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Best Dog Groomers in Oceanside

Our Recommended Top 4

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Oceanside 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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Providers

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Website
1672 South Mission Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028

Why choose this provider?

Pampered Pets Day Spa is a pet grooming facility serving pet owners in the Oceanside area. It offers full-service grooming and a variety of spa packages which include spa baths, full-body trimming, styling, anal gland expression, ear cleaning, and de-matting. Owners can also choose additional treatments such as doggie perfume, flea treatment, dog-friendly aromatherapy, shed-less treatment, and dog facial. Pet massages are also available. Pampered Pets Day Spa utilizes only all-natural shampoos and conditioners in grooming sessions.

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.
4.5
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (43)

Website
Oceanside, CA

Why choose this provider?

Since 2016, Bubbles Pet Spa has been providing boutique mobile spa services to pet owners in the Oceanside area. It offers bath packages and hair cuts for all dogs and cats of any size. Its range of services includes de-shedding, de-skunking, de-matting, anal gland expression, and flea baths. It utilizes all-natural oatmeal shampoos and conditioners and offers a variety of pet grooming services. Bubbles Pet Spa is owned and operated by Claudia Ryan.

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.
4.6
Yelp
4.5 / 5 (44)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (7)

Website
2647 Gateway Rd Ste 103, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Why choose this provider?

Muse Dog Spa is a full-service grooming salon and spa for pets residing in the Oceanside area. Since 1992, its team of groomers has been grooming cats and dogs of varying breeds and sizes. It offers bathing with blueberry facial, haircutting, teeth brushing, and nail trimming services. It is also capable of de-matting and de-shedding treatments. Karen's also offers unique services, such as itchy skin and aching joint treatments, mud bath and massage, and hot oil treatments.

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.
4.3
Yelp
4.0 / 5 (40)
Google
4.4 / 5 (26)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (8)

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Website
612 South Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054

Why choose this provider?

Tails A' Waggin is a dog groomer that services clients from Oceanside. The business provides a wide range of services, such as medicated bathing, fluff drying, and nail clipping. Additionally, shedding control and flea and tick treatments are also available. Its team of professional groomers uses a variety of all-natural shampoos for the dogs. The shop is led by the husband-and-wife team of Lisa and Sam, who have started operating the business in 1991.

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
Google
4.9 / 5 (42)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (34)

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.