Best Dog Groomers in Columbia

Why These Dog Groomers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Columbia 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Amy's Pet Care Plus

Amy’s Pet Care Plus located in West Columbia has more than a decade of veterinarian technician experience. Team members must pass background checks, and all grooming services are handled in-home for added comfort, safety, and peace of mind. Amy’s does grooming procedures on the coat type, length, condition, and size of each dog or cat. For dogs, the company works with most every breed from the smallest to largest. The basic package includes but is not limited to tearless facial shampoo, bathing, ear cleaning of hair and debris, de-shedding/removal of excess undercoat, and clip/trim/smoothing of pads and nails. The company will do pet sitting for most pets (fur, feathered, or scaly), as well.

West Columbia, SC 29170


Bark-O-Lounger Pet Services

Bark-O-Lounger Pet Services does dog grooming for pets up to 40 pounds in the northeastern portion of Columbia as well as customers throughout Richland County. The company has more than 33 years of dog grooming experience under its belt, and it has experience with nervous smaller dogs. The owner promises to focus as much on the dog’s nature and state of mind as the grooming services themselves. Primary functions include washing and conditioning of coats; trimming of pads, nails, and other sensitive areas; fluff-drying by hand; excessive matting; fleas; and aggressive behaviors. Other services include medicated shampoos, mud treatments, and blueberry facials.

Columbia, SC 29212



Groomingdales is a pet groomer with several years of experience serving pet owners at the heart of Shandon in the Heathwood/Melrose Heights area of Columbia. Former owner Dale Roberts opened it in the mid-1990s. She sold to Bill and Russi Reynolds in 2010, and the current manager, Jennika Aili Halko, has been there since 2007. For more than two decades, it has employed only certified dog groomers and trained bathers, and it offers a range of services from self-service baths for the budget-conscious pet owner to all-breed bathing that includes blow-drying, brushing, nails, ear cleaning, and the customer’s choice of bandana/bows and spritz.

Columbia, SC 29205


Little Barks Grooming & Boutique

Little Barks Grooming & Boutique in Columbia is a luxury grooming salon with clean and comfortable facilities. Specializing in skin and coat care, its dog groomers use products that are free from harmful substances such as dyes or fragrances. They can attend to all dog breeds under 60 pounds and provide specialty spa treatments like blueberry facials and medicated baths. The company's professionals are certified in pet CPR and are experienced at handling pups with special needs.

6030 Saint Andrews Rd Ste B
Columbia, SC 29212


Robin's Pet Grooming

Robin’s Pet Grooming located in Irmo serves pet owners and their pets throughout Columbia and Richland County. The owner has more than a decade of grooming experience, and she has worked with most dog breeds during that time. She also has extended her services to cat owners as well. Primary functions include bathing, shampoos, and common grooming procedures like nail trims, ear cleaning, and brushing. Robin’s Pet Grooming enjoys many repeat customers, with reviews praising staff for being friendly and accommodating and placing dogs’ anxieties at ease. They also receive high marks for the detail work they do on dogs' ears, helping to reduce infections and allergies.

Irmo, SC 29063


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