02042016 002Grooming Benefits

Benefits to Pet

  • Promotion of healthy skin and coat cell regeneration
  • Reduction in allergic skin issues and pet odor
  • Better protection from outdoor elements
  • Grooming can often uncover hidden medical or skin conditions, including cysts, ear problems, lumps or bumps.01292016 093

Benefits to Household

  • Reduction of pet allergens, including dander
  • Less cleaning- i.e. vacuuming, dusting
  • Reduction in stains and odors on furniture
  • Shorter nails prevent rips and tears in fabric or scratches on floors

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Here's a list of common breeds and the length of time we suggest in between each grooming.  If you don't see your dog's breed listed, choose the breed that your dog resembles, and as always, we are more than happy to answer any questions you have!

Airedale: 6-8 weeks
Bichon: 4-6 weeks
Border Collie: 10-12 weeks
Cairn Terrier*: 8-10 weeks
Corgi: 10-12 weeks
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: 4-6 weeks
Cocker Spaniel: 4-6 weeks
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Coton de Tulear*: 4-6 weeks
Dachshund: 6-8 weeks
Doodle: 4-6 weeks
English Setter: 8-12 weeks
Havanese: 4-6 weeks
Labrador Retriever: 6-10 weeks
Lhasa Apso: 4-6 weeks
Maltese*: 4-6 weeks
Miniature or Toy Poodle: 4-6 weeks
Old English Sheep Dog*: 6-8 weeks
Papillion: 4-6 weeks
Pekingese: 4-6 weeks
Pomeranian:  4-6 weeks
Portuguese Water Dog: 4-6 weeksIMG_6101
Schnauzer: 6-8 weeks
Scottish Terrier*: 8-12 weeks
Sheltand Sheep Dog: 8-12 weeks
Shepard: 8-12 weeks
Shih Tzu*: 4-5 weeks
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier*: 4-6 weeks
Springer Spaniel: 6-8 weeks
Standard Poodle: 4-6 weeks
West Highland White Terrier*: 6-8 weeks
Wire Hair Fox Terrier: 8-12 weeks 4 weeks
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*Full Coated Dogs: 1-3 weeks
*Hand-stripped Terriers: 
4 weeks

Here's a wonderfully written article on the question of shaving- To shave or not to shave?


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www.doggiestylesny.com


 Rescues01292016 077

If you would like to get involved with our local rescues and shelters, contact any of the organizations listed below and find out what you can do to help.

All Breed Rescue of Vermont

Poodle Rescue of Vermont

Vermont Dog Rescue

Random Rescue

Chittenden County Humane Society

Franklin County Humane Society

Potter's Angels Rescue

Little Paws, Big Hearts Pekingese Rescue

Random Rescue


 01302016 091Veterinary Hospitals

Animal Hospital of Hinesburg

Fitzgerald's Veterinary Hospital

Green Mountain Animal Hospital

Milton Veterinary Hospital

Mountain View Animal Hospital

Petit Brook Veterinary Clinic

Qi Veterinary Clinic

River Cove Animal Hospital


01292016 019Pet Sitters, Dog Walkers, and Training

Kathy Rowley - YogaDoga Pet Care
In home dog care. Milton, Colchester, Winooski

Rhonda Bilodeau - VT Dog Pack
Customized Off-Leash dog walks and training.

Rachel Bilodeau - Tranquil In Home Care
In Home Boarding

Green Mountain Pet Professionals
Dog and cat drop-in care, dog walks, overnights, boarding services.

Glen Sousa 802-999-7244
Dog Walks, dogs and cats drop-in care & overnights