Bubbles & Barks

Award-winning bespoke dog grooming

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Welcome to Bubbles and Barks Dog Spa and Boutique!

The home of bespoke grooming in the West of Ireland, where your pooch will be pampered and preened in a calm and purpose built salon by qualified, award winning and professional groomers

 
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We all know how nice it is to be pampered and how wonderful we feel after a few hours at the Salon or Spa, well the same goes for your dog!

We offer a full range of pampering packages and our purpose built facilities allow us to groom dogs of all ages and sizes. With over 15 years of experience behind us, you can be sure that your dog is in safe hands!

Bubbles & Barks

Dog Grooming Academy

We are now taking names and deposits for our brand new Dog Grooming Academy! Our course is 40days of intensive hands-on training in small groups as well as home based theory. Topics we will include but are not restricted to: Anatomy, Parasites, Customer Care, Business Planning, Behaviour, Breed Recognition as well as Dog Grooming Techniques and Styles.  Our fee includes a starter pack for new groomers valued at over 800euro.

Fee 6250

Want to be sure grooming is for you? Try our taster day. Experience a day in the life of a busy dog groomer! 

Fee E150. Refundable if you chose to do our intensive dog grooming course.

Fed up of having a shaved dog? Why not try our Maintenance Class! Learn in a small group under Katie's guidance. Learn to Bath, Blow Dry, De-tangle, Brush and Comb. All you need to keep your dog Matt Free!

Fee 150.

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Opening Hours

We are currently booking 2 weeks in advance. December appointments are filling fast.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9am - 5.30pm.

Wednesday: 9am - 5.30pm.

Thursday: 9am - 5.30pm.

Friday: 9am - 5.30pm.

Saturday: 9am - 5.30pm.

Sunday: Closed.

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Request an Appointment Online

I am not accepting new clients for the moment. This is due to high demand and my aim is to look after my regulars. Unfortunately i am no longer grooming large breeds due to a wrist injury. Please check in again in January when I may open the books again.

For your convenience, we now have online booking requests! Simply follow the link below. Please be aware that this is a booking request and your appointment will be confirmed by a member of our team

 

SERVICES

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MINI PAMPER

  • 6 Point Health Check: 1. Ear Check. 2. Eye Check. 3. Anal Gland Check. 4. Parasite Check. 5. Check for Lumps and Bumps. 6. Teeth Check
  • Shampoo and Condition with the finest environmentally friendly products
  • Brush Out
  • Nail Clipping
  • Ear Cleaning and Plucking if necessary and appropriate
  • Trim and Tidy of Eyes, Feet and Bum and Hygiene area
  • A spritz of our famous Cologne
  • A fabulous Bow to finish
  • Anal Gland Expression Add-On €10, only by request and if deemed necessary

FULL PAMPER

  • All that is included in a Mini pamper PLUS...
  • 15 minutes of detangling
  • De-shedding where applicable
  • A full restyling according to breed standard, owners request or a bespoke pet style by our Award winning stylist Katie O’Loughlin
  • Prices: Small Smoothies €35+. Small Hairies €55+. Medium, Large and Extra Large dogs will be more

SPA SERVICES

  • Hot Oil Treatment: Deeply condition the skin and coat
  • Mud Bath: Soothes sore skin, eases aching joints and exfoliates the skin
  • Blueberry and Oatmeal Facial: Fabulous for Exfoliating and reducing Tear Staining and it smells DIVINE
  • Pawdicure: Nail filing with the option to add nail polish in a choice of colours
  • Creative Styling: Add a splash of colour in semi or temporary dye which is specifically designed for safe use on dogs