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Homewood 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!

Pets N Me
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Taniya F.
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I hired Nancy about two weeks ago and so far my experience with pets and me is awesome. Nancy comes in on time with a possitive, loving attitude! My dog's Bella, and Hoodini absolutely love her with the delicious treats she provides them. While in a interview with Nancy she showed how much dignity and caring question like, if my pets have any allergies, are they up to date with vaccines, any triggers that effect them, is she able to give them any treats, are they friendly with other animals?!. I love my dog's more than anything in the world and have a hard time trusting anyone with them. Nancy proved to me that she is trustworthy, respects, and cares for my pets!. Thank you Nancy for all your hard work and dedication keep up the great work! 😃

  • 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.

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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.

Erica's Grooming
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Patrick J.
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Erica did a great job grooming our dog Charlie. We were especially pleased with the good job she did on his nails, which were our primary concern. Charlie enjoyed his "spa day" and we will be back with both of our dogs soon! Thanks Erica for all your hard work!

LoneWolf PetStyling
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Blair A.
    Verified review

    Has been grooming my dog for years! No complaint.

    Anna Joy Grooming
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Lakenya G.
    Verified review

    Excellent experience!! She was punctual and made sure my dog was calm by bringing in music . I will be hiring her again!!

    Park Pet Shop
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 60 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Tammy F.
    Verified review

    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.

    • 11 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Tara K.
    Verified review

    Rick has helped with one of my Newfoundlands that was very insecure. Through his help and guidance my boy is not afraid. Rick's training methods are done by understanding the canine mentality. Owners or Guardians as I like to call them need to heed Rick's advice that you must take the time to train your companion. You will find that it is time well spent!

    Carlos neria
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Alison S.
    Verified review

    Carlos walks my dog Samson every weekday. He's proven to be very reliable and he makes it clear that he cares about Samson. Carlos keeps me informed about anything I need to know about Samson that happens on his walks, too.

    About

    I am a Chicago based dog trainer, and I have been so for the past year. I am passionate about training dogs, because I've loved them from a young age, and I love to help them and their owners work together in harmony! I have worked with all different breeds and sizes of dogs on various issues, ranging from age puppy to adulthood. I provide individual dog training. Each session is individually quoted based on client's need after an assessment.

    About

    I have dog sat for a few clients in their homes. I am an animal lover. I have 2 cats and 1 dog, myself. I have been a volunteer for the West Suburban Humane Society when it was located in Lombard. I have also given my own dog allergy shots and flushed my cats' kidneys with water. I am a very responsible person who you can rely on. Your pet is in excellent hands with me and I will love them like my own..

    About

    I'm a huge dog lover and animal rights supporter. I can walk your loved buddies daily. I have two of my own, Sasha and Laine,a shih tzu and a bull mastiff.

    About

    I am new to this , but I love animals all shapes and sizes!

    About

    I can look after your pets to my best ability. I also can walk, feed and clean your dogs. My Business is great because I do my job so well.

    About

    Tails-a-Waggin 4U is dedicated to helping your dog be the best it can be through a stimulating and fun exercise regimen. Our runners and walkers are bonded and insured, so you can rest assured your home and beloved pets are in good hands. Contact us today to set up a free in-home consultation to discuss the fitness needs of your dog(s). No obligation or commitment required. Service area includes: North Arlington Heights, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, Deerfield, IL, Kildeer, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Long Grove, IL, Palatine, IL, Riverwoods, IL, Wheeling, IL. If you live outside of the service area, please call for availability!

    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 have had five bulldogs over the last 18 years. They are a special breed that have special needs and have unique personalities. I would love to walk, care for and love on yours!

    About

    Midway Dog Academy offers customized dog training to fit you and your dog's individual needs. We offer board and train programs, private lessons, as well group classes. We also specialize in training puppies that need help with potty training, behavior problem solving, as well as all obedience trainings! We provide the best dog training in Chicago.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    I can walk your dog, young or old and big or small. I personally own two large breed dogs of my own. If you're looking for someone to walk your dog once while at work or more, I can accommodate you and your pet's needs.

    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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