Laurels
Best Dog Groomers
in Portland
2016

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best dog groomers in Portland, OR.

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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.

Beauty for the Beast

Beauty for the Beast has specialized in pet grooming services for the Portland Metro area since 1993. The business offers self-service pet washes, professional grooming, supplies, and teeth cleaning. Beauty for the Beast won Spot Magazine’s Best in the Biz award from 2011 to 2014. The self-service wash includes shampoo, scrub brush, towel, apron, and use of several grooming tools. Professional grooming treats pets to bathing, ear cleaning, nail trimming, clipping, gland expression, and other services as needed.

Portland, OR(503) 288-4414

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Bubbles N’ Bows Dog Salon

Bubbles N’ Bows Dog Salon treats Portland-area pets to one-on-one grooming in a private, relaxing environment. The home salon is cage-free and features aromatherapy designed for pets. The owner volunteers her skills to the Oregon Dog Rescue and Washington County Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter. She is a member of the National Dog Grooming Association of America and certified in Pet First Aid and CPR. Clients praise Bubbles N’ Bows for competent and capable services.

Portland, OR(503) 246-7631

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Dogs Dig It

Dogs Dig It offers dog daycare, overnight boarding, and grooming services at a 14,000-square-foot facility in Southeast Portland. The staff at Dogs Dig It is trained in a year-round program on dog safety. The facility features outdoor yards with artificial turf, shelter, pools, play equipment, and up to four separate dog packs. Boarding areas have multiple options and 24-hour monitoring. The on-site groomer has expertise with all dog types and standard breed cuts.

Portland, OR(503) 236-8222

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D’tails Dog Salon

D’tails Dog Salon features an award-winning dog groomer serving clients in the Portland Metro area. The groomer seeks continuing education and participates in competitions around the United States every year. Since 2006, the salon has offered a wide range of spa services, such as nail trims, “pawdicures,” aromatherapy, facials, full-body moisture wraps, hydrotherapy, and full grooming. D’tails Dog Salon has expertise grooming for breed standards and personality trims. Customers can also request earth-friendly products.

Portland, OR(503) 516-7387

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Grooming a GoGo

Grooming a GoGo is a mobile dog grooming business based in the Portland Metro area. The grooming van uses its own water, electricity, and all-natural products. Grooming a GoGo customizes grooming appointments to each pet’s needs. The optional services include full groom, breed-specific haircuts, baths, nail trims, paw trims, gland expression, teeth brushing, flea and tick treatments, de-skunking, and more. Owner Kelly Rice attended Betty’s Pet Grooming School and spent hundreds of hours training to groom all breeds of dogs.

Portland, OR(503) 597-9934

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Hair of the Dog

Hair of the Dog specializes in dog washing and grooming for clients in Portland and surrounding areas. Grooming appointments include a deluxe bath and choice of several haircut styles. Customers can request custom cuts as well. Other services include self-wash, ear wash, nail clip and file, and glands. The salon facility features a fenced outdoor yard, free-roaming environment, flexible scheduling, and organic and environmentally-safe shampoos.

Portland, OR(503) 284-9274

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Hug-A-Bubba’s Doggie Daycare & Grooming

Hug-A-Bubba’s Doggie Daycare & Grooming offers daycare, overnight boarding, full grooming services, and a boutique shop for pet owners in Portland and surrounding areas. The staff of Hug-A-Bubba’s clips nails, bathes, brushes, gives haircuts, and more. Grooming rates vary based on the size, breed, and condition of each dog. Customers can either book the full services package or à la carte services.

Portland, OR(503) 291-0010

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Metro Mobile Groomers

Metro Mobile Groomers has specialized in pet grooming throughout the greater Portland area since 2008. The mobile van comes equipped with air conditioning, heat, electricity, and water. The certified pet stylists offer a wide range of services, including Metro Mobile Groomer’s 15-step Signature Groom package, The Ultimate Spoiled Pup package, and several specialty treatments for both cats and dogs. Clients praise Metro Mobile Groomers for a trustworthy, comfortable grooming experience.

Portland, OR(503) 758-8211

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Pawsitively Clean

Pawsitively Clean is a grooming and self-service wash facility based in Portland. The business strives for a comfortable grooming experience, avoiding crating or stressing dogs with services they do not like. Customers who prefer to groom their own dogs may use the self-serve wash tubs, nail trimmers, dremels, and clippers.

Portland, OR(503) 232-5037

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Pet Crew

Pet Crew is a mobile pet services company serving the Portland Metro area since 2003. Pet Crew offers pet walking, pet sitting, courier, waste removal, basic training, and grooming services. The staff is licensed, bonded, and insured. Staff also are certified in pet CPR and first aid.

Portland, OR(503) 380-4994

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Pupdo’s

Pupdo’s is a pet grooming salon serving the Portland Metro area. The owner has over 20 years of animal handling experience, eight of which as a groomer. She is experienced caring for elderly, sensitive, and difficult pets. Grooming services are available for both dogs and cats. Most appointments are two hours or less, but pet owners can also drop off their pets for the day and pick them up after work.

Portland, OR(503) 252-3958

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Show Dogs Grooming Salon

Show Dogs Grooming Salon has specialized in full-service grooming for dogs and cats in the greater Portland area since 2010. All breeds are treated to spa services. The salon offers supplies, apparel, accessories, and dog food. Owner Corina Owens is a Portland native and opened Show Dogs out of her personal love for dogs.

Portland, OR(503) 283-1177

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Sniff Dog Hotel

Sniff Dog Hotel offers dog daycare, overnight care, grooming, and several training programs for clients in the Portland Metro area. A local family opened the dog boarding facility in 2010. The full grooming service includes a haircut, bath, blow dry, brushing, styling, nail trim, ear cleaning, and dental gel. Customers can also book individual services or self-wash their dogs in the professional wash and dry stations.

Portland, OR(503) 208-2366

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Steffie’s House Dog Grooming

Steffie’s House Dog Grooming specializes in grooming, daycare, and overnight boarding in the Portland Metro area. Steffie’s House serves most breeds of dogs up to 85 pounds. Customers can choose from a variety of grooming services and products. The full-service package features nail dremeling, teeth brushing, detangling, brushing out, clips, bath, coconut foot rub, and lavender essential oil spritz. Dogs are not caged, noosed, or stressed. Same-day appointments are often available.

Portland, OR(503) 388-0105

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The Bow Wow Grooming Boutique

The Bow Wow Grooming Boutique has groomed dogs since 2005 for clients in Portland and surrounding areas. Owner Amber Taylor is a professionally-trained groomer and uses all-natural products. Grooming appointments include a bath, ear cleaning, nail trimming, and gland expressing if needed. Clients highly recommend Amber’s services for affordable prices, reliability, and stress-free grooming.

Portland, OR(503) 935-1986

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The Muttley Crew

The Muttley Crew provides dog daycare and grooming for Portland-area clients. Dogs are washed with only eco-friendly, non-toxic shampoos and cleaners. Full grooming service comes with a full day of free play in the daycare facility. The Muttley Crew won Best in the Biz by Spot Magazine from 2009 to 2011. Clients praise The Muttley Crew as safe, trustworthy, and enjoyable for their pets.

Portland, OR(503) 626-8212

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The Scooby Shack

The Scooby Shack has over 20 years of experience in the pet care industry. The business offers dog daycare, grooming, and training for Portland-area clients. The full grooming service comes with a bath, blow dry, brushing, trimming, ear cleaning, and nail clipping. The Scooby Shack also partners with Green Dog Cleaning Company for biodegradable waste removal and composting.

Lake Oswego, OR(503) 850-4451

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U Can Do It Dogwash & Grooming

U Can Do It Dogwash & Grooming is a professional and self-serve dog grooming facility based in the greater Portland area. The facility supplies hypoallergenic tearless shampoo, oatmeal conditioner, and brushes. Owner Sue Wade was a hairdresser for over 30 years before starting a self-serve dog wash business. She employs professional groomers with years of experience. For full grooming, dogs receive baths, haircuts, de-shedding, nail dremeling, gland expressing, ear cleaning, and fluff dry.

Portland, OR(503) 477-7868

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Wiggles & Wags Grooming

Wiggles & Wags Grooming is a Portland-area pet salon with full-service grooming for all dog breeds. The pet groomer has over a decade of professional experience and trained dogs for many years as well. Groomings are completed quickly, though dogs are welcome to stay through the day. Self-service dog washes come with provided shampoos, conditioners, de-shedders, other grooming tools, and included nail trimming and ear cleaning services.

Portland, OR(503) 977-1775

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Zimmer’s Grooming Salon

Zimmer’s Grooming Salon boasts knowledgeable staff with over 36 years of pet grooming experience. Located in Portland, the pet salon specializes in full-service grooming for dogs weighing 80 pounds or less. Available services include baths, nail trims, ear cleaning, flea and tick dips, and styling.

Portland, OR(503) 285-4264

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