MEET YOUR GROOMER: Shareea

Shareea Brown is our little grasshopper! It was a quiet, fall morning back in 2013 when I first met Shareea. She was part of a program that helped single mothers to find jobs. We had agreed on a day and time to meet for an interview. In walks Shareea. Early to arrive, super quiet, very polite with […]

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MEET YOUR GROOMER: Heather

Heather Himes is part of the OG group at The Dog Salon! Heather has been at The Dog Salon for over 6 years & has a huge fan following! Heather can groom roughly 28 dogs before lunch flawlessly. Specially Yorkies, they are her absolute favorite! Heather’s attention for detail far surpasses anyone else at TDS. […]

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MEET YOUR GROOMER: Lori

Lori Chatelain is the General Manager at The Dog Salon. She has been here since we opened our doors back in 2005 + has been working with animals for well over 20 years! You could say Lori is a local icon. She used to run a well-known local dive bar in Noda called, Bill’s Pub. […]

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NEW CLIENT INFO!

First time visiting The Dog Salon? AWESOME! Here are a few FAQ for newbies! A few things to know before your first visit: We believe strongly in building lasting relationships with our clients, both furry + human. Therefore, we try our very best to match your pup with the best Groomer possible + keep them with that […]

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“I’ll have the ‘Boo’ cut”

“I WANT THE BOO CUT!” As the weather warms up dog owners across the nation are heading to salons to get their dog a summer buzz cut, which sounds like a great idea – but in some cases can be harmful. What many dog owners don’t realize is that each breed has its own unique fur coat and hair growth […]

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Let’s Get (Hand) Stripping!

Many of you are probably wondering, what in the world is hand stripping? Hand stripping is a process of removing dead hair from the dog to maintain the original color and texture of their original coat, commonly utilized on non-shedding dog breeds– breeds including but not limited to: Welsh Terriers, Border Terriers and Irish Terriers. So that’s […]

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“THE GROOMER SHAVED MY DOG!!”

Humanity VS Vanity This is a hot topic for many groomers. A client will walk in with a matted dog and leave very upset because the groomer refused to brush out the mats, instead opting to shave the dog down. To put it simply, “I am a groomer because I love dogs, not because I […]

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TOP 10 REASONS YOUR DOGS HAIRCUT COST MORE THAN YOURS DOES

We get this question a lot. We get it. Let us give a little insight as to what happens behind all the glitz and glamor of dog grooming!   10) Your hairdresser doesn’t give you a bath 9) Your hairdresser doesn’t give you a mani/pedi 8) You don’t bite/scratch your hairdresser 7) You don’t try […]

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