My beautiful shih tzu, Twinkle Toes Bitsy Petunia, has been groomed at Beauty in the Beast since she was born in 2001, the same year Cherry opened her business. Twink was groomed in the classic 'show' style for 5 years and always looked gorgeous. 2 years ago we went to a modified puppy cut, which is also beautiful and fitting for my 'tomboy' dog. Cherry has impressive professional credentials (she groomed show dogs in California in the past). Her love for animals is immediately obvious and in addition to the superior grooming, she looks at 'the whole dog' and monitors for conditions that may require veterinary attention. She brushes Twinks teeth as well. The shop is neat and clean and Cherry maintains her schedule very carefully. She is assisted by her mother, Sherry, who does much of the shampooing and brushing with the same gentleness and thoroughness as Cherry. Cherry is also a good teacher and has taught me the 'in between' care necessary for this breed. When I take Twink for her regular appointment, I also take a friend's shih tzu, Muffin. Muffin is much smaller that Twink, but is quite a behavioral challenge (Twink's perfect, of course). Patience is the key with this lovable little monster. They've got it, and Muffin exits looking like a different dog.
Pros: Total care with love.