By Laura O’Brien
Mud to Suds
7441 Foothills Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95747
Hours: Mon through Sat – 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sun – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In business for five years now, the friendly owners of Mud to Suds said they like being on a first-name basis with their clients. Mud to Suds offers bath and brush, full-service groom, and FURminator treatments, which are proven to reduce shedding if repeated regularly. Do-it-yourself dog-washing stations are also available. Pick out natural and organic treats for your pooch in the wellness shop.
Wags to Riches
3700 Midas Ave.
Rocklin, CA 95677
Hours: Tues through Sat – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Certified Master Dog Groomer Lisa Vitello has owned and operated Wags to Riches for 20 years, during which she has groomed approximately 100,000 pets. The shop offers dog and cat grooming. Check out the 10 percent off coupon on their website for first-time customers.
A Purrfect Groomer
1016 Jefferson Blvd.
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Hours: Tues through Fri – 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (closed for lunch 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.); Sat – 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. (closed for lunch 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.); Closed Sun and Mon
Purrfect Groomer offers express wash, basic bath and Purrfect Groom, as well as add-ons such as blueberry facials and body paint. The shop grooms dogs, cats, birds and pocket pets. A Purrfect Groomer offers military discounts, a senior discount (Wednesday only), and a discount on future-scheduled appointments. There’s also a referral discount.
4400 Elverta Rd., Suite 170
Antelope, CA 95843
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Wed
Price: Grooming, small dogs – starts $40; large dogs – starts $45; spa treatment – $20
Yuppy Puppy’s Paw Spa treatment includes nail trim, filing, paw massage, and nail paint (choice of 21 colors). The shop also offers hot oil treatments, fur-lights (choice of 7 colors), and temporary tattoos, as well as organic, holistic and natural canine foods. Owners who prefer to pamper their pooches themselves may use the self-service dog wash. Yuppy Puppy also grooms cats.
Bubbles and Bones:
A Doggie Day Spa
9628 Elk Grove-Florin Rd.
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Hours: Tues though Sat – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Small dogs – start at $40; larger dogs – start at $50; $10 spa package with purchase of basic bath
and brush or full-service groom
Extra pampering makes for happy guests at Bubbles and Bones. The dog groomer offers spa packages including 10 min. massages and choice of cologne, such as black raspberry and vanilla or sugar cookie.