Best Dog Groomers
in San Diego

Why These Dog Groomers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog groomers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog groomers in San Diego, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Absolute Pawfection

The owner of Absolute Pawfection has more than 10 years of grooming experience and is a member of International Professional Groomers. The San Diego business grooms dogs with ear cleaning, nail trimming, anal gland expression, paw pad trimming, shampooing and conditioning, blueberry facials, blow drying, and haircuts. The company won San Diego A-List Best Grooming and Best Pet Store in 2014.

San Diego, CA(858) 558-7729


Art of Fur

The owner of Art of Fur has more than 40 years of experience working with pets. The San Diego dog grooming company provides full grooming services as well as perm coloring, airbrush coloring, airbrush coloring, feather extensions, and glitter tattoos. The business also runs a grooming academy where students work in a salon environment, learn First Aid and CPR, learn how to work with specialty breeds, and learn many other skills.

San Diego, CA(619) 452-2366


Awesome Doggies Mobile Pet Grooming

Awesome Doggies Mobile Pet Grooming has been serving San Diego pet owners since 2002. The company's services include bathing, ear cleaning, berry facials, blow drying and brushing, neatened paw pads, nail trimming, anal gland expression, conditioning, and a treat. The business is accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. Dog owners give positive feedback for Awesome Doggies Mobile Pet Grooming's courteous and caring staff.

San Diego, CA(858) 633-3641


Because We Care Dog & Cat Grooming

Each groomer at Because We Care Dog & Cat Grooming has numerous years of grooming experience. The San Diego company provides bathing, haircuts, paw pad trimming, ear cleaning, nail trimming, and de-shedding. Clients give positive feedback for the business' reasonable prices, courteous staff, and quality grooming.

San Diego, CA(858) 538-1015


Dirty Dogs

Dirty Dogs has been serving San Diego dogs since 2007. The dog grooming business has been voted Best Grooming by clients since 2008. The company's services include anal gland expression, nail trimming, teeth brushing, ear cleaning, haircuts, brush outs, and baths. Dirty Dogs runs a pet grooming school for aspiring groomers with certified courses on bathing and pet styling and hands-on work. Dog owners give positive feedback for the company's great customer service and friendly groomers.

San Diego, CA(858) 451-3647


Doggies Divine Professional Pet Grooming

Doggies Divine Professional Pet Grooming runs an open and clean salon seven days a week. The San Diego dog grooming company bathes dogs with shampoo and conditioner, clips toenails, cleans ears, and expresses anal glands. The business hosts a monthly pet dental clinic. Clients say that Doggies Divine Professional Pet Grooming has a clean, organized space and provides thorough cleaning.

San Diego, CA(619) 276-2555


Fido & Co.

Fido & Co. is a dog country club with grooming and spa services. The San Diego business offers basic grooming with moisturizing shampoo and conditioner, brushing, blow drying, ear cleaning, and a sanitary trim. The groomers can take any kind of haircut or coloring request. The company also provides doggie daycare, overnight boarding, training, and member concierge services. Fido & Co. won Best Pet Daycare 2009.

San Diego, CA(619) 295-9663


Hairy & Merry

Hairy & Merry is a San Diego pet spa and grooming facility. The business has ADA-compliant self-wash showers with coconut oil-based shampoo for do-it-yourself dog owners. The company also gives express baths and full-service grooming haircuts. Hairy & Merry hosts playgroups, guides dog training classes, and carries a variety of premium dog food choices. Clients give positive feedback for the company's caring and friendly staff.

San Diego, CA(844) 225-4364


Hot Doggity Grooming

Hot Doggity Grooming provides full grooming services including haircuts, bathing, ear cleaning, nail trimming, blow drying, anal gland expression, and blueberry facials. Pet owners have praised the company for its consistent and reliable work, knowledgeable and patient staff, and thorough cleaning.

San Diego, CA(619) 237-9073


Le Pooche Pet Spa

Le Pooche Pet Spa is a family-owned pet spa that provides cage-free grooming services. The company's full-service grooming includes creative partial and full hair dye. Clients say that the business has friendly customer service and dogs look happy after they've been cleaned and groomed.

San Diego, CA(858) 943-2907


Mission Bay Pet Salon & Wash

Mission Bay Pet Salon & Wash provides professional dog grooming services and do-it-yourself dog washing. The DIY grooming option includes hypo-allergenic, oatmeal, and flea shampoos, conditioner, ear cleaner, and a blow dryer. The professional pet groomers provide full grooming services, including a blueberry facial and complimentary bandana or bow. Dog owners have praised Mission Bay Pet Salon & Wash for its patient and friendly staff.

San Diego, CA(858) 412-5202


Pet Palace Grooming

Pet Palace Grooming gives breed-specific care to San Diego dogs. The business shampoos and conditions, gives haircuts, trims nails, cleans ears, expresses anal glands, treats for fleas, gives oil treatments, and brushes teeth. The no-cage salon always grooms one dog at a time without any other pets around. The Pet Palace carries dog and cat food, grooming supplies, carriers, shampoos and conditioners, vitamins, and other products.

San Diego, CA(619) 291-6565



The staff at Puregrooming have been working in the pet industry for more than 15 years. The Poway-based grooming business uses eco-friendly products for the health and safety of its clients. The company bathes dogs, gives haircuts, cleans ears, gives facial scrubs, teeth brushing, trims nails, and provides other services. Dog owners have praised Puregrooming for its friendly, calm staff who work well with animals.

Poway, CA(858) 500-2011


South Bark Dog Wash

South Bark Dog Wash provides a variety of grooming package choices, with services including deodorizing, color brightening, conditioning, ear cleaning, flea combing, and de-shedding. Each package comes with a complimentary blueberry facial. South Bark Dog Wash runs six-week dog training classes with subjects including adult obedience, puppy basics, American Kennel Club test training, dog sport introduction, and basic tricks.

San Diego, CA(619) 232-7387


Spaw Day Grooming

The groomers at Spaw Day Grooming have more than 20 years of combined experience in the industry. The family-owned and operated company uses gentle shampoos and products, hydrosurge bathing systems, Clipper Vac hair cutting systems, and a hydraulic table for large pets. The business gives discounts to senior citizens and active military members. Clients have praised Spaw Day Grooming for its caring groomers and thorough washing.

San Diego, CA(855) 806-5599


Spawtique Mobile Pet Grooming

Spawtique Mobile Pet Grooming is an American Kennel Club-certified mobile grooming company. The business, founded in Rancho Santa Fe in 2007, has a self-contained and self-powered van with air conditioning. The company grooms dogs of any size with basic grooming services including baths, nail trimming, ear cleaning, brush outs, and de-matting. Dog owners say that the business has affordable prices and quality grooming.

Rancho Santa Fe, CA(844) 734-7666


The Doggy Detailer

The Doggy Detailer grooms small to large dogs in its La Mesa space. The company uses nontoxic shampoo and conditioner, plucks ear hair, expresses anal glands, trims nails, and finishes off the service with a dog biscuit and bow or bandana. The business never uses cages. The Doggy Detailer carries pet products including pet food, supplements, brushes, leashes, collars, treats, and rhinestone accessories.

La Mesa, CA(619) 851-9256


Your Fairy Dogmother

Your Fairy Dogmother has been serving San Diego pet owners for more than 15 years. The company's mobile grooming van travels to clients for a stress-free experience. The business bathes dogs, trims nails, cleans paws, checks ears, gets rid of ticks and fleas, treats itches, and provides other services. Dog owners say that Your Fairy Dogmother gives timely, professional services.

Cardiff By The Sea, CA(866) 987-3647


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