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Browse these pet grooming with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Pittsburgh.

  • 2 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Craig J.
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Andrea is a very nice lady and did an excellent job grooming my dog.

B's Small Barks Grooming
from 7 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Mary L.
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Brittany did a great job grooming my 2 shih tzu’s. Vinny has anxiety issues, but Brittany handled him very well. I will definitely use her services again. She’s a keeper!

  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Cherise A.
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Carol was outstanding in watching our 2 cats. She spent an hour a day with them for 7 days feeding, water, cleaning their boxes and playing with them. She even cleaned up some barf messes too. In addition to this she also watered our outdoor plants. She's super nice and friendly and very honest. We recommend her for any of your pet's needs. We're so glad to have found her. Thanks Carol!

Steel City Furbaby's
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Lynn H.
Verified review

Kathy has been an absolute Godsend! Harley (my dog) loves Kathy and does a happy dance upon her arrival. I never worried a minute while I was out of town because she had everything under control. I would HIGHLY recommend Kathy and her pet sitting services to ALL my friends with furry people. Don't even worry about stressing or planning a trip to the kennel, just let Kathy take care of your little furry family. She is prompt, reliable, trustworthy and will update me when I'm out of town which is always comforting. I don't know what I would do without her! Call her today!!​

Laura Edgar
from 2 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel S.
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The day I hired Laura was a relief!!! Laura has been wonderful with my pets. I couldn't ask for a better pet sitter!!!!!


My wife and I are both pet lovers and live in the South Hills. We can provide 24-hour care for your dog at our house, or visit your dog or cat in your house. We can work around your schedule and provide whatever your pet may need. We also bring in mail and will water plants. We can provide background checks and references. We are looking forward to meeting you and your pet. Mike & Jen's Pet Sitting


I will treat you animals as though they were my own furry babies.


I provide services including office assistance, home or office cleaning, pet care, landscaping, automobile detailing, and home health care.


I love dogs and animals. I have a 3-year-old shih tzu/terrier mix and walk her about two to three times a day for exercise and to get out. I enjoy walking. I also work at home in direct sales business, so I have a flexible schedule. Please feel free to reach out to me. I'd love to take care of your pup while you are at work or away on vacation.


I walk dogs and give your loved pets a good home while you're away from them. I am an avid dog and cat lover myself and have years of experience.


I treat each pet as if they are my own. When I walk a dog, I take additional time to make sure they get what they need to make them happy. Whether it's sniffing longer in one place, running for a while, or playing in the yard, it's their time, and I want to do all that they need, so their owners have a balanced and happy pet when they come home. Additionally, if I am responsible to give a pet a meal or treats, I only feed them organic foods from USA/Canada.


I am great with animals! I volunteer weekly at the humane society, and I am looking for some extra cash. I am a student.


I love pets. They will be in very good care. I have worked at a barn with horses, and I have also worked at a kennel with dogs. I have horses and dogs and a cat myself. I'm 19 years old. I do go to college on Monday through Thursday. On Monday and Wednesday, I have a class from 9:25 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. while on Tuesday and Thursday, I have a class from 8:00 a.m. to 9:35 a.m.


I will beat all competitors prices and I am centrally located


We are providing first-class dog and cat boarding, grooming, dog daycare, dog training, and veterinary care.

  • 7 years in business

I am reliable,trust worthy,have a car,great with animals


I love animals. I am willing to take care of your pets in your home. I have experience with my own pets, which include five Labrador retrievers and three cats. One of my dogs needs insulin injections. I also administer oral medications.


I am a Ligonier resident who loves pets. I have been around pets my whole life. Instead of putting your pet in a hotel, leave them in the comfort of their home.


I'll put out fresh food and water for your pet, take your dogs out for walks, clean your kitty's litter box and play with them. No need to worry about your pets, they will be loved and cared for.


I love all animals, big or small. I would take them to the doggie park, bath and pamper them, let them play with toys and just have a great time.


I take care of animals in need with food straw houses. I foster and adopt. I get them spayed and neutered. I vaccinate them too.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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
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