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The Fresh Start

Service Description

This option is for those who have had trouble brushing their dog properly and need a fresh start. Your dog is matted to the skin, and there's no way to brush out the matting quickly and efficiently without hurting the dog. We've been there, so no judgement! However, the only option for matted dogs is a fresh start, meaning a complete shave down. The only blade length that will be able to fit under those matts is a 1/8" blade or shorter. We will try our best to save as much length on them as possible, especially their face. There are instances when the face needs to be shaved as well. These appointments typically take double or triple the amount of time a normal grooming appointment takes, so this option has it's own category. The price is determined by level of matting and the size of the dog.

  • $100-$200
  • RDL Grooming, LLC

Important Info

Instructions: 1) Please make sure your dog does not have any matting before bringing him/her to their appointment. Even if you have a good brushing routine, it’s best to line brush the day before or day of your dog’s grooming appointment to avoid extra fees. 2) Make sure your dog is up to date on immunizations and flea prevention. If your dog has fleas, you’ll be bringing fleas to our property and the other dogs here. 3) Make sure your dog uses the bathroom BEFORE they leave their home for their appointment. This is to cut down on spreading diseases and viruses, as well as reduce accidents in the salon for those nervous pups. They will be walked from your vehicle to the salon by us for safety and liability reasons. 4) Please arrive as close to your appointment time as possible. If you need to drop your dog off prior to your appointment time, let me know so we can schedule a time and make sure someone is available to accommodate during drop off. 5) TEXT me when you arrive, and I'll meet you and your dog at your vehicle. 6) I'll let you know as soon as your dog is all finished and looking spiffy. I'll bring him/her to your vehicle when you arrive. How long will it take? We have our appointments set so that your dog is being started on right away, with a bath and a blow dry. Once that is done, if they’re here for a fullgroom, they will have to wait their turn for the groomer to finish up with the previous appointment. We try to have each dog here no more than 3-5 hours for a fullgroom, but sometimes we do get behind if we have a difficult or matted dog. If you have a time constraint and need your dog finished by a specific time, please let us know and we’ll do our best to work around this. Most of the time we can prioritize to work with each client. Our first appointments are always the fastest, so if you’re concerned about how your dog does in the kennel while waiting their turn, it’s best to schedule them for the first available appointments. Payment: When we’re finishing up with your dog, I’ll send a text stating that we’re almost finished and let you know how much it’ll be. We take venmo (@rdlgrooming), cash, or check for payment. If you choose to pay by check, you can make it out to RDL Grooming, LLC.

Contact Details

  • RDL Grooming, LLC


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