Grooming & Bathing


   James, our new groomer, has over 30 years of experience in the grooming industry. He has had the honor of grooming some of the top show dogs including Best in Show Winner at the world famous Westminster Dog Show.   James also enjoys participating in grooming competitions and has won numerous awards including Best in Show at the world famous Groom Expo in Hershey, PA.  In addition to grooming, over the years he has raised Afagan Hounds, Whippets, Smooth Fox Terriers, Manchester Terriers and Shiba Inus, many have earned titles including Best in Show and High in Trials.    We are excited to have him as a part of our Gate City Animal Hospital team.

Please give us a call today for your pet's grooming needs.



If your pets doesn't require cutting with scissors or clippers then our Kennel Staff will be glad to help.  Bathing is done daily or while boarding by our Kennel Staff. Our staff is trained to bath pets of all sizes. Your pets bath will consist of the following: shampooing, force blow drying if it is not upsetting to your pet, external anal gland expression, brushing and a nail trim. Please let us know if your pets needs medicated shampoo or deshedding to keep those undercoats under control.  During your visit with our veterinarian and a medicated bath is prescribed we can usually get you in the same day to immediately help with your pets skin issue.  We also a Gate City Bathing Club for our clients to participate in.  Please contact us today to schedule your pet's bath and join our Gate City Bathing Club. 

 Spa Day Fun at Gate City!!