Grooming: Treat Your Pet Like Family

Our Philosophy: Treat each animal with love and respect, making the grooming experience a pleasant one for all. Your pet’s health and safety is our first priority.

Pet grooming is an important part of any animal’s care. At Aboard the Ark, your pet receives individualized attention and high quality grooming products in a salon-type setting. We offer both Essential Grooming and Spa Packages for your deserving pet.

Bath & Brush

  • Premium shampoo
  • Blueberry Facial
  • Fluff drying
  • Nails trimmed
  • Ears cleaned
  • Cologne and bandana

Full Groom

  • Premium shampoo
  • Fluff drying
  • Breed cut to request
  • Nails trimmed
  • Ears cleaned (ear hair plucked by request)
  • Cologne and bandana

Spa Treatments

  • Greek Yogurt Shampoo- flavors include blueberry, pomegranate, strawberry, and vanilla
  • Paw Balm – softens, conditions, protects, and restores dried, cracked paw pads and noses
  • Teeth Brushing – leaves teeth and breath ‘biscuit’ fresh
  • Hot Oil Treatment – the ultimate luxury for a silky groomed coat
  • Dremel Nail Trim – for the complete pedicure experience

The Ultimate Spa Package

Complete pampering for your pet – this package includes all of the Spa Treatments listed above at a very special rate. Your choice of Greek yogurt shampoo, hot oil, teeth brushing, paw balm, and nail dremel.

Pampering Extras

  • Nail “Paw”lish – for the diva in your pet (nail color for males, too!)
  • Nail Caps – purchased by the owner and applied by your groomer
  • Flea or Medicated Shampoo
  • Fumination Treatment
  • Ear Plucking

Shampoos & Conditioners

  • Medicated for itchy, irritated skin
  • FURminator shampoo treatment
  • Oatmeal shampoo and conditioner for dry skin
  • De-Matt conditioner
  • Re-moisturizer/conditioner
  • Flea and tick shampoo

FURminating and Coat Conditioning Treatments

FURminator Professional deShedding Products include specialty tools for removing undercoat without damage to topcoat, as well as shampoos, conditioners, treats, and supplements all designed to reduce shedding and promote a healthy beautiful coat.


All pets must be up to date with vaccines (Rabies, Distemper Parvo/Feline Distemper, and Bordetella). Have your veterinarian fax your pet’s record to us. Our staff will be happy to update your vaccines if needed.

Please note that pets with excessive matting or that require more than one groomer’s attention may be charged additional fees. Please ask your groomer’s opinion to help solve any issues your pet may be having with the grooming process.

Pekin Veterinary Clinic patients four months of age and under receive their first groom free, compliments of Aboard the Ark Grooming Department!

Grooming is available Monday through Friday and Saturday by appointment only. Drop-off hours are from 7:00 am – 8:00 am. or 12:00pm – 1:00pm. We also offer express grooms for an additional fee.