Laurels
Best Dog Groomers
in Washington
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 Washington DC.

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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.

All Dogs Club

All Dogs Club is a daycare, spa, and party zone for pets in Washington, D.C. that consists of certified professionals who possess a combined experience of over 25 years. All Dogs Club provides several grooming services, such as bubble baths, fur-cuts, ear cleaning, brush outs, flea baths, and more. This pet spa won the "Best of College Park" award in 2010 and 2008.

College Park, DC(301) 345-3647

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Belly Rubs Pet Care

Belly Rubs Pet Care is a grooming salon, mobile grooming, and dog walking service in the Washington, D.C. metro area that was founded in 2008. This licensed, bonded, and insured company offers ShedLess treatments, haircuts, baths, brush outs, and more. The salon takes walk-ins and offers several walk-in services, such as the self-service dog wash.

Ashburn, VA(571) 295-5516

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Blue Dog

Blue Dog is a pet boarding and daycare facility in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Blue Dog also offers several grooming services, such as dog baths and brush outs, clipping services, nail and ear care, de-skunking, stain removal, coat treatments, and more. Washingtonian Magazine recognized Blue Dog as the "Best of Best for Dog Grooming" in 2013.

Kensington, DC(301) 217-0010

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Bonnie's Dog & Cat Grooming

Bonnie's Dog & Cat Grooming is located in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The salon possesses over 30 years of experience, and the staff is thoroughly trained in caring for all breeds, such as drop coated breeds terriers, Spaniels, Setters, non-shedding, and designer dogs. Bonnie's grooming services will always include nail trimming and ear cleaning. Washingtonian Magazine named Bonnie's one of Washington D.C.'s best pet care facilities.

Washington, DC(202) 548-0044

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Chichie's Grooming Spa

Chichie's Grooming Spa is a BBB accredited business that has been providing the Washington, D.C. metro area with pet grooming services for over 35 years. The facility offers traditional and custom designs, deep cleansing spa treatments, sensitive skin care, coat conditioning, de-matting, undercoat and shedding treatment, hand fluff drying, and ear and foot care.

Washington, DC(202) 333-3575

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Dog Paws n Cat Claws

Dog Paws n Cat Claws is a family-owned and operated pet care facility in the Washington, D.C. metro area that offers daycare, walks, transportation, grooming, and in-home care. Dog Paws n Cat Claws consists of 50 highly-trained professionals, who are dedicated to providing the best care. In 2015, The Washington Post named Dog Paws n Cat Claws one of the "Top Workplaces. The facility is heavily involved in the community and has worked with Homeward Trails Animal Rescue for over 10 years.

Bailey's Crossroads, VA(703) 931-5057

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Doggy Style

Doggy Style is a bakery, boutique, and pet spa in the Washington, D.C. metro area that was opened in 2002. The eco-friendly facility uses green products and all-natural, organic food. Doggy Style provides bathing services, brushing, blow outs, haircuts, nail clipping, ear cleaning, anal gland expression, teeth brushing, anesthesia-free dental cleaning, mud baths, epsom salt soaks, facial scrubs, and paw therapy.

Washington, DC(202) 667-0595

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Dogma

Dogma is a dog bakery and boutique in Washington, D.C. that was started by Mike and Mary Hogan in 2000. Washingtonian Magazine rated Dogma one of "Washington's Top Pet Care" businesses, and Dogma was one out of only two salons that made the list. The salon is an authorized grooming facility, and the groomers are constantly attending workshops to improve their skills.

Arlington, DC(571) 422-0370

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Falls Road Veterinary Hospital

Falls Road Veterinary Hospital has been providing pet care services to the Washington, D.C. metro area since 1988. This award-winning facility maintains its AAHA accreditation by passing AAHA inspections every three or four years and receiving high marks. In addition to veterinary services, Falls Road provides grooming services from experienced groomers, who are trained in all breed standards.

Potomac, MD(301) 983-8400

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For Pet's Sake

For Pet's Sake is an all-breed dog and cat grooming facility in the Washington, D.C. metro area that consists of 13 extensively trained groomers and employees. The owner Jackie Barchesky began working as a groomer's assistant at The Pet Set in 1976, and when The Pet Set relocated in 1982, she started For Pet's Sake. The facility offers several grooming services, such as baths, hydro-surges, hand stripping, comb outs, anal gland expression, and more.

Alexandria, VA(703) 931-2600

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Life of Riley

Life of Riley is a pet care facility in Washington, D.C. that provides chauffeur services, pet pencil portraits, grooming, doggie hotel suites, doggie daycare, and unique products.The grooming services feature professional groomers, individualized grooming, transportation, and more. The owner Laura Abbott is passionate about animals, and she received her veterinary education while working alongside Dr. John Sharpe.

Rockville, DC(240) 428-4952

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Paws of Enchantment

Paws of Enchantment is a holistic pet spa in the Washington, D.C. metro area that was rated "Best" by Washingtonian Magazine. Paws for Enchantment was also featured on ABC News and BBC Radio. The spa offers several grooming services, such as de-shedding, mud treatment, facial treatments, hand stripping, luxury shampoos and conditioners, coat restoration, paw massages, and much more.

Mount Rainier, MD(301) 209-0411

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Perfect Paws Doggie Spa

Perfect Paws Doggie Spa is a grooming facility that is dedicated to providing quality service to the Washington, D.C. metro area. The owner Sonia Love received her certification from Maryland School of Dog Grooming, and she is trained in pet CPR and first aid. The facility also offers a self-serve dog wash service and provide customers with tubs, aprons, shampoo, combs, brushes, and dryers.

Oxon Hill, MD(301) 567-1878

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Pooch Styles

Pooch Styles is a grooming facility in the Washington, D.C. metro area that was established in 2012. This facility consists of skilled groomers with a combined experience of 20 years in pet care. In addition to everyday grooming services, Pooch Styles offers creative grooming, which includes coloring, ribbons, feathers, treatment for sensitive skin, and more. The shop sells holistic pet foods, toys, treats, and apparel. Busy customers can bring their dogs to Pooch Styles' Pooch Day Camp.

Forestville, MD(301) 456-7081

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Sniffers Doggie Daycare

Sniffers Doggie Daycare provides daycare, overnight care, bathing and grooming services, and training services to dog lovers in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Sniffers Doggie Daycare requires staff to complete a twelve step training course with Oustanding Pet Care University. The facility's self-bathing services include quality products necessary for washing and drying, an extra large walk-in tub for big dogs, and more.

Rockville, DC(301) 738-6781

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Sniffs & Wiggles

Sniffs & Wiggles is a mobile pet grooming service in the Washington, D.C. metro area that is completely self-sufficient, which means it does not use customers electricity or water. The owner Juan Enrique Ferrufino was professionally trained at Baltimore School of Dog Grooming, and he grooms to all breed standards. The salon's all inclusive grooming package is $75-$200 and includes a full coat brush out, nail clipping, ear cleaning, and more.

Washington, DC(202) 557-9834

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The Muddy Mutt

The Muddy Mutt is a full-service grooming facility in Washington, D.C. that offers professional washing and grooming, self-service dog washing, nail trimming, anal gland expressions, and more. The self-serve dog bath is $18 and includes shampoo and conditioner, ear wipes, eye wipes, brushes, nail clippers, towels, and pet dryers. The shop provides toys, treats, dog food, leashes, collars, and harnesses.

Arlington, DC(703) 888-2303

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The Studio

The Studio is a dog salon in Washington, D.C. that promises to style all dogs to breed standards. This full-service salon will provide fluff drying, ear cleaning, nail trimming, 3 step de-shedding, hand stripping, teeth whitening, medical baths, and much more. The owner Sarah honed her scissor and hand-stripping skills at the Maryland School of Dog Grooming.

Silver Spring, DC(301) 593-0212

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Woofie's

Woofie's is a pet sitter, dog walker, and mobile grooming service in the Washington, D.C. metro area that won the Washingtonian 2011 "Best Pet Care" award. The salon's fully-equipped, self-contained spa will provide customers with personalized service. Woofie's service list includes express services, signature trims, custom cuts, military cuts, de-shedding treatments, de-skunking, and more. Woofie's has appeared in Ashburn Life and Leesburg Life.

Ashburn, VA(571) 426-6503

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