Let me just say that conversion vehicles are an artform all of their own. I could have never pulled this off all by myself, regardless of how handy I think I am.
The choice was of course to upgrade to an aluminum model for weight. The family run South Carolina conversion company came highly recommended by a good number of groomers.
The trailer was the first cat exclusive trailer built by our manufaturer. With all the trimmings of being a self sufficient rig, the trailer houses clean and dirty water, a water heater, air conditioning/heating and electricity.
It has a miniature Forever Stainless tub. The tub It is large enough for a large cat, without taking up too much of the precious space. Forever Stainless tubs are known for their quiet, solid structure specifically designed for pets. With a custom hair catch and a soft, elevated platform, this unit is designed with comfort in mind.
The Catty Shack Vac™ is a blow drier designed by Danelle German, specifically for cats. This is a patented unit that allows for loose hair and small mats to be removed with less discomfort to the cat, while keeping the hair contained beneath the unit. This provides a safe and clean environment for you lovely feline. High velocity and flexible dryers are utilized to meet the comfort need of every feline, large and small, experienced or not.
Daily, weekly and monthly cleaning and maintenance are a necessity for groomers, including fumigation, washing of floors,walls and ceilings.
Everything from oil changes on the generator, lube, brakes and tires on the trailer, air conditioning, pumps, hoses and vacuums need daily attention and care. While most onboard equipment is kept in duplicate, many items still require proper installation by a mechanic so we try to stay ahead of the maintenance schedules to help prevent unforeseen breakdowns.