You’ve probably seem mobile dog grooming services- vans with photos of cute, fluffy dogs on their sides and a catchy slogan to draw you in. If you’ve been tempted to give mobile grooming a try but are hesitant due to lack of information, have no fear- we can help! We’ve put together an easy-to-read article comparing both the pros and cons of mobile dog grooming.
A no stress experience.
Well, almost. May dogs, regardless of where, how, or when you get them groomed, will still find the experience stressful. Often times, though, taking your dog to a mobile groomer will prove to be less stressful. By having them groomed in this manner, you eliminate the need for nausea-inducing car rides and overwhelming smells.
No other dogs.
Dogs- even the most well behaved and even-tempered ones- are prone to agitation when in close quarters with other dogs. Traditional dog groomers conduct their work in a set space such as a house, room, or dedicated studio, and usually have more than one dog in the facility at any given time. Mobile groomers, however, generally only have one dog in their work space.
The whole point of hiring a mobile dog grooming Las Vegas professional is convenience. Mobile dog grooming is convenient for both the dog and his or her owner, as well as for the groomer. Owners can bring their pets to the mobile groomer whenever they want, working around tight work schedules and obligations. Mobile groomers are great for dog owners who go to secondary or postsecondary school, as well, often operating on the weekends.
As with everything, convenience comes at a cost. Mobile groomers, as mentioned above, are wonderfully convenient but they are also generally more expensive than a traditional appointment-only dog grooming salon.
Mobile groomers have the ability to to take their business anywhere- into the city, on the outskirts, or to your place of employment if necessary. However, the fact that most mobile groomers work out of large, specialized vans can be a hassle when it comes to mobility. Some homes are located too far out of the general area of civilization or require a drive on a narrow or winding road that many vans are too large to safely embark on.
Mobile dog grooming salons are usually quite small. The work space is enclosed and there isn’t a whole lot of room for the groomer and equipment, let alone the dog’s owner. This can be a downfall if you’re the type of owner who would prefer to be included in the grooming procedure to ensure the proper care and treatment of your furry friend.
Before you take your pet to the mobile groomers, be sure to consider the pros and cons mentioned above. Will your dog be too stressed out or will the one-on-one time work in his favor? The decision is yours to make, so give it some thought before rushing in- after all, mobile groomers are ready when you are.