​Luxury Dog Grooming Salon, Spa and Boutique

34A Thorn Road, Hedon
01482 891712
By appointment only



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News and updates

May 2017


NEWS We are in the process of recruiting a part time bather and will therefore have an increased availability of appointments very soon.

OFFER Book your dog in for a full groom in May and he/she will receive a free Blueberry Spa Facial.

OFFER  All dog coats in Bark and Sparkle's boutique are now reduced by up to 30% to clear.


April 2017
NEWS Come and visit us on our open day Saturday 22nd April 2017 - 10am until 4pm.

There will be free refreshments all day
Kate will be on hand for grooming advice and to take any bookings
There will be exclusive on the day offers in the boutique
David Howard Photography will be on site to take photographs of your dogs

We look forward to seeing you with or without your dog.

COMPETITION I will be giving away a full groom and gold spa pamper package 🐶 💟 , a free bottle of designer doggie cologne and a free tub of all natural paw pad balm when we reach 1,000 likes, so keep sharing my page to all your friends who have dogs. Once I reach 1,000 likes I will use the random number generator to select the winner, so keep an eye out for the post x  Congratulations Tracy Spicer with Gizmo

March 2017
NEWS We are pleased to announce that our salon, spa and boutique in Hedon is now open full-time.  We operate on an appointment only basis, our opening hours are as follows:
Monday:        8:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday:        8:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday:  8:00am - 2:30pm
Thursday:      8:30am - 6:00pm
Friday:            8:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday:      8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday:         CLOSED

Why not visit us on our open day Saturday 22nd April 10:00am until 4:00pm. David Howard Photography will be in attendance to take some wonderful photos of your beloved pooch. Free refreshments all day for humans and canines, come for a chat, have a browse of our wonderful products in our boutique.  There will be some special offer on throughout the day, we hope to see you there.


January 2017

TRAINING  A grooming demonstration and seminar in Brough presented by Colin Taylor who is a well known groomer, trainer and judge in the grooming industry.  The demonstration included a Cockapoo, West Highland White Terrier and Asian Fusion style grooming.  A great event to be able to share best practice with some of the countries leading professionals. Various new products were purchased to including the fabulous K9 Competition Nano Mist Spray which as well as nourishing the hair it also gives a professional finish to scissor grooms.


November 2016

TRAINING A visit to Grimsby Institute to attend the Poodle seminar and demonstration presented by Denise Westbrook LCGI GMG. A very informative event demonstrating a range of techniques and grooming styles for Poodle breeds.  The demonstration included Standard Poodle, Miniature Poodle and Toy Poodles present.  A range of styles were discussed and demonstrated including pet styles, breed standard and show techniques.

COMPETITION Bark and Sparkle  🐕 would like to reward their clients this Christmas  🌲 🎅with a competition  🎉exclusively just for them. So if you would like to take part you need to have either had a Bark and Sparkle  🐶 💟 full groom within the last 2 weeks or have a full groom completed by the end of November 2016. All names will then be put into a hat  🌟and the winner drawn out on November 30th at 8pm. What do you win I hear you ask!! Well not only do you win a full groom and spa pamper for your lovely pooch 🐩 you also win a free handmade paw balm treatment to help protect those precious paw pads  🐾during the winter and a fabulous handmade authentic Harris Tweed bandana in a choice of available tweeds. All you have to do is comment 'WIN' and it could be you. 😊 🐕 ❤ T's & C's apply. Congratulations Fay Powdrill of Preston with Bear.

September 2016
TRAINING In order to keep up to date with current practice I attended another grooming workshop presented by Zoe Duffy LCGI, this time in Knaresborough.  The day concentrated on different clipping techniques, with a range of dogs used including a Standard Poodle, a Cockapoo, an English Cocker Spaniel (show type) amongst other breeds.  This event was well attended by groomers from across the country.

July 2016
TRAINING I attended an Emergency Canine First Aid course at Hessle, run by Rhodes to Safety who specialise in training people all over the country in the pet industry first aid care.  So rest assured your dog is in safe hands with Bark and Sparkle.

OFFER Okay peeps.... July offer.....anyone who books in for a full groom and Luxury Spa Pamper Treatment Upgrade will receive a free 30ml paw pad balm worth £2.50. Best be quick, the offer is limited. Any of my current clients who are booked in for July that would like to upgrade to the Luxury Spa Pamper Treatment package send me a pm and I will secure yours x


June 2016
TRAINING I attended another full day Grooming Demonstration earlier this month to further develop my knowledge, understanding and skills within the industry. The demonstration focused on Drop Coated Breeds with International Award winning groomer, founding member of Groom Team England and Member of the Guild of Master Groomers Zoe Duffy LCGI of Look North Grooming and Training. I had a wonderful day and met so many lovely groomers, was great to share ideas and best practice.


COMPETITION I will be giving away a full groom and spa pamper package when we reach 400 likes, so keep sharing my page to all your friends who have dogs. Once I reach 400 likes I will announce the competition, so keep an eye out for the post x  Congratulations Trina Beeston of Hedon with Mollie the Springer Spaniel.

May 2016
NEWS Some new body mists just come in ... Hownd all natural body mist grooming products will make your dog look, smell and feel great. The pH balanced formula of wheat protein, oat kernel, argan oil and aloe vera juice will nourish the skin, as well as condition the coat and leave a glossy sheen.

NEWS Bark and Sparkle have just taken delivery of some fantastic products which will be available for my wonderful clients to purchase including 'Purrfect paws and claws' dog paw wax.
Contains Coconut Oil, Beeswax and Shea Butter. Perfect to soothe and protect those dry, cracked pads and can also be applied to little noses too! Applied regularly will keep them soft and nourished.


April 2016
TRAINING I attended another grooming seminar with Shaun Leach Lcgi.  A very interesting seminar with demonstrations on styling Bichon Frise, Welsh Terrier and Airedale Terrier styles.  Again I stocked up on K9 competition products.

March 2016
COMPETITION I will be having a competition to win a full groom and luxury spa pamper session for one lucky dog.  The prize includes a Blueberry and Oatmeal facial including a relaxing head massage, a Blueberry paw scrub, a luxury spa shampoo and lashings of luxury conditioner. To finish the groom a spritz of doggie perfume/cologne and a Lavender paw balm treatment. Congratulations Rita Rayworth of Bransholme with Sasha the Labrador.

February 2016
TRAINING I attended a grooming seminar with Shaun Leach Lcgi. The seminar was fantastic, everyone who attended was buzzing with excitement from all the different grooming techniques shown. Poodle from show trim to lamb trim and West Highland White pet trim were the focus of the day.  I also bought some new K9 competition shampoo, texturiser spray and de matting spray to try out. I have already used the shampoo and it is fabulous. 

COMPETITION I will be having a competition to win a full groom and luxury spa pamper session for one lucky dog.  The prize includes a Blueberry and Oatmeal facial including a relaxing head massage, a Blueberry paw scrub, a luxury spa shampoo and lashings of luxury conditioner. To finish the groom a spritz of doggie perfume/cologne and a Lavender paw balm treatment. Congratulations Chloe Arnold of East Hull with Betsy the Chihuahua.