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Mission Viejo Dog Groomers

Browse these dog groomers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Mission Viejo.

  • 6 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
Erynne E.
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Michele made the dog grooming experience very easy for me and my busy schedule... Sparky was very happy with it too!

The Pet Stylist
4.7
from 23 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Lidia L.
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Reminded me of my appointment two days before and arrived on time. Friendly and satisfied with my pet's grooming.

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  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Marcy K.
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Alexis was great ! She did a great job in trimming my border collie mix (who definitely needed it ) and had the time to give my German Shepherd a bath and grooming . Totally recommend her, and will definitely have her back ! Again, she was great !

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  • 9 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary I.
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She did a great with my dog, sought input on cut making adjustments. Cleaned up well. Would recommend to anyone for inhome grooming.

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Glitterati paw spa
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rocio S.
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Wonderful work grooming my dog, thank you Glitterati paw spa!

Mimi's Pet Services
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Wayen D.
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Jennifer has just gained a new lifelong customer. She took care of my dog flawlessly while i was gone for a few days. Prices are great and the service is second to none. I Highly recommend her. She's simply head and shoulders above the rest.

Kelly's In-Home Grooming
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Kim C.
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I have a very anxious Chihuahua that is difficult to work with. Kelly took the time to help him calm down and get used to her. She is very patient and kind, giving me tips on how to help him get better with her. All she did for him this time was cut his nails which is why I needed her, he needs to get used to her. She also groomed my other Chihuahua, who is now so beautiful. I would definitely recommend Kelly to anyone who has a special needs puppy.

Dogma Pet Care
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Daniel G.
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LOVE this company! I've never had a dog walker before, so I wasn't really sure what to expect. I was pleased to find out that Thor loves Megan, his new dog walker. Seeing as my work hours aren't getting any shorter, I'm happy I can trust Dogma to give me some peace of mind that Thor will be happy when I get home.

  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie H.
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She spent extra time and care with our dog because he's a puppy. She did an excellent job and we will be working with her continuously.

K9 City Play & Stay inc.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Bo P.
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Bo went in pulling on the leash and crazy excited when he saw another dog. One hour later he walked out calmly and was completely unphased by other dogs he saw. I've got to keep it up, but Paul got me and Bo back on track!

All About Fur
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 years in business
Lloyd F.
Verified review

Kym was wonderful! My dog Truffle hates being groomed, but Kym has a way with animals. Truffle actually gets excited when he hears her van pull up, its relieving because before he would get nervous if we said the words "bath" or "groom". I cant imagine having anyone else groom him other than Kym.

Yo! Dog Walker
5.0
from 1 review
    Darren R.
    Verified review

    Bob is incredibly patient with dogs, and I couldn't recommend him highly enough! And if you get a chance to meet his dog, Winston, you'll fall madly in love! A+ service.

    Sweet Yorkie Kisses
    4.0
    from 1 review
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Art M.
    Verified review

    Am very grateful to Melissa and her family. Would definitely use her again!

    About

    I am an dog obedience trainer in the Los Angeles area who specializes in using positive reinforcement methods. I teach dogs of all ages and breeds obedience training to have polite manners. My career started in West Hollywood where I've trained hundreds of rescue/adopted, mixed and purebred dogs. My goal is to facilitate communication between pet parent and dog in order to produce a greater quality of life for you and your dog. All dogs deserve the chance to prove that they belong in the family, and it starts with obedience training. I specialize in potty training, loose-leash walking, barking, aggression and basic commands.

    About

    I am a housekeeper, dog sitter, babysitter and a cook. I can provide basic tutoring and an extra hand when needed. I am also a makeup artist and I can do sewing and repairs, etc.

    About

    Hello all, my name is Justin, and I am a man of many talents! I am currently a mathematics student at Azusa Pacific University. I am willing to tutor you or your children in any secondary math subject up to calculus. I can also walk your dogs if you need that too! Do you have some light gardening to do but don't want to do it Let's talk! Contact me, and I can do these things for you for a small fee.

    About

    love there pet like they love there pet. caring and taking care of there pet member without worries,

    About

    I take care of your pets when you can't or don't have the time. I can walk pets on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. I do pet sitting at your place or mine. I have one dog, and she is very friendly and loving.

    About

    I offer compassionate, in-home training for people and their dogs to introduce healthy structure and guidelines to create more successful communication with their dogs. The areas that I cover are the following: jumping, lunging, barking, walking successfully on leash, resource guarding and aggression among other various behavioral issues.

    About

    Well, I live in Los Angeles. I do housecleaning, and I am a very responsible person. Lastly, I love dogs. I am looking for that kind of job too: walking dogs.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    Tails of Adventure is a dog walking and hiking service company located in Oceanside, CA. I provide service in the North County cities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos and Encinitas. I am insured and willing to work with all breeds, ages and sizes of dogs. I also offer in-house pet sitting services, and I have tons of hands-on experience with all sorts of animals. The following are offered: * Dog walks: 30 or 60 minutes * Dog hikes: 60 minutes * Pet sitting: in-house or overnight See website for prices.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is included in a dog grooming?

    Dog grooming is so much more than giving your dog a bath. Dog grooming is a broad term that covers all aspects of canine cleanliness and hygiene. The services included in dog grooming will vary based on your needs and what you choose to pay. Unless they are rolling in cowpies or playing in mud puddles, most dogs are okay getting a shampoo bath only as needed. You’ll know when they need it if they smell bad or are bringing dirt into the house. Some dogs, like shepherds and shih tzus, have thick coats that can get matted and tangled without regular care. Pro dog groomers can deftly blow dry a dog’s hair after a bath so that it is shiny and smooth. Dog grooming can include brushing that detangles dog hair and also thins the undercoat to minimize shedding.

    Dog grooming also includes hygiene services such as toothbrushing and ear cleaning. Clean teeth are important to the health of your dog, and the pros have the patience and proper technique to get it done. Regular dog grooming can stave off tear stains, those reddish stains below your dog’s eyes. Anal gland expression is something not many people want to do on their own, even if they love their dog. A dog groomer can safely and efficiently release any blocked anal gland fluid. Other dog grooming services include nail trimming and clipping. Nationally, dog grooming prices range from $60 to $80. Most dog groomers offer discounts to customers who purchase monthly packages or bundle multiple grooming services at one time.

    What is a dog groomer?

    Keep your family dogs happy, healthy and clean with regular dog grooming. A dog groomer is a business owner or employee of a dog grooming business who specializes in dog hygiene and grooming. To find a reputable dog groomer, research reviews, ask for references and confirm that the groomer has good standing in the dog grooming community.

    A dog groomer should be comfortable and competent working with dogs of all breeds and temperaments. Typically a groomer will have trained with other groomers and taken educational courses to keep abreast of the latest safety information and techniques. There are brick-and-mortar dog grooming businesses, as well as mobile dog groomers who bring all their equipment and provide their services at your home or location. In some cases, brick-and-mortar businesses will also pick up and return your dog for an additional fee.

    What is a dog groomer?

    A dog groomer is a service professional who provides dog grooming and basic hygiene care for your dog. Dog groomers are typically animal lovers who are competent and comfortable working with a wide range of dog breeds and temperaments. Dog groomers are knowledgeable about the care needs for different kinds of dog coats. A poodle will have different haircut needs than a shih tzu, for example, so it pays to have a trained pro provide the proper cut. Good dog groomers know how to safely clean your dog’s teeth, bathe your dog, and cut their nails without going too short. They understand how to trim the hair from around your dog’s face, express anal glands, and clean your dog’s ears. Many people who choose dog grooming as a profession also pursue other dog services such as attending veterinary school, running a doggy day care center, working as a professional dog walker, and more.

    How much does it cost to groom a dog?

    Dog grooming costs depend on the service your pet requires. Nationally, the average price for dog grooming ranges from $40 to $100, varying by location. Not surprisingly, dog grooming on New York’s Upper East Side costs nearly double what it costs in a small town in Montana. Dog groomers typically handle every aspect of your dog’s beauty and hygiene, from tooth brushing to hairstyling. One potential way to save is to have your dog groomed at your doggy daycare — sometimes they offer discounts on dog grooming prices for clients. Here are some examples of average dog grooming costs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Please note these prices would include transportation fees for picking up and dropping off your dog to your home:

    • Nails: $30 a la carte or $20 when bundled with another service
    • Toothbrushing: $30 a la carte or $20 when bundled with another service
    • Tooth scraping (removal of plaque from teeth to prevent infection), with anesthesia: $600
    • Tooth scraping, without anesthesia: $400.
    • Wash and dry: $60
    • Ears: $30 a la carte or $20 when bundled with another service
    • Grooming package: $130 — includes wash, nails, teeth, ears, gland expression and haircut

    How much do you tip the dog groomer?

    Do you have a dog that you get groomed regularly? If you do, you’ve probably wondered how much — or even if — you’re supposed to tip your dog groomer. Treat your dog groomer as you would your own hair stylist. A 15 percent to 20 percent tip is an appropriate amount to show your appreciation for a dog grooming job well done. If your dog didn’t get clean or their nails didn’t get properly clipped, then you certainly don’t have to tip. But if you’re satisfied with the service, consider the tip part of the standard dog grooming price, and just plan it into your dog care budget so you’ll have a happy groomer and a well-groomed dog. Here are a few examples of when you should tip extra:

    • Your dog bit the groomer! Not good. A big tip will help.
    • Your pooch barked like a wild beast or wrestled the groomer the entire time.
    • Your dog’s hair was extra gross and dirty — think dog poo or major mud matted in their hindquarters.
    • Your senior or disabled dog can’t stand on their own and needs extra care and support.
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