We consider ourselves fortunate to have such a terrific groomer in Kay. She has been with Southwest Animal Hospital for over ten years and has been grooming professionally for 25 years. Kay moved to Las Vegas in 1982. She grooms both dogs and cats and has a special way with animals. For more before and after photos of Kay's grooming, click on the More grooming photos button.
MOST AMAZING TRANSFORMATION - MEET ELIZA DOOLITTLE
This poor dog was rescued by one of our clients from a shopping center parking lot. She was terribly matted, filthy and the smell was horrendous. She seemed old and sad (wouldn't you be if you looked like that?). Matts like this can cause the skin to break down and sores to develop. We couldn't even hazard a guess as to what breed she might be. Although our groomer had a full schedule, we couldn't turn down this pathetic face.
Hard to believe she's the same dog
After grooming, an exam, and vaccinations, she's a happy, healthy 2-3 year old adorable pet. The matts had to be carefully removed first. Its slow and tedious work to make sure the dog's skin doesn't get cut and to watch for areas where the skin might be damaged. Fortunately. this dog was basically healthy and well nourished inspite of her condition. Then she was carefully bathed and hand dried. Lastly, the remaining hair is brushed and shaped. She was amazing afterward...wagging her tail and happy to see her new owner. We named her Eliza and it stuck.