About Bries Boutique

We are a professional dog business, offering dog grooming (city & guilds trained) at my salon in Crookhall and boarding of dogs overnight at my own home in Consett. We are fully insured through Petplan and hold a Durham Council animal boarding licence. I also have various other general qualifications in animal care including dog CPR and first aid, moving & handling various breeds, body language and health checking.


I have had 24 years experience with small dogs (chihuahuas) as I have owned my own chihuahuas since University and I still have 4 resident chihuahua’s of my own. I also have experience in rehabilitating rescue dogs with trauma and loss issues as I have rescued and rehabilitated ex puppy farm and neglect cases.


My dog health experience:

Canine epilepsy / Patella luxation / tick and mite removal / Stress and PTSD / Aggressive small dogs / Bee sting removal / Anal gland issues / Ear infections / General coughs and colds / Overgrown nails / Pain free matt removal / Water infections and dealing with both elderly and very young puppies.


General qualifications:

Risk assessment in the home and work / Waste control & disposal / Duty of care requirements (animal welfare act) / handstripping / Dog grooming / Health checks / Pet first aid / CPR