Laurels
Best Dog Groomers
in Pittsburgh
2018

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 Pittsburgh, PA.

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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.

3 Dogs & a Cat

3 Dogs & a Cat, located on Three Degree Road, is a Pittsburgh grooming facility that works with dogs as well as cats. It is completely independent of the Three Dogs and a Cat located on Shadeland Avenue. For all of their grooming services, the staff accepts cats and dogs who have received their last set of shots (usually, when they are around 16 weeks old). Candice Gerda, who owns and operates the company, has been a bather for four years and a groomer for three.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 364-1401

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5th Avenue Fido

5th Avenue Fido is a dog care center in Cranberry Township whose clients travel in from all parts of the greater Pittsburgh community. Locals know the business especially for its daycare, training, and overnight boarding options, but its staff members can also perform a variety of grooming procedures. The team's certified groomer, Renee, has more than nine years of professional grooming experience.

Cranberry Township, PA(724) 772-5511

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All God's Creatures

All God's Creatures offers pet care for dogs and cats from all over Pittsburgh, as well as its suburbs. Services include nail clipping and filing, teeth cleaning, bathing, ear cleaning, and gland expression, with bows and other accessories available upon request. Kateri Walls founded the business in 1996 and continues to lead its grooming team. She and Rachel DiPietro, who has been grooming animals for over two decades, are fully trained and certified. They work with pets of all breeds.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 661-5636

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Bow WOW! Mobile Bath and Grooming!

Bow WOW! Mobile Bath and Grooming!, headquartered in North Huntingdon, travels to homes all over the greater Pittsburgh community, providing locals with a broad array of washing and grooming service options. All appointments include nail clipping and grinding, teeth freshening, teeth cleaning, and blow-drys.

North Huntingdon Township, PA(412) 522-3229

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Brittany's Dog Salon

Located in South Park, the small business Brittany's Dog Salon has a team of fully insured and certified grooming specialists on its staff. On the team's menu of dog grooming options are bathing and brushing appointments, full haircuts, and a-la-carte services such as nail trimming, nail painting, face trimming, blueberry facials, tooth brushing, and canine anal gland expression.

South Park, PA(412) 833-3883

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Candelore's Barking Beauties

Candelore's Barking Beauties is a dog grooming shop based in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania. The staff at Candelore's focuses on excellent customer service, forming connections with both pups and pet parents. Their state-of-the-art grooming facilities accept scheduled and walk-in appointments. Candelore's offers a range of grooming services, including shampoo, massage, blow dry, haircuts, ear cleaning, tooth brushing, and nail trimming. Past clients of Candelore's Barking Beauties review the shop very well, praising the staff's ability to put nervous or shy dogs at ease and the quality of their grooming services.

Elizabeth, PA(412) 872-5550

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Clean Paws Boutique

Clean Paws Boutique has a clean, relaxed salon area where dog owners can bring their four-legged friends for a full wash and groom appointment. During the appointment, staff professionals will clean and pluck ears, paint nails, express anal glands, brush teeth, remove any fleas and ticks (and apply medicated shampoo), and perform de-matting.

Irwin, PA(724) 382-5181

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Friendly Paws Dog Resort

In addition to overnight boarding, pet sitting, and daycare, Friendly Paws Dog Resort provides local pet owners with a selection of canine grooming services. Customers can pay $8 for a self-serve appointment at the Friendly Paws Dog Resort's self-serve washing station, or, for $12, they can have a grooming expert do the work instead.

Mckees Rocks, PA(412) 489-6587

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Greenfield Grooming Salon

Greenfield Grooming Salon is a South Park business serving families from Pittsburgh and other nearby cities whose canine companion animals need grooming. The salon, open every day except Monday, can cater to walk-ins occasionally, but the only way to be guaranteed an appointment is to schedule one ahead of time. Services, for all dog breeds, including shedding management, flea treatments and other medicated baths, nail clipping, teeth cleaning, and skin and coat treatments.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 421-1100

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Grooming Tailz

Grooming Tailz is a Pittsburgh small business with both canine and feline grooming services available for local clientele. Since opening in 2004, the team of grooming professionals has performed nail care, de-shedding, coat maintenance, and other procedures, as well as standard bathing and blow-drying.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 928-8885

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Healthy Pet Grooming

In February 2015, the new owner of Bark N Go changed the grooming business's name to "Healthy Pet Grooming." The shop is the third part of a chain of Pittsburgh-area Healthy Pet establishments, alongside two Healthy Pet Products retail stores, which sell high-quality foods, treats, and toys for dogs and cats. At Healthy Pet Grooming, located in Wexford, Pittsburgh Metro families can bring their four-legged companions for a full range of bathing, grooming, and pampering options.

Wexford, PA(724) 759-7567

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Lather. A Pet Bath House

Lather. A Pet Bath House, based in Pittsburgh, has a range of grooming services for local dogs and cats. Pet owners can take advantage of the facility's self-serve option, whereby they can clean their four-legged friend in the business's fully-stocked grooming area. Alternatively, the licensed and experienced staff groomers can do all the work on their behalf, including bathing, shampooing, conditioning, cutting hair, trimming nails, and drying. Owners Jeff and Lizabeth Manganello founded Lather. A Pet Bath House in hopes of providing a welcoming, compassionate environment for Pittsburgh Metro pet owners to bring their companion animals.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 235-7199

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Lucky Paws Resort

Lucky Paws Resort is a pet salon and pet hotel in Freedom. The groomers on its team have received full training and certification in working with virtually all breeds. They use high-quality, hypoallergenic products. Pricing varies depending on the dog's breed and size.

Freedom, PA(724) 728-1484

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Nemacolin Wooflands Pet Care Center

Nemacolin Wooflands Pet Care Center is a veterinary hospital in McMurray that, in addition to curcial pet healthcare, offers luxury grooming for cats and dogs. At the facility's posh spa area, professional groomers bathe cats and dogs, trim and file their nails, clean their ears, apply scented facials, brush their teeth, and condition their paws. They can also eliminate skunk odors.

McMurray, PA(724) 942-3333

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Parkway Pet Lodge

Parkway Pet Lodge is a Coraopolis grooming and boarding facility that is open 24/7, accepting dogs and cats of all breeds. It is just a few minutes' drive from the Pittsburgh International Airport. For more than 30 years, the company has offered local pets a clean and comfortable place to rest and play. Because it is open all day and night, Parkway Pet Lodge is an especially good choice for local families who, because of a medical emergency or some other unforeseen reason, need to find a kennel on extremely short notice.

Coraopolis, PA(724) 457-0942

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Pawsitively Purrfect Mobile Pet Spa

Pawsitively Purrfect Mobile Pet Spa, founded in Pitssburgh in 2008, is the small business of a grooming professional named Jessica. After several years working in the corporate world, she left to attend grooming school, and worked at several pet salons before creating her own mobile pet spa service.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 277-3377

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Playful Pooch Doggie Daycare

Pet owners can turn to Playful Pooch Doggie Daycare for doggie daycare and boarding services, as well as self-serve and professional grooming options. The on-site groomer can perform full or partial grooms, as well as ear cleaning and nail trimming. Alternatively, using the facility's fully-stocked washing station, dog owners can shampoo, condition, blow-dry, and towel off their own dogs.

Mars, PA(724) 687-7911

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Reigning Cats & Dogs

Since opening in 1994, Reigning Cats & Dogs has groomed dogs and cats from across the Pittsburgh Metro area. In addition to basic washing and pampering options like bathing, shampooing, and conditioning, the staff of qualified groomers can perform important healthcare procedures such as ear cleaning, teeth brushing, flea and tick treatments. Dog owners gush about the team's gentle approach to working with four-legged visitors.

Cranberry Township, PA(724) 779-1111

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Royal Dutch Grooming

Royal Dutch Grooming is an upscale pet salon in North Huntingdon catering to the Pittsburgh area's cats and dogs. In the basic package, "Bath & Brush," staff groomers will bathe the dog, fluff her fur, trim and file her nails, and clean her ears. Additional options include dental cleaning, hot oil treatments, blueberry facials, de-matting, flea baths, and medicated shampoos (formulated to alleviate canine skin conditions).

North Huntingdon Township, PA(724) 864-9111

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The Golden Bone Pet Resort

The Golden Bone Pet Resort, in Pittsburgh, has provided local pets with a variety of grooming and pampering services since November 1988. The company's owners, Marci and David Anderson, founded the Golden Bone Pet Resort as a place where local pets could be safe and comfortable, as well as clean. All pets must be dropped off between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., and picked up by 5:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 661-7001

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Walkers Pet HoTail

Walkers Pet HoTail is a pet care service providing grooming, boarding, daycare, veterinary care, and pet supplies to cat and dog owners in the Pittsburgh area. The professional groomers at Walkers have graduated from excellent grooming schools: the Florida Institute for Animal Arts and Pennsylvania Academy of Pet Grooming. Their grooming services include shampooing, ear cleaning, nail trimming, custom cuts and styling, nail polish, flea dip, and toothbrushing. Senior staff, managers, and the owners of Walkers Pet HoTail are all trained in Animal First Aid and CPR by the American Red Cross.

Murrysville, PA(724) 327-7297

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Woody's Dog Wash & Boutique

Woody's Dog Wash & Boutique, a small business in South Park, works with canine visitors from all parts of the greater Pittsburgh community, bathing, trimming, and pampering them. Since opening in 2007, the company has offered self-serve as well as professional grooming options. Self-serve baths range in price from $12 to $20, depending on the size of the dog, and customers have unlimited time, during which they have full access to the facility's equipment and pet washing products.

South Park, PA(412) 714-4644

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