Walter's Pet Styles

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Expert grooming, designer boutique, day care & boarding, training, photography and parties for pets.
  • 201 C East 33rd St

    New York, NY 10016

    Cross street: Near 3rd Avenue

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  • 212-725-0000

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They cut off the end of our dog's tail! They then advised us not to take him to a vet. When we did take him to a vet (for three separate required visits) they refused to pay. They seemed to think that it was very minor, when the vet was

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They cut off the end of our dog's tail! They then advised us not to take him to a vet. When we did take him to a vet (for three separate required visits) they refused to pay. They seemed to think that it was very minor, when the vet was

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I'd like to tell my personal story of how they go above and beyond. I've never had a dog before and rescued one over a year ago. Walter's had this great deal of just a wash, toe clipping etc for 35.00 plus tip. I was very specific, did not

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I'd like to tell my personal story of how they go above and beyond. I've never had a dog before and rescued one over a year ago. Walter's had this great deal of just a wash, toe clipping etc for 35.00 plus tip. I was very specific, did not

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I came in with my puppy, was able to talk with Walter about what I would want and what he'd suggest, and I made an appointment. I was very happy with how my dog looked, felt,\r
smelled, and he didn't seem in any way traumatized by

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I came in with my puppy, was able to talk with Walter about what I would want and what he'd suggest, and I made an appointment. I was very happy with how my dog looked, felt,\r
smelled, and he didn't seem in any way traumatized by

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People where taking pictures of Madison while at the dog run this afternoon. Everyone LOVES her poof/mullet/fohawk!! Thanks, Walter for another great grooming!

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People where taking pictures of Madison while at the dog run this afternoon. Everyone LOVES her poof/mullet/fohawk!! Thanks, Walter for another great grooming!

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I appreciate the fact that I know that my dog is being well taken care of at Walter's Pet Styles. The people who work there love animals and it is evident by the way they know each and every pet (and owner's) names.

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I appreciate the fact that I know that my dog is being well taken care of at Walter's Pet Styles. The people who work there love animals and it is evident by the way they know each and every pet (and owner's) names.

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My dog Mugsy has been groomed at Walter's, and I am SO pleased with the service. You really listen, and his haircut was exactly what I wanted!

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My dog Mugsy has been groomed at Walter's, and I am SO pleased with the service. You really listen, and his haircut was exactly what I wanted!

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The young lady who helped me out with was extremely helpful and you can tell she was a dog person which made me leaving my dog here for the first time very comforting. He came back with a really shiny coat and smelled amazing. All around a

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The young lady who helped me out with was extremely helpful and you can tell she was a dog person which made me leaving my dog here for the first time very comforting. He came back with a really shiny coat and smelled amazing. All around a

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have been using walter's pet styles for about a year now. everyone is extremely friendly. i trust that oscar is in good hands.

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have been using walter's pet styles for about a year now. everyone is extremely friendly. i trust that oscar is in good hands.

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I have had a very positive experience\r
with Walters. They take great care of my dog

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I have had a very positive experience\r
with Walters. They take great care of my dog

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Have been going since day 1. Great ownership and management. Would say that all staff appear to be a team and cohesive. Love the energy when staff comes upstairs and Archie goes crazy.

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Have been going since day 1. Great ownership and management. Would say that all staff appear to be a team and cohesive. Love the energy when staff comes upstairs and Archie goes crazy.

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I love Walter's!\r
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I discovered Walter 's by asking other dog owners at dog parks where they got their dog groomed, i had seen some really nicely groomed dogs!\r
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I have a Portuguese Water Dog with lots of hair and who is not very

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I love Walter's!\r
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I discovered Walter 's by asking other dog owners at dog parks where they got their dog groomed, i had seen some really nicely groomed dogs!\r
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I have a Portuguese Water Dog with lots of hair and who is not very

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Sadie spent over two years at Walter's Pet Styles, and was a VIP for most of the time. We recently moved out of NYC, and I can't find a daycare that comes close to comparing to Walter's. Walter's really took care of my girl and attended to

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Sadie spent over two years at Walter's Pet Styles, and was a VIP for most of the time. We recently moved out of NYC, and I can't find a daycare that comes close to comparing to Walter's. Walter's really took care of my girl and attended to

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sadie looked great - walked out showing off how great she looked...

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sadie looked great - walked out showing off how great she looked...

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We've only been to Walter's once so far and it was my puppy's\r
first time getting groomed. Walter did a phenomenal job and Susan (at the front desk) was extremely helpful and informative. A+ experience. Will be back to make an appointment

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We've only been to Walter's once so far and it was my puppy's\r
first time getting groomed. Walter did a phenomenal job and Susan (at the front desk) was extremely helpful and informative. A+ experience. Will be back to make an appointment

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I brought my puppy Lucy in for a grooming and Walter did exactly the type of cut I asked for. Lucy can get nervous when she's groomed by someone for the first time but when I picked her up she was happy and didn't show one sign of being

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I brought my puppy Lucy in for a grooming and Walter did exactly the type of cut I asked for. Lucy can get nervous when she's groomed by someone for the first time but when I picked her up she was happy and didn't show one sign of being

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I have my "baby" there for daycare every day and Roxie comes home the happiest dog every evening and knowing that she is happy surrounded by two and four legged friends every day make my work day so much easier.

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I have my "baby" there for daycare every day and Roxie comes home the happiest dog every evening and knowing that she is happy surrounded by two and four legged friends every day make my work day so much easier.

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I think you all are great. You have met needs I didn't even know we had. You are a full service pet establishment.

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I think you all are great. You have met needs I didn't even know we had. You are a full service pet establishment.

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I love Walter's. You have the nicest people working at your shop. You can tell they truly love dogs, and I feel very confidant when I bring my dog there

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I love Walter's. You have the nicest people working at your shop. You can tell they truly love dogs, and I feel very confidant when I bring my dog there

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I've taken my cat to a few groomers, and I've never been as happy as I am with WPS. I feel less anxious leaving him there, and he comes back to me less angry that he's been shaved.

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I've taken my cat to a few groomers, and I've never been as happy as I am with WPS. I feel less anxious leaving him there, and he comes back to me less angry that he's been shaved.

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Appointments are always available and groom pick up is always on time

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Appointments are always available and groom pick up is always on time

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Thank you, Walters. Henry is all tuckered out!

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Thank you, Walters. Henry is all tuckered out!

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I have a goldendoodle, which no one really knows what haircut to
give them. I have always told groomers I don't want her to look
like a poodle but she frequently still does. Both times I have been to Walter's she has come out looking like

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I have a goldendoodle, which no one really knows what haircut to
give them. I have always told groomers I don't want her to look
like a poodle but she frequently still does. Both times I have been to Walter's she has come out looking like

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My dog is difficult, to say the least, and I found that Walter is the ONLY groomer who can deal with him. The entire staff at Walter's is so helpful and laid-back. Let's hope they stick around!

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My dog is difficult, to say the least, and I found that Walter is the ONLY groomer who can deal with him. The entire staff at Walter's is so helpful and laid-back. Let's hope they stick around!

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Thank you Walter's for making Vivi look so beautiful for her birthday party& for giving her such a wonderful party.xo

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Thank you Walter's for making Vivi look so beautiful for her birthday party& for giving her such a wonderful party.xo

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The first visit was very good.

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The first visit was very good.

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Walter is very nice and I was told Walter was a Persian cat expert!

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Walter is very nice and I was told Walter was a Persian cat expert!

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Appointments are always available and groom pick up is always on time. The small size of the shop is appealing. Richard Carpenter

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Appointments are always available and groom pick up is always on time. The small size of the shop is appealing. Richard Carpenter

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The groomer listened to exactly what I wanted. I'll definitely be back! The place was clean and the receptionist was nice.

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The groomer listened to exactly what I wanted. I'll definitely be back! The place was clean and the receptionist was nice.

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"WPS is our second home! There isn't anyone I feel more comfortable taking care of my baby girl than at Walter's! Everyone is so sweet and goes above and beyond to ensure Puddles is a happy doggy, making me a very happy mommy!!! Puddles is

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"WPS is our second home! There isn't anyone I feel more comfortable taking care of my baby girl than at Walter's! Everyone is so sweet and goes above and beyond to ensure Puddles is a happy doggy, making me a very happy mommy!!! Puddles is

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My husband and I appreciate how clean they keep their facility and would recommend it very highly.

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My husband and I appreciate how clean they keep their facility and would recommend it very highly.

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My dog has been groomed by Walter for the past year. Never a problem and the dog always looks great
Highly recommended

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My dog has been groomed by Walter for the past year. Never a problem and the dog always looks great
Highly recommended

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My dog has been groomed and has also been to doggy day care.

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My dog has been groomed and has also been to doggy day care.

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Daphne and Jasper LOVE coming to Walter's. My favorite thing is how tired they are after doggie daycare. I really appreciate the professionalism of the staff and the care that my dogs receive.

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Daphne and Jasper LOVE coming to Walter's. My favorite thing is how tired they are after doggie daycare. I really appreciate the professionalism of the staff and the care that my dogs receive.

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Sadie looked great - walked out showing off how great she looked...

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Sadie looked great - walked out showing off how great she looked...

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I have always been very happy with Walter's Pet Services. I have frightened rescue dog who was treated in a special way to make her feel comfortable and well cared for. I can heartily recommend Walter's to anyone who wants their pet treated with kindness and care.

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I have always been very happy with Walter's Pet Services. I have frightened rescue dog who was treated in a special way to make her feel comfortable and well cared for. I can heartily recommend Walter's to anyone who wants their pet treated with kindness and care.

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I've tried other grooming shops, and I feel really lucky you guys are in my neighborhood. I wouldn't bring my dog anywhere else.

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I've tried other grooming shops, and I feel really lucky you guys are in my neighborhood. I wouldn't bring my dog anywhere else.

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I have never boarded a pet in my life and have consistently exploited friends and family in the past to taken care of my babies when i have to travel. Last year i was in a position where i had no choice but to entrust the care of the most important "person" in my life to the hand of others. The staff at Walter's took such good care of my little girl while i was gone and the fact that she was not in the cage. could sleep with a human and was never left alone made all the difference in the world! If I'm ever in a position where i don't have a option to provide care for my pup in her own home. I won't hesitate to board Beyla at Walter's!

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I have never boarded a pet in my life and have consistently exploited friends and family in the past to taken care of my babies when i have to travel. Last year i was in a position where i had no choice but to entrust the care of the most important "person" in my life to the hand of others. The staff at Walter's took such good care of my little girl while i was gone and the fact that she was not in the cage. could sleep with a human and was never left alone made all the difference in the world! If I'm ever in a position where i don't have a option to provide care for my pup in her own home. I won't hesitate to board Beyla at Walter's!

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I think you all are great. You have met needs i didn't even know we had. You are a full service pet establishment.

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I think you all are great. You have met needs i didn't even know we had. You are a full service pet establishment.

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Walter and his groomers know and love their customers, and are obviously skilled enough to work with any kitty personality. Walter said he would "ease" Oscar into the process of getting a lion-cut, so he wouldn't be scared of his first time. When I came to pick him up later that day, they had all become friends with Oscar, and even shared some very useful kitty-factoids about blindness, which not even my money-grubbing vet cared to tell. He was calm, beautiful, and the cut was absolutely purrrrfect. I also purchased a strawberry shaped kitty bed to keep him warm, which they knocked $10 off the price of at the register. My cat has come out of his little shell, and I see he feels so much more comfortable in his own skin. I plan on keeping the lion-cut on him forever, as it is both aesthetically awesome, and easier for him to groom.

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Walter and his groomers know and love their customers, and are obviously skilled enough to work with any kitty personality. Walter said he would "ease" Oscar into the process of getting a lion-cut, so he wouldn't be scared of his first time. When I came to pick him up later that day, they had all become friends with Oscar, and even shared some very useful kitty-factoids about blindness, which not even my money-grubbing vet cared to tell. He was calm, beautiful, and the cut was absolutely purrrrfect. I also purchased a strawberry shaped kitty bed to keep him warm, which they knocked $10 off the price of at the register. My cat has come out of his little shell, and I see he feels so much more comfortable in his own skin. I plan on keeping the lion-cut on him forever, as it is both aesthetically awesome, and easier for him to groom.

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From the moment I stepped into Walter's Pet Styles, I knew it would be different from the other groomers I've been to. I was greeted with enthusiasm by the desk attendant who was VERY helpful and attentive to all of my (and my puppy's) needs. I arranged for a grooming and met with Walter to discuss the styling of my Bichon. Walter's calmness and certainty relieved me of any possible apprehensions and I was confident that he would do an outstanding job. When I came back for my little Max I was so impressed! Everything was exactly how I wanted, something that I never experienced with the other groomers I've gone to. I will never stray from Walter's. They know exactly how to treat a dog it's owner!

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From the moment I stepped into Walter's Pet Styles, I knew it would be different from the other groomers I've been to. I was greeted with enthusiasm by the desk attendant who was VERY helpful and attentive to all of my (and my puppy's) needs. I arranged for a grooming and met with Walter to discuss the styling of my Bichon. Walter's calmness and certainty relieved me of any possible apprehensions and I was confident that he would do an outstanding job. When I came back for my little Max I was so impressed! Everything was exactly how I wanted, something that I never experienced with the other groomers I've gone to. I will never stray from Walter's. They know exactly how to treat a dog it's owner!

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My friend referred me to Walters for grooming. My scottie can be a pain (she hates having her nails done) but she came home happy and looking cute as a button! I'm going to try the daycare service next week and will report back...

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My friend referred me to Walters for grooming. My scottie can be a pain (she hates having her nails done) but she came home happy and looking cute as a button! I'm going to try the daycare service next week and will report back...

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Walter and his groomers know and love their customers, and are obviously skilled enough to work with any kitty personality. Walter said he would "ease" Oscar into the process of getting a lion-cut, so he wouldn't be scared of his first time. When I came to pick him up later that day, they had all become friends with Oscar, and even shared some very useful kitty-factoids about blindness, which not even my money-grubbing vet cared to tell. He was calm, beautiful, and the cut was absolutely purrrrfect. I also purchased a strawberry shaped kitty bed to keep him warm, which they knocked $10 off the price of at the register. My cat has come out of his little shell, and I see he feels so much more comfortable in his own skin. I plan on keeping the lion-cut on him forever, as it is both aesthetically awesome, and easier for him to groom.

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Walter and his groomers know and love their customers, and are obviously skilled enough to work with any kitty personality. Walter said he would "ease" Oscar into the process of getting a lion-cut, so he wouldn't be scared of his first time. When I came to pick him up later that day, they had all become friends with Oscar, and even shared some very useful kitty-factoids about blindness, which not even my money-grubbing vet cared to tell. He was calm, beautiful, and the cut was absolutely purrrrfect. I also purchased a strawberry shaped kitty bed to keep him warm, which they knocked $10 off the price of at the register. My cat has come out of his little shell, and I see he feels so much more comfortable in his own skin. I plan on keeping the lion-cut on him forever, as it is both aesthetically awesome, and easier for him to groom.

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Upon calling Walter's, they had fantastic phone-side manners, were courteous, informative and genuinely interested in helping out with my predicament. We made an appointment for that very next morning.
I arrived with my nervous kitty in tow just as Walter; the owner; was walking in. The entire staff introduced themselves, and Walter did not hesitate to welcome me, and begin the process of getting to know all about Oscar (my bebeh). The fact that they wanted to know as much about his history and demeanor as possible quelled my fears, as they took extra attention to note that he would behave differently because of his blindness. Another plus...they DO NOT sedate. (Many places will sedate without asking, just to get the job done, thus charging you another buck-fifty.)

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Upon calling Walter's, they had fantastic phone-side manners, were courteous, informative and genuinely interested in helping out with my predicament. We made an appointment for that very next morning.
I arrived with my nervous kitty in tow just as Walter; the owner; was walking in. The entire staff introduced themselves, and Walter did not hesitate to welcome me, and begin the process of getting to know all about Oscar (my bebeh). The fact that they wanted to know as much about his history and demeanor as possible quelled my fears, as they took extra attention to note that he would behave differently because of his blindness. Another plus...they DO NOT sedate. (Many places will sedate without asking, just to get the job done, thus charging you another buck-fifty.)

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I found Walter's Pet Styles via Internet search and I can't be more pleased with their services. Five Stars! Outstanding! The phone was answered by a polite, friendly and helpful rep. I brought kitty in at 10:30am, spoke briefly to the groomer (a sweet gentleman named Leatre), showed him a couple of photos on my mobile phone of what kitty needed to look like and offered brief instructions (no lion cut!!! careful not to shave off her whiskers!!!). I was told that it'd normally take 4-5 hours because they do not like to stress the animals, especially cats. But as good timing would have it, kitty was done by 1pm. Yeay! Friendly. Fast. Efficient. No mistakes.My kitty emerged after her grooming session looking like a million bucks! She was shampooed, conditioned, smelled wonderfully, had her nails clipped, her ears cleaned, and after her haircut she looked just like the reference images I had shown Leatre. No lion cut, amen!
PS: There's an in-house vet at the store, so there's no worry about your pet being hurt

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I found Walter's Pet Styles via Internet search and I can't be more pleased with their services. Five Stars! Outstanding! The phone was answered by a polite, friendly and helpful rep. I brought kitty in at 10:30am, spoke briefly to the groomer (a sweet gentleman named Leatre), showed him a couple of photos on my mobile phone of what kitty needed to look like and offered brief instructions (no lion cut!!! careful not to shave off her whiskers!!!). I was told that it'd normally take 4-5 hours because they do not like to stress the animals, especially cats. But as good timing would have it, kitty was done by 1pm. Yeay! Friendly. Fast. Efficient. No mistakes.My kitty emerged after her grooming session looking like a million bucks! She was shampooed, conditioned, smelled wonderfully, had her nails clipped, her ears cleaned, and after her haircut she looked just like the reference images I had shown Leatre. No lion cut, amen!
PS: There's an in-house vet at the store, so there's no worry about your pet being hurt

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I have a seven month old puppy who runs up 33rd street in order to get to Walter's. She absolutely loves going to day care and drags me inside. Usually, she has some anxiety when I leave her, but never at Walter's. She runs up to the day care attendants and can't wait for me to leave! She has obviously bonded with all of the staff there, and I wouldn't trust leaving her with anyone else. They always take the time to tell me about her day, funny things that happened, and who she played with. One of my favorite things is that they will give you a daily report card about your dog's behavior throughout the day along with specific comments. The personal attention they give is unmatched, and I would recommend their services to anyone

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I have a seven month old puppy who runs up 33rd street in order to get to Walter's. She absolutely loves going to day care and drags me inside. Usually, she has some anxiety when I leave her, but never at Walter's. She runs up to the day care attendants and can't wait for me to leave! She has obviously bonded with all of the staff there, and I wouldn't trust leaving her with anyone else. They always take the time to tell me about her day, funny things that happened, and who she played with. One of my favorite things is that they will give you a daily report card about your dog's behavior throughout the day along with specific comments. The personal attention they give is unmatched, and I would recommend their services to anyone

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I LOVE Walters! My dog goes everday (Wilbur) and we are always greeted warmly, and my dog can't wait to go in the morning. He gets up and stands by the door! It always smells so nice when you walk in, and the staff is so accomodating.I feel very safe and secure when I leave my dog there every day, i know he is only playing and having a great time.

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I LOVE Walters! My dog goes everday (Wilbur) and we are always greeted warmly, and my dog can't wait to go in the morning. He gets up and stands by the door! It always smells so nice when you walk in, and the staff is so accomodating.I feel very safe and secure when I leave my dog there every day, i know he is only playing and having a great time.

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This is our 2nd doggie day care we have used. Walter's has been everything with great friendly PERSONAL staff, cleanliness and
accommodating in every way. There is no better service and our
dog loves it at walters.

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This is our 2nd doggie day care we have used. Walter's has been everything with great friendly PERSONAL staff, cleanliness and
accommodating in every way. There is no better service and our
dog loves it at walters.

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The young lady who helped me out with was extremely helpful and you can tell she was a dog person which made me leaving my dog here for the first time very comforting. He came back with a really shiny coat and smelled amazing. All around a great experience and I intend to bring my pup back when he is due for another session. J Ramos.

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The young lady who helped me out with was extremely helpful and you can tell she was a dog person which made me leaving my dog here for the first time very comforting. He came back with a really shiny coat and smelled amazing. All around a great experience and I intend to bring my pup back when he is due for another session. J Ramos.

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These people are only interested in taking your money and do not care at all about your dog. PLEASE TAKE YOUR POOCH SOMEWHERE ELSE!

My dog, Charlie had been going to Walter's daycare for about 3 weeks when I received a phone call from a panicked young girl who informed me that my 4 month old puppy had been "playing with all the other dogs about an hour ago when one of the staff members heard a yelp and discovered Charlie had been casually nipped by another dog".

She reassured me that this sort of thing happens ALL the time at Walter's and there was nothing to be alarmed about. When I asked if I should leave work and come in to check on him or if I should take him to the vet, she reassured me that their groomer, "who has 20 years of experience with this sort of thing" looked at the bite, cleaned it off, and said that "without a doubt, he did not need to be taken for medical attention", however, it was ultimately up to me to come in and check on Charlie, but rest assured, she reminded me that "this sort of thing happens all the time" and Charlie's bite was not really a bite at all, just a tinsy little scratch and to be honest, she told me, they weren't even sure if it was a bite or a nick.

Flash forward 4 days, Charlie's scab fell off to reveal an oozing 2" deep hole. I immediately rushed him to the emergency clinic at my vet where I was informed that with ANY biting injury, dogs must be taken immediately to seek medical attention because they are at risk for serious infection if the wound is not cleaned properly. Had Walter's Pet Styles taken Charlie to a vet within an hour after he was bitten, Charlie would not have had to have an emergency 4 hour long surgery to remove the dangerously infected skin around his bite wound that was improperly (if even) cleaned.

When I took up this issue with Manager Marshall, he denied that something like this has ever happened before QUICKLY reminding me about the multi-page contract I had signed when I registered Charlie for daycare that would prevent me from suing Walter's for negligence.

CONCLUSION: Walter's claimed it did everything in its power to treat Charlie's wound, short of taking him to the vet. When I questioned why no one took Charlie to the vet, Marshall told me that it would have been an expensive (about $200) vet bill, and Walter's wanted to avoid upsetting me with an expensive and unnecessary vet bill in addition to my injured puppy. Instead I faced an almost $800 bill from my vet for Charlie's emergency surgery. Not only did Walter's refused to reimburse me for my 15 remaining doggy daycare sessions ($440), they also refused to pay for any portion of Charlie's $800 vet bill.

Do not take your dog here if you want to end up with an emotionally distraught and physically injured dog AND out $1240!!!

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These people are only interested in taking your money and do not care at all about your dog. PLEASE TAKE YOUR POOCH SOMEWHERE ELSE!

My dog, Charlie had been going to Walter's daycare for about 3 weeks when I received a phone call from a panicked young girl who informed me that my 4 month old puppy had been "playing with all the other dogs about an hour ago when one of the staff members heard a yelp and discovered Charlie had been casually nipped by another dog".

She reassured me that this sort of thing happens ALL the time at Walter's and there was nothing to be alarmed about. When I asked if I should leave work and come in to check on him or if I should take him to the vet, she reassured me that their groomer, "who has 20 years of experience with this sort of thing" looked at the bite, cleaned it off, and said that "without a doubt, he did not need to be taken for medical attention", however, it was ultimately up to me to come in and check on Charlie, but rest assured, she reminded me that "this sort of thing happens all the time" and Charlie's bite was not really a bite at all, just a tinsy little scratch and to be honest, she told me, they weren't even sure if it was a bite or a nick.

Flash forward 4 days, Charlie's scab fell off to reveal an oozing 2" deep hole. I immediately rushed him to the emergency clinic at my vet where I was informed that with ANY biting injury, dogs must be taken immediately to seek medical attention because they are at risk for serious infection if the wound is not cleaned properly. Had Walter's Pet Styles taken Charlie to a vet within an hour after he was bitten, Charlie would not have had to have an emergency 4 hour long surgery to remove the dangerously infected skin around his bite wound that was improperly (if even) cleaned.

When I took up this issue with Manager Marshall, he denied that something like this has ever happened before QUICKLY reminding me about the multi-page contract I had signed when I registered Charlie for daycare that would prevent me from suing Walter's for negligence.

CONCLUSION: Walter's claimed it did everything in its power to treat Charlie's wound, short of taking him to the vet. When I questioned why no one took Charlie to the vet, Marshall told me that it would have been an expensive (about $200) vet bill, and Walter's wanted to avoid upsetting me with an expensive and unnecessary vet bill in addition to my injured puppy. Instead I faced an almost $800 bill from my vet for Charlie's emergency surgery. Not only did Walter's refused to reimburse me for my 15 remaining doggy daycare sessions ($440), they also refused to pay for any portion of Charlie's $800 vet bill.

Do not take your dog here if you want to end up with an emotionally distraught and physically injured dog AND out $1240!!!

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These people are only interested in taking your money and do not care at all about your dog. PLEASE TAKE YOUR POOCH SOMEWHERE ELSE!

My dog, Charlie had been going to Walter's daycare for about 3 weeks when I received a phone call from a panicked young girl who informed me that my 4 month old puppy had been "playing with all the other dogs about an hour ago when one of the staff members heard a yelp and discovered Charlie had been casually nipped by another dog".

She reassured me that this sort of thing happens ALL the time at Walter's and there was nothing to be alarmed about. When I asked if I should leave work and come in to check on him or if I should take him to the vet, she reassured me that their groomer, "who has 20 years of experience with this sort of thing" looked at the bite, cleaned it off, and said that "without a doubt, he did not need to be taken for medical attention", however, it was ultimately up to me to come in and check on Charlie, but rest assured, she reminded me that "this sort of thing happens all the time" and Charlie's bite was not really a bite at all, just a tinsy little scratch and to be honest, she told me, they weren't even sure if it was a bite or a nick.

Flash forward 4 days, Charlie's scab fell off to reveal an oozing 2" deep hole. I immediately rushed him to the emergency clinic at my vet where I was informed that with ANY biting injury, dogs must be taken immediately to seek medical attention because they are at risk for serious infection if the wound is not cleaned properly. Had Walter's Pet Styles taken Charlie to a vet within an hour after he was bitten, Charlie would not have had to have an emergency 4 hour long surgery to remove the dangerously infected skin around his bite wound that was improperly (if even) cleaned.

When I took up this issue with Manager Marshall, he denied that something like this has ever happened before QUICKLY reminding me about the multi-page contract I had signed when I registered Charlie for daycare that would prevent me from suing Walter's for negligence.

CONCLUSION: Walter's claimed it did everything in its power to treat Charlie's wound, short of taking him to the vet. When I questioned why no one took Charlie to the vet, Marshall told me that it would have been an expensive (about $200) vet bill, and Walter's wanted to avoid upsetting me with an expensive and unnecessary vet bill in addition to my injured puppy. Instead I faced an almost $800 bill from my vet for Charlie's emergency surgery. Not only did Walter's refused to reimburse me for my 15 remaining doggy daycare sessions ($440), they also refused to pay for any portion of Charlie's $800 vet bill.

Do not take your dog here if you want to end up with an emotionally distraught and physically injured dog AND out $1240!!!

If you are interested in more of my story, feel free to contact me.

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These people are only interested in taking your money and do not care at all about your dog. PLEASE TAKE YOUR POOCH SOMEWHERE ELSE!

My dog, Charlie had been going to Walter's daycare for about 3 weeks when I received a phone call from a panicked young girl who informed me that my 4 month old puppy had been "playing with all the other dogs about an hour ago when one of the staff members heard a yelp and discovered Charlie had been casually nipped by another dog".

She reassured me that this sort of thing happens ALL the time at Walter's and there was nothing to be alarmed about. When I asked if I should leave work and come in to check on him or if I should take him to the vet, she reassured me that their groomer, "who has 20 years of experience with this sort of thing" looked at the bite, cleaned it off, and said that "without a doubt, he did not need to be taken for medical attention", however, it was ultimately up to me to come in and check on Charlie, but rest assured, she reminded me that "this sort of thing happens all the time" and Charlie's bite was not really a bite at all, just a tinsy little scratch and to be honest, she told me, they weren't even sure if it was a bite or a nick.

Flash forward 4 days, Charlie's scab fell off to reveal an oozing 2" deep hole. I immediately rushed him to the emergency clinic at my vet where I was informed that with ANY biting injury, dogs must be taken immediately to seek medical attention because they are at risk for serious infection if the wound is not cleaned properly. Had Walter's Pet Styles taken Charlie to a vet within an hour after he was bitten, Charlie would not have had to have an emergency 4 hour long surgery to remove the dangerously infected skin around his bite wound that was improperly (if even) cleaned.

When I took up this issue with Manager Marshall, he denied that something like this has ever happened before QUICKLY reminding me about the multi-page contract I had signed when I registered Charlie for daycare that would prevent me from suing Walter's for negligence.

CONCLUSION: Walter's claimed it did everything in its power to treat Charlie's wound, short of taking him to the vet. When I questioned why no one took Charlie to the vet, Marshall told me that it would have been an expensive (about $200) vet bill, and Walter's wanted to avoid upsetting me with an expensive and unnecessary vet bill in addition to my injured puppy. Instead I faced an almost $800 bill from my vet for Charlie's emergency surgery. Not only did Walter's refused to reimburse me for my 15 remaining doggy daycare sessions ($440), they also refused to pay for any portion of Charlie's $800 vet bill.

Do not take your dog here if you want to end up with an emotionally distraught and physically injured dog AND out $1240!!!

If you are interested in more of my story, feel free to contact me.

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