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Poway Pet Groomers

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  • 8 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Mark F.
Verified review

Look no further! Lori will take care of your pet family while you are away! Dependable, reliable, pet savvy, and friendly .... Lori has a true love for animals and it comes out the moment you meet her ... No wonder she it the top rated pet concierge in north San Diego. Go away on vacation ... Just make sure you call Lori first 😺

The Pet Stylist
from 23 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Lidia L.
Verified review

Reminded me of my appointment two days before and arrived on time. Friendly and satisfied with my pet's grooming.

  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Mark L.
Verified review

Probably the best grooming my dog has ever gotten. Michele was great!

Heather's Pet Sitting & More
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Julie T.
Verified review

Heather is honest, trustworthy & dependable. She really care about your pet. Gives feedback & voices any concerns she has about your pet. She will care for your pet as if it is her own. Julie Torgerson & Hazel

Mandy Reynoso
from 9 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah J.
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Mandy did a great job taking care of our two pet rats! We left extensive instructions and she did a great job following them and gave us updates and pictures of how they were both doing, which we were very grateful for. She gave them their medicine on a regular schedule and played with them. We are so glad she was there for our precious critters while we are away. They are usually a little traumatized when we go away but this time was different. We highly recommend her to take care of your loved ones and would give a referral if needed. Our rats are a handful but she did a great job!

Nanny 2 Pets
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Robin C.
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Nanny 4 Pets has great pet sitters from overnight care to visits and walks. And before they leave they send me a photo and an update. I was very happy and my little Molly loves Renee who spent the night with her. She even brought me to and from the airport with her new business, Women Driving Women. These are great ladies and they all also work as personal drivers for women, children, and seniors. Thanks so much for the worry free trip. Meri

Mimi's Pet Services
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Wayen D.
Verified review

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.

Dexter's House
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Monir G.
Verified review

Had my daughters Shih Tzu mix pup which was a mess a needed special attention because of all the tangles in her fur. We could not brush them out but Michele took her of her and the pup is so much more relaxed and is now letting pet her again! Will be back

  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie H.
Verified review

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.

Alex's Pet Sitting
from 1 review
    Whitnee B.
    Verified review

    Hired Alex to pet sit our cats while we went out of town last weekend. Was nervous to leave our fur babies with just anyone; however, upon meeting Alex at our consultation, I knew she was someone I could trust. Alex is very professional, accommodating and reliable! She also kept us up to date on how our cats were doing and sent pictures of them while they were under her care! Would highly recommend Alex and look forward to having her take care our fur babies in the future!!!


    I am a pet sitter. I love dogs and will give 110% attention to the dogs. I work hard. I focus and succeed to your dogs' needs.


    I'm just one person looking for part time work and I love animals. I am reliable and honest. I will treat your animals like family.


    Whether big or small, I groom them all. Verifiable, up-to-date vaccinations are required for any service. I groom by appointment only, from Monday-Saturday, excluding major holidays.

    • 19 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    Hot Dog On A Leash offers full-service care and training for your precious pets. Who better to watch your pets while on vacation than your dog trainer or doggie daycare provider? We even offer behavior modification. If your pet has issues, Hot Dog On A Leash will correct it while you are away, and then show you how we did it. See Reviews below 11/14/2013 I have a Jack Russell and he was very hyper and was hard to control. Had to have him on a leash and he always wanted to fight big dogs. After using Hot Dog on a Leash, my dog no longer uses a leash. He comes back to me when called. No longer is he aggressive towards big dogs. I was Wowed by the change and would recommend this company anytime. They are very nice and experienced more than any other trainer I have ever seen. 11/14/2013 We have to recommend Hot Dog On A Leash for dog owners who are looking for training. We have found both Randy and Heather to be dog lovers who are excellent trainers, reliable, professional and genuinely interested in helping their clients. Their rates are very reasonable and we really like that the training takes place one on one in real life places where there are lots of other dogs and people. Our rescue dog, Suri, has completed the basic obedience course and is now beginning the intermediate course.


    I have a natural connection with animals. Ive never actually owned animals as a child until my teenage years. I have a very bold personality and I tend to be very playful and motherly to animals haha.


    Joe just loves all dogs and can train any. I've never met a dog that I did not like. Please call, and give me a chance; you will not be sorry. I will walk, run and train your dog with loving care.


    Experienced, professional groomers care for your pet in a safe and clean grooming vehicle. Our buses are roomy, equipped with a full ramp for large dogs, hudrolic table, warm water, air conditioning, and heating. We use only top-of-the-line products, and a variety of natural shampoos that suits your pets' needs. Our groomers are gentile, patient, and able to communicate well to provide the best style and service for your beloved pet.


    I give loving and attentive care to animals. My rates are very reasonable. Please let me know how I can help you and your pet!

    • 3 years in business

    I have a special connection with every pet I've taken care of


    I will care for your pets while you are away. I have a certificate as a veterinary assistant. I do toe nail cutting, ear cleaning, feeding, and general care. I can administer vaccination for DHLPPC. I will do house-sitting also.


    I'm a dog lover. I'm a community member and a reliable person. I have a passion for all animals, and I will be there to take care of your pet.

    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.

    Do cats have to get groomed?

    It’s not crazy to have your cat groomed. Grooming will keep your cat’s fur soft and silky as well as give you early warning about any health concerns. Regular grooming can also help reduce the volume of hair your cat may be shedding and keep your longhair kitty cool if you live in a warm climate. Professionals competently groom your cat and are trained to manage them if they resist being groomed, while you may get scratched doing the same task. The national average price for cat grooming is $50-$70. Pet grooming prices may vary based on the task. For example, a bath and brush for shorthair cats may be $15, $20 for medium-hair cats, and $25 for a longhair. Cat groomers can also keep your cat’s ears cleaned, trim their nails, and provide haircuts if needed. Average prices for haircuts can vary from $30 to $95 or more, depending on whether the cat is shy or aggressive and whether their coat is in good condition, matted, or otherwise difficult to groom.

    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.

    How much should cat grooming cost?

    Keeping your cat groomed is an important part of maintaining their good health. The national average cost for cat grooming ranges between $50 and $70, with prices varying based on where you live and the services you request. Your cat’s temperament can also affect grooming prices. Scratching and hissing during a groomer visit can raise rates an average of $5-$10, or more, as hazard pay. Larger cats and long-haired cats that take longer to groom will also usually cost more. Here are some examples of cat grooming average costs:

    • Shave down or lion cut: $35-$60. These cuts preserve the hair around the face and tip of the tail but shave down the entire body. The lion cut is often recommended for extremely matted hair is exceedingly matted, for extreme heat, or for cats who are suffering from hairballs.
    • Ear cleaning and nail trim: $30.
    • Nail trim: $10-$15.
    • Bath and nail trim: $45.
    • Bath and sanitary trim: $55. A sanitary trim clips the hair on a cat’s behind to prevent fecal matting in longhair cats or cats that have mobility issues.
    • Bath, blow-dry, brush out, nail trim and ear cleaning: $40.
    • Full haircut, bath, and nail trim: $45-$95, depending on matting.
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