Makeover Rover is St.Andrews number one dog grooming service. Customers are welcome to come in for a free consultation to find the best treatment and style for your dog and your needs.
Our professional dog grooming services are designed to meet your dogs individual needs and requirements. Each dog is given a free consultation at the beginning of every appointment to ensure that their groom is suited to your dog and the right style for you, your dog and your lifestyle!
The owner and head stylist, Alida Downie has been involved in the animal world all her life and has been working specifically within the dog industry since 2009; grooming, breeding, handling and assisting in showing dogs. She graduated with a degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare from Oxford Brookes in 2011 and then went on to gain an NCFE in dog grooming in 2012 before starting at Paws For Thought grooming that year. Alida established herself within the salon at Paws For Thought for 3 years before deciding to buy the business herself and start out again as Makeover Rover. Alida is a passionate and caring groomer who will attend to your dog in the best way possible so rest assured your dog is in safe and knowledgeable hands.
Full groom (timings between grooms advised at consultation)
Our full groom includes everything your dog needs to look and feel wonderful. The service includes dead hair removal, full brush out, nail trim, pad and paw trim, ears plucked (if requested by vet) and cleaned, 2 shampoos, 1 conditioning treatment, anal glands (By request), warm blow dry, coat styling as discussed in consultation, finished with a luxury canine cologne.
Bath and fluff dry (inbetween grooms or for low maintenance breeds)
For dogs with high maintenance coats or for dogs that don't require full grooming sessions. A great way to prevent matting, masses of shedding and keeps your dogs skin coat in good condition. This includes 2 shampoos, 1 conditioning treatment, a warm blow dry and finished with our luxury canine cologne.
Hand stripping (every 6-12 weeks)
Hand stripping is available for wire coated breeds with appropriate coats. After-care consultancy, including advice on coat care maintainance.
Nail trim, between the pads trim and a gentle paw massage. Deluxe pawdicures including a dog safe nail polish can also be booked on request.
Recommended for puppys as soon as they have had their vaccinations, thus introducing your pup to the routine of grooming . A gentle brush through will be followed by a relaxing body wash using gentle shampoo. The shampoo helps conditions and adds texture to your puppies coat and also help to remove any dead hair which tends to build up quite heavily in puppies. A warm blow dry encourages your pup to relax in the grooming environment ready for future appointments and full grooming sessions.
This service is only offered to dogs of a suitable age, condition and temperament and depends on the severity of matting. This will only be agreed upon after a consultation and may take more than one appointment to complete. This service will incur extra charge depending on the extra time required.
Between Groom Services
Some dogs require a little extra attention in certain areas in between grooms so we are more than happy to offer the following services;
Anal Glad expression (On request of vet)
Ear plucking (On request of vet)
Add a little colour to your pooch with our temporary colour stencils or patch colouring. Notice required for booking as patch test is required.