Paws in Puddles is a proud member of the Port Jefferson Station/Terryville Chamber of

Commerce. Christine Fernandez and her husband Eduardo joined the chamber two years ago

as they launched their dog wash and grooming business. Both passionate dog lovers, they brought

decades of experience in animal husbandry and dog breeding to their venture. Paws in Puddles

made a splash at their well-attended grand opening in Coram. “The Port Jefferson Station/Terryville Chamber of commerce helps us get noticed, connect, and network,” Christine shared recently.

Drawing on a lifetime of love for dogs and a desire to, “have something for myself,” Christine tapped into childhood memories. “Growing up, my father owned several businesses, always supported by chambers of commerce and small business organizations. My mother exclusively groomed her own dog. Starting Paws in Puddles felt like a natural step for us,” she explained.

Their shop features brand-new, immaculately clean facilities with large, raised tubs. Paws in

Puddles offers a variety of services tailored to your needs: full grooming, staff

wash, and self-wash options. DIY enthusiasts can choose from regular or sensitive skin

shampoos and use of amenities such as waterproof aprons, leash holders, non-slip mats, fluffy

drying towels, and easy-to-use blow dryers. Clients who ‘self-wash’ six times receive their

seventh wash free.

Paws in Puddles is committed to giving back to the community through their partnership with the non-profit organization Hope for Cleo, hosting monthly dog adoption events. Anyone who adopts a dog at one of these events receives a free grooming session for their new pet. For more information, contact

With plenty of good weather for outdoor activities, now is the perfect time to bring your fur baby

to Paws in Puddles, located at 1844 Rte 112, Suite E, Coram, near the Coram Movieland

Cinema. Find them on Facebook and Instagram at @paws_inpuddles, visit, call 631-846-6096, or email Appointments are welcome.