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We Have Moved!

After 20 years of Hollywood Dogs and 5 shops we are excited to announce that we are now working from our home salon at our farm in Old Warden Bedfordshire. This move will enable us to give your dogs an even more personal and relaxed grooming experience! We will be working on a strictly appointment only basis so please call or email to make your appointment, we look forward to welcoming you!

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Summer is Here! It’s been a long wait!

Is it just me or does it feel like the winter went on forever! Bring on the Summer of 2023, as I write this looking out of the salon window the sun is shining and the baby lambs are having fun in the field! So uplifting!

It is the season for shorter haircuts, hot dogs and the dreaded grass seeds! So if you have a Cocker or a Cockapoo in particular check between their toes after walks, as grass seeds can be a very painful and expensive vet visit, these pesky things can and do travel, ouch!

Appointment updates, we are still taking on new clients although I am not able to groom big and hairy breeds like German Shepherds etc but if you get in touch, I organise our local network of groomers and I can always find you someone who is a perfect fit for your dog and more than happy to offer advice too!

Have a wonderful summer with your dogs and I can’t wait to see them!

Rachel, Matt, Peggy Sue and Maximus 🐾🐾

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Summer Updates

Well Summer should be here by now, the heat may not have arrived but all the Summer puppies certainly have! We have had so many squishy puppies lately that we have been totally spoilt. It’s been hard to socialise your pups through lockdown so it’s really important that they pop over and say Hi to meet us, plus we are always up for puppy cuddles! The more people your pup meets out and about the better so that they are confident and happy to be left for grooming, vet visits or to stay with friends or relatives. One question we get asked a lot is how your puppy will cope when being dropped off at the salon what you can do to help them?

The best way to deal with this I have found is just for you to be confident for them and have a no fuss attitude when you leave them, then they know from you (mum or dad) that everything is going to be ok and there is nothing for them to worry about. Once you have left there is so much going on that they are happy and curious to see everything thats going on and we will make it a fun time for them!

Plus they get to be super excited to see you again and show off their super new haircut!

Hope this helps!

Take Care Rachel

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Yes We ARE Open 4th January Update

January Lockdown announcement Dog Grooming has been included in the businesses that are permitted to open as we are deemed to be essential for animal welfare so the salon is open from Wednesdays through to Saturdays, all appointments will be going ahead as usual and we are currently accepting new clients. We do ask that you wear a face covering when you drop off your dog and please stay at home if you or anyone in your family are experiencing symptoms or have been tested positive for Covid 19 to keep us all safe.

We are operating a completely no contact and socially distanced drop off procedure you may leave your dogs lead with us as they will be sanitised. We totally understand if you would like to change your appointment due to illness/isolation or shielding just let us know and we will work around you.

Best Wishes to you all and stay safe.

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Autumn Update,New Clients, Doggie Holidays and Christmas!

We are all getting used to our new way of working now and the dogs have responded so well to jumping in the pen before they enter the shop, even some of our more little legged customers!

Our waiting list for appointments is now more manageable as we have now got through the lockdown backlog and everyone is back on their usual schedules! So we are pleased to say that we are now accepting new clients again which is amazing as there are a lot of new puppies who came to their families during lockdown and its always lovely to be able to introduce puppies to the new experience of going the hairdresser!

We have now made the decision to stop our cat grooming service and concentrate on dogs but we are always happy to recommend some of our local groomer friends who would be happy to groom your cats for you.

As people are starting to go back to work and go on holiday if you are looking for care for your dog whilst you are at work or on holiday then I can highly recommend Home From Home who are based in Ickwell, speak to Susie, who is also my Mum who is fully insured and licensed by Central Bedfordshire council for both daycare and overnight stays.Telephone number 01767 627 773, she will be happy to speak to you anytime, it’s a lovely quiet environment as she only has 2 or 3 doggies at a time.

It also won’t be too long until Christmas so please remember to book your Xmas slot nice and early as it is always a very busy time of year for us!!

Take Care and looking forward to seeing you soon!

Rachel, Matt and Peggy Sue


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We Are Open Please Read About Our New Way Of Working!!

After 9 long weeks we are delighted to announce that we will be opening our doors once again on Monday! Hurrah!!

I just wanted to set out our new way of operating as a non contact salon to protect us all & to comply with social distancing

🌟 When you arrive at the salon please press the bell and place your dog inside the pen, close the door behind them & we will bring them inside. Feel free to leave their leads on or if you wish to take them home to wash just let us know as we will put a rope lead on anyway for safety.

🌟 When your dog is ready you will receive a text giving you half an hours notice to collect. Please be on time as we have reduced the amount of dogs we now groom so that there is no crossover of customers.

🌟 We would now prefer to take payment by bank transfer the day before your dogs groom , we will notify you of the cost , bank details are below or cash in the box provided (we are not able to give change so exact money please.)

🌟 Walk in nail clips are now by appointment so just message us for a slot.

🌟 Please note that we do require 48 hours notice for any cancellations as we have a long waiting list & we can easily fill your appointment in this time.

🌟 We are going to be very busy over the next few weeks so the best way to contact us will be to FB message or email us through the website as it will not always be possible to answer calls between grooming & disinfecting!

Rachel Ince
Account Number: 45971449
Sort Code: 608371

Looking forward to seeing you all!

Rachel, Matt & Peggy Sue

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Re-Opening News and Updated Appointment Availability

As you will know throughout this pandemic we have followed the governments advice to the letter, it’s what feels right for us to protect both you and us. Both Matt and myself have lost people to this virus and we do not want to do anything that would put any of you or us at risk After the latest government advice we have decided that we will now be opening our doors again on the 1st June with new measures in place to comply with social distancing and stringent cleaning. Please be assured that we will be doing everything we can to accommodate all of our existing customers and for the time being we will not be able to accept any new clients for haircuts once we have caught up we will welcome you with open arms!

We have had a huge response to our opening announcement and our next available haircut appointments currently start from 10th July onwards this is however changing daily.We do have spaces for bath and nail appointments in June however.

We would like to send a big thank you out to everyone who has supported us during this time, we will be eternally grateful so we are pleased to say that our books are now open to you and we cannot wait to see you all again. Rachel, Matt & Peggy Sue ❤️

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Into the 20’s We Go!

Happy New Year to you all! The salon is now back after a really busy Christmas season and it’s business as usual! We’ve already welcomed some new clients and it seems to be puppy season which is always a lovely time giving those babies their first experience of being pampered!

With all this rain we have seen lots of doggies taking advantage of our new mini groom service which is ideal for those hard to manage Cockerpoo and Doodle coats which is perfect in between their grooming appointment. We will bath, blow dry, brush out and tidy bums and feet and check their nails to keep on top any potential matted areas so that your Doodle or Poo doesn’t fall foul of the dreaded short haircut! If you are interested in this service get in touch and we can quote you! Its a great way of keeping your Doodle or Poo looking their very best!

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Rachel, Matt and Peggy Sue

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Christmas Is Coming

Only a few weeks to go until Christmas time and that means only one thing for us, the Christmas rush! We have extended our opening hours this year and there are still a few limited appointments left in December for haircuts, so if you are looking for a full groom in time for Xmas please get in touch ASAP. On Christmas Eve we are open for bath and de-shed Starshine and Sparkle treatments only, places still available as I write this! We know that everyone wants a lovely clean doggie for all those family visits this time of the year so we will try to help as much as we can!

Happy Christmas

Rachel, Matt & Peggy Sue

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Life is Good on the Farm

We’ve been settled in to our new salon at Franklins Farm shop for nearly 4 months now and we are so happy in our new home! The dogs are loving the fresh air and space and relaxed atmosphere that being on the farm brings. One of the highlights for me was looking up from my grooming table and watching the new born lambs playing, absolutely wonderful!
We have Kirsty at The Flower Mill as our new neighbour with her exciting studio, she’s offering some great workshops this year to teach you the tricks of floristry and we’ve been admiring her stunning flower walls that she hires out for weddings and events! The Pallet Cafe will be opening soon next to Franklins Farm Shop  so there will be somewhere for our customers to wait for their dogs to be pampered whilst enjoying a coffee and a treat in the relaxing environment of the farm.
We are also very pleased to recommend Home from Home doggie daycare and boarding who are local to us in Ickwell, if you are looking for a carer for your dog. She comes very highly recommended by me as she is my Mummy and her Labrador Margot and Cavalier Chloe are looking forward to meeting some new chums! Call 01767 627773 and speak to Susie
As for us it’s been a real year of professional growth and education, we have attended some amazing dog grooming seminars by some of my dog grooming idols, the highlight so far was being privileged to spend the day with Riza Wisnom who came over from the USA to teach the art of Asian Freestyle Dog Grooming, a style that I love! In June we will be holding a dog grooming seminar to teach Asian Grooming to over 40 groomers from the UK to see the amazing Lisa Hart and Sharon Mills both award winning groomers specialising in this modern and creative style of grooming. As all good groomers know, you never stop learning in a job that you love!
Franklins Farm will be open for their very successful Leaf Open Farm Sunday on 9th June, where there will be tractor rides, visits with the animals and of course a BBQ!
Also a big warm welcome to all the lovely new dogs and their families that we have met since moving premises, it’s been a joy to meet you all! As we come into the busy summer season don’t forget to get all your dogs booked in for their pamper!
Let’s hope for another glorious Summer
Rachel, Matt and Peggy Sue


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BIG NEWS! We are moving! But we’re not going far!!

For 14 happy years Shortmead Street has been our home (I can’t quite believe it’s been that long but it has, time flies when you are having fun!) so many happy memories but now our lease has come to an end and we are very happy to announce that we will be moving to our brand new salon at Franklins Farm shop at Thorncote Green only 4 miles from our existing location. We are so excited  to welcome you to our brand new purpose built salon just a stones throw from our old home. You will now be able to park right outside and now more worries about getting your dog from the car on busy Shortmead Street.

We have been working hard getting the new salon ready for you and anticipate moving into our new home in the next week We would like to thank all our lovely customers for all their positive words and sharing in our excitement in the new chapter of Hollywood Dogs!

We look forward to welcoming you to our new home down on the farm and sharing some of those delicious Franklins sausages with all our four legged friends!

All our contact details will remain the same and for your information our new address is; 

We look forward to seeing you soon

Rachel, Matt & Peggy Sue

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November News

Well here we are  in November and this time of year there is always anticipation for Christmas and what 2019 will bring us, for us in the shop , November is always a time to get prepared for the busy festive rush, get our scissors sharpened, equipment serviced so everything is ready to go. I have always believed in the very best in products and services for our clients. I introduced the concept of the Blueberry Facial to our clients over 10 years ago now, and now I’m excited to tell you about something new we will be offering at no extra charge to you.

This year we are bringing the ultimate in canine luxury to our clients with the exciting Hydra range of shampoos which come to us all the way from Brazil. We have heard a buzz about these products in the dog grooming and showing community, especially amongst top show groomers, so we just had to try them and the results have been outstanding. We have already had some amazing feedback from our clients about just how soft, cuddly and amazing they smell after their new treatment. We can’t wait for you to see the results for yourselves. We will be using Hydra exclusively on your pets from now on.

November appointment update! Yes we have appointments on weekdays available, please call or message us and we will get you booked right in!

Rachel, Matt & Peggy Sue

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I know we shouldn’t mention Christmas….. but…..!

Christmas always comes round too quickly don’t you think? One minute we are shocked that the supermarkets are filled with festive items and the next it’s all over and every year we are surprised! It’s no different here in the salon, December is one of the busiest months of the year, everyone wants a clean dog for Christmas when all the relatives come to visit!

If you haven’t reserved your Christmas appointment then please do, we would hate to disappoint you.

We will be opening on Christmas Eve this year, this is only for Starshine & Sparkle bath and de-shed appointments, no haircuts. These appointments will be limited however. The week leading up to Christmas we will be working a six day week and extended opening hours on those days too. If you would like anymore information let us know and we will find your slot for you.

If you haven’t already then please like our facebook and instagram pages for up to date news and of course our famous cute doggie photos!


Looking forward to seeing you soon

Rachel, Matt and Peggy Sue

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Summer Updates

Yes Summer looks like it’s finally arrived, it’s been a long and wet winter for many! So now as we enter the Summer months just some information for you!

Haircut Clients…. it pays to be organised!

We are always busier at this time of year so it’s even more important to make sure that your next 2 appointments are booked in for you before you leave the salon. 90% of our customers now do this and it makes life easier all round as it means you can have your appointment at the date and time that suits you! Saturday appointments are always the first to go!

We operate a computer diary so you will get a reminder when you book in and a second the day before your appointment, we all lead such busy lives and so many clients have told me that they love our email/text reminders!

Bath and De-shed Customers

We can usually get your dog booked in within a day or two just give us a call and we will get you booked in!

We look forward to seeing you soon!


Rachel, Matt and Peggy Sue



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August News

Summer is the best season for getting out and about with your dog, lovely walks across the fields and beach trips if you are lucky enough! One problem with those lovely field walks is the danger of grass seeds which can cause all sorts of problems for you and your dog. In the last week alone we have seen 5 customers who have had to have a general anaesthetic for their dog for the removal of grass seeds once they have taken root and caused infection. This causes a lot of discomfort for your dog and considerable expense for you!

Especially in the Summer months I always include a thorough foot trim for your pet and full examination of the areas where the grass seeds can hide. In particular in between the toes, armpits and ears should all be kept nice and short so that it is easier for you to check your pet over for grass seeds when you return from your walk.

Summer Holidays!

The salon will be closed from Monday 20th August until Tuesday 29th August. During this time I won’t have the diary with me so if you email or Facebook message the salon I will get back to you on my return.

As far as the current waiting list goes there are a couple of haircut appointments available before we go on holiday but these will go very quickly! As always we can usually fit your dog in for a Starshine & Sparkle bath and de-shed within a day or two, contact us to book in.

We implemented our annual price increase in July which although only a small amount will help us to keep up with price increases which affect us as a business, if you would like to know how this affects your personally just get in touch!

As part of our continued education and striving to improve my skills all the time we are delighted to welcome International Grooming judge, trainer and all round grooming superstar Mr Colin Taylor who is coming to do a days training seminar with us on Monday 14th August. I am really looking forward to learning new skills that I can use on my doggie clients. Colin is the very best in the business and we are delighted he is coming to Hollywood Dogs!

That’s all the news for now, enjoy your summer break

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July News

First of all can I thank you all for your patience over the last few weeks. Summer is always one of our busiest times and the recent heatwave meant that we have had a longer waiting list than usual. Our services are always in demand, the result of having a successful salon!

Despite demand we can only groom a certain amount of dogs in a day as we believe that every dog deserves the time they need to have a pleasurable time whilst they are with us. Which brings us to our yearly price increase, our expenses have increased over the last year , so in order to continue bringing you the same fantastic service we have implemented a small price increase to cover our costs. This will enable us bring you the very best experience for your pet. Please take a look at the ‘Prices’ section of the website for a general overview of prices. If you would like an exact quote please contact us direct.

We are currently updating our contact details for all customers, if we haven’t put your email address on our system please let us know and we can update this for you.

Thank you for your continued custom we appreciate each and every one of you!


Rachel, Matt & Peggy Sue




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Summer Time Update

Hello to you all ! We would like to let you know the steps we are taking to keep your dogs safe during this hot weather and how we would like you to help us to help them.

We have air conditioning in the salon to keep your dogs cool.
We are keeping the use of dryers to a minimum.
Your dog may take longer to dry because of this so please bear with us during this hot spell.
Please bring your dog on time to us as if we get behind it is hard for us to catch up during the day.
If you are more than 15 minutes late for your appointment we will have to re-schedule you.
Please do make sure your dog has gone to the toilet but we would advise against excessive exercise in this weather prior to an appointment.

We have been inundated with messages this morning for appointment requests, and appointments will be allocated in the order that we got your message!

Please do re-book your dog on collection, we are happy to book through your years appointments for you so that there are no last minute panics when you realise that your dog needs grooming!

Appointments are currently available from 5th July onwards with the exception of bath and de-shed appointments and in the event of a cancellation.

Thank you once again for making us so popular, we always strive to do the very best for our clients and we really appreciate you all!

Rachel, Matt & Peggy Sue 😊

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Weekly Appointment updates and let us introduce ourselves to you!

If you are a member of our Facebook community you will see that we are now doing a weekly update on appointment availability, if you haven’t liked us on Facebook yet please do, there’s always lots going on and the latest cute pictures of all our doggie customers that we love to share with you all.

If you are new to us, thinking about using our services or an existing customer that we haven’t got to know that well yet then let us introduce ourselves to you and tell you a bit more about how we work.


We are a small grooming shop in the market town of Biggleswade run by myself and my husband Matt. We are both very experienced dog handlers and huge dog lovers and have 4 dogs of our own, 2 Great Danes, a working cocker spaniel and our shop mascot Peggy Sue the French Bulldog who you will meet busying herself around the salon!


Hollywood Dogs was established by me over 14 years ago now, we are now on our third premises and they have all been in Shortmead Street in Biggleswade! Our current shop is a listed building and the oldest shop in the town with lovely beams and plenty of character.

We work with the dogs on a one to one basis here, Matt does all the bathing, drying and prep work and I am the stylist. I pride myself on a kind, knowledgable and stylish approach to dog grooming. I will always listen to what you are looking for with regard to your dogs styling which will depend on a lot of factors connected to their lifestyle and yours.


We have an excellent reputation which has been built up over the years, we currently have over a hundred 5 star reviews on our Facebook page and a thousand followers on Facebook which is testament to the great relationships we have built up with our clients for which we are very grateful.


If you would like to become a client of ours please expect to wait 2-3 weeks for your first appointment as we do get very busy, most of our clients book their appointments in advance, so once you have your first appointment we can then go from there and get your pet on a grooming schedule suitable for them and a time that suits you. This does not apply to bath appointments as we can usually fit you in within a day or two.

We would like to thank all our wonderful clients for making Hollywood Dogs so popular and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Rachel Matt and Peggy Sue

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Christmas is Coming!!!

Christmas is on its way to us at a rapid speed, somehow it always finds a way to sneak up on us all every year. Its now 5 weeks until the big day! Lots of presents to buy, food shopping to organise, office parties and activities for the children. A house full of relatives and friends all enjoying the big day.

After 13 years  in dog grooming one thing is always a certain in our industry December is the busiest month of the year, in particular the last two weeks. We all want our dog to smell wonderful and look their best when people come over for the holidays.

With this in mind we will be working two six day weeks in the lead up to Christmas to try to meet demand. If you have not booked your doggies Xmas appointment please do so now! We are always extremely busy in December and we hate to disappoint.

Our Starshine and Sparkle bathing and de-shedding appointments are particularly popular and we can be a little more flexible with these, we do try our hardest to get all our doggie customers their blueberry facials in time for Christmas!

Haircut appointments are nearly all booked close to the big day but if you hurry we will be able to fit you in a little earlier in December.

At Hollywood Dogs we are all about personal service, alas I only have one pair of hands and a magic wand and pride myself on giving your dog my one 2 one attention. With this in mind please book now to guarantee a Hollywood makeover for your pet this Christmas.

Thank you for your loyalty and look forward to seeing you all soon!

Rachel and Matt

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August Newsletter

I hope that you are all enjoying your Summer so far, we have loved being busy with all those summer makeovers! Summer is always a busy time for us , as we cool down all those hot doggies. We appreciate your patience with extended drying times as we have to put your dogs first by not using heat on them during the recent hot weather. Rest assured that your best friend is safe in our care.

News this month is that we had a double page feature in our popular local magazine The Villager, they did a fantastic job in representing us as a salon as a result of this we have been very busy meeting lots of lovely new clients and had some lovely feedback from our customers too! If you haven’t had a chance to read it please click on the link above and you will find us on page 48!

We work very closely with the Dogzaloud training school in Broom, Head Trainer Lesley is a long standing client and friend and the team there are second to none when it comes to dog training in our area. We are now able to offer you their fantastic Dogzdinner in the salon, so if you are in Biggleswade pop in and stock up on this popular dog food. For more information on Dogzdinner click on the link below!

Lastly holiday dates, the salon will be closed from Monday 29th August for our annual Summer holiday, we will be re-opening on Saturday 3rd September. So if you need an appointment please call us sooner rather than later as Summer time is always a busy period for us and we hate to disappoint!

Have a great Summer!

Best Wishes

Rachel & Matt


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June Newsletter

Its been a busy Summer so far in the salon and we have lots of exciting news to tell you!

We have always sourced the very best products for our canine customers and with this is mind we have chosen Wildwash shampoos and conditioners to use in the salon. This range is 100% natural using 100% pure essential oils, is  ph balanced to suit your pets skin, vet approved and not tested on animals. We will also be stocking Wildwash shampoos and products for you to buy in the salon.


You can find out more about Wildwash here :

After feedback from our clients we are now able to accept payment by debit and credit cards. I know that this change will be welcomed by our customers and make life easier for all.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Rachel & Matt

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Happy Christmas From Us To You!!

We would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas from all of us at Hollywood Dogs and thank you for your custom and loyalty this year. It’s been a wonderful time meeting all our four legged friends both old and new.

Christmas is always a busy time for us getting your doggies ready for the festive season, please bear with us as we give them their beauty treatments ready for Santa!

The salon will be open every day now up until Christmas Eve with the exception of Sundays. We will be closed from Christmas day and re-opening again on Saturday 2nd January.

Have a Happy and Peaceful Xmas

Rachel, Matt and Chelsea

The Hollywood Dogs Team

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Welcome To The New Look Hollywood Dogs & Exciting Times For The Future

As you will see if you are a regular visitor to our website we now have a new logo for Hollywood Dogs and if you have met the new addition to the Hollywood Dogs family ‘Peggy Sue’ our French Bulldog then you may notice that she was the inspiration for our new image. We will be rolling out our new look fully over the next few weeks along with some exciting changes to the salon! More news on this to come soon!

We are currently in the process of updating our customer records to an online system, this will mean that we can improve our service to you in even more ways, in particular we will be able to offer a much requested text and email reminder service for appointments, we hope to have this completely up and running in the next month or so. We thank you in advance for your patience whilst we put everyones details on our system.

Rachel and Matt

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Starshine & Sparkle Promotion!!

From Tuesday 14th to Thursday 16th July we are running a Starshine and Sparkle Promotion, the perfect solution to your short haired dog shedding problems!

A blueberry facial, a luxury hydromassage bath, de-shedding treatment, blow-dry, ear cleanse and nail clip! Your dog will feel fabulous and smell amazing!

This treatment will cost only £20 for labrador size dogs and £15 for the little ones, eg pugs and chihuahuas

So if you love your Labrador, want to pamper your pug, or cheer up your Chihuahua give the salon a call.

Places are limited and will exclude treatments for big hairies (eg Long haired German Shepherds)

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Summertime News!!

I hope that you are all enjoying this lovely Summertime, as always at this time of year we must first advise you that appointments in this busy period are very sought after, please ensure that you are booked up in advance so that we can offer you the appointment you want, when you want it!

We strive at Hollywood Dogs to keep learning all the time and this weekend we all attended a seminar with world wide champion dog groomer Colin Taylor. We learnt some amazing new techniques and skills and we are so excited to pass all our new skills on to our doggie customers! We have other seminars and training programmes planned for further on in the year.

We strive to be the very best that we can be and that’s what makes Hollywood Dogs an amazing dog grooming salon!!


Thank you for reading!

Rachel, Matt and Chelsea


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Springtime News!!

It looks like Spring has finally sprung and we are preparing ourselves for the busiest few months of the year. We are happy to announce that Chelsea our Saturday girl has now increased her hours and will be working towards her dog grooming qualifications with our guidance and assistance. She is a valued member of the team and we are looking forward to the future of Hollywood Dogs with her working alongside us and this will allow us to work even more productively and make your pets experience even more amazing!

A good professional groomer is hard to find, we have 12 years experience in this industry and this is what sets us apart and gives your pet the confidence to feel that they are in safe hands and in return they can have a relaxing experience, after all we all love to be pampered and feel and look amazing, why should our pets be any different!

We love to make our customers happy and hate to disappoint and demand for our services is always high so please try to plan your pets visit in advance to assure that you get the appointment that suits you. Why not book your appointments out for the year like many of our customers do?

If you are new to us why not check out our Facebook page and read all the wonderful reviews we have had from our happy customers and look at all the beautiful photographs of the dogs we groom?


Thank you for reading and see you soon!


Rachel, Matt and Chelsea


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New Year Salon News

We are looking forward to what 2015 will bring us, we have had a great year in the salon with customers both new and old. We will be returning to work on Friday 2nd January, if you would like to make an appointment please send us as email or contact us on our facebook page and we will speak to you on our return.

A big thank you for all your generous donations for our Christmas collection for Appledown Rescue and Rehoming Kennels in Eaton Bray Bedfordshire. We have a huge amount of dog food, toys, beds and treats to donate to the doggies there and I know that they will be thrilled with everything that you brought them. We are always amazed at the generosity of our wonderful customers.

We have given the salon a small makeover during our Christmas break this year so that we are ready to kick off the New Year in style!

We are looking forward to seeing you all on our return.

A big Happy New Year to you all!

Rachel, Matt and Chelsea

Hollywood Dogs

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Keeping Your Dog Safe This Winter

I am sure that whether you are local or more further afield it can’t have escaped your notice that the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire areas are currently suffering a high numbers of dog thefts. Willow the Cockerpoo one of our clients has been missing for a number of weeks now and unfortunately there is still no news of her, it’s heartbreaking for her family.

To date some of the dog thefts we have reported on our facebook page have happened whilst out on a dog walk, dogs have been taken from their gardens and properties have been broken into, in the most recent incident a lady was approached in the street by potential dog thieves who attempted to steal her dog.

All of this is very worrying, so what can we do to keep our dogs safe from this threat? Please do not let your dog off the lead in a public place unless their re-call is excellent and you have your eye on them at all times.

Never leave a dog unattended outside a shop, if you leave your dog in your garden make sure that you have adequate locks and security measures to deter thieves.

Most of all be vigilant and hopefully we can put a stop to this frightening crime.


Stay Safe


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Summer Time and Hot Dogs!!

Well we have had a wonderful Summer so far haven’t we? Summer is always a busy time for us so to try to meet demand this Summer we are working extra hours to try to keep up with demand as last Summer we had a very long waiting list indeed!

Please try to give us as much notice as possible during this busy period then we can book an appointment time which fits around your schedule.

Please can we also remind you that if you need to re-arrange your appointment it’s no problem but please give us as much notice as you can so that we can offer your appointment to someone who needs it.

And most important of all please keep your dogs cool this Summer by keeping them hydrated and never ever leave your dog in a hot car.


Best Wishes to you all


Rachel and Matt



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Would You Like To Know More???

We have had a busy January already, getting back into the swing of things after our break. As some of you will know we organised a collection for the rescue dogs at Appledown Kennels in Eaton Bray who do an amazing job re-homing dogs all across the Bedfordshire area. After collecting all over the Christmas period we were overwhelmed by your generosity, we had a car full of goodies including dog beds, food, collars, leads and blankets to give to the kennels, so a big big thank you to everyone who made this possible!

We have also seen lots of new doggies over the last week, in particular puppies coming in for their first grooming session. It is such a pleasure to be given this opportunity to give them a positive experience on their first experience of grooming.

It’s a big step to leave your puppy for the first time and if you are reading this looking for a groomer and would like to know more why don’t you take a look at our Facebook page, read the reviews and see what others have to say about us?


Best Wishes


Rachel,Matt & Chelsea

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Happy New Year

We would like to wish all our lovely customers both old and new a very Happy New Year and we look forward to seeing you over the coming months. Now the Xmas period is over for another year our opening hours are now back to normal. We have had great success with our collection for Appledown Rescue Kennels in Eaton Bray over the past few weeks, we have had some amazing donations of dog food, bedding, collars, leads and dog toys. We will be delivering all your generous gifts to the homeless dogs on Sunday 5th January, we hope to take some photos of some of the dogs looking for homes to share with you all.


All The Best For 2014


Rachel, Matt & Chelsea