Milton Country Park: Cambridge park home to new self-service dog wash and owners are so excited

There’s nothing we love more than pampering our gorgeous pooches. Everyone enjoys dog walks with plenty of mud, running and potentially jumping in dirty ponds, but the prospect of having mucky paws in our cars and home tends to put a slight damper on the mood.

However, Cambs owners can say goodbye to muddy paw-prints on their carpets, as a new bathing unit has been installed at a local park. You can give your pups a warm, soapy shower, dry them off and take them home as if fresh from the groomers.

Hundreds of Cambridge residents took to social media to express their excitement at the opening of the new ‘dog-wash’ in Milton Country Park, Milton, Cambridge. It opened yesterday (May 4).

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The new dog-wash, has been rolled out by Polygon Pets, which has said they have been itching to open the dog wash for some time, and has promised it’ll be a service to get people’s “tails wagging”,

Sarah Whittaker, co-owner of Polygon Pets, told CambridgeshireLive: “We are delighted to be working alongside the friendly team at Milton Country Park to introduce our new service within the Park for local residents and visitors alike”.

The self-service dog wash is located in Milton Country Park in North-East Cambridge

The new self-service facility dispenses warm water, which has been infused with a range of shampoos, and a “two speed” dry function. Customers can choose what kind of service they would prefer, and can adjust the number of minutes required, according to their pooches relative levels of uncleanliness.

The Dog Wash is located directly next to the main park entrance. With a nearby handy coffee shop, Grounds Cafe, it may be the perfect opportunity for a weekend walk with your beloved pooch, with a flat white.


Who left me here?  A dog wash for all shapes and sizes
Who left me here? A dog wash for all shapes and sizes

Ms Whittaker added: “Feedback is always encouraging – we love to hear that our self service Dog Wash machines truly make life easier. Milton Country Park is a beautiful setting perfect for dog walks and has a great range of activities to include Water Sports.”

If you would like to find out more about the self-service wash, you can find more information here.


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