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Des Plaines Mobile Dog Groomers

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Cindys Pampered Pooch
4.9
from 103 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 173 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren L.
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Cindy did a fantastic job grooming our dog AJ! AJ absolutely loved her the moment he met her. It only took about 45 minutes for him to be groomed and having her come to our house was so convenient! If you are looking for a mobile dog groomer I highly recommend Cindy. we'll be using her again for sure!

ALL4K9
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel S.
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Wonderful services...dog friendly~dog

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Hair of The Dog That Bit Ya
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amy V.
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Michelle is great! In just the first session she had Oscar walking on the leash next to me without pulling, he would sit when I stopped. We’ve had 3 more sessions and Oscar is like a new dog, even the neighbors comment on how good he is. The biggest change for me is that I feel more in control of oscar versus the other way around.

  • 16 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Beate R.
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I use Mobile Paws grooming regularly for my 2 cats. One of them is so sweet when she's not being groomed ☺️ However, she was tagged by other groomers as having aggression issues. I do not allow sedation for grooming so I couldn't find a groomer that would service her. Finally I found Michelle and Mobile Paws!! She does an amazing job grooming both of my cats and the convenience of not having to travel to have them groomed works perfect for my schedule and makes the cats less anxious. Her lion cuts are perfect!!! She also gives eat kitty a "report card" (so you're aware of their behavior during grooming) and a goody bag!! Michelle has also groomed my mother's dog and she enjoyed her services as well. I've been using this service since I moved to Crete 2 years ago and will continue to.

  • 9 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Susan P.
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We are so pleased with Michelle. Really like that she updates us and texts a photo of Tess while she is here.We are new to this area and our dog has had the same pet sitter for six years, so it was important to find the right person. We knew as soon as we met Michelle that she was the one.

Lisa's pet grooming
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Toby K.
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I would strongly recommend this service. I have a 14 year old lab and a 3 year old lab. Lisa Mobile pet grooming was fantastic and I will be using her services every 4-6 months!!

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Amanda's Grooming
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roberta T.
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She was friendly and did a great job. My dog was very happy.

PET PLANET INTERNATIONAL
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Damisola O.
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Jay is extremely attentive to details. He takes time to study your personality and lifestyle and pairs you up with the dog that can fit into that personality and lifestyle. He is always available to help answer all my questions about the health of my dog and even other dog owners he has no relationship with. I have learned that when it comes to dogs, Jay is always right. My dog got missing one day due to my negligence, and he gave me steps on how I can make sure my dog finds her way home, and before and hour, my dog was barking in front of my door. Jay is an exceptional and professional dog whisperer and I would always recommend him.

  • 12 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Debra S.
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Denise and crew have been walking my dogs for over fifteen years now. I would never want to have anyone else. Whenever I have had something unforeseen come up, Four Paws has ALWAYS stepped up and helped me. They care about my dogs as if they were their own. Years ago when I first realized I needed dog walking services, I had an unfortunate experience with another company (they simply 'forgot to come'!) so it took some time for me to trust that Four Paws would not 'forget' us. I feel fortunate to have found them, and I am not kidding when I say I don't know what I would do without them.

Anna Joy Grooming
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lakenya G.
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Excellent experience!! She was punctual and made sure my dog was calm by bringing in music . I will be hiring her again!!

LoneWolf PetStyling
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Blair A.
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    Has been grooming my dog for years! No complaint.

    Laurianne Pet Sitting
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Susy M.
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      Laurianne was great with our dog Buddy. She took him out for his daily walks. Responsive when I would text to check up on Buddy, with some pics too. Buddy enjoyed his stay!

      About

      I will pick up your dog, and we will go for walks. If there is a dog park which is not too far, we can go there too. I would love to have your dog socialize with other dogs, and people too, and let your dog do doggie things. If you have a toy for your dog, that would be great. Otherwise, I will bring my own frisbee, or other things which are suitable. I love to shower dogs as I was once a dog owner too!

      About

      We walk your dog when you are lazy. We have been around for two years now. Our motto is, "We walk your dogs till they can't wake any more".

      About

      I walk all types of dogs. I use to do it around my home, but I feel it's time to expand and get more dogs. I love animals.

      About

      I love animals, and I have owned dogs my whole life. I would be happy to walk your dog in any kind of weather.

      About

      I can train your dog to be obedient. I also walk dogs during my spare time. This a job I enjoy doing.

      About

      Hello, I am a basic obedience trainer. I help socialize and train all breeds of dogs. I believe in positive reinforcement.

      About

      I am Bolingbrook based dog walker, ready to walk your dogs at your call! I am fairly new to walking other's dogs, but I have been owning my own dog (Jack Russell/terrier mix) for five years now!

      About

      Pup Time Fitness is more than being dog walkers. Your pup can be fit and healthy with our customized exercise program, daily dog walking and vacation pet sitting. We even do overnight, in-home sitting.

      About

      I am a dog walker in the Elgin area. I am willing to travel up to 5 miles. For help with your pet, please contact me.

      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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