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San Antonio Dog Groomers

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Dirty Dawg Wash Plus
4.8
from 47 reviews
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Temika B.
Verified review

I have been taking my dog to different groomers over a year. I have never been pleased as much as I was today with Dirty Dawg Wash. Jess took so much time grooming my dog and did an outstanding job. My search is over for a groomer because I have found the perfect match. My dog looked and smelled great. Thank you so very much.!!! You rock and again awesome job...

Grooming by Melanie
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Marla C.
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Melanie is very sweet and has a very nice professional dog grooming room out of her home. I felt comfortable leaving my 3.5 month old Shih Tzu with her. Turns out my pooch is naturally terrified of the clippers, so when it came time for the trimming he flipped out. Melanie called me right away and I went to pick him up. I'll admit I was a little disappointed that he didn't get groomed but after having a horrible experience with another groomer I realize she had excellent judgment in what my dog could handle. I texted her back after and thanked her for knowing when she needed to call me and what was best for my puppy. She said she's willing to try again next time he needs grooming and maybe let me stay to help him relax and chill. She clearly cares for the pets she grooms and seems like a great person.

Blue Rose Pet Care
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Sherri S.
Verified review

Marissa did a great job. She was on time and went the extra mile to be helpful and caring with my dog. I liked her professionalism and knowledge. I would recommend her for your grooming needs. And it is so wonderful that she comes to your home!

Pink Poodle
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Antoinette J.
Verified review

Our 2 dogs were groomed the same day I first called Pink Poodle. They were way overdue for a grooming and Pink Poodle had them looking like a million bucks! The owner. Diana Gonzales, is very friendly and quite pleasant. Her groomers did an excellent job. We are very pleased with the grooming and will take them there again.

Chelsea Miller Pet Sitter
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Gerald H.
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Was accommodating to my schedule, responsive, and I believe my dog is looking forward to his next walk!!!

Texas pet sitting
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffany B.
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Upon the first meeting with Hilary, I felt that she had a really great attitude and willingness to do whatever it took to make my dog feel comfortable. Super Big Plus...She was able to start right away, which took a lot of stress off of my mind. She's also very easy to work with for any adjustments to the daily/weekly walking schedule. I have a lot of gratitude for her choice to work with animals and it gives me peace of mind, that she knows her stuff.

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I have two dogs. I love and care for dogs. I love to walk dogs. I have been walking dogs for about five years. I do it because I enjoy it. If I can make money, help people and help a dog, that's a job that makes me happy.

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I train dogs to obey and learn. While I can, I also train mobility and PTSD service dogs. I am taking the time to learn about your needs and the needs of your dog.

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I am a senior looking for ways to save up for college. I do babysitting, dog walking and house-sitting, you name it! I have a car, so I am able to travel to you. Thanks for stopping by; have a great day!

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I love & care about these pet and animals. That's what I have done since I was young. It's what I love doing, taking and caring for these animals that need the love and action. I'm a big animal lover, it's what I love.

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We know that every pet has their own personality, needs, etc. and we customize everything we do to accommodate those requirements. Nothing is routine when providing the best care in the business!

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I walk and feed your dogs, and interact with them. I play and take very good care of them like if they were my very own. For small dogs, I charge $5.00 an hour and for big dogs, I charge $10.00 an hour. If interested, contact me. My name is Cesar.

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Hello, everyone! I'm an absolute dog lover, and I know how stressful it can be when you have a busy day or want to take a vacation but worried about the mental/physical health of your pet. I will give your pet all the TLC I would give my own little dog.

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I provide dog sitting, bathing, brushing, walking, nail clipping and ear cleaning. I treat hair loss and irritated skin conditions back to health (with one or more treatments). I do the things you don't have time for. I am not a professional groomer or veterinarian.

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My services include dog walking and pet care. Pets are very important to me. I have a fox terrier. I consider it my second child and best friend. Pets are so much more than just a companion; most times they become the love of our life!

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I am an experienced house sitter, dog sitter, cleaner, landscaper, and general contractor. I am prompt and thorough, and I take pride in my work. I am a people person and work well with direct instruction. Getting the job done exactly to the customer's satisfaction is of the utmost importance to me.

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We bring our grooming services to you, no matter where you are in the area. No dog is too big, frisky, young, or old for our certified dog grooming specialists to handle. We specialize in high-anxiety dog grooming as well as puppy and senior dog grooming. Our experts will professionally groom your pet and provide them with the care and attention they require. Having your dog groomed on a regular basis helps keep their coat and skin healthy; eliminates matting and skin conditions; and prevents fleas, ticks, and other dangerous issues from occurring. From a flea and tick baths to fur trimming, teeth brushing and more, we do everything we can to help your dog look and feel beautiful. You will be amazed at how happy and clean your dog will be after a session with Bark N Bubblez.

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Sophie's Sitters offers professional and loving in-home care for almost any pet, including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents, exotics, and farm animals, and we have extensive experience with parrots. Know that someone reliable and knowledgeable is keeping a close eye on your furry, scaled, or feathered kids, while you are gone. We provide daily updates via phone, email, text, or paper log, so you can stop worrying and enjoy yourself. Know that you are providing the exercise and attention your baby needs, while you work hard to bring home the bacon. We can visit your baby during the day for fun and exercise, and, as always, lots of love! We service the northeast San Antonio area. Our areas of services include Cibolo, Schertz, Garden Ridge, Universal City, and Selma. We are licensed, bonded, and insured.

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My training methods are gentle, allowing the animal I work with to choose the to shape themselves to the behaviors I am offering to them in my program.

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I do dog sitting and walking, yard cleaning, house-sitting and general cleaning. I also do gutter clean out and a little painting. I am just starting out, so I am open to other work that my customer may need done.

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I don't have a business, but I love animals. I have 3 dogs myself. I will be at school in some hours, but I will take care of the dogs.

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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