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Best Dog Groomers in Indianapolis, IN

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. 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.

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Indianapolis, IN 46227

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4.5 (9)

Why choose this provider?

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.

Whitestown, IN 46052

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4.3 (136)
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3.5 (24)

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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.

110 West Main Street, Carmel, IN 46032

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4.5 (196)
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4.4 (75)
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4.0 (43)

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Carmel-based Canine Cloud Nine is a pet grooming company with a cage-free salon, retail boutique, and self-wash stations. The company offers grooming services that include bathing, nail trimming, brushing, ear cleaning, de-shedding, and teeth brushing. It also accommodates self-wash on a scheduled basis. Its team has handled various dog breeds and has experienced serving the greater Indianapolis area. Heading its team of groomers are the business's owners, Heather Bauer and Amber Hosford, who are pet owners themselves.

510 South State Road 135, Greenwood, IN 46142

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4.8 (17)
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4.5 (13)

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Academy Animal Hospital has been serving the residents of Indianapolis and the surrounding areas for more than 40 years. It offers pet grooming services, such as shampoo and conditioner treatments, brushing and dematting, ear cleaning, and nail trimming. It also provides haircuts, hair trims, and hairstyling solutions. In addition, Academy Animal Hospital deals with pet dental care, including preventive dental care, digital dental radiology, and dental surgery. It is a member of the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals.

1019 East 199th Street, Westfield, IN 46074

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For the Love of Dogs Mobile Pet Salon is a mobile dog grooming business serving clients throughout Indianapolis. It offers hydro-massage therapy, nail trimming, bath services, ear cleaning, hair cut, and brushing. The staff at this company works around clients' schedules and provides a written report after every session regarding any pet health issues detected. For the Love of Dogs Mobile Pet Salon uses organic products in the grooming process and requires customers to present an updated veterinarian record of rabies shots for safety purposes.

11740 Olio Road, Fishers, IN 46037

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4.7 (256)
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5.0 (107)
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4.0 (28)

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Bridgeview Pet Wellness Clinic provides dog grooming services in Indianapolis and its surrounding areas. It offers bathing, drying, brushing, ear cleaning, and nail trimming services to dogs of various breeds. Its team of professional pet stylists also cuts the dog's hair to match its temperament and individual style. Other services of the clinic include fur moisturizing, nail dremelling, and furminating shedless treatment. During the grooming visit, it can also update the dog's annual vaccines and laboratory tests.

5370 Indianapolis Road, Whitestown, IN 46075

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3.5 (11)

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Zionsville Country Kennel is a full-service dog grooming salon owned by Ron and Debbie Douglas, serving clients in Indianapolis. Its services include fluff drying, nail trimming and filing, teeth brushing, and provides seasonal bandanas or bows. It also offers de-shedding treatment using specialty shampoos and conditioners, in addition to a specialized brushing process. The salon uses all-natural products, such as Pure Paws, Best Shot, and Zymox. Moreover, Zionsville Country Kennel offers dog boarding services with various rooms equipped with a private outdoor space.

9001 133rd Place, Fishers, IN 46038

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4.6 (49)
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3.5 (14)

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Paws & Play Dog Resort & Training Center is an upscale dog resort and lodging facility providing grooming services in Indianapolis. It offers a bath and groom option which includes premium natural shampoo and conditioner treatment, thorough brush-out, blow dry, cologne, and nail trim. The facility also has customized or specialty grooming services including breed standard grooms, customized pet grooms, deep moisturizing treatment, skin treatment, blueberry facial, and nail trim with file. It is located in a 26,000-square-foot industry-standard facility.

10201 Hague Road, Fishers, IN 46038

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Alpha K9 University is a canine care service provider that grooms, trains, and lodges dogs in Indianapolis. Its grooming spa services include flea remedies, deep coat conditioning, and low-shed treatments. With its 17,000 square foot training center, the business also offers weight management programs, strength and endurance conditioning, and swimming classes for puppies. Alpha K9 University also has a boarding school that offers AKC CGC certification programs for dogs who maintain good manners and behavior.

2435 South State Road 135, Greenwood, IN 46143

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3.5 (26)

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U Dirty Dawg is a dog grooming company that serves Indianapolis and the surrounding areas. It offers dog grooming services, such as bathing, nail filing, toothbrushing, and FURminator Shed-Less treatment. The business also offers doggie daycare, dog boarding, obedience training, and veterinary services. The company has a well-equipped facility with over 4,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor spaces. In addition, fences are installed around the area to ensure that pet residents are kept safe. U Dirty Dawg also offers jungle gyms, toys, and kiddie pools to keep dogs entertained and stimulated.

233 Monon Boulevard, Carmel, IN 46032

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4.5 (36)
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3.0 (30)

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Happy Dog Hotel and Spa is a dog boarding and grooming business that operates in and around the Carmel area, including Indianapolis. Its dog grooming services include blueberry facials, nail trimmings and filings, haircuts, and baths. The business also offers an array of spa amenities for clients getting their pets groomed, ranging from pet massages to dog treats. In addition, Happy Dog Hotel and Spa has an outdoor courtyard where pets can play in before or after their grooming appointment.

1045 North Rangeline Road, Carmel, IN 46032

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4.6 (92)
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4.0 (8)

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VCA Village Park Animal Hospital & The Range Pet Lodge is a pet grooming business that serves clients in Indianapolis. It provides a wide range of dog grooming services, including baths and haircuts, nail trimming, anal gland expression, ear cleaning, paw pad trimming, and facials. It also offers ear and tail coloring and sedated grooming services. Its veterinarians, technicians, and support staff rely on modern pet grooming procedures and medicines. The business also helps pets in need through the Pennies for Pets Program.

909 North East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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4.5 (86)
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4.9 (24)

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Furr: Pet Spa and Wellness Clinic provides pet grooming and spa services in Indianapolis. It offers a variety of dog grooming options such as the Bath + Brush Package that includes a bath with clarifying shampoo treatment, hypo-allergenic and tear-free face wash, blow-dry and brush out, ear clean, nail trim, and a complimentary wellness exam. The grooming salon and pet spa’s staff has a combined experience of over 90 years in the pet service industry.

7135 Southeastern Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46239

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4.8 (101)

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The Doghouse Grooming Salon is a pet care facility that serves the Indianapolis area. It offers a number of packages such as the full-service groom bundle, which includes a full-body trim, massage bath, nail trim, and brush out. Meanwhile, its shed-less treatment package is designed for dogs with shedding issues as it aims to moisturize the skin and loosen broken hair. The Doghouse Grooming Salon is owned by Samantha West, a pet stylist with over a decade of experience.

Compare our Top Dog Groomers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
All Creatures Great & Groomed
The Animal Den
Canine Cloud Nine
110 West Main Street, Carmel, IN 46032
Academy Animal Hospital
510 South State Road 135, Greenwood, IN 46142
For the Love of Dogs Mobile Pet Salon
1019 East 199th Street, Westfield, IN 46074
Bridgeview Pet Wellness Clinic
11740 Olio Road, Fishers, IN 46037
Zionsville Country Kennel
5370 Indianapolis Road, Whitestown, IN 46075
Paws & Play Dog Resort & Training Center
9001 133rd Place, Fishers, IN 46038
Alpha K9 University
10201 Hague Road, Fishers, IN 46038
U Dirty Dawg
2435 South State Road 135, Greenwood, IN 46143
Happy Dog Hotel and Spa
233 Monon Boulevard, Carmel, IN 46032
VCA Village Park Animal Hospital & The Range Pet Lodge
1045 North Rangeline Road, Carmel, IN 46032
Furr: Pet Spa and Wellness Clinic
909 North East Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
The Doghouse Grooming Salon
7135 Southeastern Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46239

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.