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Best Dog Groomers in San Jose, CA

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1665 South Bascom Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008 Rating

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4.0 (440)
5.0 (5)

Why choose this provider?

Dr. Dave's Doggy Daycare, Boarding & Grooming - Campbell provides quality grooming services in San Jose and surrounding areas. The shop caters to cats and dogs and uses hypoallergenic and natural conditioners and shampoos, giving moisture to the pet's skin and adding shine to its coat. Its line of services includes ear cleaning, nail trimming, teeth brushing, and canine mud treatment. It also has creative grooming services such as semi-permanent dye, pet-friendly nail polish, and blow pens. The business uses environmentally-friendly equipment and facilities.

4480 Pearl Avenue, San Jose, CA 95136 Rating

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4.0 (166)
4.6 (70)
4.8 (11)

Why choose this provider?

The Groomery is a dog and cat grooming services provider that has been serving San Jose and the surrounding area for more than 36 years. Its services include bathing and brushing, haircuts, dental care, and "pet-acures" nail services. . The Groomery has over 56 years of experience in the industry. The Owner Dawn Steinbach successfully runs the business and apart from her experience in grooming cats and dogs, she has also raised animals such as horses, cows, deer, and coyotes.

478 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose, CA 95123 Rating

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4.0 (326)

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Doggie Stylezz offers dog grooming services to clients in San Jose. Its services include baths in warm water with shampoo and conditioner, blow dry, ear cleaning, nail clipping, as well as light brushing and pet cologne spray. It also offers teeth brushing, facial care, and anal gland cleaning, in addition to flea and tick treatment. The salon utilizes industry-grade grooming equipment, coupled with an adherence to safety standards. Its groomers provide personalized services to every pet and pay attention to their specific needs.

Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129 Rating

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4.5 (113)
4.6 (22)

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A+ Dog & Cat Grooming is a cage-free groomer that serves clients in the San Jose area. It offers professional mobile dog and cat grooming solutions for small breeds. Its van is fully equipped in order to make the pets' experience as comfortable as possible. Its full grooming package includes blueberry facial, bath with texturing herbal shampoo, skin and coat moisturizer, and massage with hydrating butter. It also performs ear cleaning, nail trimming and polishing, and full-body haircuts.

520 Giuffrida Avenue, San Jose, CA 95123 Rating

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4.0 (75)
4.4 (74)
3.9 (7)

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Springdale Kennels is a dog daycare and boarding facility providing grooming services to clients in the San Jose area for over 50 years. Its grooming services include ear cleaning, nail and pad trimming, fluff dry, and brush out. For smoother skin and coat, the salon also provides bathing using special-grade shampoos and conditioners. Springdale Kennels also requires rabies, Bordetella, and DHPP vaccines to service a client's pet. Additionally, its boarding facility has over five different play yards, providing pets with a lamb and rice diet.

Compare our Top Dog Groomers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Dr. Dave’s Doggy Daycare, Boarding & Grooming - Campbell
1665 South Bascom Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
The Groomery
4480 Pearl Avenue, San Jose, CA 95136
Doggie Stylezz
478 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose, CA 95123
A+ Luxury Dog & Cat Grooming
Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129
Springdale Kennels
520 Giuffrida Avenue, San Jose, CA 95123


  • 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.