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  • 12 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy H.
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Great job, you can tell they have lots of experience in animal grooming!

  • 3 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Thuy N.
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When meeting Kevin for the first time he's very professional and knowledgeable about dog grooming.It was my pup first time and Kevin did a fantastic job. Thank you Kevin I can trust you with my pup!

  • 6 years in business
  • 74 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!

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Mobile Pet Spa
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
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Suzanne S.
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Alex was responsive and knew exactly what to do to deskunk my dogs

GOLDEN PAWS MOBILE SPA
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Sara S.
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The people who came to groom my dog was amazing. Got there early and finished earlier then we thought. She was so sweet with my Lucy, as she has high anxiety so she needs extra love. Lucy was so clean and fresh. Will use the company again for sure.

Rebel Dog Grooming
4.6
from 21 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Sean J.
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Hi, I wanted to tell you about my experience with this mobile dog groomer. I had the BEST experience with this groomer. He was professional and courteous. Most importantly, he is a true dog lover and it shows. My Cody loves him. He also took his time and groomed him perfectly. Highly recommended!!!! Rebel Dog Grooming 818-399-3266

The Pink Pawlor
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Nate H.
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BEST IN THE BUSINESS!!! Professsional, and a natural at what she does. Highly recommend Jenna for all your grooming needs, cat or dog.

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Pampered Tails
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
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Donna V.
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Great Dog Groomers

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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
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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.

  • 2 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Karen J.
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I'm so glad I hired Pacific Grooming mobile. Since it was my kitty's first grooming I wanted to be relaxing, and Sandy made it possible. When I went to pick my cat from the van it seem so relaxed and clean. Sandy also took the time to email me some tips in how to keep my cat and apt. flea free. It was so nice to have my pet's grooming done right outside my home, one on one. I loved the experience and will definitely hire Pacific Grooming Pet Salon again.....:)

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Glitterati paw spa
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
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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
  • 14 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.

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!

Valet Barrking
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa C.
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Incredible service! Brad always make customers and their dog's feel important. He's very helpful and knows what he's doing. I feel confident knowing I can leave my dog with him and that my dog's needs will get met and she will come back to me happy.

Steller Paws
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Ryan B.
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I hired max to board and train my labrador retriever, Jack. Jack was awful on the leash and I didnt have the time to teach him even basic commands. Max worked on leash walking, taught my dog how to sit,stay,down,come,heel,side,and then taught me how to keep him from becoming untrained. Thank you Max, you truly helped me and Jack.

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I am keeping your dogs happy while you're away. I'm willing to house sit with your dogs and/or walk your dogs. I'm a hardworking student, looking to stay busy during school break.

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I am a retired stay-at-home mom who has always been a dog lover! My favorite part of the day is walking my dog. I would love to exercise and potty your pets with great affection and fun.

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I try to help people who don't have time to walk their dogs. I'm looking forward to see him/her having fun all the time.

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?

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.

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 vaccines do dogs need to be groomed?

It’s important to make sure your dog is up to date on its vaccines before taking it to a groomer. Vaccinations keep your dog and the other dogs that use the establishment healthy. Viruses can linger long after a dog is gone, so an unvaccinated dog can infect a number of other dogs days or even months after their visit. Find out about your dog groomer’s vaccination policies, and think carefully about receiving services from a company that does not require vaccinations. Here are the main vaccinations that are generally required for dog grooming:

  • Parvovirus: Parvo is a nasty virus that can kill dogs within 48-72 hours of infection. The virus is incredibly persistent and, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, is resistant to heat, cold, humidity and drying. It’s spread by dog-to-dog contact or contact with contaminated feces, environments (food and water bowls, collars and leashes, etc.,) or people.
  • Adenovirus 2: Dogs receive this vaccination to protect against canine infectious hepatitis. The vaccination can also helps prevent canine cough.
  • Canine distemper virus: Distemper has no known cure and can cause serious pain, illness, and even death, although recovery is possible with medical intervention.  
  • Rabies: This disease attacks the central nervous system and — when untreated — will
  • lead to death. The CDC recommends euthanizing an unvaccinated animal that has been exposed to rabies, although six-month isolation followed by vaccination is also permissible.
  • Para-influenza: Canine para-influenza leads to kennel cough and an unhappy dog.

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
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