Is an all-breed dog and cat grooming salon/day spa provides an exceptional line of botanical products and show quality grooming supplies. Many of Canine Design's customers are show dog breeders and trainers.
Stacey Sullivan, Canine Design's owner
Has over 30 years of experience, including 13 years working as a full-time veterinary technician and clinic manager. As a result, based on that experience, all aspects of health are a consideration that are taken seriously at Canine Design.
Canine Design Spa and Aromatherapy Package
Canine Design offers aromatherapy for those pets needing some extra relaxation, relief from anxiety, and overall immune system boosting. We have had some remarkable results with these treatments and hope more pets will be able to take advantage of the wonderful benefits of specialized aromatherapy. Young Living Essential Oils and animalEO are used exclusively for all aromatherapy treatments.
Dietary and dog training consultations with Stacey can be done at the time of your regularly scheduled spa service or by special appointment. All training is done on an individual basis with separately scheduled training sessions. Please feel free to call with any specific questions that you may have!
Every salon patron receives as part of their full salon package: nail trimming – ear cleaning – anal sac expression – full body massage – bow or bandanna Pets not being styled, just bathed also receive the above services!
High quality line of botanical products
Offering special shampoos and rinses for sensitive skin, allergies, or odor problems
Special conditioners and nail care are also offered
VIP Puppy Package Services
Canine Design wants your pet to always feel like a VIP when they visit us for a spa treatment in our salon. Starting them on the right track makes all their visits a comfortable and enjoyable experience.
This is an allover body massage done by Stacey on all puppies that get a package. This is very important in teaching the pup to be restrained and learning to stand quietly on the table.
Bath and Blow Dry
Again, a very important process for the puppy to be comfortable with during the grooming procedure. Most commercial dryers used in salons are high velocity and noisy.
Pads Shaved / Sanitary Area Trimmed
These are two places that can become dirty and very prone to bacterial infections if not kept clean. Hair removal is necessary for cleanliness in most cases.
Good nail care is also a lifetime necessity. Nails allowed to grow out past the pads of the feet can cause early arthritic changes in the joints.
Face Trimming and Comb Out
Most pet trims include having the hair trimmed around the eyes and bangs. The puppy learns to sit still while having the scissors and clippers used around the eyes and the face. This is very important for the safety of the pup's eyes and cleanliness around the eyes.
Feet Shaping and General Scissor Shape Up
This is important for an all over well-groomed appearance and keeping your floors cleaner! Neat and tidy feet drag in far less debris from the yard and walks.
Ear Cleaning and Ear Hair Removal
Many breeds do not have hair growth in the ear canals. But, most that require regular grooming do and they need this service performed every 4-6 weeks. Hair build up in the ear canal creates the perfect environment for bacterial growth and subsequent ear infections. This condition is very painful for the puppies and can easily be prevented with good hygiene by the pet stylist. In our salon, every grooming service includes ear cleaning with hair removal and application of an ear cleaner that has a drying agent to remove moisture after the bath. Puppies have to learn to tolerate this procedure since it is a very necessary part of the grooming process.
Anal Sac Expression
This is another part of the grooming procedure that requires some getting used to by the pup. The anal sacs are located on either side of the rectum and are usually drained when the pup has a normal BM. Sometimes, however, they may not drain on their own and can become impacted, painful, and even abscess if not taken care of correctly. Many dogs will scoot in the grass or on the carpet and lick excessively in that area if the anal sacs are not expelling on their own. In our salon, we always check and express anal sacs at the time of the bath. If a problem is noted, we will bring it to the client's attention.
Curriculum Outline and Expense Detail
12 week course in pet grooming
Canine Design grooming school provides a 12-week course in basic all-breed pet grooming with emphasis on safety, service, and excellence.
All course sections
Text and written work
Majority of time being spent with hands-on instruction
No more than two students are usually scheduled to be working at the same level
2-4 hours reading/written work
Testing as well as proficiency testing in practical skills with equipment
Must successfully complete 20 solo grooms
All students are expected to have
Current medical insurance and tetanus vaccinations
Pass an interview process and background check
Tools and text books on the required list prior to commencement
Maintain confidentiality of all clients and all Canine Design employees
Any student wishing to work successive weeks on specialized areas of competency may make arrangements to do so for an additional amount to be determined at that time.
Students are encouraged to attend outside activities such as dog shows, trade shows, and grooming competitions to gain proficiency in other areas of grooming.
Students will be allowed to groom their own dogs as part of fulfilling their course requirements one time unless the style of the haircut changes and the dog may be used more than one time.
Cats will not be a required item in the curriculum. Only those students wishing to groom cats will be asked to do so.
Any student not meeting course requirements by course end may choose to complete successive weeks training in specialized areas at additional cost to be determined at that time.
Equipment $1,500 (or less) ($1000 of the total due in fees is a non- refundable deposit).
Dog Agility Training
Stacey offers agility foundation training seminars for groups and private lessons on a very limited basis.
2016-2017 Training classesz
Dog Agility - Foundation Skills Seminars and Clinics
Improve your directionals, distance and team work on the agility course! Bonus- increase your dogs speed and decrease your exertion ! Stay tuned for upcoming dates and locations.
Bring your dog by for a meet and greet and introduce them to the pet stylists at Canine Design. 2621 W. Camas St., right behind Quinn's and Vista Travel. Visit another 2 participating businesses and show us their business card, a First Friday Passport, or a photo of yourself on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram at one of those businesses and be eligible to win a Canine Design T shirt, salon spa services, or a custom made Paws and Claws Kitchen dog cookie. First Friday discount of 20% off on all salon merchandise. Like Us on Facebook, come in and schedule your grooming appointment on First Friday and you will get a 10% discount on your first spa service plus a complimentary VIP spa package. All dogs will receive free doggy bags with treats!
Thanks to all our long standing clients and their confidence in our abilities! All your referrals have us needing more staff! Now we need to hire 2 more experienced groomers! Please call 208-336-3413 or fill out the application
D4 Distance Training Seminar
October 8 and 9, 2016 To be held at Pocatello, Daisyland Hosted by Shannon Paulson For more details call Stacey at 208-336-3413
Fido Friendly First Friday at Canine Design October 7th, 2016, 5:30 – 7:00 pm Details can be found on Facebook
New Green Grooming Products
At Canine Design, we are always striving to offer top quality products for use on our client's pets. We are also trying to offer products that are natural and non toxic with our client's pets safety in mind, as well as, being responsible consumers who are not contributing to environmental pollution. With this in mind, Canine Design is now offering 2 new shampoos and 1 conditioner. Stacey has used all three products on all three of her dogs. They smell great and leave the coat shiny and manageable. These products are Show Season Naturals for Green Grooming. They are vegetable derived, coconut derived, Certified Organic, with Pure Grade Natural Oil. Ph Balanced, Cruelty Free and Biodegradable. Ingredients are 99.4% Natural and Do Not Contain Phosphates, Phthalates, colors, silicones, EDTA or Propylene Glycol.
Infused with Organic Rosemary Oil, Honey & Natural Oils of Olive, Sunflower & Jojoba. For Dogs, Cats, Puppies & Kittens
Infused with Babassu & Peppermint Oil Also Contains Natural Oils of Olive, Sunflower & Jojoba. For Dogs, Cats, Puppies & Kittens
Infused with Natural Oils of Olive, Sunflower & Jojoba. For Dogs, Cats, Puppies & Kittens
Winter Is Coming
Even though the snow isn't flying just yet, your Fur Baby still needs to have a spa day. Here are some of the reasons why!
In the salon, the Face, Feet, and Tail, is a coat saver and a great way to keep your favorite Fur Baby fresh and clean.
We can comb out coat, bathe, trim nails, pads, sani area, and leave the body hair for extra warmth.
This is a winter must for maintaining coat that will retain its insulation qualities.
Matted hair that is left unkempt will just get wet, stay wet and actually act as a chilling factor.
Long hair on the feet, especially, around the pads can collect dirt, ice melt, and actually add to traction issues. It will also collect snow that will ball up around the pads. This is a great place for bacterial infections to get started; warm, dark, moist and dirty.
Toenails, that are not kept short, contribute to arthritic changes in the joints and pain in older dogs that are already arthritic.
Longer toenails can get caught in decks and carpets/rugs for a very bloody and painful injury.
So, give us a call and we can schedule your next appointment for a FFT! Your Fur Baby will Thank You!
If you schedule a FFT in between your usual grooming appointments during the month of January or February, we will include a complementary Botanical Conditioner. This is an $8 value.
VIP Package Special
Includes: Teeth brushing, botanical conditioner, your choice of shampoo. Free 1st time for you and the person who preserved you!
disclaimer:pricing and availability subject to change.
Canine Design is an all-breed dog and cat grooming salon/day spa provides an exceptional line of botanical products and show quality grooming supplies. Many of Canine Design’s customers are show dog breeders and trainers.