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Best Dog Groomers in Riverside, CA

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17122 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92504 Rating

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5.0 (41)
5.0 (1)

Why choose this provider?

Cutie Paws Grooming Inc. is a company that offers dog grooming solutions in Riverside. It provides a wide range of treatments, such as medicated baths, breed cuts and styling, nail clipping, and ear cleaning. Its groomers are qualified and experienced to handle various breeds, including certain grooming requirements for each one. Cutie Paws Grooming aims to keep pets looking picture-perfect at any time by keeping them refreshed in the summer months and cozy during the winter season.

10555 Indiana Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503 Rating

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4.0 (114)
4.2 (109)
5.0 (48)

Why choose this provider?

Riverside Pet Grooming provides various services for dogs and cats, from bubble baths and haircuts to nail trims. Furthermore, the company offers a stain whitening service that eliminates and lightens discolorations on white dogs. The procedure, which is done by its trained animal aesthetician, involves a combination of different products and techniques. Riverside Pet Grooming was founded by Jacki Panzik, whose over 45 years of industry experience comprises working in veterinary hospitals, training dogs, and mentoring groomers.

5225 Canyon Crest Drive, Riverside, CA 92507 Rating

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4.0 (381)
4.7 (206)

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Pawlished Paws Boutique & Spa is a full-service dog grooming salon serving Riverside. It provides a wide range of grooming services, including bathing, brushing, ear cleaning, nail trimming, and deep conditioning. Apart from grooming dogs, the IPGA-certified groomers also take care of cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, and ferrets. Pawlished Paws started in 2004 as a small pet shop named Neiman Barkus. The business eventually expanded and now carries over 20,000 pet items. Its grooming facility employs 17 staff members.

6779 Brockton Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506 Rating

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4.7 (53)
4.5 (39)

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Pampered Pet is a dog grooming company located in Riverside. It bathes dogs, blows them dry, then gives them nail trims. Other services offered at the salon are brush-outs, teeth brushing, and shed reduction. Pampered Pet also offers various styling and haircuts for dogs. They can be haircuts specific to the dog's breed or according to the owner's request. Appointments can be made via phone or online at the company website.

3243 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506 Rating

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4.0 (92)
4.7 (77)
4.4 (52)

Why choose this provider?

Riverside Grooming has over eight years of experience providing quality pet care and grooming services. The company's dog groomers offer bad breath solutions for pets, treating tartar and plaque buildups using PlaqClnz® Gel, and educating owners about their pets' oral health. They also provide deshed treatments to remove winter undercoats, with initial and follow-up treatments for complete removal. Additionally, they perform deep skin cleaning with the use of microbubbles. The microbubble technology reduces itchiness and odor and improves veterinarian-prescribed therapies.

6200 Pegasus Dr 4, Riverside, CA 92503 Rating

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4.9 (156)
3.7 (44)
3.0 (41)

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Love Pups Grooming & Pet Boutique is a dog salon that serves pet owners in Riverside. Its dog grooming services cater to various breeds and include flea baths, de-shedding treatment, nail grinding, oatmeal baths, and flea and tick drops. In addition, it provides daycare services to small dogs and has an in-house boutique that carries numerous pet products. The salon's groomers and bathers have over 10 years of combined experience handling dogs of different sizes and breeds.

Compare our Top Dog Groomers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Cutie Paws Grooming Inc.
17122 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92504
Riverside Pet Grooming
10555 Indiana Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503
Pawlished Paws Boutique & Spa
5225 Canyon Crest Drive, Riverside, CA 92507
Pampered Pet
6779 Brockton Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506
Riverside Grooming
3243 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506
Love Pups Grooming & Pet Boutique
6200 Pegasus Dr 4, Riverside, CA 92503


  • 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.