GALLERY: March woman offering pets ultimate pampering experience at dog grooming parlour

13:40 17 January 2014

Rebecca Mackie gives Molly a five-star pampering experience. Picture: PAT RINGHAM

Rebecca Mackie gives Molly a five-star pampering experience. Picture: PAT RINGHAM

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A woman has fulfilled her lifetime’s ambition by setting up a dog grooming parlour.

Rebecca Mackie gives Molly a five-star pampering experience. Picture: PAT RINGHAMRebecca Mackie gives Molly a five-star pampering experience. Picture: PAT RINGHAM

Rebecca Mackie, of March, has opened Mackies Mutts at Skylark Country Store & Garden Centre, Manea Road, Wimblington.

The 29-year-old, who used to train police dogs from when they were puppies, has completed her professional dog groomer qualifications.

She has bought her own chalet and fully equipped it with a bath and grooming table to pamper her doggie customers.

She said: “It’s a dream come true for me. I’ve always wanted to run my own business and I absolutely adore dogs.

Rebecca Mackie gives Molly a five-star pampering experience. Picture: PAT RINGHAMRebecca Mackie gives Molly a five-star pampering experience. Picture: PAT RINGHAM

“It has been hard work setting things up, but at long last I am up and running and open for business.”

One of the first dogs to enjoy the pampering experience was Manea woman Judy Thorpe’s King Charles Cavalier Molly, who was in for a bath, blow dry and cut.

For more information e-mail mackies-mutts@hotmail.com or call 07703 732660.

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