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Best Dog Groomers in Austin, TX

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1207 Baylor Street, Austin, TX 78703

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3.5 (72)
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4.9 (23)

Why choose this provider?

Midtown Groom & Board has been grooming Austin families' canine companions since 1970. Its team of groomers works with dogs of all breeds and sizes. Grooming services include bathing, brush-outs, nail trimming, ear cleaning, and anal gland expression. Deshedding treatments are also available. The boutique also offers daycare services, with playgroups based largely on sizes, ages, and personalities. Should owners be unable to collect their pets at the end of the day, Midtown Groom & Board keeps the dogs safe overnight.

Austin, TX 78749

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4.5 (10)
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5.0 (2)

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Groom Service is a mobile salon that caters to pet owners in the Austin area. It is committed to providing individualized pet care, and it specializes in handling pets with separation anxiety, pets that are high-strung, pets prone to motion sickness, and first-timers or puppies. Included in its wide range of services are breed-specific haircuts, baths, nail trims, facials, and anal gland expression. Groom Service is headed by Deb, a professional groomer with over 30 years of experience.

500 West William Cannon Drive, Austin, TX 78745

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5.0 (110)
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4.8 (14)

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Austin Pet Stylist is a dog grooming company serving the metro. They offer basic to full grooming including nail trim, bath, and coat maintenance for all breeds under 65 lbs. Owners can also have their dogs de-matted and pampered with a scrub or spa. Austin Pet Stylist is focused on pet safety and comfort. Their staff undergoes continuous training. Jade Joy, the owner, used to be a nurse. She is now a Master Groomer certified by the National Dog Groomers Association of America.

537 Woodward Street, Austin, TX 78704

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4.5 (80)
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4.9 (1)

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Austin Dogtown is a facility offering grooming services for all dog breeds in Austin. Services include bathing with specialty shampoo and conditioner, anal gland expression, nail trim, and hair cutting and styling. Daycare and boarding packages are also available. Its indoor/outdoor facility has more than 5,000 sq ft of space dedicated for the dogs. Austin Dogtown's team also gives basic behavior training for dog guests during their stay. The facility's owner, Rebecca Brannian, has more than 10 years of grooming experience.

8850 Highway 290W, Austin, TX 78736

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4.8 (23)

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Based in Austin, Happy Mailman provides pet hygiene services to its daycare and boarding clients. Its basic grooming services include baths, furminator, toenail trim, ear and eye cleaning, and tooth brushing. These grooming services are performed seven days a week through its partner, Midtown Groom & Board, which is staffed with groomers trained and experienced to handle dogs and cats. Happy Mailman focuses on indoor and outdoor group socialization with its spacious and cage-less play environment.

4917 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78745

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3.5 (42)
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4.1 (13)

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Soco Pet Lounge offers full-service dog grooming services to clients in Austin. Its services include hair cuts and shaving, eye and ear care, and bathing. Other services include flea and tick treatment, nail trimming, and deodorizing. The salon is also a dog daycare offering various entertainment activities such as group play, special treats, and nap time. Its boarding facility comes with multiple accommodations. For the pet's health and safety, Soco Pet Lounge has partnered with Capital Veterinary Clinic.

2710 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704

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4.0 (69)
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4.3 (13)

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Dirty Dog is a pet grooming company in South Lamar, with operations in Mesa, Guadalupe, Downtown, William Cannon, and most of Austin. It offers a self-service dog wash that allows clients to get hands-on grooming experiences with their pets using the available tools and products in the company's grooming station. It also handles bathing, haircutting, nail filing, facials, and teeth brushing, as well as daycare and boarding services. It was founded in 2003 by Blair and Alesha, after taking inspiration from Blair's dogs.

1108 West Koenig Lane, Austin, TX 78756

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4.0 (102)
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4.6 (1)

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Groomingdale's of Austin is a pet salon that offers a full range of services, including a full grooming package that involves a hydro-surge bath, blowdry, gland expression, and haircut. Its team can also use special shampoo and conditioner upon request. Furthermore, the company offers the following a la carte services: de-shedding treatments, pad shaves, and face trims, and walk-ins for nail trims are also accommodated. Groomingdale's of Austin's team of professional groomers has over 50 years of collective industry experience.

12233 FM 620 North, Austin, TX 78750

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4.0 (92)
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4.6 (1)

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Mud Puppies - North provides dog grooming services to Austin. It offers a full grooming package that includes bathing, ear cleaning, gland expression, tooth brushing, and nail trimming. Its team of groomers uses hypoallergenic and tearless shampoo to ensure dogs' comfort. They also create hand-scissored finishing touches during trims to improve the dogs' appearance and style. Mud Puppies - North is co-owned by Edward Flores, a member of the City of Austin’s Animal Advisory Commission, and by Kelley Struve, who has fostered 30 dogs in her home.

20200 Ranch to Market Road 150, Driftwood, TX 78619

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4.5 (20)
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5.0 (19)

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Dog Camp is a facility serving Austin that has been in business since 2001. The company offers pet grooming services for cats and dogs, including baths and brushing, ear cleaning, sanitary cuts, and body shaves. It also provides luxury suites for boarding purposes, which consist of outdoor and indoor spaces that measure at least 6x6 feet. Moreover, it has standard runs with a climate-controlled indoor area. Colleen, its dog stylist, has over three decades of grooming experience. She joined the company in 2012.

15603 Checotah Drive, Austin, TX 78734

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4.9 (55)
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4.5 (43)

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My Love Fur Paws is a pet grooming and boarding business based in Hudson Bend that serves clients in the local area and the surrounding communities, including Austin. The groomers from this salon perform a variety of services for clients' pets, including haircuts, nail trimming, and customized baths tailored to the length and condition of a pet's coat. They also provide additional services, such as Madra Mor mud treatment. My Love Fur Paws also offers grooming products from Artero, Soothe, and Pure Paws.

4 Lake Drive, Round Rock, TX 78665

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4.0 (76)
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4.7 (2)

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Action Pack Dog Center is a dog grooming facility that services clients in Austin. The business provides a wide range of services, such as dematting, haircutting, premium bathing, ear cleaning, and toothbrushing. SHED control treatments and blueberry and vanilla facials are also available. Action Pack Dog Center also offers overnight accommodations and a dog daycare program where the dogs are taught socialization skills. There is also a swimming pool facility that is designed mainly for dogs.

Compare our Top Dog Groomers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Midtown Groom & Board - Central Austin
1207 Baylor Street, Austin, TX 78703
Groom Service
Austin Pet Stylist
500 West William Cannon Drive, Austin, TX 78745
Austin Dogtown
537 Woodward Street, Austin, TX 78704
Happy Mailman
8850 Highway 290W, Austin, TX 78736
Soco Pet Lounge
4917 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78745
Dirty Dog - South Lamar
2710 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704
Groomingdale's of Austin
1108 West Koenig Lane, Austin, TX 78756
Mud Puppies - North
12233 FM 620 North, Austin, TX 78750
Dog Camp
20200 Ranch to Market Road 150, Driftwood, TX 78619
My Love Fur Paws
15603 Checotah Drive, Austin, TX 78734
Action Pack Dog Center - Round Rock, TX
4 Lake Drive, Round Rock, TX 78665

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.