Best Way to Get Your Dog Clean

Dirty Dog

Most dog owners, unless they own a freakishly well-behaved show dog, know two schools of DIY dog-bathing. There is the disastrous bathtub method (which inevitably gets everything in a 50-foot radius soaked, including you, and requires you to sacrifice all your good towels). Then, there is the traumatic backyard hose-down, which makes you feel like an evil prison guard as your ward cowers and whimpers (then, when it's over, sprints off for a roll in the grass and dirt, just for spite). Fortunately, the good folks at Dirty Dog provide a third option: a DIY doggy salon, where they provide the shampoos, conditioners, brushes, towels, tubs, aprons, dryers, and clippers, and you provide the elbow grease. OK, so your dog still looks at you like you've just explained spaying and neutering to them for the first time, but at least they get a ride in the car, a fun romp with fellow bathers, and a doggy biscuit at the end. And your good towels will live to see another tomorrow.

Dirty Dog
8108 Mesa, 512/342-8399
2710 S. Lamar, 512/443-0013
3016 Guadalupe, 512/453-3647
1901 W. William Cannon, 512/383-0444
710 W. Fifth, 512/476-3647
www.dirty-dog.com

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