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Bellingham Dog Washers

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Walk My Fluffy
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  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn S.
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Our 3 cats where happy and healthy upon our return. Even the Guinea Pigs seemed to have enjoyed their staycation with Frances checking in on them. Would use again.

Marie D.
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I have used Black Dog Pet/House Sitting service for years. I have them come several times a year to care for my pets, my house and property, and the poultry on my mini farm. They are always reliable and provide excellent care for the animals. I highly recommend them.

Whidbey Dog Walkers
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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mitchel A.
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Megan quickly came over to meet my dog. My dog has a lot of energy and Megan felt comfortable and was professional. While away I was able to text her and we were kept in the loop. We will definitely be using her again.


Canine Country Club And Cattery Inc. offers dog and cat boarding services for you while you are away. We treat your dog or cat to an enjoyable stay in one of our spacious, clean, and comfortable kennels or condos. For more information, visit our website.


We help with your unruly pet! What we offer: - Basic and advanced obedience training - Behavior problems - Canine Good Citizen - C.L.A.S.S. teacher and evaluator We offer fun training for the whole family. We have over 30 years of professional experience.


I am helping community members one task at a time, as in walking dogs, housecleaning and grocery shopping.


Our certified trainer uses positive training methods that help create a strong bond with your canine friend. We offer obedience lessons, puppy classes, and have classes to assist you to train your own service dog. We also teach therapy dog readiness classes. We offer a unique training style where your dog/pup will learn fast and enjoy it! Stimulating your dog's mind is just as important as stimulating their body and getting physical exercise. We also offer private lesson, behavior modification, and a "we train" program!

  • 20 years in business

My name is Annie. I am a housecleaner, pet sitter, dog walker and babysitter located in Arlington, WA. I am a full-time student but also a laboratory sanitation specialist, as well as a self-proclaimed organizational guru. I am great with all types of animals and all types of children including special needs. If you are gone for the weekend and need a babysitter who also leaves your house spotless, I am the girl to call. I am reliable, clean, pristine and affordable.


In my whole life, my father run a hunting preserve. I helped him train, board, vaccinate, groom, and raise many dogs over my lifetime. I love dogs and have been around and involved in them so much in my life. I love the relationships owners are able to build with their dogs. I know many basic training and grooming techniques. I am also very active and love to keep dogs active.


I have lived with dogs my entire life. I currently own 3 and walk them daily. If you ever need someone to take your dogs to the park while your working, I'd be happy to help.


I am a full-time mommy and pet lover looking to add some four-legged friends to my daily walk. I can walk between one and four dogs per day!


I have over a year of professional grooming experience. I love what I do more than anything. I'm always learning and willing to do whatever the pet parent want to make them happy.


I am caring for the four-legged friend. I take them on walks, hikes or something a little more upbeat. We can go on adventures around the Bellingham area for your furry loved one.


I am a 20-year-old student attending SVC to get his associate's degree. I am looking for part-time work such as walking/taking care of pets!


If your dog needs some much-needed exercise, it will be done on Whatcom County's beautiful trails. I have great knowledge of the area and its dog parks.


My name is Lauren Clark, I am a local student at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. If you have a beloved pet, don't stress about letting some random stranger who may not care a bit about your dog. I love animals, especially dogs, and I will treat yours with the utmost care, because I know how much they mean to you. If you don't have time to take your pet out to burn of energy, let me help by taking them for a walk during the day. I am servicing Bellingham.


I will walk your dog, cat or bird and feed them, give them water and loving and whatever they might need. I will come to your house, and if you go on vacation or just somewhere overnight, I'm the one to take care of your pet.


I will pick up your dog and exercise them so they are happy and content. I will treat them as if they are my own. I am not intimidated with any dog; I owned a 140 lb. Akita.


I am just here to make others smile while working with my son, teaching him responsibility and money management. Thank you.


Hyline Hotel & Dog Training, LLC offers boarding, grooming, training, kenneling, day care, obedience, and training for dogs. As well as rally and agility, at Hyline we do it all.


Q & A

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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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