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Best Dog Groomers in Thousand Oaks, CA

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Thousand Oaks 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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5893 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

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Swaggs Pet Grooming Spa is a professional pet grooming service that serves pet owners in the Thousand Oaks area. It caters to all breeds of dogs and cats and uses professional products in a spa-like, anxiety-free environment. Services include bathing, brushing, trimming, ear cleaning, nail trimming, and nail polishing. Additionally, the company offers teeth brushing, anal gland expression, flea treatment, ear hair pulling, and dematting treatments. Owner Edgar has been in the industry for over 21 years.

952 Pickwick Court, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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4.5 (66)

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Salty Dog and Cool Cat is a mobile dog grooming salon providing its services across Thousand Oaks. It has been grooming pets for over 50 years, offering washing, brush out, and blow-dry, as well as ear cleaning and nail trimming. Its grooming van is equipped with a generator, fresh and grey water tank, and heating and air conditioning. Salty Dog and Cool Cat also uses organic and pet-friendly products with the aim of providing pets a calm and gentle grooming experience.

31143 Via Colinas, Westlake Village, CA 91362

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4.0 (100)

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It’s Pawfect! is a pet grooming service located in Westlake Village. It provides in-store and mobile grooming services in Thousand Oaks and surrounding areas. It is owned and operated by Jonelle Shmoldas who has been in the grooming business since 1994. Its master groomers handle all sizes of dogs and cats. All haircut services include a bath, blow-dry, brush-out, ear cleaning, anal gland expression, and nail trimming. It's Pawfect! also offers dog sitting, hair dying, nail coloring, and gel nail caps.

966 South Westlake Boulevard, Westlake Village, CA 91361

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4.0 (52)
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4.8 (48)
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4.0 (45)

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Kriser’s Natural Pet is a pet wellness store in Westlake Village that also provides dog grooming services in the Thousand Oaks metro. The company is managed by a group composed of nutritionists, behaviorists, and groomers who specialize in holistic pet wellness. It provides daycare services, training sessions, and vet services. Its dog grooming services include full bath service, full groom service, skin and coat treatments, facials, and spa day services. Healthy treats and pet supplies are also available.

620 Lindero Canyon Road, Oak Park, CA 91377

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4.0 (66)
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4.7 (15)
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5.0 (5)

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The Shaggy Chic is a pet salon that offers dog grooming solutions in Thousand Oaks. It handles light trims, full haircuts, bath and brush, color arts, and dental care. In addition, doggie daycare and boarding facilities are available where pet owners can view their pets by using an interactive application. The Shaggy Chic has more than 10 years of experience in the industry. It strives to groom pets in a calm and safe environment by playing music in a room filled with aromatherapy scents.

Compare our Top Dog Groomers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Swaggs Pet Grooming Spa
5893 Kanan Road, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Salty Dog and Cool Cat
952 Pickwick Court, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
It's Pawfect!
31143 Via Colinas, Westlake Village, CA 91362
Kriser’s - Westlake Village
966 South Westlake Boulevard, Westlake Village, CA 91361
The Shaggy Chic
620 Lindero Canyon Road, Oak Park, CA 91377

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.