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Tuscaloosa Pet Boarders

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Jill's Pet Sitting Service
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Lillyvette O.
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Jill was extremely attentive to my pets and while I was away she sent me constant updates and photos; I never had to wonder how they were doing. They were loved and cared for. I highly recommend her.

Pet spa and play
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Gayl-Julie S.
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I love the girls being groomed at Pet Spa & Play. Connie makes it so easy to schedule an appointment around my needs and cares for my fur babies from the moment she picks them up, which is another wonderful service Pet Spa & Play offers. Connie always grooms them how I have asked and will make suggestions if I am unsure of how to have their coats cut. They are always returned to me looking clean, well groomed, smelling great but most of all looking happy. They are a little tired which is likely from being pampered at the "spa" but also from playing with Drew. The girls and our family love Connie and her family!

The Barking Zone
from 1 review
  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Rick Clark is an awesome trainer. Loui has just started the second week of his board in training. Rick has been enormously patient with my Loui who has a boat load of anxiety issues. Rick has been working with Loui to build confidence, getting him to relax and chill out. It's been challenging for my Loui but he's making good progress. I highly recommend Rick and The Barking Zone!!!

  • 8 years in business
Darlene H.
Verified review

We have a Yorkie and a Boxer and they do great with both. Great haircuts for my Yorkie. We treat our pet like children and are very particular about who we leave them with and I have been very pleased with them.


We are all-breed groomers with more than 20 years of experience in the pet care industry. We also style your pet with bows, bandanas, feathers, spot color and colorizing treatments. We practice holistic pet care and gentle grooming techniques. We also offer cage-free doggie daycare and boarding at the salon. We will even pet sit at the pet's home.


I worked at a vet for years, then I decided that I would love to spend one-on-one time with animals. That's why I like to pet sit and walk.

  • 3 years in business

I am a veterinarian technician who is trained on the job. I have 3 years of experience in caring for cats and dogs. I do everything from walking to expressing anal glands! I am very passionate about animals and treat every one of them as if they were my own!


Baths Barks and Bubbles Pet Spa is a dog grooming spa owned and operated by Kimberly Dye. The owner has over 18 years of dog grooming experience and has 5 dogs of her own. Three of her dogs were adopted from shelters. She has a loyal passion for canines. The spa is located on the Southside of Birmingham near the UAB complex. The spa works with all breeds of dogs and perform a variety of grooming and spa services, including baths, nails a full-service bath and spa service, as well as tidy and creative services.


I am retired after 45 years of working. I love animals and have over 15 of my own. I'm looking to stay busy for several more years. I have my own transportation and am in good health.


I love to care for pets and feed them, clean them and I would love to take care for your pets too. Please contact me for further details. Thank you.


I do walking of dogs or dog sitting while their owners are at work or are having any type of event. I will walk the dogs and feed them.


We have 40 years plus experience in Pet Grooming! We specialize in hand scissoring and we arealso trained in animal first aid. We absolutely love what we do!! Your pet is always treated like one of ours. It is our pleasure to make each and every fur baby have a special day at the Spa!!


I am always on time, i am dependable, i work on sundays and the other days of the week. I can work with more than 1 kind of animal, i have a veterinary assistant certificate. That i will be around animals


I will come to you and take your pooch out for some fun and recreation. We will throw the Frisbee, play ball, do whatever he/she enjoys doing. If they aren't physically up for all the activity, then I will take them walking for at least 15 minutes. Daily exercise is not only beneficial to our pet's physical well-being, but also emotionally and mentally. Whether we run and play, or just take a nice walk, the cost is the same. Also, if Fido or FiFi has a veterinarian, grooming or any other type of appointment, I provide drop-off/pick-up service. If you prefer that someone stay with them, I will be more than happy to wait.


I was a Vet. Assistant before become a pet groomer. I have the knowledge of helping with older pets. I enjoy working with my clients pets to make the grooming process the best for them.


I will come to your home and make sure your pets are fed, watered and walked properly as instructed by you. I will give them love while you're gone. I have references upon request.


We are a pet grooming salon. We provide a fun, safe, and friendly environment for your special boy/girl. We have top-of-the-line spa shampoo and equipment. We offer excellent customer service.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

Pet owners in Hoover, pet grooming is more important to your pet's health than you might think. Have you ever gone a month without a bath or shower? Two months? Six? No way! You would never go that long without performing basic personal hygiene, so why should your pet? At Patton Chapel Animal Clinic, we want you to know that your pets, especially dogs, need to be bathed, have hair cuts, and get their nails done more frequently than you realize. By skipping these procedures or thinking they are unnecessary, you may be in for a surprise visit to the veterinarian one day! Dogs and cats to a lesser extent, need to be bathed regularly, as frequently as once every 2 weeks to a month, to avoid uncomfortable skin conditions and unhealthy hair coats. Dirty skin can lead to skin infections, ear infections, and foul odors. In the south, as in Hoover, pet grooming during our hot and humid summers is very important. Skin infections and ear infections are caused by an overgrowth of bacteria or yeast on the skin, commonly the abdomen, between the toes, between any skin folds your pet may have (such as facial folds or around his or her neck or throat), or on the pinna or ear flap. These overgrowths lead to inflamed skin, hair loss, weeping or oozing sores, and crusty lesions. If left untreated, skin infections can spread, causing diffuse problems which need to be treated with systemic drugs. Similarly, hair cuts can help avoid skin issues as well. Hot spots and other lesions, severe matting, and not to mention shedding can all be avoided with a regular trip to the groomer. Pets need to have their nails trimmed regularly as well. Overgrown nails can curl under and dig into your pet's pad, causing pain and lameness. In severe cases, the pet must be anesthetized to have the nail cut and removed from the pad. At Patton Chapel Animal Clinic, we provide the people of Hoover pet grooming services which help keep your pets and you happy and healthy. Please call for questions or to schedule an appointment.


I will house-sit for almost any kind of pet. I will walk, feed, play, and provide companionship for your beloved pet. I will stay overnight if needed.


We offer the following services: - Dog daycare - Dog boarding - Dog grooming Dog Days of Birmingham is never about us; rather, "it is all about the dogs!" Dog Days of Birmingham is the leading dog care services company in the Birmingham area. You can trust us to care for your dog and make sure they are having fun until you return. Our mission: To provide a full spectrum of services and products for dog care. All dogs are given socialization in a daycare setting, so that they go home tired just like you. Additionally, we'll be offering an enjoyable place for your beloved dogs. They'll be excited to return as frequently as they're brought.


I have a very loving home where I take care of your pet. I will walk and give lots of love and attention to your pet. When you leave your pet, you will leave with a feeling of relief because you'll know it felt right.

Q & A

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What is horse boarding?

Horse boarding is like rental housing for your horse. Horse boarding is helpful for people who don’t have the space or the resources to install and maintain a stable on their property. A horse can be housed in a barn with other horses and receive the care they need. Owners can visit their horse for riding, grooming, training, etc. Horse boarding services may vary based on the company and the price. Some horse boarders may offer short-term boarding of 24 hours to several nights for people passing through an area, while most offer boarding by the month for horses whose owners live in the area. There is partial- and full-service boarding, which indicates how much of the work of feeding the horse and cleaning the stall is the responsibility of the owner rather than the boarding barn. For an added fee, horse boarding can also include grooming services, riding and training, medication administration, and more.

To find the right boarding fit for you and your horse, make a list of your top priorities. These might include immediate access to riding trails, round-the-clock supervision, or a nearby or affiliated veterinarian. Always visit the site to learn exactly where your horse will be kept and whether the barn and grounds are in good condition. Read reviews, and always practice smart hiring. It’s also critical to sign the proper legal documents that protect both you and your horse, such as boarding agreements. Above all, make sure it seems like a place your horse will be comfortable between your visits.

Where can I board my horse?

You can board your horse at any barn or stable that provides horse boarding services. To find horse boarding near you, read reviews of area locations and speak with equestrian friends to find one with a solid reputation. Ideally, the location will be within a reasonable drive from your home or office. This is especially important if you are paying for partial boarding services and are responsible for feeding your horse and cleaning its stall each day. You may choose your boarding barn or stables based on the services they provide. Some offer more extensive amenities — at an added price — that reduce the amount of work you need to do to keep your horse comfortable. Consider whether you want training, blanketing, exercise and other perks in addition to standard offerings like hay and stable mucking. Your stable may have temperament requirements and proof that your horse has the proper vaccinations required by your state. This protects both your horse and the other horses in the stable. Many states require that locations offering horse boarding services have stable licenses that are renewed each year. Always be sure to enter into a clearly written boarding contract that will cover your horse and belongings in case of accident, and remember our tips for smart hiring.

How much does boarding a horse cost?

Finding the right horse boarding location is a big step in a horse owner’s life. This will be the place your horse will live and where you will visit multiple times per week or even daily. The cost of horse boarding will depend on the level of service you desire, the location of the stables, and the luxury level of the property. Here are some examples of average horse boarding costs:

  • Overnight stabling: $30 per horse per night.
  • Partial boarding (owner feeds and mucks): $220 per horse per month, with a three-month commitment.
    • Administration of oral medication: $10 per dose.
    • Bandaging: $20 per event, plus cost of materials.
    • Trailering to vet if owner is unable: $25, plus $25 per hour to wait with horse.
  • Basic full boarding: $325-$350 per month per horse. Includes twice daily hay and daily stall cleaning.
    • Horse training: $20 per session.
    • Pasture turn out: $20 per session.
    • Blanketing: $1 per day/$30 per month.
    • Vet or farrier hold: $20. This means haltering the horse and standing with it as it receives treatment or shoeing.
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