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Best Dog Groomers in Scottsdale

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7117 East Mercer Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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4.5 (67)
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5.0 (14)

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My Dog's Hair Salon is a dog grooming company based in Scottsdale. It takes care of nail clipping and filing, coat sprays, hand drying with brushing, ear cleaning, anal gland expression, and coat sprays. The business' other services include pad shaving, sanitary trimming, and an oxygenating bath with HydroSurge system massage. Diane Devlin, the owner of My Dog's Hair Salon, has been in the professional dog grooming industry since 1972. She continues to attend pet conventions and seminars to learn more about the field.

9330 East Poinsettia Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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4.5 (38)
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4.5 (36)
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5.0 (25)

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Scottsdale Pet Salon delivers a broad range of services to pets and pet owners in the area. The certified professional groomers at this salon offer breed-specific styling, fluff drying and brush-out, teeth brushing, ear cleaning, nail clipping and filing, and trimming of the face and feet. Owner and head groomer Katie Campbell has been in the pet grooming industry since September 1996. She became a certified master groomer in 2004. Scottsdale Pet Salon operates on an appointment-only basis.

9619 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

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GroomingTails is a pet grooming business that serves clients in Scottsdale. It is a full-service pet salon and spa that specializes in dog grooming services, such as haircuts, shampoo and baths, dry skin treatments, nail trimming, ear cleaning, and scissor finishing. It has been providing pet grooming services since 2005 at an air-conditioned facility. GroomingTails' pet stylists have 80 years of combined experience in the pet grooming industry. Among them is Gloria, who has been grooming pets for 36 years.

12035 North Saguaro Boulevard, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

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3.5 (13)

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Doggie Style Pet Grooming provides dog grooming services to clients in Scottsdale. It has been serving families and their pets in the area for 23 years. Its groomers have certificates in CPR and first-aid education. The International Professional Groomers Association has awarded Doggie Style Pet Grooming the Certified Master Groomer designation in 1984. It is also a member of several pet grooming associations, including the Professional Pet Groomers Association, Inc., the National Dog Groomers Association of America, and the International Society of Canine Cosmetologists.

FAQs

  • What is dog grooming?

    Grooming is a key part of keeping your dog’s coat and skin healthy. Brushing and combing stimulate circulation in your dog’s skin and help keep fur clean between baths. Bathing gets rid of the dirt, and depending on the soap used, bathing can moisturize, relieve itching, or kill parasites, like fleas and ticks.

  • How can I groom my dog at home?

    Brushing should be a part of every dog owner’s routine to keep the fur in excellent condition. Ideally, brush your dog’s coat at least twice a week. Choose tools to match your dog’s coat, such as a wide-toothed brush for longer, coarse fur and a narrow-toothed brush for shorter fur.

  • How often should I groom my dog?

    You should typically brush your dog twice a week and bathe it once a month. Frequent brushing removes loose debris and distributes natural oils from your dog’s skin throughout its coat. Monthly bathing usually prevents fur from getting smelly without overdrying a dog’s skin.

  • What is included in dog grooming?

    Some basic services to expect from a professional dog groomer include bathing, brushing, and trimming fur. Groomers generally make sure to remove matted fur and clip fur into breed-specific styles. Groomers also clean ears and clip a dog’s nails when needed.

  • Does dog grooming include nail clipping?

    While dog groomers typically trim nails, it isn’t necessarily included with a basic grooming session. Every groomer is different, and while one may include it, another groomer may charge an extra fee. Some other additional services groomers offer include expressing anal glands, brushing teeth, skin therapy regimens, and flea treatments.

  • How long does dog grooming take?

    Expect a full grooming session to take two or three hours. If your dog has thick fur, it could take even longer. Making sure your dog’s coat is dry is one detail that takes extra time. It’s important that the coat be completely dry to prevent hot spots, known as acute moist dermatitis.

  • Should I bathe my dog before grooming?

    You rarely need to bathe your dog before taking it to a groomer. However, it may depend on the groomer’s personal preferences. For example, if you’re taking your dog in for a detailed style, your groomer may prefer that the basic grooming steps be done ahead, such as bathing and brushing out matted fur.