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Newly Rescued Dog Grooming

Customized Care For Your New Best Friend

PAWS Pro Grooming Pricing

Welcoming a newly rescued dog into your home is a wonderful experience, but it can also come with unique challenges. At PAWS Dog Daycare, we offer a specialized grooming program designed to provide compassionate and personalized care for newly rescued dogs, ensuring they feel safe and loved during their grooming sessions.

Newly Rescued Dog Grooming: Starting at $450 + GST

Understanding Newly Rescued Dogs

Newly Rescued Dogs may be adjusting to their new environment and can exhibit signs of anxiety, fear, or uncertainty. Our NRD program focuses on creating a positive and reassuring grooming experience to help them build trust and confidence.

Our Customized Approach

Our PAWS Pro Groomers are skilled in handling newly rescued dogs with patience and kindness. Each grooming session is adapted to meet the individual needs of your dog, fostering a sense of security and comfort.

Program Structure

Our Newly Rescued Dog program spans 6 weeks, with a maximum extension to 8 weeks if necessary:

Week 1: Initial behavioral assessment and begin dog-groomer bonding process
Weeks 2-4: Continual relationship building and gradual desensitization of grooming methods
Weeks 5-6: Full grooming sessions tailored to your dog's comfort level.

Note: The Newly Rescued Dog program must start within 30 days of adoption. After 30 days, the dog will be considered for our Reactive Dog Grooming Program instead.


  • Personalized Care: Customized grooming plans to accommodate your dog's specific needs and temperament.
  • Calm Environment: Techniques to create a soothing atmosphere that reduces stress and anxiety.
  • Experienced Groomers: Our team, including groomers with extensive experience in handling rescued dogs, ensures gentle and compassionate care.
  • Trust Building: Helping your dog become comfortable with grooming and handling over time.

What To Expect

Please read the following carefully

Welcome to PAWS Pro Grooming at PAWS Dog Daycare. Our goal is to provide a safe, comfortable, and positive grooming experience for all dogs, especially those who are reactive, nervous, anxious, shy, or fearful.

Please read the following carefully before using our services.

1. Appointment and Scheduling

  • Submit a Request: To initiate grooming services, you must submit a PAWS Pro Grooming Request form with accurate and complete information about your dog.
  • Consultation: After we receive your registration, we will reach out to you to schedule a meet & greet.
  • Scheduling: Our newly rescued grooming program is ONLY available on Mondays. We are unable to make accommodations for other days of the week.

2. Grooming/Training Services

  • Personalized Plans: Each session will beginning with a walk and is tailored to your dog's individual needs based on the information provided.
  • Professional Care: Our groomers are trained to handle reactive, anxious, shy, and fearful dogs with gentle and compassionate care.

3. Health and Safety

  • Vaccinations: All dogs must be up-to-date on their vaccinations. Proof of vaccination may be required.
  • Health Conditions: Inform us of any health issues, allergies, or medical conditions your dog may have. We may require a veterinary clearance for dogs with certain health conditions.
  • Behavioral Concerns: Disclose any known behavioral issues or triggers. This helps us provide the best care for your dog.

4. Cancellation and Rescheduling

  • Notice: Please provide at least 24 hours' notice if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment.
  • Fees: A $25 cancellation fee may apply for appointments canceled with less than 24 hours' notice.

5. Liability

  • Injury or Illness: While we take every precaution to ensure the safety and well-being of your dog, PAWS Dog Daycare is not liable for any injuries or illnesses that occur during or after grooming.
  • Aggressive Behavior: If your dog exhibits aggressive behaviors that poses a risk to our staff or other dogs, we reserve the right to refuse service.

6. Fees and Payment

  • Fees: Our Newly Rescued Dog Grooming program starts at $450 plus GST. The fee amount may change depending on behavioral severity, breed/size and the desired grooming results.
  • Payment: Payment is due in full for your first session. There are no extra charges if we need to go to the full 8 sessions.
  • Additional Charges: Additional charges may apply for extra services or time required to handle behavioral issues.

7. Disclaimer

  • Compatibility with Other Groomers: We make no guarantees that your dog will be able to tolerate or be handled by other groomers outside of PAWS Dog Daycare.
  • Behavioral Changes: We do not guarantee your dog will exhibit the same behavior or reactions in other grooming salons or environments.
  • Long-Term Behavioral Improvements: We do not guarantee any improvements in your dog’s behavior observed during our grooming sessions will be maintained in different settings or under the care of other grooming professionals.

8. Privacy

  • Personal Information: We respect your privacy and will only use the information provided to deliver our grooming services. Your information will not be shared with third parties whatsoever.