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Gurnee 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.
Verified review

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

Fresh Wagg Grooming
4.4
from 17 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
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I hired Fresh Wagg Grooming to clip my cats nails. It's been so hard to find a groomer that will come to your apartment, but they did a great job! So happy to find this company and will definitely be using them in the future!

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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.

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.

Kim's Pet Grooming
4.4
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah A.
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Grooming - "stripping" - Kim was friendly and knowledgeable about the type of grooming I was looking for my terrier. She explained the processes to me as this was my first time. She did a great job removing the nappies from my dog, and the home baked dog treats were a nice surprise! I will use her services again.

The Hairy Hound Inc.
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Patti W.
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Bea is a WONDERFUL dog groomer. They really do care about their clients.

  • 12 years in business
  • 6 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.

Park Pet Shop
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 60 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tammy F.
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Excellent grooming. The owner and the groomer were very professional and kind. Haircut and nails look great and dog is happy. They added a bandanna around the neck loosely to give her some extra style. They have great availability and the best prices around. For dog grooming Park Pet Shop is a great place. Easy and free street parking, a lot of spots to park.

LoneWolf PetStyling
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Blair A.
    Verified review

    Has been grooming my dog for years! No complaint.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Gary C.
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    Anna was a delight to work with and seemed to have an instant connection with my dog Buddy. I would definitely recommend her to my friends.

    About

    Greetings, friend. I am Christopher, and I've been interacting with, caring for and training dogs (some rescue) for over a decade now. I take great pride in understanding an animal's body language, and I respect the animal's wishes always, as well as the owner's. I offer dog walking services, as well as pet sitting and general care and compassion.

    About

    Too busy to take your beloved pet out on a walk? I'm here to give them the exercise they need. Pet sitting may be suitable within my schedule.

    About

    I am effective and available to help canines. I have an ability to heal with Reiki and have seen the proof of how much massage helps sports dogs in my work.

    About

    This is a professional dog walking service. I will also feed the dog and provide playful enrichment for the pet.

    • 11 years in business
    About

    We have been in business for over 7 years and pay attention to the details to make sure that your furry family members are well taken care of!

    About

    I walk dogs of all shapes and sizes. I am also willing to care for other pets. I have my own 15-year old dog that I still walk with.

    About

    I love dogs, but I don't want to have one of my own now as 'my dog' is currently living in California. So, I am currently happy and fulfilled by getting to spend several hours with yours!

    About

    I am an animal lover with a flexible schedule, and I would be happy to take care of pets. I own a black lab and have dog sat multiple times.

    About

    I am a happy and outgoing person. I have three dogs of my own who I love! I love being with dogs and being outside!

    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.

    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

    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.
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