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Best Dog Groomers in Albuquerque, NM

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Albuquerque 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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5850 Eubank Blvd NE B25, Albuquerque, NM 87111

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4.4 (98)
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3.0 (28)

Why choose this provider?

Pretty Pets is a locally owned business that offers dog grooming services to pet owners in Albuquerque and the neighboring communities. The salon accommodates small, medium, large, and giant dogs. Its services include bathing and blow-drying, nail trimming and filing, sanitary trimming and custom haircutting, ear cleaning, and de-shedding. Spa baths are also available, and clients can choose from itch relief, deodorizing, hot oil treatment, and soothing shampoo. Pretty Pets also offers dog boarding solutions.

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5920 4th Street Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87107

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4.9 (150)
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4.7 (135)
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4.5 (62)

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Bath Brush and Beyond is a team of professional dog groomers in Albuquerque that offers skin, hair, and relaxation treatments for pets in the area. It offers services such as aromatherapy sessions, pedicures, cuts and styles, paw treatment, and bubble baths. It also offers specialized services such as de-shedding and de-skunking with choices for vegan style, Japanese style, and Thai style treatments. Bath Brush and Beyond is a member of the Society of Holistic Pet Stylists.

2005 Yale Boulevard Southeast, Albuquerque, NM 87106

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4.9 (29)
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4.0 (23)

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Bolton Animal Hospital is a full-service facility that has been operating in Albuquerque for 78 years. It offers grooming services that can include ear cleaning, anal gland expression, coat brushing, bathing, and shearing. Its team of veterinarians may recommend regular bathing as part of the treatment routine for pets who suffer from allergies. The facility also provides dentistry, microchipping, parasite control, and vaccination services. One of its veterinarians, Hannah Doran, used to volunteer at the facility when she was in high school.

4401 Montaño Road Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87120

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4.0 (74)

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Jack & Rascals is a locally owned and operated grooming salon and all-natural pet supply shop serving customers in Albuquerque and nearby areas. Owners Patrick Sanchez, Samantha Sanchez, and Cynthia Knott established the business in 2009. It offers doggie bathing, brushing, haircut, nail trimming, and ear cleaning services. Moreover, add-ons, such as de-shedding treatment, specialty cuts, and de-skunking, are also available. The business provides self-service pet washing services and a wide range of pet supplies like pet food, leashes, and toys.

240 South Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004

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3.5 (6)

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The Wild Birdhouse is a family-owned and family-operated dog grooming business that provides its services to the Albuquerque area. Its grooming solutions include dog bathing, brushing, ear cleaning, teeth brushing, nail trimming and filing, and anal gland expression. It also offers various treatments, such as de-shedding and flea and tick treatments. The Wild Birdhouse sanitizes its grooming facility several times a day. It uses either a velocity or fluff dryer to remove dead hair from the dogs being treated.

3107 Eubank Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87111

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4.0 (16)

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Furtastic Grooming is a pet care facility based in Albuquerque. Founded in 2011, this facility has been providing customized dog grooming services that consist of brushing and trimming, baths with massaging scrub and moisturizing shampoo, nail trimming, and teeth brushing. Ribbons and bows can be added as part of this service per client request. Its team of grooming professionals has more than 15 years of experience in handling dogs of various breeds and temperaments.

2415 Southern Boulevard Southeast, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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4.9 (87)
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4.0 (54)

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Pet Food Gone Wild is a locally owned pet care and grooming facility that serves residential and commercial clients in Albuquerque and nearby areas. It offers full and self-service dog washing and grooming services. Clients are given a pet grooming kit, which includes pet shampoo, conditioner, and towels on each visit. Pet Food Gone Wild's online store also features a range of pet food and supplements from brands such as Animal Essentials, Whole Earth Farms, and Northwest Naturals. 

11701 Menaul Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87112

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5.0 (11)
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4.0 (4)

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Albuquerque Doggie Spa is a local pet grooming facility that also offers instructional programs for prospective groomers in Albuquerque. Its dog grooming options include eco-friendly shampoo and conditioning, Pretty Paws pedicure, and temporary dyes for mohawk hairstyles. As part of its training program, the business also teaches owners and aspiring dog care professionals how to perform full grooming procedures. Albuquerque Doggie Spa is additionally equipped with hammocks to accommodate senior dogs struggling with pet fatigue.

Compare our Top Dog Groomers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Pretty Pets
5850 Eubank Blvd NE B25, Albuquerque, NM 87111
Bath Brush and Beyond
5920 4th Street Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Bolton Animal Hospital
2005 Yale Boulevard Southeast, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Jack & Rascals
4401 Montaño Road Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87120
The Wild Birdhouse
240 South Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004
Furtastic Grooming
3107 Eubank Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87111
Pet Food Gone Wild
2415 Southern Boulevard Southeast, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Albuquerque Doggie Spa
11701 Menaul Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87112

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.