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pet.releaf Organic CBD products

Organic CBD products. Made in the USA. CBD for pets. CBD dog treats. Hemp oil for dogs. CBD topical.

We carry a full line of Organic CBD products. Made in the USA. From hemp oils, topicals, capsules and Edibles treats.

We even carry a lip balm for people that contains 5 mg. organic CBD!

Pet Ear Care

Dog ear infection, moist dog ear control treatment. Dog ear problems. Clean dog ears.


WONDER EAR has a profound effect on the problems associated with a moist ear.  Cleans up infections in just a couple of treatments. As we know, most all of the ear problems we encounter in the dogs start with a moist ear.  

WONDER EAR is clean smelling, stops infections and keeps the ears clean with just periodic maintenance.

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All natural insect repellent that repels ticks, fleas, gnats, mosquito's, no-see-ums, and more!

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Dog brush, dog pin brush, nail clippers for dogs, dog nails, shed control

All your pet grooming needs including "pin brushes", nail clippers, etc.

Shedding helpers

Pet shedding tools, furminator

These are absolutely essential in helping control your shedding family member!

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Our priority is the safety and exceptional care of your furry family member, as well as the safety of our staff members. All services will be priced according to variables that include condition of coat & skin, amount of matting, behavior of both the pet - AND the owner - as well as any scenario that requires extra consideration during your pets stay with The Barking Basement

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Specializing in pets with anxiety.

My name is Barbara and I have been grooming (with a pause or two in between) since 1989. Pets are my passion. I take the time needed to ensure a calm, and stress free grooming experience. My belief is quality not quantity. Promoting health and wellness with your pet throughout the grooming experience is my expertise. Your dog family member will enjoy their brief stay and go home happy, clean, beautiful and feeling great! 

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Because all dogs are different, our pricing is based on size, breed and level of grooming needed.

 There are many variables in pet grooming, such as whether your pet has long or short hair and also if the hair is matted and tangled. Factors which determine the price of a service include amount of scissor work, degree of matting, difficulty of the cut, disposition of the animal, drying time, length of hair and mainly size of pet. We will be happy to quote you a price range over the phone, and we invite your inquiries. 

 Our full-service dog grooming includes bathing, cleaning of the ears (plucking if necessary), nail trim, blow dry, brush out, sanitary-area clean up, trimming and hair cut. Odoroma Therapy is also available!

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Policies & Procedures

For grooming services, please book a minimum of 1-2 weeks in advance. The Barking Basement in Westhampton has a 24-hour cancelation policy and first-time clients may be asked for a deposit to hold their appointment.

All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.  Dogs and cats MUST be up-to-date on their Rabies vaccination. On your first appointment you must bring a copy of Rabies Certificate. We recommend that if your pet has fleas, that you contact your veterinarian before scheduling an appointment.

 *Our rates are subject to change without notice.*

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Frequently Asked Questions: Grooming Salon

Pet Grooming Salon FAQ's

Do you groom cats?

No, I do not offer full grooming on cats. However, I do offer nail trimming for cats.

Do you have a lot of dogs there all at the same time?

No, I work individually with only one family of  pets at a time. On occasion, your pet will see another dog if my schedule is tight (due to demand), but it will be in passing. This means one is either coming in as yours are leaving or they are leaving as you are coming in.

Do you use tranquilizers?

Never. Only a licensed vet should tranquilize a pet. We do not recommend that you get your pet tranquilized as they fight it and it only makes things worse. 

We DO, however, recommend that you talk to your vet about homeopathic stress-reducing products if you feel it would help.

How can I help keep my dog from stressing?

Speak to your dog in a calm, relaxed, quiet way. Do not speak to it in a manner that creates stress such as a high-pitched tone, or in a manner that your dog perceives as something bad is about to happen. 

Do you use muzzles?

Alternative measures will be taken before this option is used. Muzzling will be used only if absolutely necessary. Muzzling will not harm your pet, and protects both the pet and the groomer. Please be assured that it will only remain on for as minimal a time as necessary.

How long will the grooming session take?

 When you arrange an appointment with us, your pet is provided with dedicated one-on-one time. Grooming requirements are dependent on breed, temperament, condition of coat and skin, along with products used, as well as services provided. Many appointments will be completed in about 2 hours (give or take).

Have a question? Perhaps I can help! ~~ Daisy

Have a question? Perhaps I can help! ~~ Daisy

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Conveniently located on Rte. 66 in beautiful Westhampton, MA

The Barking Basement

163 Main Rd, Westhampton, Massachusetts 01027, United States

(413) 320-8737


Closed Sundays & Mondays

Open:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

  9:30 am - 4:00 pm

1 Saturday per month

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