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Mod Mutt Salon

Mod Mutt Salon in Austin TX is a contemporary full service dog and cat grooming salon. A Modern Salon For The Modern Pet. We offer grooming by appointment, and walk in nail trim services. We are open Tuesdays through Saturdays 7:30am-6:00pm. For more information, check out our FAQ page or give us a call (512)436-8398.

Walk-in nail trim/file services available.

$15 Dog $10 Cat.

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All pets bathed in Nature’s Specialties, Salon Quality, Shampoos and Conditioners.

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How The Grooming Process Works

Dog Grooming

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Grooming is not just about maintaining your dog’s level of cleanliness, and it is not just about keeping your dog good-looking. Grooming is about maintaining both your dog’s physical health as well as her appearance.

 

To do this you must begin training your dog to endure grooming while she is still a puppy. If you wait too long to begin the grooming sessions, your puppy may not be agreeable to it later on, especially when it comes to ear cleaning and nail clipping.

 

This is especially important for long-haired dogs, which require more intense grooming sessions as compared to short-haired dogs. It takes more time to brush their long fur and they need to get used to staying still for this starting at an early age. That is not to say dogs with short, clipped fur do not require grooming.

 

Brushing, for example, is beneficial for all kinds of dogs no matter what breed they are, helping to remove dead hair, dirt, and dandruff. Regular brushing also helps to bring out the natural oils in the dog’s fur. As you brush, the natural oils are spread all over your puppy’s fur giving the coat a healthy sheen.

You can begin grooming a puppy when she is as young as three weeks old. Experienced breeders will even begin acquainting their puppies with grooming before they go to their new homes so that by the time they are picked up by their owners, they are already used to it.

Cat Grooming

cat groomer austinYour feline will look (and feel!) like the cat’s meow after a good grooming session.

By nature, cats are extremely fastidious. You’ve no doubt watched your kitty washing herself several times a day. For the most part she can take care of herself very well, thank you, but sometimes she’ll need a little help from you.

Make Cat Grooming as Enjoyable as Possible — For the Both of You

Grooming sessions should be fun for the both of you, so be sure to schedule them when your cat’s relaxed, perhaps after exercise or eating. You want your pet to remember grooming sessions in a positive way, so you never want to risk losing your temper. If you’ve had a stressful day or are in a bad mood, it’s probably not a good time to groom your cat.