Pictured left to right : Kelsi Candelore, Owner, Samantha Candelore and Penny Candelore

Dogs are often referred to as “man’s best friend” and are considered by many as part of the family. Would you let your best friend or family member get a haircut from someone without experience and recommendations? It’s the same for picking a groomer for your four-legged friends.

It takes lots of careful handling to properly groom a dog, not to mention the precautions required around dangerous, sharp implements like scissors and electric clippers? A dog (or cat) groomer will be bathing your pet, as well as giving them an adorable haircut. You surely aren’t going to trust them with “just anybody.”

Here are some things to consider when selecting the perfect groomer for your pets!

Do they have experience?

Similar to picking a hairstylist for yourself, you typically feel most comfortable with someone you know has the experience and training to provide you with a top-quality experience. Selecting a dog (or cat) groomer is no different. If you wouldn’t trust a hairdresser to touch your head, why would you allow a groomer you don’t trust to touch your pet?

At Candelore’s Barking Beauties, located in Elizabeth,White Oak and Finleyville (opening June 2019), the staff understands this concern and embrace it with open arms. They always assure nervous pet owners that they have a staff of 18 of the area’s most dedicated groomers — and eight of them that specialize in a variety of areas of grooming. No matter what kind of dog or cat they face, the staff at Candelore’s Barking Beauties is confident they can tackle it.

“Our goal is to make it easy and convenient to manage your fur babies’ needs,” said Norm Candelore, owner at Candelore’s Barking Beauties, when asked how they make meeting pet care needs easy for all dog and cat owners.

Do they offer what you’re looking for?

People are busy, and the staff at Candelore’s Barking Beauties gets that! Pet owners may or may not be able to make daytime appointments or even make an appointment beforehand. It’s also frustrating when you have to call a laundry list of groomers to see who can provide you with an appointment that fits your schedule.

When opening in 2015, Norm Candelore and daughter, Kelsi Stanley Candelore, were aware of the common complaints that pet owners have it regards to groomers. They used this information to build their business model — a no appointment needed salon that is open before and after the common work hours. This approach allows them to service people and their pets around their busy day-to-day schedules.

In addition to just looking at the times and locations of a groomer, pet owners must ask if a specific salon offers the services they require. For example, not all groomers off er services for cats. At Candelore’s Barking Beauties, the staff offers a wide variety of services — coupons, cat grooming, bathing, nail clipping, ear cleaning, etc. They are also insured to groom your pet to the perfect degree of “cuteness!”

“We are a fully insured salon. Your experience at Candelore’s Barking Beauties is 100 percent guaranteed. We are committed to upholding our reputation and the quality of the customer experience every day,” said Candelore.

If you are interested in having your fur babies groomed at Candelore’s Barking Beauties visit or call one of their locations.

Candelore’s Barking Beauties Elizabeth

  • 605 Scenery Drive
  • Elizabeth, Pa 15037
  • 412-872-5550

Candelore’s Barking Beauties White Oak

  • 1909 Lincoln Way
  • White Oak, Pa 15131
  • 412-896-3341

Candelore’s Barking Beauties Finleyville

  • 3467 Washington Ave (Lawson Plaza)
  • Finleyville, Pa 15332
  • 724-782-0828

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