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Dog Grooming


THURSDAY AFTERNOON, SATURDAY DAYTIME & MIDWEEK BY APPOINTMENT

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Dog Grooming


THURSDAY AFTERNOON, SATURDAY DAYTIME & MIDWEEK BY APPOINTMENT

We provide City & Guilds Level 3 accredited dog grooming from our Preston salon every Saturday.

The Barks & Recreation grooming salon is based at 301 Fylde Road, Preston, PR2 2NH. Our grooming services run alongside our supported dog grooming service, supporting adults who have a learning disability to learn new skills and improve their physical health, mental wellbeing and social skills in a real work environment. Please click the link to read more about our supported dog grooming service.

Should you wish to make an appointment please email us or telephone 01772 381062.

We recommend arranging a time to visit us with your dog prior to your appointment as we'd like you and your dog to feel as comfortable as possible. It also gives us a chance to get to know your dog a little better and assess their coat prior to grooming.

 

 

Price Guide

All prices given are approximate and will differ on assessment depending on a dogs breed, size, behaviour and coat condition. For a more accurate price we would be more than happy to arrange a time to meet with you and your dog(s).

 

LUXURY WASH - XS £10+ / s £12+ / m £15+ / l £20+ / XL £25+

Service includes wash with coat-specific shampoo, hand dry, blow dry, ears and folds clean, fragrance and bow-tie or bandana.

 

FULL PAMPER GROOM WITH DE-SHEDDING - XS £20+ / S £22+ / M £25+ / L £30+ / XL £37+

Include wash with de-shedding shampoo, hand dry, blow dry, brush, nail clip, de-shedding, ears and folds clean, soothing paw wax, fragrance and bow tie or bandana. This service is suitable for dogs such as Labrador Retrievers, Pugs, Shiba Inu's etc.

 

Full PAMPER Groom with styling - XS £28+ / S £30+ / m £33+ / l £38+ / XL £45+

Includes wash with coat-specific shampoo, hand dry, blow dry, brush, hygiene clip, nail clip, breed-specific styling, ears and folds clean, soothing paw wax, fragrance and bow tie or bandana. This service is suitable for dogs such as Springer Spaniels, Cockapoo's, Shih-Tzu's etc.

 

Full PAMPER groom with hand-strip - XS £43+ / s £45+ / m £48+ / L £53+ / XL 60+

Includes hand-strip, nail clip, ears and folds clean, soothing paw wax, fragrance and bow tie or bandana. A wash is then arranged 14 days after the original appointment (included within the cost). This service is suitable for dogs with wiry hair such as Border Terriers, Jack Russell Terriers, Cairn Terriers etc.

 

Puppy Introduction GROOM - ALL PUPPIES just £10

The dogs that are difficult to groom are often the dogs that weren't introduced to grooming as a youngster. They also take longer and therefore cost more money to have groomed. You can help your pup feel more comfortable at the groomers and save money in the long-run by introducing them to a groomer from a young age.

Our puppy introductions are for dogs aged between three and six months. The service introduces your puppy to the bath, blow drying, nail clipping, ear cleaning and scissoring.

 

Additional grooming services

De-matting - full PAMPER groom + £10 surcharge

On occasions where a dogs coat is severely matted there will be an additional fee to cover the extra work involved. Before we agree to groom a dog with severe matting you will be asked to read and sign a disclaimer form that explains the effects of matting pre-groom and post-groom.

 

flea treatment - bath + £15 surcharge

To protect your dogs and reduce the risk of infestation we have a no-groom policy with regards to dogs and fleas. Should we find fleas on any dog during its visit it is bathed and washed using flea shampoo and the owner will be asked to collect. Please do not be embarrassed - any dog can get fleas - but it's important that the dog visits the vets for appropriate flea treatment.

The cost of this service covers the bath with flea shampoo and salon treatment that will prevent infestation.

 

nail clipping - from £6

Price varies depending on behaviour. All breeds - £6 to £10

 

 

cancelation policy

Due to a number of last-minute cancelations and no-shows we have reluctantly made the decision to implement a cancelation policy.

Anybody not attending or canceling their appointment with less than 24 hours notice will be asked to pay the full cost of the missed groom on their next appointment.

 

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Supported Dog Grooming


LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Supported Dog Grooming


LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Our dog grooming salon provides a great opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience working with dogs.

Those attending Barks & Recreation may wish to assist in our grooming salon. While the grooming itself is done by our qualified groomer, those helping in our salon may assist in other essential grooming tasks from bathing, drying and brushing the dog, to adding the finishing touches applying dog perfume and a fetching tie or bow.

We specialise in support for people who have a learning disability or an autistic spectrum disorder.

You can register for our supported dog grooming by completing our online registration form.

For more information on the costs of attending Barks & Recreation please click here.