Leeane Swaine from Dublin has started her own new dog grooming service ‘Fairy Dog Mother’ in Croffy’s Yard, Main St. Leeane has been grooming dogs for over 12 years, and recently decided to take her career a step forward by setting up her very own salon. She has Just returned home after seven years in Australia where she met her partner Liam Finneran from Taughmaconnell.
After many years working for other salons, Leeane says that having her own business for grooming has been a dream come through. “Grooming is not just a job for me, it’s my passion. Working with dogs has always been my true love, its something I always wanted to do from a young age, and now my dreams have become a reality”. In her spare time, Leeane competes in grooming competitions all across Ireland, and previously in Australia when she resided there. She enters classes with Terriers, Poodles and Gundogs to name a few, which she learns so much from after multiple 1st, 2nd and 3rd placings. Leeane is fully qualified as a groomer after completing her advanced city and guilds exams, where she learnt to specialise in breed trims.
Doing what she does best, Leeane says that she thinks of every pet as her own in the salon, and that they will always be in good hands: “I’m just an all-round animal lover, and I treat every dog which comes into my workplace with the love and respect they deserve” says Leenane. Fairy Dog Groomers are open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, and Saturday 10am to 5pm, but they can accommodate bookings outside these hours if needed. Prices vary for grooming depending on the dogs breed and hair length. A small short haired breed is €25, and a small long-haired breed costs €45. Large short haired breeds cost €45, while large long-haired breeds are €75. This includes all hygiene areas of the dog such as their ears, nails, pads, and sanitary area. They get two good washes, a condition and whatever style you would like done for the dog. To book your dog in for a grooming session, or for further information, contact the Fairy Dog Groomers on 087 366 5566. You can also visit the Fairy Dog Mother's Facebook page
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