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I have a grooming table at home for Nina 7 lbs and Molly 19 week old puppy 8 lbs. I really like it and use it a lot. We also enjoy camping frequently. I want to keep up the routine and take a portable grooming table. Our camper is fairly small. Any good portable grooming tables people can recommend?

So as you can see below, I ended up ordering this little round table from Amazon as it came in overnight. Today I used it in our RV and the girls were fine with it. I was planning to order another one like the flying pig but for now this seems to work. Not sure how long I can groom Molly, 19 weeks, 8 lbs, on this as she promises to be larger then pip squeak Nina, 7.2lbs. At 11 years. In the picture, Nina is on the table and Molly on the murphy bed couch.
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This is the folding table I have, and a lot of show people use at ringside. i keep it folded down behind the couch in our camper, and bring it out as needed.
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But I took a quick look for folding ring-side tables on Google, and found this one, which is a lot cheaper. I think it’s heavier, and I’m not sure how it folds. But that’s not a problem in a camper, when you don’t have to carry it around.

 
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I wou need a lightweight one as my back definitely won’t let me load/unload a lot of weight for shows.
For you, Sandy, I HIGHLY recommend an Aeolus trolley like I have, (especially now that you have two show puppies! ;) ) It is SO light weight, easy to collapse down. It fits easily behind the seat in my car, and then I can just roll it around and bring the dogs and my grooming stuff right to the ring without carrying anything, and then you have a nice grooming surface right with you. I even put my folding chair on top when moving my stuff in and out! It is also several hundred dollars less than the comparable Best In Show trolley.
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For you, Sandy, I HIGHLY recommend an Aeolus trolley like I have, (especially now that you have two show puppies! ;) ) It is SO light weight, easy to collapse down. It fits easily behind the seat in my car, and then I can just roll it around and bring the dogs and my grooming stuff right to the ring without carrying anything, and then you have a nice grooming surface right with you. I even put my folding chair on top when moving my stuff in and out! It is also several hundred dollars less than the comparable Best In Show trolley.
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Yes! We have been looking at those! I like them a lot.
 

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Yes! We have been looking at those! I like them a lot.
For you, Sandy, I HIGHLY recommend an Aeolus trolley like I have, (especially now that you have two show puppies! ;) ) It is SO light weight, easy to collapse down. It fits easily behind the seat in my car, and then I can just roll it around and bring the dogs and my grooming stuff right to the ring without carrying anything, and then you have a nice grooming surface right with you. I even put my folding chair on top when moving my stuff in and out! It is also several hundred dollars less than the comparable Best In Show trolley.
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wondering what you use for outdoor shows. Seems anything might be difficult to roll through grass? Or do you not use it for the outdoor shows?
 

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wondering what you use for outdoor shows. Seems anything might be difficult to roll through grass? Or do you not use it for the outdoor shows?
It actually has big enough wheels that it has been easy to roll through the grass. It has been no problem at all. Between that and my Moonshade, I’m all set!
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Now to just wait for them to come back in stock, they’ve been out for months 😬 I keep watching the site though. Looked at the best in show ones about a year ago and did a big GULP when saw the prices. Then saw the Aeolus ones and thought the price was much better without losing any of the features.
 

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Now to just wait for them to come back in stock, they’ve been out for months 😬 I keep watching the site though. Looked at the best in show ones about a year ago and did a big GULP when saw the prices. Then saw the Aeolus ones and thought the price was much better without losing any of the features.
I actually like my Aeolus better than the Best in Show trolleys. They are heavier, smaller, and the wheels are smaller, meaning they are harder to push on uneven ground.

Have you contacted Pet Choice Supply about when they expect them back in stock? When I ordered mine, they were not in stock either. I told them that I wanted to order it anyway, and just to ship me the first one they got in, in any color other than pink. (LOL! There are limits!) I think that kept my order right in front of their faces. They contacted me a couple of times telling me about wait times, telling me they were on a boat off the coast of California, and I told them it was fine. I think it took a couple of months to get it, but I am not sure they were EVER listed as "in stock" during that period. I suspect that is the most popular size, as the 4 berth one is $65 lbs, so it's STILL a beast to get in and out of the car, even if it's lighter than most similar ones! I would have preferred a pretty colored one rather than the silver, but the silver is fine. I just think Ducky would have been embarrassed by pink! LOL!

The only other problem is that you can't get a stock trolley cover for it. They SAY there is someone in the US who has them, but the person never returns emails. So I bought some cordura nylon, and I'm going to make my own. How hard can it be? Even for someone as sewing challenged as me? It's just rectangular panels with velcro tabs!
 
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I actually like my Aeolus better than the Best in Show trolleys. They are heavier, smaller, and the wheels are smaller, meaning they are harder to push on uneven ground.

Have you contacted Pet Choice Supply about when they expect them back in stock? When I ordered mine, they were not in stock either. I told them that I wanted to order it anyway, and just to ship me the first one they got in, in any color other than pink. (LOL! There are limits!) I think that kept my order right in front of their faces. They contacted me a couple of times telling me about wait times, telling me they were on a boat off the coast of California, and I told them it was fine. I think it took a couple of months to get it, but I am not sure they were EVER listed as "in stock" during that period. I suspect that is the most popular size, as the 4 berth one is $65 lbs, so it's STILL a beast to get in and out of the car, even if it's lighter than most similar ones! I would have preferred a pretty colored one rather than the silver, but the silver is fine. I just think Ducky would have been embarrassed by pink! LOL!

The only other problem is that you can't get a stock trolley cover for it. They SAY there is someone in the US who has them, but the person never returns emails. So I bought some cordura nylon, and I'm going to make my own. How hard can it be? Even for someone as sewing challenged as me? It's just rectangular panels with velcro tabs!
Thank you for all the good information! I will call them most definitely!
 

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Can’t wait to run into you and your new little one (plus Dooley) at the shows again!
 
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Can’t wait to run into you and your new little one (plus Dooley) at the shows again!
The 3 of us will be there together first weekend in March! Dooley will be there first weekend in February, I’m hoping that I will too! Having some trouble with my joints, and lots with my hips lol. Be glad when weather warms up just a little bit. I don’t like it hot (obviously, since I moved back up here from South Carolina!), but I don’t like the deep freeze either, haha.
Will you be there in February or does Ducky have plans? Lol
 

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Can’t wait to run into you and your new little one (plus Dooley) at the shows again!
She is a fireball and daredevil all rolled into one. I’m so used to my laidback Dew Man, that’s she’s like a whirling dervish around here! And smart? Guess so! Bought her 3 treat puzzles for Christmas since we got her Christmas Eve. She had them all figured out by the next day, with no help. The other two still don’t know how they work 🤭. They just stand around in awe waiting for her to get them some treats out. And she is fearless to boot!
 

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The 3 of us will be there together first weekend in March! Dooley will be there first weekend in February, I’m hoping that I will too! Having some trouble with my joints, and lots with my hips lol. Be glad when weather warms up just a little bit. I don’t like it hot (obviously, since I moved back up here from South Carolina!), but I don’t like the deep freeze either, haha.
Will you be there in February or does Ducky have plans? Lol
Ducky and I will be there for the first weekend in Feb, and the first weekend in March, as well as the 23-25 cluster, though not all 4 days. Then we well probably be home bound for a few months on puppy duty! :) The Syracuse shows may be cutting things too close…
 
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Ducky and I will be there for the first weekend in Feb, and the first weekend in March, as well as the 23-25 cluster, though not all 4 days. Then we well probably be home bound for a few months on puppy duty! :) The Syracuse shows may be cutting things too close…
Ahh! When do you expect Ducky’s gf to come into heat?
 

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Ahh! When do you expect Ducky’s gf to come into heat?
She is in!!! ❤ Progesterone testing has started, and she arrives at our house on Thursday!

…and the boy is getting collected to have his sperm assessed for freezing (for future reference, because he will never be more fertile than he is now) tomorrow!

Let the games begin!!!
 

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She is in!!! ❤ Progesterone testing has started, and she arrives at our house on Thursday!

…and the boy is getting collected to have his sperm assessed for freezing (for future reference, because he will never be more fertile than he is now) tomorrow!

Let the games begin!!!
Wow exciting! Hope all goes smoothly 🎉 Would love to see pics of the pretty lady!
 

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Wow exciting! Hope all goes smoothly 🎉 Would love to see pics of the pretty lady!
I made this for the front of their litter notebook while doodling around with a new graphics program the other day. In case you couldn’t guess, ZT is the one on the right! LOL!

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