This may seem like a strange question but I have no experience of dog grooming places, so please bear with me. Our vets surgery does dog grooming and I was thinking of taking Misha there as she is starting to find it hot with her big curly coat. We were there the other day & the door to the grooming parlour was open and two women were shearing this little cocker spaniel. The little thing was there, all muzzled up & looking really terrified, it gave me such a bewildered look as they pulled its legs up and down, I really wanted to give it some reassurance. But the ladies doing the grooming were having this really loud, animated conversation and completly ignoring the dog and its fear. Misha is such a timid dog and only just starting to get over her fear of people I'm afraid that kind of situation would be really stressful for her & set her back. I said to my husband that I was unsure of the place but he said he thinks they would all be like that, he thinks I get too overprotective. I don't think I'm over reacting, but thought I'd ask the experience audience.