Does your dog dread getting a bath or going to the groomer? Upscale dog spas and indulgent natural dog grooming products are a trend dog owners are soaking up to the delight of their pups. Transform grooming into pampering with a trip to one of these relaxing retreats around the country. After all, a day at the spa is always the remedy for a "ruff" day and treatments include help with health concerns, including paw pad therapy and skin conditioning treatments.
Fairport, NY's furry friends can get the "Fabulous Dog Package," which includes a 10-minute massage, paw soak, and warm towel treatment with fur-softening conditioner and soothing aloe.
Miss Molly's in Englewood, NJ keeps convenience and comfort in mind, with their pet taxi service for busy dog parents, and a well-appointed waiting area for those who prefer to stay on site. The luxury package for pups includes a blueberry facial and paw balm treatment. A private dog grooming suite works wonders for anxious pups.
In addition to dog grooming, this Virginia Beach, VA spot offers a complete day spa experience. Choose from packages or à la carte options, including a whirlpool hydrotherapy bath, brown sugar scrub, and dead sea mud wrap.
At D SPA in Chicago, IL spa time means play time. Before their appointment, dogs are never kept in kennels but get to play with other canine clients. The salon uses all-natural products and offers daycare and walking services for dogs making a day of it.
From a coat of nail "pawlish" to vibrant hair dye and glitter, there are plenty of ways to get fur-kid flair at Lucca Bella in Dallas, TX. Their treatments are far from just cosmetic. The Madre Mor mud bath and massage helps relieve skin conditions and stiff joints.
6. Paw Commons
Not just a sleep-away spot, this San Diego, CA dog resort has a grooming salon that gives Fifi spa-day fun. Baths become messages with their Hydrosurge System, offering pup-approved pulsating action.
Whether it's part of a regular grooming routine or a spa day excursion, every pup deserves special treatment. Share with us your favorite spa spot to spoil or pamper your four-legged friend.