Pet Grooming Spa FAQ

At what age should I start to groom my dog?

As soon as your pet feels settled in your home, start to think about a grooming schedule. Our “Puppy’s First Grooming” is the perfect introduction to the benefits of proper grooming.


How often should I groom my dog?

Grooming your pets is part of keeping them happy and healthy. Depending on breed, age, coat, and some health conditions, pets should be groomed regularly every four to six weeks. Our grooming staff will be happy to discuss an appropriate schedule that is right for your pet!


What if my pet has sensitive skin? Will they be allergic to your shampoo?

Morris Animal Inn uses a hypo-allergenic shampoo which is safe and gentle for all dogs.


How much will it cost to groom my dog?

Grooming prices vary depending on breed, size, type of grooming, condition of coat, and cooperation in grooming. Our receptionists will be happy to discuss our grooming options and prices with you.


Do you ever offer specials?

Yes! Throughout the year we have seasonal offerings and promotions. Just sign up here to receive our monthly newsletter and stay up to date on them.


What is your cancellation policy for grooming reservations?

As a courtesy we request 24 notice for any cancellations.


How do I make a grooming appointment for my pet?

For reservations at Morris Animal Inn, you should contact us directly. All reservations must be confirmed by telephone or in person. Our pet care consultants will be happy to discuss all of the options we have to offer!


Is an appointment necessary?

We prefer advance appointments but will always do our best to accommodate last minute requests


What time should I drop off and pick up my pet for grooming?

Our grooming drop-off starts at 7am Mon thru Fri and 8am Sat and Sun. The pick-up time is coordinated around services and activities Please call our reception team so we can coordinate the best drop off and pick-up time


What will my dog do during downtime of the grooming process?

During the grooming process, our caring staff will ensure each dog has a comfortable bed and suite for resting, fresh water, and food upon request. Potty breaks, as well as belly rubs, and ear tugs ensure each pet has an enjoyable experience. Why not make a day of your grooming appointment? Adding on spa or enrichment activities will ensure your pet is engaged and feels extra special.


I’m a nervous pet parent. What sets MAI apart from the others?

Morris Animal Inn employs the finest team of dog-loving animal professionals around. Our consistent and loyal staff is professionally trained by the prestigious Paragon School of Dog Grooming under the direction of Melissa VerPlanck and Joe Zuccarello. Our goal is to make your dog’s visit the best it can be and to give you complete peace of mind.

Dog getting a pedicure

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We take special pride in our quality staff who have received their certifications!

  • Professional Pet Boarding Certification
  • Dog Gurus
  • Paragon School of Grooming

They demonstrate passion for animals in all that they do!