Alachua County released the following statement yesterday about dog grooming businesses:
“Dog grooming has been deemed a non-essential business. Whether in conjunction with other services or not, it is not allowed.
To report dog groomers operating in violation of the Governor’s and Alachua County’s executive orders, please contact 311.
We are receiving calls that dog grooming is continuing in violation of the Governor’s Executive Order. Essential dog and cat care include veterinarian appointments and the purchase of food and medications. It does not include grooming, which is viewed as a non-essential service.