The American Kennel Club is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, work to protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog ownership.
The members of the American Shih Tzu Club welcome you to the wonderful world of Shih Tzu! Nothing is more important to us than the welfare and perpetuation of these remarkable companions. Generations of breeders in the United States have sacrificed their time and energy to preserve and improve this uniquely lovable breed
We recommend taking your dog for a walk prior to coming into the salon. There is a dog park and walkway conveniently placed one block from Barkers Barbers. You can park at Barkers Barbers and take your dog for a walk prior to entering the salon
To promote excellence in breeding, showing, trialling, obedience and other canine related activities and the ownership of temperamentally and physically sound pure bred dogs by responsible individuals across Australia. To promote responsible dog ownership and encourage State Member Bodies to put in place programs to that effect. To act as spokesperson on all canine related activities on a National basis on behalf of State Member Bodies and to pledge assistance and support to the respective State Member Bodies.
Please ensure your dog is wearing a lead and collar and not allowed to walk in on their own. Dogs need to be under control for the whole time they are in our store to avoid any accidents.
The animal welfare system in Australia aims to ensure all animals receive a standard level of care and treatment. The level of care requires that all animals be provided with adequate housing or habitat, handling, sanitation, nutrition, water, veterinary care, and protection from extreme weather conditions and other forms of natural disasters.
If your vet has advised that this be used then we can provide Malaseb shampoo as an optional extra.
For the health and safety of all the dogs & groomers, we keep every dog in a crate anytime they are not having hands on grooming, however cage use is minimal as we schedule appointments so that we are dealing with one client at a time.