1.How much is it?

It's $20 for the first pet and $15 for any additional cats or dogs. Small animals (bunnies ferrets, guinea pigs, etc.) are only $10 for additional pets instead of $15. Message us for pricing on baths, desheds, mini-grooms or soft paw application for cats.
If you have 5+ pets (dogs/cats), the 5th pet is FREE!

2.Do you come to me?

Yes, we are a mobile in-home service that services Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna, Garden City, Nampa, Caldwell, Star, Greenleaf, Emmett and Middleton.

3.What services do you offer?

We offer nail grinding (dogs), nail clipping (cats and small animals), ear cleaning ($5), teeth brushing for dogs ($5), anal gland expression for dogs ($10) and soft paw caps for cats. We do not grind cat or small animal (bunny, ferret, guinea pig, etc.) nails because they are too fragile and will splinter apart.
We now have our van and offer baths, desheds and mini grooms, which include the eyes, visor, both sanitary spots and feet. We do not offer full-body shave downs.

4.What days/times are you available? How do appointment times work?

We are open Monday through Friday. Our first opening is a 9-10 a.m., and our latest opening is a 6:30-7:30 p.m. We book by city, so times available per city vary based on what is already booked that day. We book in one-hour increments, so if you are given a 2:00-3:00 p.m. spot, we would come sometime between that appointment window - depending on traffic and the previous dogs. If you need to cancel, please give us at least 24 hours' notice so we have time to rebook your spot. If you cancel with less than 24 hours' notice, and we aren't able to rebook the spot, we have a $15 cancellation fee. If we come out to your house and no one is there, we have a $20 cancellation fee that can be either prepaid or added to the next appointment's fee.

5.Do you do pit bulls, chows etc.? Do you only do dogs?

We have NO breed restrictions and love every breed. We also do cats, small animals (bunnies, ferrets, guinea pigs, etc.), reptiles and small birds. Unfortunately, we don't currently offer services for large birds or livestock.

6.How does the nail grinding work? Is nail grinding for dogs better than clipping?

Nail grinding involves using a Dremel tool to grind the nails down instead of using traditional clippers. Most dogs seem to prefer grinding over clipping once they get past the initial sound and vibration of it because it doesn't cause any pain or pressure like nail clipping can. Grinding takes much shorter than clipping, prevents splintering and rounds nails off to keep them from snagging. It doesn't get hot on dogs' nails and is safer than clipping because we can take a little off at a time to avoid touching the nerve in the nail. We grind the nails until we get to the membrane around the quick so the nerve in the nail doesn't get touched. The nerve will want to recede back to be covered back up by the nail, so we are able to get the nails shorter each time.

7.How often do my pets need their nails done?

For dogs, if you are trying to get the quicks (nerves) to recede back to take the nails shorter, it should ideally be done every two to three weeks. Once the nail is at a good length, you can maintain them every four to six weeks, just depending on how active your dog is. Cats and small animals should usually be done about every four to six weeks.

8.My dog is shy, aggressive, scared, etc. Can you still do them? How long does it take and how does it work?

Yes, we can! Our whole goal is to make this a positive experience for your pet. We will go at their pace. Depending on your pet's fear level, they may take multiple sessions before they ease up and start trusting us and the process more - and that is okay! We usually do big dogs on the ground. They can either stand, sit or lay down, whichever is more comfortable for them. We usually hold small dogs, cats and small animals, but you can hold your pet if you prefer. We do have muzzles if needed. It takes about five minutes or less for a pet that doesn't mind it, so for a pet that does the time just goes up from there depending on their behavior. We will have one person doing the nails and the other person holding the pet so that you can be petting/feeding peanut butter/comforting the pet if needed.