Adorable Animal Designs
I've been going to Adorable Animal Designs since I moved to Lawrence in 2010. I've taken my dog here at least half a dozen times and my dog has looked great every time.
I asked a few friends who'd lived in Larrytown longer about where to take my dog and the only advice I got was what places NOT to take my dog. Needless to say, AAD is cheaper, and does a better job than the big places around Lawrence.
I plan on going here as long as I live in Lawrence.
lizzyp13 you might consider that your expectations were unrealistic. I've been taking our dog there for years and have had wonderful service and they always try to accommodate my schedule. The staff always ask what specfic cut we want each time I drop her off, even though it usually doesn't change. If all the other reviews are exceptional, doesn't it make you stop to reflect on the fact that the problem might be on your side, rather than blaming the groomers? BTW, if your took your pet to a vet whose staff laughed and made fun of your dog's appearance....well, I don't think that staff is very professional. And P.S. Vets don't have "nurses" on their staff. They're called Vet Techs.
Amazing! Customer service is always incredible and they always do their best to get your pet in for a groom. My dog always leaves with an amazing cut, smells good and is very soft. They are also very kind to the pets they work with. My dog is very anxious around people and gets nervous very easily, but he's always excited by the staff and never once have I picked him up scared. I know he gets taken care of always at Adorable Animal Designs!
We love taking our Welsh Terrier to Adorable Animal Designs! They always give him the exact cut we are looking for, even if our requests are sometimes confusing. We know our dog is not the easiest to work with, but they know how to take care of him and he always leaves looking great and smelling fresh.
I recommend Adorable Animal Design to all my friends. I trust that my dog is in good hands. After a couple of cuts we now both know what works best for my dog and I appreciate their willingness to work with me and provide the cut I want during different times of the year. I won't take my dog anywhere else.
I searched all over town for an affordable groomer that did a great job and I found it in Adorable Animal Designs. They always work with me to get my schnauzer in and are always very good at explaining what they need to do to get her clean. When I pick her up, she looks great and smells good. She is not overly nervous or anything when she leaves, which I take as a great sign of the good care that Kari and her staff take with the animals. I have recommended this place to many people and they have also been very pleased with the service. Keep up the good work and I will continue bringing my pet in there as long as I am in the area!
We were in a pinch and called up Adorable Animal Designs because the summer heat had approached quickly for our dogs and we couldn't get in quick enough to some of the places we've gone in the past. Getting our dogs in was also 'no problem,' but customer service and the finished product not so great, which of course lets us know why getting them in was 'no problem'. One star doesn't even cut it. I recommend spending your money elsewhere, like Pawsh Wash or K-9 Kuts in Baldwin. Our dogs look horrible, granted they were a mess to begin with but they've been much worse and have come out looking actually normal at other local groomers.
Priding themselves on hand scissoring is just wonderful, especially when they didn't even try to keep any of our Shih Tzu's facial hair. It's gone, all of it, despite instructions to leave facial hair as long as they could on all 3 dogs we brought to them.
Note: we did call to discuss our upset and to let them know that we wouldn't be coming back and they were argumentative and said, "that's fine," to end the conversation. We did question them about why they ended up cutting as much hair from the faces as they did, and they just had excuse after excuse. Again, we've gone elsewhere and they've taken the time to work with their faces, and not just cut it off. "Awesome" customer service and good job trying to ease the customer's stress.
Trust us, go elsewhere. We now have 3 dogs that look horrible, don't take your chances.
We love Adorable Animal Designs! They are always very good to our three dogs, and flexible with time. I called in the day I was needing them groomed (my day off was switched) and they were able to get them in--"no problem". Awesome customer service, and our dogs look amazing when they're done! Unique cutting technique with the hand scissoring, especially since one of our dogs is not very comfortable around a shaver. There are not enough kind words to give this business. We will not take our dogs anywhere else, and we did before we found Adorable! Thank you!!!!