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How it Works

Do-it-yourself and we clean up the mess!


If coming into the Dog Wash is a new experience for you and your pet, don’t worry! We’re here to help you get set up and explain everything to you. Here’s what you can expect. 

  • Choose a bath bay to work in.

    • We have a few different hose set ups. Two of our bath bays use the Hydrosurge® BathproTM. Here you can choose between 4 different types of shampoo and then control when the hose sprays out soapy water or fresh water. We also offer bath bays with regular hose nozzles or adjustable hose nozzles.

    • Our bath bays all have raised platforms for your dogs, so they’re at an easier level for you to bathe. For smaller dogs or taller people, we have a bath bay with a higher platform or if your dog is more comfortable being washed on the floor we can lift up the platforms so they’re out of the way.

    • We also provide leashes which can be clipped to hooks at the backs of all of our bath bays, so you don’t have to worry about your pet going anywhere if they decide they don’t want a bath.

  • Get geared up.

    • We provide aprons and rubber boots if you’d like to use them, so you don’t have to get just as soapy, wet and hairy as your dog.

  • Give your dog a bath.

    • We always have a wide variety of shampoos and conditioners we can help you choose from based on your pets needs. You are also more than welcome to bring in your own shampoos and conditioners.

    • Once you’ve chosen your shampoo, get your dog wet and start shampooing. (Don’t worry - we’ll be there to help out along the way if you have any questions or if you need any help.)

    • After you’ve decided you’ve shampooed your pet enough, rinse out the suds.

    • You also have the option of using our conditioners after shampooing.

  • Dry your pet.

    • We have plenty of towels.

    • There is also a blow dryer next to every bath bay. These dryers do a great job of both getting your pets coat dried all the way through and also to dislodge any loose hair your dog is shedding.

  • Finish pampering your pet.

We also provide you with ear cleaning solution and cotton balls, nail clippers, brushes and combs. We’ll show you how to use all of these things if you need any assistance.

Give us a call at (203) 846-8655 if you have questions!

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