We live close and have taken our dog there a few times; initially for puppy training which was not very good at all, but we let it go. We've been back off and on for yearrrrss and it's just not that impressive at all, especially now that I've seen other places like this that are so much nicer and professional. The trainers do use a more agressive approach rather than a reward type, and the groomers are not that good. We won't waste the money to take her there anymore (ever) because it wasn't worth the price for the service at all. She was still wet the second time we took her, so shedded still for days, and was way more anxious there, than other places. I wouldn't recommend this place; but if it's close and you are lazy, go for it. This is probably not the appropriate place to recommend someone else, just check other places first.