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Concord School of Grooming

4717 Santala Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909
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Concord School of Grooming offers dog grooming services to customers in Knoxville and the surrounding areas. These include shedding treatment, massage therapy, pet dental care, bathing, pedicures, and aromatherapy. It also performs regular trims and styles for dogs, as well as custom haircuts and hair coloring. Owner Susan Porterfield has been serving as the president of Pet Stylists of Tennessee, Inc., since 2006 and is a recipient of the Silas Award from the National Association of Creative Professional Groomers.

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Dog Gone Rite

2405 Bakertown Road, Knoxville, TN 37931
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Dog Gone Rite is a pet grooming business based in Knoxville. It is located on a five-acre property and is owned by Chuck Valentine and Eddie Gibbs. It offers full-service grooming in a spa setting. All baths include shampoo, brushing, nail trimming, anal gland expression, de-matting, and breath freshener. Dogs can be left at the site for daycare and training, where they can learn tricks and obedience. Additionally, Dog Gone Rite has cage-free boarding services.

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Dog Grooming by Crystal

4605 Oriole Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918
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​Dog Grooming by Crystal is a pet grooming business dedicated to providing all-natural care to pets in Knoxville. Its services include shed-less bath, full-service bath, creative styling, and ear cleaning. Owner Crystal uses positive reinforcement to engage with pets and calm the nerves of first-timers, whether they are pets and pet owners. The company was founded in 2009, with an aim to retain a personal touch, operating as a low-volume salon with all grooming performed in cage-free environments.

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Doggone Pretty, Inc.

449 Park 40 North Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37923
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Doggone Pretty, Inc., is a pet grooming business that serves all breeds of dogs and cats in the area of Knoxville. It has been providing its services since 2007. Its full groom package includes nail clipping, blowdrying, bathing with appropriate shampoo, and ear cleaning. It also provides specialty solutions, such as undercoating, show trimming, and removal of excessive matting. Moreover, the business carries items like collars, dog harnesses, and pet apparel. Its owner, Anne French, started her career in the pet industry in 1983.

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Dogwood Grooming Spa

1013 Leon Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914
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Dogwood Grooming Spa is a family-owned and family-operated pet care facility based in Knoxville. Founded in 1999, the facility has been providing professional dog grooming services that can include de-skunking, de-matting, de-shedding, and anal gland squeezing. A la carte services that can be added to grooming are blueberry facial, "pawicure/pawssage", nail grinding, and sanitary trim. Moreover, Dogwood Grooming Spa uses Tropiclean grooming products that contain all-natural ingredients, such as coconut, papaya, aloe, pomegranate, mango, and oatmeal.

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Foxy Locks Pet Grooming & Doggie Daycare

9309B Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922
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Foxy Locks Pet Grooming & Doggie Daycare serves clients in and around the Knoxville area. This AKC Safety-certified salon has a team of groomers who are all members of the National Dog Groomers Association of America, Inc., and are certified to perform CPR and first aid for pets. They offer full-service baths, partial and full-service grooming, nail and pad trimming, and teeth brushing. Furthermore, the salon provides de-matting, de-shedding, anal glands expressing, ear cleaning, and haircutting services for dogs of varying sizes.

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Groom & Go

6707 Penrod Lane, Knoxville, TN 37918
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Groom & Go has been providing grooming services to dogs in Knoxville since 1986. It helps in maintaining the health and hygiene of dogs by providing warm water baths, nail trims, anal gland care, ear cleaning, and paw pad hair removal. The salon also offers complimentary cologne, bandanas, and bows after each grooming session. Additionally, its team examines the dogs' skin to identify treatments for rashes, lumps, hot spots, and bumps. Groom & Go uses all-natural and pesticide-free coat care products to keep dogs safe from chemicals.

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It's a R-R-Ruff Life

6313 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920
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It's a R-R-Ruff Life has been grooming dogs in Knoxville since 2009. The salon offers a full-service grooming service that includes bathing, custom hair cutting, anal gland expression, ear cleaning, and nail clipping and filing. Additionally, its team also provides bath-only and nail trimming options. Furthermore, the shop carries pet supplies, from dog clothes and perfumes to leashes and toys. The company has received best in grooming awards from the Knoxville News Sentinel's Best of Knoxville 2015-2017.

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PetSafe Village - Main Location

10424 PetSafe Way, Knoxville, TN 37932
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PetSafe Village has been delivering a broad range of services to pets and pet owners in Knoxville since 2003. Some of the services it offers are dog spa services, daycare, accommodations, dog training, and curbside services. Its dog grooming service covers nail trimming, toothbrushing, sanitary clipping, de-matting, ear cleaning, and medicated shampoo. The salon also provides bathing services ranging from self-bathing, elite, deluxe, to express. Over the years, the provider has served hundreds of pets. It was founded with the motto ''safe pets, happy pets''.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a certified dog groomer?

The National Dog Groomers Association of America, Inc. (NDGAA) offers breed-specific material you can study when you want to earn certification as a dog groomer. After studying the materials, you would then attend an NDGAA workshop and take the certification test that’s offered at the end of the workshop.

Do you need a license to groom dogs?

No license is required to groom dogs. However, there are certifications available that a groomer can earn to show expertise and advance their professional careers. You can gain certifications for grooming specific breeds, or you can complete all the certifications and then test to become a National Certified Master Groomer.

How do you become a dog groomer?

You have several options for becoming a dog groomer, beginning with on-the-job training. With this option, you get paid while learning how to groom dogs. You could also take online courses or attend dog grooming school. With this option, you gain certification that you can present to an employer to show your qualifications.

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