Dog Grooming and Nail Trimming for Dogs

Often, we consider grooming and nail trimming a cosmetic procedure, yet many skin issues are discovered and/or prevented with proper coat care. If nails are at an improper length, they can create discomfort during walking or wounds in the digital pads. A matted coat can lead to skin infections or create an environment for insects. It is also often these procedures are greatly disliked by a dog, and if so, we offer sedation to help make it a more pleasurable experience for all. We offer routine and medical grooming, so any abnormalities may be addressed by your veterinarian.

How often should I cut my dog’s nails?

All dogs’ nails are a little bit different. The longer your dog’s quicks (which is the blood supply inside of the nail), the less length you will be able to take off the nail. The more often you trim the nails, the more the quick will recede and you will be able to take off a little more of the nail each time. Typically, you should be trimming your dog’s nails every 4-6 weeks.

What is the cost of grooming small, medium and large dogs?

Cost of grooming is based on a number of variables: size of the dog, quality of coat, procedures done (bath, trim, full clip, nail trim). You are always welcome to call and discuss your dog’s needs to get an estimate from our groomer.


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