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Laurels

Best Dog Groomers
in Charlotte
2019

Why These Dog Groomers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored dog groomers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog groomers in Charlotte, NC.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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A Styled Pooch

A Styled Pooch, located in Concord, is a dog grooming service that, for over 20 years, has been bathing, trimming, and otherwise grooming Charlotte Metro canines. Staff members always shampoo pets at least twice, to ensure that they completely remove any dirt. Prices vary depending on the length of the appointment, and the types of procedures performed.

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Bark 5th Ave, LLC

For more than a decade, Bark 5th Ave, LLC has provided local pet owners with a range of grooming service options. Owners Kim and Jay Fontaine lead a caring, professional staff. Ms. Fontaine has been professionally grooming dogs for over 15 years, and Mr. Fontaine is a former hairstylist for humans.

Matthews, NC 28105

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Carolinas Veterinary Care Clinic

Carolinas Veterinary Care Clinic, located in Huntersville, works with families from Charlotte and other nearby cities whose pets need boarding or grooming services. A team of full-time groomers uses only veterinarian-approved shampoo, conditioners, and other products, and on-site veterinarians are on-call 24/7. Additionally, because of the facility's veterinary medicinal focus, the staff can identify any health issues.

Huntersville, NC 28078

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Classic Grooming

Charlotte dog grooming business Classic Grooming began in 2003, in a 400-square foot facility off Morehead Street. In 2008, it moved to a new facility ten times as large, in the Historic South End. Now it has eight groomers on its staff, operating a full-service dog care and recreation center that caters to approximately 50 dogs every day. Classic Grooming is a member of the National Dog Groomers Association of America, and it has a 100% rating with the Mecklenburg County Health Department.

Charlotte, NC 28203

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Grateful Pets

Grateful Pets is a Charlotte provider of dog grooming services that has operated locally for more than 25 years. The staff consists of trained, experienced stylists who can work with cats as well as canines. Pet owners interested in dropping by Grateful Pets should peruse the company's website for the hours and addresses of its three Charlotte Metro locations.

Charlotte, NC 28205

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Happy Dog Cafe, Boutique & Spa, Inc.

Happy Dog Cafe, Boutique & Spa, Inc., sometimes called just "Happy Dog Cafe," provides local dog owners with training, walking, nutritional guidance, and grooming service options, including canine ear cleaning. The business, based in Belmont, also partners with Familly Addition Dog Rescue of Charlotte for on-site dog adoption events. Since opening over eight years ago, Happy Dog Cafe has given a full range of products, services, and advice to help local families keep their canine companions fit mentally and physically. In 2010, its leadership formed the Happy Dog Cafe Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes animal welfare in Gaston County.

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Happy Tails Mobile Dog Salon, LLC

The Matthews-based business Happy Tails Mobile Dog Salon, LLC is a convenient, accessible option for Charlotte Metro families whose dogs need some grooming. The owner and sole groomer, Jill, handles every aspect of the salon's operations. This means that pet owners can speak directly to their groomer, not just to schedule visits, but also to discuss their dog's specific needs and any medical conditions. All service is in-home.

Matthews, NC 28104

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Independence Veterinary Clinic

Independence Veterinary Clinic is a Charlotte-based animal clinic providing its services to family from all over the city as well as the surrounding areas. In addition to a host of veterinary medicinal treatment options, the center offers grooming services for dogs and cats. The grooming package includes bathing, haircutting, nail trimming, brush-outs, blow-drys, and ear cleaning.

Charlotte, NC 28227

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Larry's Pet Grooming, Inc.

Larry's Pet Grooming, Inc., centered in Charlotte, is a family-owned pet store and salon that has served local dogs for more than 45 years. The basic service package includes shampooing and conditioning, blow-drying, brushing-out, nail-trimming, ear-cleaning, and "pawdicure" service. Larry's Pet Grooming, Inc., is closed on Sunday and Monday.

Charlotte, NC 28227

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Million Dollar Dog

Million Dollar Dog is a dog salon and spa in Belmont, accepting dogs from Charlotte and other cities in the area. Pet owners looking to pamper their dog or cat can request a milk bath, cranberry facial, de-shedding treatments, blowouts, hot oil treatment, or even aromatherapy.

Belmont, NC 28012

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Modern Pet Salon

Modern Pet Salon is a dog grooming business located in Weddington for upwards of 25 years, catering to families from all over the greater Charlotte community. All puppies, kittens, dogs, and cats are welcome. The Modern Pet Salon menu of service options includes shampooing, drying, brushing, trimming, nail clipping, and even nail polishing. Prices vary depending on the amount of work necessary and how difficult the work is.

Weddington, NC 28104

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Pet Supplies Plus

Pet Supplies Plus is a Charlotte area pet salon and pet supplies store, catering to dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, hamsters, and other nonhuman animals. It operates two locations, one in Pineville-Matthews and the other in South Park. Whereas the South Park store's grooming option is strictly self-serve, the Pineville-Matthews location has three full-time grooming professionals with the requisite experience and training to safely and quickly wash and groom their canine visitors.

Charlotte, NC 28226

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Piper Glen Animal Hospital

In addition to providing a bevy of veterinary medical care options, Piper Glen Animal Hospital offers boarding and grooming services to its Charlotte-area clientele. Grooming services performed on-site include bathing, drying, nail trimming, ear cleaning, and anal gland expression. "Shed-It-Out," a de-shedding treatment involving the FURminator, is also available.

Charlotte, NC 28277

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Steele Creek Animal Hospital

Steele Creek Animal Hospital, based in Charlotte, is an animal care clinic that also boards and grooms its canine and feline visitors. Since opening in 1985, it has grown to be one of the largest and most-respected pet hospitals throughout the greater Charlotte community. A staff veterinarian is on-call at all times, meaning that pets are safe should any medical emergencies arise.

Charlotte, NC 28273

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Sugar Rush Yorkies

Sugar Rush Yorkies, in Charlotte, is a pet care business in Charlotte that breeds and grooms Yorkshire Terriers. Families interested in adopting a Yorkie will have to sign up for Sugar Rush Yorkies' waiting list. All of these adoptees are microchipped, registered, and somewhat (though not completely) housetrained. Grooming services, including shampooing, nail clipping, and hair trimming, are open to dogs of all breeds, although especially suitable for Yorkshire Terriers.

Charlotte, NC 28278

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The Dog Salon

The Dog Salon is a dog grooming service based in Charlotte, providing its services from a brick-and-mortar location and, as of recently, a mobile salon. Service options include not just grooming and washing but also pet sitting, dog walking, and "a la carte" procedures like nail clipping, dry skin treatments, and de-shedding. Jessica Law, the business's owner, has been working at the Dog Salon since 2007. In 2011, after years as the team's supervisor, she purchased the company from its previous owners.

Charlotte, NC 28205

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The Doggie Barber

The Doggie Barber is a small business based in Huntersville whose canine visitors receive hair trimming, nail clipping, teeth cleaning, hide brushing, and other grooming services. The company has been operating locally for more than 15 years. The Doggie Barber now offers pet sitting service options, both daytime and overnight services. To avoid agitating dogs' allergies, pet owners taking advantage of the business's pet sitting services must bring their dog's foods and snacks.

Huntersville, NC 28078

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Whiskers Dog Spa

Whiskers Dog Spa is a team of groomers based in Charlotte. Families from Belmont, Matthews, Weddington, Huntersville and other cities in the area bring their dogs for full-service grooming. Notably, Whiskers Dog Spa is fully licensed and insured, and its groomers are members of the National Dog Groomers Association of America.

Charlotte, NC 28226

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