The van is a self-contained pet grooming salon on wheels.  It contains the following:

*full sized bathtub with hot water

*hand-held, forced air dryers (no cage dryers used!)

*air conditioning and heating for climate controlled environment​

*adjustable grooming table with safety restraints

*clippers with a clipper-vac system eliminating dropped hair for easier breathing and continued comfort

We provide a clean, bright, safe, sanitary environment for the best grooming experience possible. 

Who we are

David is a certified groomer who has been operating since 2003, in Kauai, HI, Bailey, CO and now Grand Junction, CO.  

He was voted The Rookie Business of 2013, by the Conifer Chamber of Commerce!

The business was voted "People's Choice" award in 2012 by Kauai Midweek & Honolulu Star Advertising.

He is certified in pet C.P.R. and 1st Aid.

He taught animal husbandry classes and has done various services to benefit many humane societies.

He strongly believes in giving back to the community.

He owns 3 dogs and 2cats, all from the local shelter.

 Mission Statement:  To provide high quality, healthy, individualized attention and competitive priced mobile dog grooming services at a the client's location, thus reducing stress on the pet, saving valuable time and providing an overall good, convenient experience for owner and dog. 



The business

PONDEROSA PAWS is a mobile dog grooming service.   It is owned and operated by Certified Groomer David Gissing, who cares deeply about the health and well being of the dogs he grooms. 

He takes great pride in doing the "little extra's".  Ponderosa Paws treats each and every dog like its own, and always believe in animal safety first.