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Pet Grooming Columbia SC

For successful at-home pet grooming for your dog, cat, bird or other animal, just follow five simple steps. Grooming your pet yourself can be a great way to save money and bond with your pet. A professional grooming session in Columbia, SC can set an owner back $50 or $60 per session. Everyone has busy lives and a trip to the groomer might prove inconvenient. Many pet suppliers carry home-grooming kits and it’s easier to do than you think.

A Spaw At Your Door Mobile Pet Grooming
(803) 237-0726
1792 S. Lake Dr.
Lexington, SC

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Diva Dogs, LLC
(803) 787-3226
3600 Rosewood Dr
Columbia, SC
Description
We are a full service grooming salon that offers custom styling, bathing, and spa packages. We pride ourselves on cleanliness and outstanding customer service. Specializing in small breeds and Puppy's First Haircut. Open Tuesday-Saturday 8-6.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services

Alpha Dog Mobile Grooming
(803) 781-6598
10611 Broad River Rd.
Irmo, SC
Description
Our groomer is Toni Carter. We are serving Irmo to Timerlake and Lexington. Appts. available Mon-Fri. Pleas call for further information
Services
Offers Mobile/House Call Grooming, Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Elam Animal Hospital
(803) 738-1515
3327 Forest Dr
Columbia, SC
 
Shandon-Wood Animal Hospital
(803) 254-9257
912 Daly St
Columbia, SC
 
Diva Dogs Grooming, LLC
(803) 787-3226
3600 Rosewood Dr.
Columbia, SC
Description
Full service grooming salon that offers custom styling, bathing, and spa packages. We pride ourselves on cleanliness and outstanding customer service. Specializing in small breeds and Puppy's First Haircut. Open Monday-Saturday 8-6.
Services
All Breed Dog Grooming, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Vet Referred

Canine Paradise Grooming Salon
(803) 750-7334
736 St Andrews Rd Suite J
Columbia, SC
Description
Ultimate pampering for your pet! At Canine Paradise we specialize in exceptional care for your pet. We offer full service grooming for all breeds. We have an open floor plan so that you may watch us and your pet at anytime. In December 2005 we built three daycare rooms loaded with toys, toddler beds, and mirrors on the wall so thay your dog can check himself out after his groom! Open Monday thru Saturday.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Show Grooming Services

Special Pets
(803) 951-3313
1481 Pisgah Church Road
Lexington, SC
Description
Special Pets, located in Lexington, SC, caters to small "diva dogs", elderly and disabled dogs. We offer aroma therapy baths, flea control, shavedowns, nail trims, pet and breed styling. We are a small shop and take only a few dogs turning out high quality work. By appointment only, please call 803-951-3313. Over 25 years experience as a groomer.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

Doggie Styles Grooming Salon
(803) 252-7024
1001 Harden St
Columbia, SC
 
Cat Clinic Of Columbia
(803) 254-2600
916 Daly St
Columbia, SC
 
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Pet Grooming

By Brian O'Connell for WebVet

Grooming your pet yourself can be a great way to save money and bond with your pet. A professional grooming session can set an owner back up to $50 or $60 per session. Plus, people are busy, and regular trips to the groomer might prove inconvenient.

Plenty of pet suppliers carry great home grooming kits. It's easier than you think, and the close bonds you forge by cleaning your own pet will only solidify the relationship between the two of you. Plus, as professional pet groomer Frances W. Greenspan attests, you can spot any potential health issues, like a flea invasion, before they grow serious. "Think of it as an insurance policy as you clean your pet,'' she says.

Is the "do-it-yourself method for you? If so, here's a "how-to'' guide to get you started:

Be comfortable - and practice, practice, practice

"Handling your pets, the physical demands, and the environment of the job are all important facets that should be explored,'' said Jody Rodgers, the owner of three New Hampshire pet grooming shops. "Most people aren't cut out to be groomers, despite their love for animals, so there is definitely a 'knack' for the job. Some people come naturally to grooming their pets and others don't. It's a process.''

Key tip: Take a grooming class. For a good online course, visit www.learntogroom.com.

Focus on the nails

"The nails should be trimmed on a regular basis,'' Greenspan said. "This applies particu...

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Opinion Corner
Pet Owners in South Carolina shared their opinions about Pet Owner Survey
Do you own any pets?
Yes: 87%
No: 12%
What type(s) of pet(s) do you own? (Select all that apply)
Dog: 78%
Cat: 57%
Bird: 7%
Small pet (e.g. rabbit, hamster, ferret): 21%
Exotic pet (snake, lizard): 0%
Fish: 14%
Horse: 7%
Pig: 0%
Other farm animal: 0%
Other: 0%
What types of pet information do you most frequently seek out on the Internet? (Select all that apply)
Health-related symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, limping, etc.): 78%
In-depth information about your pet's health (allergies, ticks and fleas, nutrition, etc.): 50%
Cute pet pictures or funny videos: 28%
Pets in the News (hero stories, photo contests, etc.): 14%
Breed information or place to adopt a pet: 7%
Finding a vet for your pet: 28%
Alerts (pet food recalls, seasonal alerts, etc.): 14%
Other: 14%
How important is it that the medical/health-related content you find is veterinarian-approved?
Not at all important: 0%
Not that important: 14%
Neutral: 14%
Important: 21%
Very important: 50%
Source: Survey.com