Laurels

Best Dog Groomers
in Indianapolis
2021

Why These Dog Groomers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Indianapolis Dog Groomers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 204 129 17

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

All Creatures Great & Groomed

All Creatures Great & Groomed is an Indianapolis company featuring grooming and boarding services for dogs, cats, and exotic animals. The company also facilitates adoptions of abandoned pets through organizations like EARPS and Mended Hearts. Prices for a full groom, which includes bathing, drying, de-matting, de-shedding, ear and eye cleaning, and nail trimming, varies based on breed and dog size. Pet pick-up and delivery services are available for clients who live within ten miles of the salon.

Indianapolis, IN 46227

Website

Alpha K9 University

Alpha K9 University in Indianapolis is primarily a dog training facility, offering a boarding school, K-9 behavior education, obedience training, daycare, day training, and additional services for dogs and their owners. The company’s campus is “one of the largest K-9 training centers in the Midwest,” featuring an aquatic center and indoor arena. There is also a grooming spa where dogs are treated to shampoo and conditioner, brushing, ear cleaning, nail trimming, nail filing, and flea and tick treatments. Grooming services are offered as packages or a la carte.

Indianapolis, IN 46256

Website

Bridgeview Animal Hospital

Bridgeview Animal Hospital in Fishers received the U.S. Commerce Association’s “Best of Fishers” Award for Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in 2010, 2011, and 2012. Dr. Mike Graves, the primary veterinarian, was selected by the Consumers’ Research Council of America as “One of America’s Top Veterinarians” in 2006, 2007, and 2008. Services at the hospital include baths, cat and dog vaccinations, emergency care, grooming, surgery, heartworm treatment, dentistry, puppy and kitten care, and senior pet care. New clients are encouraged to fill out a New Client Form and Appointment Request Form directly on the hospital’s website.

Fishers, IN 46037

Website

For the Love of Dogs

For the Love of Dogs provides mobile dog grooming services in “state-of-the-art mobile styling salons” for the cities of Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers, Zionsville, Westfield, and Noblesville. The mobile salons are unique because pets are styled one at a time, grooming can be scheduled on any day of the week, and the groomers travel to the customer. The company is fully insured and a member of the National Dog Groomers Association of America. Products used for grooming are biodegradable, organic, hypoallergenic, and cruelty-free. Appointments are generally scheduled two to four weeks in advance, due to limited availability.

Fishers, IN 46038

Website

Noah's Animal Hospital & 24 Hour Emergency Center

Noah’s Animal Hospital & 24 Hour Emergency Center serves Indianapolis and is accredited with the American Animal Hospital Association. The hospital provides vaccinations, diagnostic services, dentistry, surgery, house calls, and critical care. Pets can also receive grooming services such as baths, haircuts, styling, ear cleaning, nail trimming, deep conditioning, and teeth brushing.

Indianapolis, IN 46226

Website

The Animal Den

The Animal Den is a pet resort and salon in Whitestown, in business since 1998. The company provides a “state of the art pet resort combined with excellent grooming and customer service,” and also offers convenient pet pick-up and delivery seven days a week. All grooming packages include high-quality shampoo and conditioner, nail trimming, ear cleaning, pad cleaning, brushing, a bow or bandana, plus the client’s choice of clip, trim, or style.

Whitestown, IN 46052

Website

The Doghouse Grooming Salon

The Doghouse Grooming Salon offers grooming services to dogs of all breeds and cats in Indianapolis. In 2012, the salon received a finalist award from The Indy’s A-List for “Best Grooming.” Four individual packages are available, including the Bath and Nail Package and the Shed-Less Treatment Upgrade Package. Quick services, such as ear cleaning and tooth brushing, can be requested a la carte.

Indianapolis, IN 46239

Website

The Range Pet Lodge

The Range Pet Lodge in Carmel offers boarding, dog training, doggy daycare, and dog grooming. Reservations can be made directly on the website. The grooming menu and pricing are determined based on breed, and services range from standard baths and trims to more luxurious treatments such as nail coloring, sugar scrubs, and semi-permanent fur coloring. Daycare rates are $29 for a full day or $15 for a half day.

Carmel, IN 46032

Website

U Dirty Dawg

U Dirty Dawg offers grooming, boarding, and doggy daycare in Greenwood. The company was voted one of the Indy’s A-List Top 5 for Best Grooming. Dogs are provided with separate indoor and outdoor play areas during their stay and are grouped according to temperament and breed. No pitbulls or pitbull mixes are accepted for daycare. A one-day pass is $17, a five-day pass is $80, and a full month of daycare is $250.

Greenwood, IN 46143

Website

Zionsville Country Kennel

Zionsville Country Kennel is a full service “pet stop” in Whitestown, offering pet boarding, training, a kennel camp, grooming, socialization, and exercise. A client testimonial highlights how a “day at the kennel camp provides opportunity for pets to socialize, exercise, and adds a little zest to their life.” Clients with future reservations at the boarding facility can take advantage of a free “trial day” for their pets to get familiarized with the accommodations and the trainers.

Whitestown, IN 46075

Website

Wrong city? Here are some nearby places: