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Fall River Dog Groomers

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  • 26 years in business
  • 328 hires on Thumbtack
Marylin G.
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It was such a pleasure to be able to book an appt within a few days of my request for quote for a grooming for our dog, a miniature schnauzer. Cathy responded very quickly and was flexible with working within our available time frames. She did a wonderful job with our dog, even when he was very whiny/overzealous during the nail clipping time. She had her own equipment which was very professional and she was very gracious and gentle with our dog. We will definitely request her services again and again. Thank you very much Cathy!!!!!!!

  • 28 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Rony N.
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Wonderful, 1 on 1 grooming experience for my samoyed.

Little Lyons Sitting & Care
from 5 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kate R.
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Katie dogsits for me when I go away on business trips or go into Boston for the weekend, and I could not recommend her more highly! She is caring and attentive to my dog; my dog gets so excited to see her. My dog is medium to high energy and Katie always tires her out. She is extremely knowledgable about dogs and dog behavior and has given me several tools to help keep my dog more mentally engaged and less stressed. Katie is punctual, she remembers all sorts of details about every dog, and she is my go-to whenever I need someone. Best dog sitter/walker in the Providence area!

Furever Paws
from 1 review
    Eddie A.
    Verified review

    I took my little puppy (Willie) for his first grooming appointment today, I could not have asked for a better experience! Amanda is very friendly and professional. He was scared when I first went inside but after a few minutes Willie seemed to calm and Amanda did her thing. When I went back inside too pick Willie up I was shocked! He looked so much better! Looked like he was going to a dog show. The price was as affordable as it gets. Highly recommended to all. My little bud now has his pet groomer for life! Thank you Amanda!

    • 6 years in business

    I love my job also i love all typs of dogs


    Its in my home on my own time. I do a exalent job all my custermers are happy what i do


    Every trainer offers their own techniques, my primary goal is to make a great relationship between handler and pet. I'm very interested in guiding the handler to learn how to teach the dog to do a behavior because you asked not made him. Very big difference in a relationship.


    James is a respected dog walker from Ireland offering his services in Boston. He is insured, bonded and with references. Even the most cautious of dog owners would appreciate how he brings his family's Celtic kindness to Boston, Southend, Northend, Beaconhill, Backbay and Fenway. Call anytime, and look for Jim/Gala.


    I walk all dogs of all sizes. I have my own dog, so I know how much of a hassle it can be to make the time to walk her.


    I'm great with animals especially dogs. I communicate with humans really well too. I'm an honest, hardworking, and reliable 36-year-old man who is looking for something different to do with my life right now. I love animals, so I figured I'd needed to start somewhere. I'm just being honest. If you have any questions, I'd be more than happy to talk to you.


    We do pet sitting, medical visits, house sitting, etc. We have been pet sitting for over 20 years. We have current clients who could be contacted.


    I walk dogs and I love animals. I was working at a hotel for the last seven years, the Ritz Carlton, but I find dog walking more rewarding.


    I have been walking a yellow lab for about 2 years now and absolutely have fallen in love with walking it. I would like to maybe be start walking another dog. I am an enthusiastic and self-motivated person who loves animals.


    I take great care, and I protect your dog. I make sure your dog gets picked up on time and brought back to you on time. You can count on me!


    I will come and pick up your dogs, walk them, and exercise them. I will do anything that you want me to do.

    • 6 years in business

    I love all animals. I am very good with pets. I would treat them as they were my own. I am very good, on time and willing to work on your schedules.


    I love to walk your dog; it's almost no work for me because I really like it. I had the chance to walk dogs for my friends. I took care of several dogs of friends and relatives. I also had a dog myself for a few years. I have worked on a dog rescue farm in Mexico, and now I am actually taking care of a lovely dog in Cap Cod. I also have been a Buddhist monk for over ten years, so I could teach your dog how to meditate, just kidding. It would be nice to walk your dog!


    My dog is now three years old. My sister and I began training and caring for him when he was only a few months old. I have a lot of experience caring for and walking dogs. I also used to babysit for a family with a labrador and would take her on walks daily. I absolutely love dogs and would be happy to help out with yours!


    I love dogs and taking care of them! I am a dependable and responsible dog walker. I would gladly walk anyone's dog, and I am flexible with hours!

    • 7 years in business

    I normally take dogs on nice walks, and I also take them to a park to run and play for an hour or more. My walks and playtime normally take about 2-3 hours. I'm 25 years old and love animals. I am very flexible; if you want certain things done while I walk your dog or dogs, I would be more than happy to do them. I also dog sit no later than 4 PM.


    I love dogs, and I love to walk. I like to stay close to home. I could bring the dog to the vet and would work on dog commands.

    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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