Good 'n Clean Baths for Daycare & Overnight Guests Only
Is your dog boarding with us or attending daycare? If so, then you can request a Good 'n Clean bath before picking your dog up. Simply let the staff know when you'll arrive and we'll bathe your dog an hour or two before pick-up. If your dog is participating in doggie daycare, we'll keep them nice in clean in our drying pods until you arrive unless you request they go back into playgroups. The Good 'n Clean is a quick simple bath that includes a towel dry and a quick hand dryer before pick-up.
Cost for Coats Lab Length or Shorter*
Under 25lbs: $10.00
26lbs - 50lbs: $15.00
51lbs - 75lbs: $20.00
Over 75lbs: $25.00
Cost for Coats Longer than a Labs*
Under 25lbs: $15.00
26lbs - 50lbs: $20.00
51lbs - 75lbs: $25.00
Over 75lbs: $30.00
Toenails with Good 'n Clean Bath: $3.00
Toenails Alone: $10.00
Hair Care Perk (15 minutes of additional brushing): $6.00
*For dogs boarding 5 nights or more Good 'n Clean bath prices are 50%. Again, these prices are for dogs attending daycare or using our overnight services.
Pet Stylist Baths
Our Westside Pet Stylist Alison and our Eastside Pet Stylist Britney Franklin can get the dirtiest dogs looking amazing again. If your dog just needs a good bath but doesn't need daycare or boarding, we can help with that too. Groomer baths are scheduled just like hair-cuts. Alison baths include a thorough brushout, nails dremeled, ears cleaned and anal glands externally expressed. Since bath prices vary by size, call for specific pricing.
From Yorkies to Cocker Spaniels our groomers can do any breed specialty cut. They can also accommodate just about any special request as well. Want a mohawk on your husky? No problem. Since haircuts styles vary, call for specific pricing.
A sanitary trim is a great option for many pets. They get a good bath and brush out plus the groomer trims around the feet, face and bottom area. Great especially if you are wanting your long hair dog to grow our a nice coat or just wanting to keep your Golden Retriever looking nice.
Prices range from $33-$63 depending on size of dog and coat condition.
Smoothies (AKA Shavedowns)
We have a special name for shavedowns at Pawtropolis. We call them "Smoothies." A smoothie is a close shave cut all over leaving the hair short and velvety.
Prices range from $40-$80 depending on size of dog and coat condition.
With the cold upcoming months, dogs are starting to develop their full winter coats. However, if your dog lives indoors, their coats become confused. They instinctually grow a thicker coat during these times, but then being inside a warm house makes them start to prematurely lose this extra fur. What does this mean? It means a furry house!
If you've ever complained about your dog's shedding problem or are tired of sweeping up a whole pile of dog hair off the floor everyday, then our de-shedding program is for you. We take the dog and provide the usual great bath, nail trim, ear cleaning, etc, but then top it off with an extensive blow-out and brush. We're talking serious brushing here. We guarantee you will notice a significant difference when your pet arrives home.
Prices range from $35-$70 depending on size of dog and coat length and condition.
Pampered Puppy Program
Just like with children, it can be hard to watch your puppy grow up and need their first-hair cut. However, we notice that many owners wait too long to introduce their puppy to the groomer. Even the fuzzy little puppy fur needs to brushed and combed. Visiting a groomer should be one of the essential steps to proper socialization for your puppy.
During the first appointments, the groomer is working to make grooming a very fun and positive experience. They use kind, but firm demeanor to train the puppy to stand still and accept brushing and cutting without a problem and even begin to look forward to all the attention they receive during their groom time. At this point the puppy is learning to be handled. Establishing a good grooming routine early is imperative in order to have a well-balanced easily groomed dog. This will make your dog have no stress for future grooming visits. Besides the positive socialization aspects, this will also ensure your puppy will always have a beautiful mat-free coat.
Our Pampered Puppy Program includes shampoo, brushing, nails, ears and minor trimming of feet, if needed. Puppies under 4 months only.
Cost $15. Extra charges may apply for haircuts and de-matting.
Grooming enrollment forms and vet records are required before your grooming appointment. Our groom dogs are only required to have proof of rabies. Dhpp and Bordetella are highly recommended but not required. Please email us to request enrollment forms.
Meet our Pet Stylists
Alison Wilbanks has been Pawtropolis's head Pet Stylist since January '08. She is the full-time groomer at the Westside location. Previously she attended the International Academy of Pet Design in Alpharetta, GA. Then she worked for a year in the Sandy Springs area. The three years before beginning at Pawtropolis Alison lived and groomed in Asheville, NC. She has experience with all breeds and does a wonderful job. She lives here in the Watkinsville area with her husband, 2 wonderful sons and her furry babies Zeus and Ranger.
She is by far the best groomer we've had in terms of her grooming skills as well as her customer service and her talent at working with even hard to handle or stressed dogs. She is high demand during the hair cutting season, booking out several weeks in advance. Call so you can save your spot today!
Britney Franklin is a recent addition to Pawtropolis Eastside. She joined us as a Professional Pet Stylist in October of 2017 and we're delighted to have her on our team! She is not only a very talented groomer, but also a kind, enthusiastic, dog-loving person who is fitting in perfectly with our staff and clients at the Eastside!
Prior to joining Pawtropolis, Britney worked her way up from bather to professional groomer at a metro Atlanta salon where she worked for more than 3 years and graduated from their grooming academy. She told us that she had no idea that she wanted to be a dog groomer before she started working int he salon and now she can't imagine having any other career.
Britney is a Georgia native and has a hard time picking any one place to be her hometown. She currently lives full-time in Athens with rescued beagle mix Aiyken who enjoys our Feisty Fidos playgroup. So far, her favorite thing about working at Pawtropolis is being able to watch all of the dogs having fun in daycare from her grooming station in the Pet Salon. She also enjoys meeting all of her new clients and pampering their pets.
She is pictured here with Luna B, one of the first dogs she groomed at Pawtropolis :)
“Thank you so much for taking such good care of Coaleigh today. She looks gorgeous and has been so pleased with herself all night long (she smells MUCH better too)! It meant a lot to me that you listened to my concerns and gladly show me the facility. After years of being afraid to board her and have her groomed (after a bad experience at another place), I will confidently keep bringing her to you guys! Thanks again!" Lauren
Keeping them Clean & Healthy:
Keeping your dog clean is about more than just having them smell good, it's for their health.
Dirt and oil that build up on your dog's skin makes a wonderful breeding ground for parasites. Long haired dogs not kept clean are prone to heavy matting that sometimes causes the fur to have to be shaved off.
Simply having smelly fur won't hurt your dog, but sometimes a smell can indicate a health problem. For example, ear yeast with infection has a very distinct smell. Many owners misdiagnose this smell as the dog needing a bath, however, ear problems need to be addressed specifically and until the smell goes away the infection is still there. We recommend dogs getting their ears cleaned at every bath.
Tired of all that shedding with your short haired dog? Regular baths help take the dead fur off where you want it -- in the tub. A quarterly deshedding makes a big difference too.
The most important thing you can do is keep your dog's nails cut short. In order to maintain the proper length, we recommend trimming them at least every 2-3 weeks.
A clean dog is a happy dog!
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