Frequently Asked Questions
What are your Coronavirus protocols?
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic anyone entering Bark ‘N Bubbles must wear a mask covering both nose and mouth. All services require an appointment. Same day availability is very likely for many services with the exception of We Washes and Grooming which generally require more advanced notice. Two tubs are currently available for You Washes with a maximum of two people per tub.
I would like to wash my dog. Do I need a reservation?
All services require an appointment including self-service. Please call 703-352-9274. We take the last You Wash at 4:00pm.
Do you do nail trims?
Yes. We clip and then file the nails. Our current Coronavirus protocols require an appointment.
What is the latest time of day that I can come wash my dog?
We take the last You Wash at 4:00pm.
What is included in the Grooming Package?
The Grooming Package includes the brushout, bath, haircut, nails trimmed and filed smooth, and ears cleaned and plucked if necessary.
How long will it take to have my dog groomed?
Generally it takes 3-4 hours for grooming. We will call or text you as soon as your pooch is finished and ready to be picked up.
Do I need to bring anything with me when I come to bathe my dog?
We require proof of current Rabies vaccinations. We provide everything for the bath including shampoo, conditioner, grooming tools, towels, treats, dryers, and aprons.
I would like to have Bark 'N Bubbles wash my dog. Do I need an appointment?
Yes, please give us a call and we will happily set you up with an appointment.
What is the difference between a You Wash and a We Wash?
A You Wash is when you, the customer, wash the dog yourself. A We Wash is when a Bark ‘N Bubbles employee washes the dog for you.
How far in advance should I call to make an appointment?
We can often schedule a You Wash or a We Wash for the same day or next day. For grooming appointments it is best to call at least a few days to one week in advance.
What is the difference between a grooming and a wash?
Grooming includes a haircut. A wash is the bath plus any extras such as a nail trim.
Are vaccinations required?
Yes! All dogs must be current on their vaccinations. First time customers – please bring a copy of your vaccination records.
Does Bark 'N Bubbles offer puppy grooming?
Yes! We offer puppy grooming for dogs 4-6 months of age. Puppy grooming includes brush out, bath, light trim (face, feet & tail), nail clip and ear cleaning. For the safety of your pup and for all our canine clientele, all puppies must be fully vaccinated.
Does Bark 'N Bubbles carry retail?
Yes! We offer a range of fun toys and treats for your pup. Check out our retail page for more information!