Since 2004 Bark of the Town has been keeping the dogs of Andover, North Andover and the surrounding communities well groomed. With a combined experience of over 50 years, our grooming team is well known for our ability to work with pets of all temperaments and breed. These are just a few of the many reasons our pets’ parents have voted us Northshore Magazine’s Best of the Northshore Pet Grooming two years in a row.
Bark of the Town specializes in long-haired dogs and knows the standard cuts for most breeds. However, we will often match the cut to the pet’s individual personality to ensure your pet is as confident when they leave as when they arrived. Each member of our grooming team has a special service they are known for – from dematting to working with timid or scared dogs. We pride ourselves on getting to know you and your pet personally to ensure both of you are always happy.
To book an appointment with one of our experienced groomers please call, 978-208-0029, or contact us.
After working many years in healthcare and the fitness world, Patti decided to change career paths and focus on her love of animals. Patti has always had a special bond with animals – she is often called a “dog whisperer” for her natural ability to connect with dogs, quickly earning their loyalty and obedience.
Patti has a knack for connecting not only with the animals but also their owners, putting both at ease. She understands what her clients are looking for and can perform the perfect groom for both dog and pet parent. She is proud of her team and that Bark of the Town has won Best Of the Northshore the last two years for Pet Grooming.
When not working, she enjoys spending time with friends, family and her pets, which includes a fun and lively menagerie of cats and dogs.
Patti was a guest on the local show, The PAWEDcast
As a little girl, Angela wanted to become a pet groomer and for the past 12 years she has been doing what she loves. Understanding that each pet has its own unique personality, she encourages her pet’s parents to groom their pet to match their personality. Angela’s greatest asset as a groomer is her ability to work out the uncomfortable mats that can easily form in furry dogs. Having patience and a gentle touch provides for a stress free groom for Angela’s four-legged clients. When not at work, you can find Angela on the beach in the summer or spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Boss.
As an award-winning salon manager and trainer for Petco, Heather left the corporate world over two years ago to join the team at Bark of the Town. She has been grooming for 14 years and loves what she does. Heather bonds with her clients, getting to know both their temperament and their physique very well. When a pet is not acting like themselves, she notices right away, often catching things a pet’s parent may overlook. Her gentle hold and ability to groom scared, timid or stressed out pets is what makes her special. Heather enjoys a good meal with family and friends when not at the shop and loves to be outside, walking or hiking.
An experienced dog groomer for over 15 years, Kay’s love of dogs is undeniable. As an owner of two dogs herself, she knows how dependent they are on their humans and cares deeply for each dog she grooms. Her former employer showed Standard Poodles and Keri Blue Terriers and gave her the opportunity to help her not only prepare them for shows but also to understand how to perfect the standard cut and style of these breeds. This experience has contributed to making her one of our top requested groomers. When not working Kay loves to spend time with her kids, family and her dogs Shelby and Bryer.
New to Dog Grooming and Bark of the Town, Brittany is an excellent addition to our grooming team. She is thoughtful, conscientious and organized. Brittaney strives to make every groom better than the last so that both dog and owner leave happy. Brittany grew up in Methuen, and when she is not working you can find her spending time with her family, her boyfriend and her beloved cats.
Oreo is our mascot and number one employee. She is known for giving the best kisses and taking long naps. When not working she enjoys long walks with her family, followed by a long nap.
Pixel is the newest addition to the Bark of the Town family. She is best known for getting into trouble and entertaining our guests. She loves spending time with her sister Oreo and her new family.
More than just dog groomers... They know and love animals and are the best! They give great advice and make us all feel special.Maureen P.
We have used Bark of the Town for 11 years now. Our dogs are always happy and healthy and clean when we pick them up.Rebecca D.
With two German Shepherds it wasn’t easy finding a groomer who would understand the breed. We have been going to Patti and Angela for five years now and could not be happier with how our dogs are treated and cared for!Lisa C.