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Best Dog Groomers in Tucson

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Tucson Dog Groomers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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2420 North Jackrabbit Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85745

Why choose this provider?

Central Pet has been delivering services to clients in Tucson since 2007. It offers pet grooming, dog daycare, boarding, training classes, and pet products such as pet food, toys, and supplies. Its team of certified groomers provides grooming services for dogs and cats, including blueberry facials, mineral allergy shampoo, and mud treatment. Central Pet accepts aged, disabled, and pets with medical issues. Clients may choose which groomer they want to handle their pets. Owner Julie Grounds has 10 years of experience in the industry.

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4.8
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (63)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (55)

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5.0
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Website
9450 East Golf Links Road, Tucson, AZ 85730

Why choose this provider?

Scruffy To Fluffy is a dog grooming service in Tucson. Services include basic grooming with bath, brush, nail trim, feet and sanitary trim, ear cleaning and plucking, and custom haircut. Extras cover hand scissor cuts, teeth brushing, flea and tick shampoo, and shed-less treatment. Add-ons are available, such as nail filing, anal gland expression, toenail polish, and dry skin conditioner treatment. All products used can be purchased and walk-in clients are welcome.

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4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (35)
Facebook
4.9 / 5 (3)

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5.0
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Website
8963 East Tanque Verde Road, Tucson, AZ 85749

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Velvet Bow Pet Grooming - North East Tucson has been serving the Tucson area with dog grooming services for 33 years. Dog owners can request everything from a simple bath and brush to full grooming and haircuts for specific breeds. Mobile pet grooming is also available. Velvet Bow is affiliated with Arizona Greyhound Rescue, Arizona Poodle Rescue, and Rescuing Unwanted Furry Friends. The company is also a member of the Arizona Professional Pet Grooming Association and the National Federation of Independent Business.

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3.0
Yelp
3.0 / 5 (31)

Website
7705 North Oracle Road, Oro Valley, AZ 85704

Why choose this provider?

Poochini's is a pet grooming company that offers full-service dog grooming services in the Tucson metro. The company is focused on delivering stress-free treatments for dogs that help them enjoy the grooming process in the future. It offers different care packages such as quick bath and brush, bath and de-shed, as well as complete luxury groom package. Poochini's also strives to keep services within one to two hours, which helps dogs reduce their anxiety levels during treatment.

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4.1
Google
4.2 / 5 (50)
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (42)

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5.0
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Website
2860 West Ina Road, Tucson, AZ 85741

Why choose this provider?

Wags My Tail Pet Grooming offers dog grooming services for dog owners in Tucson. Services include a double bath with shampoo and conditioner, blow-drying, and anal gland expression. It also offers a speedy spa essential care package that entails a conditioning bath and towel drying, nails clipped and filed, and ears cleaned. Wags My Tail was named Best of the Northwest 2016 and is the Official Groomer of Tucson News Now.

Reputation:

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4.6
Google
4.7 / 5 (207)
Facebook
4.9 / 5 (116)
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (64)

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5.0
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Website
3055 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719

Why choose this provider?

Dirty Dawgs Tucson is a dog daycare and boarding facility providing dog grooming services in the area. The salon caters to a wide range of dog breeds with different hair types, weights, and temperaments. Its services include nail trims, ear cleaning, de-shedding, and breed-specific haircuts. Moreover, the salon provides options for daycare cameras where owners can monitor their pets. Dirty Dawgs Tucson is also a member of the American Kennel Club and is an AKC S.A.F.E. certified salon.

Reputation:

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4.6
Google
4.6 / 5 (186)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (105)
Facebook
4.8 / 5 (79)

Website
1011 North Pantano Road, Tucson, AZ 85715

Why choose this provider?

Bark Avenue is a Tucson-based pet groomer and pet supplies retail store. The business offers a varied array of grooming services, ranging from ear and eye cleaning to haircuts, baths, and brush-outs. Moreover, its pet groomers can discuss with clients regarding any requests and specific styles they want for their pet. Bark Avenue also allows clients to bathe and groom their pet themselves by providing washing and drying stations, shampoos and conditioners, scrubbing brushes, and towels.

Reputation:

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4.0
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (33)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
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Website
5665 West Ajo Highway, Tucson, AZ 85735

Why choose this provider?

Old Town Horse & Pet is a family-owned business attending to the animal needs of Tucson since 2005. The business offers animal supplies, boarding services, grooming, tack, and saddles. Its grooming services cater to animals of all sizes and offer packages such as spot-on treatments, teeth gel treatments, nail trims, blueberry facials, and full grooming. Old Town Horse & Pet is also a dealer of quality products like cowboy hats, bull riding equipment, ranch ropes, and headstalls. It even has a dumpster and tractor rentals.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
4.9
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (59)
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (19)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
5.0
Responsiveness
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Detail

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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.