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A Dog's Best Friend

Professional Canine Beautician


 A Dog’s Best Friend was first established in North Yorkshire in 1995 then relocated to Bo'ness in 2002. The business is now run from a purpose built, modern studio at home. It offers professional grooming services to ALL BREEDS, CROSSBREEDS & CATS on an individual appointment system which guarantees the one-to-one attention your "Best Friend" deserves. This also ensures the highest possible standards of hygiene, since your pet does not come into contact with other animals and cleaning of the premises can occur between each appointment.


The business obtains the majority of it's new customers from personal recommendations of satisfied customers, and many travel from as far afield as Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Lanark and the Scottish Borders to ensure they get the "Best" for their pet.

The Proprieter Mandy McDonald B.Sc. gained a 1st class Honours degree (Animal Science) in 1995 and since then has:

  • Completed 4 years training in "Dog Grooming"

  • Acquired over 20 yrs Professional experience

  • Prepared winning dogs for exhibition at Crufts

all of which guarantees the highest quality grooming service for your pet

Grooming Services Offered

  • Bathing & Drying - helps maintain coat condition & removes dead, loose hair

  • De-matting - removal of matts from the coat without discomfort or distress to the animal

  • Clipping & Trimming - a choice of styles to ensure your pet looks his/her best

  • Hand Stripping - maintains the colour & texture of wire-haired terriers & silky coated spaniels

  • Teeth De-scaling & Cleaning - without the need for anaesthetic, helping prevent gum disease & tooth loss

  • Nail Trimming - essential to prevent broken nails & discomfort when walking

  • Show Preparation - extensive knowledge of each breeds requirements for the show ring


Hover over the images below to see before & after photos

For appointments please

phone:    01506 826359

phone or text:    0771 238 2406


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