Beach walks and mountain hikes can make for one dirty dog. Take your muddy mutt from bow to wow at one of the following groomers:
Colleen’s Pet Grooming, 3034-A State St., 805/687-8414.
For Paws Salon, 3349 State St., Santa Barbara, 805/563-7443 and 1225 Coast Village Rd., Montecito, 805/456-1730.
Little Dog House, 5758 Hollister Ave., Goleta, 805/964-2446.
For the DIY crowd, Monarch Pet Spas offers low-cost, hassle-free dog washing stations, featuring environmentally friendly shampoos and conditioners, warm water and blow dryers for your canine friend. At the entrance to Arroyo Burro Beach in Santa Barbara and at Overlook Beach Park in Summerland.
-Karen Lee Stevens