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Splash and Dash Highlights Its Safe Dog Grooming Practices For All Pets

Splash and Dash for Dogs Highlights Its Safe Dog Grooming Practices For All Pets

In the Midst of ‘PETCO Dryer Cage’ Incident, Splash and Dash Reminds All Pet Parents of the Safe Drying Methods That Should be Practiced By All Pet Stores for Safe Dog Grooming


St. Petersburg, FL – June 9, 2015 – During a routine dog grooming appointment at PETCO’s Midlothian store, a dog named Colby died after being placed in a dryer cage too long. Colby’s death was the result of the store’s animal care protocol not being properly followed by employees.

Seeing this incident as a huge issue, Splash and Dash Groomerie and Boutique, one of America’s go-to sources for all things pet-related, strives to make sure that your pet is always safe and secure in a comfortable environment at all times.

“For pet parents, bathing and brushing are never-ending tasks, so safety should always be key,” says CEO of Splash and Dash, Dan J. Barton. “At Splash and Dash, our employees hand dry your dog, followed by a gentle brush out – so an incident like that will never happen at any of our locations.”

With safety being a top concern, Splash and Dash also encourages all customers to take advantage of their \’10 Point Wellness Review\’, where your pet is thoroughly examined and you are informed of all details regarding any area that needs to be addressed with possible solutions. Over time, you can track your pet’s score and use it to monitor any changes that may occur. These areas include: teeth, gums, and mouthskin and coatoverall physique and behavior; and eyes, ears, and nose. This check is free with every dog grooming visit every time.

Petco said that it plans to retrain all groomers nationwide, but a life was already lost, and cannot be replaced. SAFETY COMES FIRST!

To date, Splash and Dash currently has locations in:
CaliforniaConnecticutFloridaGeorgiaIndianaMaineNew YorkOklahomaPennsylvaniaRhode Island,TexasUtah and Australia.

At a three-year growth rate of over 2119% annually, Splash and Dash for Dogs is featured as one of Inc. 500’s America’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2014.

For more information, please visit www.splashanddashfordogs.com. For high-res images, samples, interviews, or any questions, please contact Lamont Johnson at Lamont@ArtDepartmentPR.com. 

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