Pooches love being pampered.
And Luisa Battimelli aims to do just that. Battimelli is theowner of Pampered Paws Grooming Salon, Boutique and Barkery,which opened in the first week of October.
A former teacher, Battimelli says she is a life-long animallover and that Pampered Paws is her first foray into the businessworld. [I am] excited and little by little I am getting afollowing, exclaims the Bay Ridge entrepreneur.
Pampered Paws focuses mostly on grooming cats and dogs, butBattimelli claims that she has groomed a bunny and even apot-bellied pig. If I can accommodate [their request], I will,stresses Battimelli. She also emphasized that she offers dogwalking, training and cage free day care and boarding.
One aspect that makes her business unique, Battimelli explained,is that animals that she is caring for come home with her at theend of the day.
Pampered Paws is located at 1076 Bay Ridge Avenue and can bereached at 917-740-DOGS (3647). Log onto its website atwww.pamperedpawsny.com.