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Chesapeake Mobile Dog Groomers

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  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Najee C.
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She did such a great job with grooming my dog! Definitely recommend!

  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Silke S.
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Andrea is not only a certified trick dog instructor, has a dog obedience instructor diploma and is an AKC Evaluator for S.T.A.R. puppy, Canine Good Citizen,  Advanced CGC and Urban CGC, she also is great with all kinds of animals. By teaching classes as well as competing with her one dogs in varies dog sports (Agility, Obedience, Rally-O, Flyball, Barnhunt, Tricks, Tracking and  K9 Nose Work ) she improves and offers the most effective and suitable ways to teach people how to train their dogs. Her training method is based on positive reinforcement and with that technique she can train any animal even cats. She continuously keeps education herself and has taken several training workshops and seminars: *Dr. Ian Dunbar's Sirius Dog trainer Academy *Growl class- workshop for Reactive dogs *Science-based Dog training *Kyra Sundance dog trick workshop * Reliability & games workshop I have the pleasure to teach, train, compete with her what also turned in to a great friendship and I only can say that anyone that can get her services can call themselves lucky.

  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Fair F.
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Our friends are asking us if we have a new dog. Mattie has been transformed! We work with her daily and she listens and follows commands in a much more timely fashion. Thank you Josh.

Stephanie Bass
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Charlene H.
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Stephanie was fantastic with my dog Adi. She clearly knew what she was doing and she was more than happy to answer all of my questions. Training a dog is more than the pet it is so much about the owner and how they behave and she helped me to understand that. I would recommend her to everyone I know with a dog.

All Things Animal Care
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    Jen S.
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    Jan is an animal lover extraordinaire! She has cared for my dog for many years from pet sitting during the day to overnight stays for weeks at a time. I have to be able to trust someone with my dog, as he has a severe heart condition that requires different medications at different times of the day. He also needs to be kept in a calm environment, as too much excitement causes him to have cardiac "episodes." I wouldn't trust my dog with anyone else but Jan because I can count on her to shower my little guy with lots of love and feel confident he is going to receive the extra special care he requires due to his medical condition. I can't say enough nice things about Jan, as her love for animals shines through in everything she does for all of the creatures in her life!

    • 4 years in business
    Angel S.
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    She is amazing with our dog. She is dependable and reliable. Most important to me, she is trustworthy. I wanted someone that I could trust leaving my dog and house with, she is the one. I would highly recommend her.

    Maddison Lozier
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Taylor C.
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      She was just wonderful. My dogs were well taken care of and so was my house.

      Chris Robinson
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Billie jo G.
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        Went out of town for 2 weeks. Chris took very good care of my 3 dogs. He sent me videos of them playing all the time. Pictures of them sleeping. And basically let me know how they were doing daily. It's apparent he has a heart for animals. I have and trusted him many times with them and will continue to in the future.

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        I love animals and all animals love me. I can take care of them properly and they will have a good walk.

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        I walk any type of dog. I am a prior military who worked at Fort Eustis as an 88N. I am very interested. I'm 21 years of age. Thank you.

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        Dogs are life. I will walk, feed, play, and care for dogs of all sizes and breeds. I do not discriminate! My favorite activity is to go to trails and walk with dogs. I have high energy golden retrievers who sleep in bed with me, share my food with me, and give me a reason to live. I am looking to bring more dogs into my life whose owners unfortunately do not have time to walk as much as they would like due to jobs or family concerns.

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        My work stands out from the rest because I strive for perfection in everything I do. If the job is done and I see something I don't like, I will redo it.

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        We offer full-service professional dog training, behavior modification, and nutrition consultations in Eastern North and North Carolina.

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        I make my business great by taking the time out my day to spend time with the creatures God has made! I love dogs! Dogs are my specialty. I wash, clean, and walk dogs.

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        I love dogs I have one of my own and willing to work after school. School ends at 2:05 and I get home at 2:40.

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        I am trying to become a dog groomer and get people to let me try on more animals. See how much I like it to see if that's what I really enjoy!

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        I became a dog walker because I have a passion for working with animals as well as being outdoors and enjoy providing a service that benefits everyone in many ways. It's a joy to be able to do what I love!

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        Regular grooming is essential to the maintenance of your pet's health. A well-groomed pet is more likely to be hugged, and pets live healthier lives when they are touched frequently and have a healthy coat and skin. Aside from keeping your pet smelling and looking attractive, grooming will help to prevent or impede such conditions as parasites and skin irritations. While grooming should be done on a consistent basis, the frequency to which your pet needs to be groomed will depend somewhat on daily routines, coat type, age and general health. It is recommended that long haired dogs be groomed every 6-8 weeks to avoid matting. In addition, your pet will benefit from regular brushing to remove any loose hairs and dead skin cells, to rid the coat of debris and external parasites, and to disseminate skin oils that form along the hair shafts. We can assist in recommending the proper tools to use for your pet's coat type. If your pet suffers from allergies, our veterinarian may prescribe regular bathing as part of the treatment routine. Be sure to notify us of any special needs your pet may require such as specific shampoos or eye care and bring any of these products with you to your appointment. Please schedule your pet's appointment in advance, especially during the warmer summer months and near the holiday seasons. We are happy to offer the following services to assist in the health and maintenance of your pet: - Grooming Services - Ear Cleaning - Wing and Nail Trims - Anal Gland Expressing - Cat Shave Down (Under Sedation) - Bathing - Coat Brushing - Soft Paws Application

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        I have always been a sincere lover of all animals, especially dogs. They have always taken to me extremely well. I seem to be able to talk their language.

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        Motley Mutts is a Virginia Beach based company providing a self- and full-service dog washing facility as well as full-service grooming! We use and provide all-natural and earth-friendly products. You will be able to use our wash stations quickly and efficiently, providing a practical convenience at a very reasonable price. Locally owned and operated by true dog lovers, both our human and canine friends will feel right at home. From the clean, beach-like environment to the specially designed "Dog treat shoot", our mission is to ensure that all customers feel like their pet is like family to us at Motley Mutts. Make the dreaded bathtub mess and uncontrollable shake-offs fun for you and your dog. Have Fido's picture taken for our "Wall O Dogs", and enjoy leaving the mess behind. We encourage you to come in and check us out, bring the kids; they will love it! Blu, the Irish Wolfhound pup and Miss Hazel, the Norwegian Elkhound would love to meet everyone. There are weekly specials and drawings held every month. We give discounted washes to all service dogs, and $2 off for sandy dogs fresh off the beach. Come on out and support your local businesses, the SPCA and other various causes through our donations, on behalf of our less fortunate friends! "Get our tub dirty not yours."

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        Bayside Kennels is your one stop for pet boarding, all-breed grooming, doggie daycare and pet supplies. We are conveniently located in Virginia Beach just minutes from Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth. Our facilities feature large indoor/outdoor runs for dogs, a quiet spacious cattery for feline boarders, and a secluded area for exotics and geriatric pets. Pet Care Veterinary Hospital is located right next door with a veterinarian who is always on call for your peace of mind. Tours are welcome any time!

        Q & A

        Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

        What is included in a dog grooming?

        Dog grooming is so much more than giving your dog a bath. Dog grooming is a broad term that covers all aspects of canine cleanliness and hygiene. The services included in dog grooming will vary based on your needs and what you choose to pay. Unless they are rolling in cowpies or playing in mud puddles, most dogs are okay getting a shampoo bath only as needed. You’ll know when they need it if they smell bad or are bringing dirt into the house. Some dogs, like shepherds and shih tzus, have thick coats that can get matted and tangled without regular care. Pro dog groomers can deftly blow dry a dog’s hair after a bath so that it is shiny and smooth. Dog grooming can include brushing that detangles dog hair and also thins the undercoat to minimize shedding.

        Dog grooming also includes hygiene services such as toothbrushing and ear cleaning. Clean teeth are important to the health of your dog, and the pros have the patience and proper technique to get it done. Regular dog grooming can stave off tear stains, those reddish stains below your dog’s eyes. Anal gland expression is something not many people want to do on their own, even if they love their dog. A dog groomer can safely and efficiently release any blocked anal gland fluid. Other dog grooming services include nail trimming and clipping. Nationally, dog grooming prices range from $60 to $80. Most dog groomers offer discounts to customers who purchase monthly packages or bundle multiple grooming services at one time.

        What is a dog groomer?

        A dog groomer is a service professional who provides dog grooming and basic hygiene care for your dog. Dog groomers are typically animal lovers who are competent and comfortable working with a wide range of dog breeds and temperaments. Dog groomers are knowledgeable about the care needs for different kinds of dog coats. A poodle will have different haircut needs than a shih tzu, for example, so it pays to have a trained pro provide the proper cut. Good dog groomers know how to safely clean your dog’s teeth, bathe your dog, and cut their nails without going too short. They understand how to trim the hair from around your dog’s face, express anal glands, and clean your dog’s ears. Many people who choose dog grooming as a profession also pursue other dog services such as attending veterinary school, running a doggy day care center, working as a professional dog walker, and more.

        What is a dog groomer?

        Keep your family dogs happy, healthy and clean with regular dog grooming. A dog groomer is a business owner or employee of a dog grooming business who specializes in dog hygiene and grooming. To find a reputable dog groomer, research reviews, ask for references and confirm that the groomer has good standing in the dog grooming community.

        A dog groomer should be comfortable and competent working with dogs of all breeds and temperaments. Typically a groomer will have trained with other groomers and taken educational courses to keep abreast of the latest safety information and techniques. There are brick-and-mortar dog grooming businesses, as well as mobile dog groomers who bring all their equipment and provide their services at your home or location. In some cases, brick-and-mortar businesses will also pick up and return your dog for an additional fee.

        How much does it cost to groom a dog?

        Dog grooming costs depend on the service your pet requires. Nationally, the average price for dog grooming ranges from $40 to $100, varying by location. Not surprisingly, dog grooming on New York’s Upper East Side costs nearly double what it costs in a small town in Montana. Dog groomers typically handle every aspect of your dog’s beauty and hygiene, from tooth brushing to hairstyling. One potential way to save is to have your dog groomed at your doggy daycare — sometimes they offer discounts on dog grooming prices for clients. Here are some examples of average dog grooming costs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Please note these prices would include transportation fees for picking up and dropping off your dog to your home:

        • Nails: $30 a la carte or $20 when bundled with another service
        • Toothbrushing: $30 a la carte or $20 when bundled with another service
        • Tooth scraping (removal of plaque from teeth to prevent infection), with anesthesia: $600
        • Tooth scraping, without anesthesia: $400.
        • Wash and dry: $60
        • Ears: $30 a la carte or $20 when bundled with another service
        • Grooming package: $130 — includes wash, nails, teeth, ears, gland expression and haircut

        What vaccines do dogs need to be groomed?

        It’s important to make sure your dog is up to date on its vaccines before taking it to a groomer. Vaccinations keep your dog and the other dogs that use the establishment healthy. Viruses can linger long after a dog is gone, so an unvaccinated dog can infect a number of other dogs days or even months after their visit. Find out about your dog groomer’s vaccination policies, and think carefully about receiving services from a company that does not require vaccinations. Here are the main vaccinations that are generally required for dog grooming:

        • Parvovirus: Parvo is a nasty virus that can kill dogs within 48-72 hours of infection. The virus is incredibly persistent and, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, is resistant to heat, cold, humidity and drying. It’s spread by dog-to-dog contact or contact with contaminated feces, environments (food and water bowls, collars and leashes, etc.,) or people.
        • Adenovirus 2: Dogs receive this vaccination to protect against canine infectious hepatitis. The vaccination can also helps prevent canine cough.
        • Canine distemper virus: Distemper has no known cure and can cause serious pain, illness, and even death, although recovery is possible with medical intervention.  
        • Rabies: This disease attacks the central nervous system and — when untreated — will
        • lead to death. The CDC recommends euthanizing an unvaccinated animal that has been exposed to rabies, although six-month isolation followed by vaccination is also permissible.
        • Para-influenza: Canine para-influenza leads to kennel cough and an unhappy dog.
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