Laurels
Best Dog Groomers
in San Francisco
2017

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 Francisco, 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.

Alpha Grooming Pet Salon

Alpha Grooming Pet Salon is a Burlingame business that brings pet grooming services to customers’ homes in Palo Alto, San Bruno, Hillsborough, San Carlos, Foster City, Pacifica, Redwood City, and other locations. The groomers have a combined 22+ years of grooming experience. Alpha Grooming Pet Salon offers a bath package, grooming package, and a VIP package. All packages include bathing twice, dematting, blow drying and brushing, ear clipping, nail trimming and filing, and, if requested, anal glands. The grooming package includes a trim and private parts and paw shaving while the VIP package includes a professional stylish haircut, private parts and paw shaving, a trim, a bandana, and cologne. Alpha Grooming Pet Salon also offers cat grooming packages. Customers remark on the convenience and affordable prices.

Burlingame, CA(415) 343-4657

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Becca’s Gentle Grooming

Becca’s Gentle Grooming is a Berkeley business that specializes in services for small dogs under 30 pounds in their homes in Oakland, Berkeley, and surrounding areas. Grooming services include a bath with natural shampoo, brushing, stylish haircut, ear cleaning, nail trim, anal gland expression if necessary, and blueberry facials. Becca is certified in Pet First Aid through the Red Cross and has flexible days and hours. Customers appreciate the convenience, prices, and Becca’s skill.

Berkeley, CA(510) 725-9816

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Coiffure Dog Grooming LLC

Coiffure Dog Grooming LLC is a San Francisco business that specializes in dogs that are 25 pounds and less. Dogs are groomed one at a time in a relaxing environment and is ideal for anxious dogs. There are grooming services for curly and double coats, for flat coats, and baths for all coats. Services include trim and grind nails, conditioning spray, trim paws, ears, privates, gland check, bath, and hand drying. Some add-on services include blueberry facial, teeth brushing, demat, and de-shed. Customers appreciate their efficiency and patience.

San Francisco, CA(415) 800-4049

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Doggie Day Spaw

Doggie Day Spaw is a San Francisco business that offers cage-free grooming. Spaw treatments include simple clean up for a quick shampoo and dry, BBN, which is a blow dry, brush out, shampoo, ear cleaning, and nail trimming, CGS, which is a complete grooming service, and micro bubble treatments. Doggie Day Spaw also offers add-ons such as hot oil treatment, mud treatments, teeth brushing, and paw pad moisturizer. Doggie Day Spaw has an A rating from the Better Business Bureau. Customers appreciate the welcoming environment and the fair prices.

San Francisco, CA(415) 872-9282

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K9 Spa

K9 Spa is a San Francisco business that offers boutique grooming to dogs. The fresh basic bath includes ear cleaning, nail trimming, a bath, sanitary trim, and anal gland expression if necessary. Fluffy all over full grooming includes a fashionable trim, ear cleaning, nail trimming, a bath, sanitary trim, and gland expression if requested.

San Francisco, CA(415) 923-8889

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Kent’s Kanines

Kent’s Kanines is a San Francisco business that provides dog grooming in customers’ homes. Grooming includes a massaging bath, ear cleaning, nail trimming and filing, combing, brushing, dematting, blow dry, and a master haircut. Deborah brings all equipment to customers’ homes. She also does hand stripping on terriers. Customers appreciate her knowledge, punctuality, skill, and professionalism.

San Francisco, CA(415) 821-2620

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Little Ark Dog Grooming

Little Ark Dog Grooming is a San Francisco full-service business that prioritizes dogs’ well-being. The building was renovated in 2014, and there is a large, open play space for dogs. Grooming services include a shampoo, coat conditioning, full haircut, paw trim, massage, nail trim or grind, brush and blow dry, ear plucking and cleaning, anal gland expression, and flea and tick check. There are also à la carte services available such as head and face trim, teeth brushing, and nail dremel. Little Ark Dog Grooming is a Top 3 Winner in the Bay Area A-List 2016. Customers remark on the reliability of the cuts and the caring staff.

San Francisco, CA(415) 626-7574

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Peninsula Pet Resort, Inc.

Peninsula Pet Resort, Inc. is a San Carlos business that has been serving customers for over 28 years. The business offers dog and cat boarding, in-home pet sitting, and grooming services. The full-service grooming services include hydro-surge bathing, trims, hot oil treatments, pedicures, nail trims, drummel nails, organic flea baths, brushing and de-shedding, organic or regular flea dips, and oatmeal or medicated shampoos are available. The employees are all Certified Pet Care Technicians. Peninsula Pet Resort, Inc. is a member of the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce, the Peninsula Business Network, and the Better Business Bureau of San Mateo County.

San Carlos, CA(650) 592-2441

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Planet Pooch

Planet Pooch is a Redwood City business that offers training, daycare, sleepover, and grooming services to customers’ dogs. Grooming services include two baths, hand drying, ear cleaning, nail trim, anal gland expression if necessary, and monitoring of the dog’s coat and skin and use of suitable shampoo and conditioner. Dogs must be at least 20 weeks old, males over a year must be neutered, and females must be spayed.

Redwood City, CA(650) 364-7792

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Russian Hill Dog Grooming

Russian Hill Dog Grooming is a San Francisco business that has been serving customers for over 21 years. The groomers are Nationally Certified Master Groomers and Companion Animal Hygienists. Grooming services include brush, demat, bath with shampoo and conditioner, ear cleaning and plucking, nail trimming, pad shaving, sanitary trim, comb-out, air dry, and expression of anal glands if required. Russian Hill Dog Grooming has two locations and offers the drop-in services anal gland expression, ear cleaning, and nail clipping. Customers appreciate the attentive and kind staff.

San Francisco, CA(415) 776-9529

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SF Dog Parlour

SF Dog Parlour is a San Francisco business that provides cat grooming, dog daycare, and dog grooming services. Owners Ofelia and Lisa have a combined 24+ years of experience. Customers will have a short meeting to discuss their pet’s needs and to provide a quote for grooming. SF Dog Parlour offers pickup dog grooming for those who do not have time to come to the dog salon. Customers appreciate their knowledge, quick service, and the prices.

San Francisco, CA(415) 349-4702

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SF Woof Times

SF Woof Times is a San Francisco business that has been serving customers for over six years. Services are group walks, bathing, and grooming. Bathing includes shampoo, conditioning, hand dry, blow dry, brushing, nail clipping, gland expression, and ear cleaning. Grooming includes bath, shave or haircut, and hair styling specific to the dog’s breed. SF Woof Times offers pick up and drop off in San Francisco for a fee. Customers appreciate Reynaldo’s responsiveness and customer service.

San Francisco, CA(415) 769-5076

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SpaGo Dog

SpaGo Dog is an Oakland business that provides mobile pet grooming services to customers at their business or home. The business uses all-natural, biodegradable products and gives 100% attention to the customer’s pet while in their care. The signature spa package includes a shampoo, ear cleaning and trim, anal gland expression, sanitary trim, nail clipping, drying, and a trim specific to the dog’s breed. The wellness spa package is for maintenance which includes everything in the spa package, but a touch up replaces the trim. Add-on treatments include a mud bath, de-skunking, de-shedding, dematting, and shave-down on matted dogs. SpaGo Dog also has a dog daycare. Customers appreciate Miki’s professionalism, efficiency, and customer service.

Oakland, CA(510) 590-7628

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The Dirty Dog Mobile Grooming

The Dirty Dog Mobile Grooming is a business that serves San Francisco south to San Bruno and north to Sausalito. The groomers are trained and certified and use hypoallergenic and biodegradable products. Services include a brush out, a bath, blow dry, haircut, nail filing and trimming, teeth brushing, ear cleaning, and gland expression. The Dirty Dog Mobile Grooming won the Bay Woof’s Seventh Annual Beast of the Bay Awards.

San Francisco, CA(415) 678-0216

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The Dog Barber

The Dog Barber is a San Francisco business that grooms dogs of all sizes. Owner Roberto graduated from Madeline’s Institute of Pet Grooming and has a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Husbandry. Full-service grooming includes bath, blow dry, brush, demat, haircut, nail trim, ear cleaning, and anal gland expression if requested. The bath and trim includes a bath, blow dry, demat, nail trim, and anal area, paws, and face trim. Customers remark on Roberto’s fair prices and customer service.

San Francisco, CA(415) 552-7387

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Under One Woof

Under One Woof is a locally owned Alameda business that provides daycare, a pet hotel for dogs under 30 pounds, and grooming for dogs and cats. Pet grooming services offered are nail, ear, anal glands, full bath and simple bath service, trim service, and special services such as sanitary cuts, face trims, mat removal, brushing, and pad trims. Under One Woof uses all-natural shampoo. Customers appreciate their knowledge and customer service.

Alameda, CA(510) 523-3224

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VIP Grooming

VIP Grooming is a San Francisco business that has been serving customers for over 20 years. Grooming services include shampooing twice, conditioning, drying and brushing, removing mats, ear cleaning, trimming and dremeling nails, trimming pad hair and anal gland expression. VIP Grooming has won several awards including Bay Woof’s Beast of the Bay Awards in 2014 and Best of Bay in 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2014. Customers appreciate their talent, friendliness, and professionalism.

San Francisco, CA(415) 282-1393

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VIP Scrub Club

VIP Scrub Club is a San Francisco business that offers full-serve and self-serve dog washing. Co-owner Lancy Woo owns VIP Grooming and has over 30 years’ experience with dogs. The VIP YouWash includes face wash, shampoo and conditioner, brushes, towels, aprons, eye and ear wipes, and de-shed tools. There is a variety of shampoos to choose from that address different issues such as shedding, itchy skin, dry skin, odors, grease and toxin removal, and more. The VIP WeWash includes two shampoos, conditioner, a face wash, brushing, and a blow dry or towel dry. Customers appreciate the accommodating and friendly staff.

San Francisco, CA(415) 970-2231

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