Expertise.com Homepage

2024

Last updated:

Best Dog Groomers in Aurora, IL

Our Recommended Top 4

We did the research for you!

  • Licensing
  • User Reviews
  • Mystery Shopping Calls

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

51Reviewed

32Curated

4Top Picks

Learn about our selection process.

Providers

featured provider = Featured Provider

137 South Batavia Avenue, Batavia, IL 60510

Expertise.com Rating

Review Sources

Facebook
4.9 (14)
Yelp
4.0 (14)

Why choose this provider?

Woof Wash Dog Grooming & Self-Serve Dog Wash is a local and family-run dog grooming business for the residents of Aurora. Its owner and professional groomer, Dawn, has more than 35 years of experience in the industry. The company provides custom grooming, such as nail trims, dremels, ear cleaning, de-skunk, anal gland expression, suited to the individual needs of owners and their pets. It first implemented the self-bathing concept in 1992, giving pet owners an economical bathing solution for their dogs.

1820 Wallace Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174

Expertise.com Rating

Review Sources

Yelp
5.0 (6)

Why choose this provider?

All Star Pet Grooming is a pet salon that has been serving Aurora residents for more than half a decade. It handles both dog and cat grooming regardless of size, breed, and behavior. Its services include baths, haircuts, nail trimming, teeth and ear cleaning, anal gland expression, and flea baths. Owner Krysta received her grooming diploma in 2011, and she is certified in several procedures, such as CPR for animals and pet nutrition. She lives with her daughters Dahlia and Audrey, along with her fur babies.

2664 East Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174

Expertise.com Rating

Why choose this provider?

K9-Kuts is a pet grooming company that has been serving clients in Aurora and nearby areas for more than two decades. It offers dog baths and haircuts, with add-on services such as teeth brushing, nail filing and trimming, and ear cleaning. The company also treats expressed anal glands and removes ticks and fleas. De-skunking treatment and face trimming are also available. Current owner Christine acquired K9-Kuts in 2018. She has been a pet groomer for more than 13 years.

3S532 Batavia Road, Warrenville, IL 60555

Expertise.com Rating

Review Sources

Google
4.8 (33)

Why choose this provider?

Clean and Cute Pet Grooming is a family-owned and family-operated dog grooming business that serves Aurora and the surrounding areas. It offers a wide range of services, such as anal gland expression, baths, ear cleaning, fluff drying, and nail trimming. Its special services include de-skunking, hair trimming and styling, nail Dremel, teeth brushing, and shed-less treatments. The professional groomers at Clean and Cute Pet Grooming also cater to pets with special needs, including anxious, disabled, and mature ones.

Compare our Top Dog Groomers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Woof Wash Dog Grooming & Self-Serve Dog Wash
137 South Batavia Avenue, Batavia, IL 60510
All Star Pet Grooming
1820 Wallace Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174
K9-Kuts
2664 East Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174
Clean and Cute Pet Grooming
3S532 Batavia Road, Warrenville, IL 60555

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.

Other top picks in your area