One of the best loved programs on offer at EdSpace is our work with the animals at Benalla Dogs for Life.

It’s well known that dogs can play a significant role when it comes to therapy with their natural ability to promote physical and emotional healing – well we take that a step further by our work with Benalla Dogs for Life.

Our students work with the dogs at Benalla to learn real life skills in care and grooming along with understanding the importance of responsible pet ownership. The program is carefully put together with a series of structured interactions, each aimed to develop a specific skill set- from social skills to confidence, through to self-esteem and motivation and it’s a big hit with our students, but don’t just take it from us:

“I like the dog shop. I love learning how to groom the dogs. Animals are my favourite things.”


“I love going out for walks with the dogs, but I don’t enjoy picking up their mess!”


Check out more about what goes on in the store by visiting and following our Facebook page where you’ll find details of our services and some stories from our customers.

Grooming at Benalla

Benalla offers an excellent range of dog grooming and care services available to all those in the local community.

Our grooming services 

Bath and dry

XS dog (Yorkies, Poms and Chihuahuas) $15
Small dog (Terriers, Whippets) $20
Medium dog (Collies, Poodles) $25
Large dog (Alsations, Rotties) $30
X- large (Irish Hounds, St. Bernards) $40

Bath and tidy up

XS dog (Yorkies, Poms and Chihuahuas) $25
Small dog (Terriers, Whippets) $30
Medium dog (Collies, Poodles) $40
Large dog (Alsations, Rotties) $45
X- large (Irish Hounds, St. Bernards) $55

Full clip

XS dog (Yorkies, Poms and Chihuahuas) $35
Small dog (Terriers, Whippets) $40
Medium dog (Collies, Poodles) $50
Large dog (Alsations, Rotties) $60
X- large (Irish Hounds, St. Bernards) $70

Extra services

Rid those fleas $5
Banish matted hair From $10
Training and behavioural support From $10

Spread the word

If you’re one of our amazing customers, help us grow and thrive by spreading the word about our work- tell your neighbours and friends to bring their furry friends to us for the best grooming in town.

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