John Carrico

Best Home Pet Grooming

Sirfur Mobile Groomer

The affable Barbette Ellis, whose Exmoor Pet Care Services has cared for local pets over the last 20-plus years, stumbled across this oddly brilliant business model. "We set up the mobile grooming van to help the pets of seniors at assisted living centers, because they couldn't come to us," she says. "Soon we were being requested in various places around town." The "van" has enough room for two groomers and their "clients", its own generator, portapotty, and water supply, and is well marked, so your neighbors will all know you're only giving your cat a haircut, not being watched by the CIA. Cost varies per animal, per location.

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