Kong Zoom Groom brush, oatmeal and blueberry facial and choice of pet cologne, to get the ultimate salon results. Top tip: don't wear your best clothes!
It is essential that your puppy is introduced to the grooming experience at around 12 weeks old. This is a crucial part in the development, growth and socialisation of your puppy. The socialisation and acceptance window in puppy development closes at the 16-20 weeks stage therefore introducing your puppy to grooming before this window closes will ensure a happy puppy, a happy groomer and a happy owner.
Pawsome Dogs offers a three step approach that gradually builds the puppy’s self-confidence which ensures grooming will be accepted as a part of life and will be an enjoyable experience for the pup for the rest of their lives.
In order to qualify for the puppy package, the three step approach must be booked to start when the puppy reaches 12 weeks old.
Step 1 :
No actual grooming will take place on your first visit to the salon and this session is free of charge. The session will last about 15 mins and the aim is to complete necessary paper work and introduce the puppy to the salon. There may be other puppies in the salon doing the same thing - another great way to positively socialise! They have time to look, smell and move around alongside some play, treats and cuddles. We recommend this step is repeated a couple of times and builds up to a nail trim.
Step 2 :
The second visit will be within one week after step one and will cost from £25 depending on breed. The session will be no longer than 45 minutes. This will be when the puppy will receive a wash and dry. We will not force the puppy to do anything the pup does not want to. At this point there will be an introduction to equipment we plan to use in future grooms. Sometimes it may be necessary to repeat step two before moving on to step three to ensure the puppy is completely relaxed and willing to be groomed.
Ideally the puppy should have experienced steps one and two prior to the age of 16 weeks.
Step 3 :
The third visit will ideally be two weeks after step two between 16-20 weeks and the price will be 75% of the full charge for the specific breed. The session will last between 1 - 1½ hours and the puppy will receive a full groom. Again, we won’t force the puppy to do anything the pup doesn’t want to do.
This three step approach ensures we put the puppies welfare first and they learn and understand that grooming is not dangerous or scary in any way. It may mean that the puppy isn’t completely dry, or we haven’t managed to trim all the nails, or perhaps the finishing touches or cut are not as neat and tidy as we would like, but we will explain this to you and the reasons why at the end of each session. We are also happy to offer advice on what you can be doing at home to continue the training and de-sensitisation to allow for an enjoyable grooming experience.
We are excited to offer a state-of-the-art oral hygiene technology using the Cleany Teeth Ultrasound toothbrush. The toothbrush cleans your dogs teeth and gums and minimises the formation of plaque and tartar. It cleans without movement, vibration or noise, cleans below the gum line and improves circulation, promotes wound healing and fights bacteria. View the information sheets in the following link. It generally takes 2-5 sessions to see the results explained in the link.
Did you know in order to reduce the number of lost, stray and stolen dogs, the government have now made it a legal requirement to microchip every dog in the UK. The microchips will be coded with owners' details, and owners who do not comply could face fines of up to £500. We can chip your dog in a matter of seconds giving you, the owner, instant protection, security and peace of mind. If you ever lose your pet, having them registered gives you the best chance of finding them. Once chipped you have the ability to instantly flag your pet as lost/stolen through an online-account panel to maximise your chances of finding your beloved pet.
We all love to spoil our Very Important Pooches and we always want to give them the very best of the best. We have carefully selected a range of product we believe you will not be able to resist and will do the very best for your dog. We have shampoos and coordinating pet colognes that smell good enough to eat. Quality brushes and combs used by professional groomers. Beautiful collars and leads, irresistible treats and much much more. Visit our Retail page for more details.