Appleton Ridge Pet Care, 3121 Heald Highway, has been under new ownership since Nov. 1, having been bought by Nichole Dupere, owner of the Salty Dog grooming business in Camden.

Appleton Ridge offers pet grooming, boarding and day care; Heather Leeman is the groomer for the shop. According to a press release put out by the business, boarding and day care services are provided by Dupere, her husband, DJ, and their daughter, Gabby, as well as Norma Jean Pease, who has experience as a veterinary technician. In addiiton, Nichole has 30 years' experience as a pet groomer and has also attended veterinary school and served an internship in New Hampshire.

The facility requires proof of vaccinations to include rabies , distemper and kennel cough.

For more information, call Appleton Ridge at 785-2626.