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Shaggy to Chic: Shea and BonnieBonnie and Shea are a mother and daughter team who strive to give their furry clients a loving, caring, safe and clean environment.  The salon's decor is Shabby Chic with Chandeliers in the boutique and over the grooming tables.  They understand that a first-time groom can be stressful whether the client is a puppy or first-time customer and provide the time, patience, and positive assurances needed to have a good experience.  Calming scents are used to help relax their customers.  Shampoos and dips are all-natural and the salon maintains an extensive variety of shampoos to treat most all skin conditions.  The bathing tubs have ramps for ease of both the groomer's backs and the pets ability to enter the tub. The drying process includes "Happy Hoodies" which helps to muffle the sound of the force air dyer and prevents air from blowing into the ears, thus creating a less stressful, safe experience for the client.  The clipping utilizes the MDC Romani Clipper Vac system.  This system helps to keep the salon environment clean of floating fur that could be breathed in and keeps the pet from incurring "clipper burn" from hot blades.  Senior or injured clients have access to a support system that will help support them whether they have hip problems, arthritis, or tire easily during the grooming process.  

The Boutique maintains many of the shampoos, grooming tools, and products used by the salon for retail sale.  The Boutique also carries a variety of harnesses, collars, leashes, food bowls, treats, dental products, health products, toys, one-of-a-kind dog beds, gift items, and more.

 

Bonnie, Certified Groomer / Managing Owner

Received her dog grooming certification from the Florida Academy of Pet Grooming in Pace, Florida, under the direction of Bonnie Kotula.  She continues to keep her knowledge of the profession and her skills up-to-date by attending educational seminars and grooming conventions in Orlando and Atlanta.  Was personally tutored in the fine art of Hand Stripping by Hayley Keyes, president of the International Pet Groomers Association, sanctioned judge and certifier.  Bonnie was inspired to join the profession and open a salon by her daughter's passion for a future in dog grooming.

Shea Soroka, Certified Groomer/ Owner

Received her dog grooming certification from the Florida Academy of Pet Grooming in Pace, Florida.  Shea has also worked for and has been mentored by several local groomers throughout high school through a unique program with the Florida Department of Education. Shea has always had a passion for pets and dog grooming has always been an interest of hers.  She continues to keep her knowledge of the profession and her skills up-to-date by attending educational seminars and grooming conventions in Orlando and Atlanta.
Hours of Operation

Hours:

Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wed-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Sat. 9:00am - 12:00 pm

"By Appointment Only"

Closed on Sunday and Tuesday

                                                                               

Contact Information

Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment

Bonnie Soroka

2282 W. Co. Hwy 30A, Suite 5

Santa Rosa Beach, FL  32459

PH  (850) 714-3723

 

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Grooming Tips for Your Pet

Puppy Grooming Training

Prior to your puppy’s first groom, you are encouraged to bring puppy by for a little visit to hear all the sounds, experience the smells of the salon and to become acquainted with our groomers and the grooming environment.  Help us help your puppy to have a good first visit.  Read More...

 

The Trouble with Mats!

Preventing mats (solid tangles of fur) in your pet is not only important for his style, but also for his health. Mats occur when adjacent hairs start to tangle together and knot. When the hairs tangle together, they pull on the animal's skin. The larger and tighter the mat, the more it pulls. At best, this pulling is uncomfortable. At worst, it can actually impede the animal's movement. Sometimes mats will actually rip patches of hair out of the skin, leaving bald spots underneath.   Read More...