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Cloud 9 Mobile Grooming

Nashville, TN
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Cloud 9 Mobile Grooming is a locally owned mobile pet grooming salon serving clients in Nashville and the surrounding areas. Founded in 2008, it offers home service pet care ranging from full grooming and bathing to ear hair removal and anal gland expression. The salon also provides de-skunking, de-shedding, and nail clipping services. Cloud 9 Mobile Grooming uses fuel-efficient Hanvey Engineering vans equipped with complete LIPsystems, HairVac clippers, Hanvey Hi-V dryers, and Bathing Beauty systems.

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4.5
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4.9 / 5 (17)
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Dippity Do Dog

6601 Sugar Valley Drive, Nashville, TN 37211
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Business Description

Dippity Do Dog is a pet grooming business that serves clients in the Nashville area. Its facility has a funky atmosphere that is suited for dogs. Its services include spa baths, professional grooming, designer haircuts, and anal gland expression. Dippity Do Dog also has an in-shop boutique that sells a range of trendy toys, accessories, beds, leashes, clothes, and gourmet treats for pets. The company has been in business since 2009.

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Happy Retales

101 Creekside Crossing, Brentwood, TN 37027
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Happy Retales is a pet supply shop and salon that provides grooming options as well as self-service pet washing for dogs in Nashville. With over 25 years of experience, the salon's groomers conduct no-cage drying, anal gland expression, and de-shedding. They also offer products from VetriScience Laboratories, PlaqueOff, and Momentum Carnivore Nutrition, in addition to the shop's line of pet apparel and toys. One of its stylists, Jodi, obtained her training from the New York School of Dog Grooming.

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4.7
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5.0 / 5 (27)

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Haute Dogge Grooming Salon - Franklin

223 Bridge Street, Franklin, TN 37064
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Business Description

Haute Dogge Grooming Salon is a Franklin pet grooming company that provides styling and grooming services in Nashville and its neighboring areas. The salon offers full-service, mini, and spa bath grooming. Full-service grooming includes spa baths, nail trimming, teeth brushing, anal gland expression, and haircutting with styling. Mini grooming includes all treatments of the full-service package, minus the haircut. All of its packages include a bandana or bow. Haute Dogge Grooming Salon accepts clients through appointments.

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4.0

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Le Dogg Spa

Brentwood, TN 37027
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Business Description

Le Dogg Spa is a mobile dog groomer that brings grooming solutions to pet owners in Nashville and the surrounding areas at the comfort of their homes. Its full grooming service is inclusive of heated hydrotherapy bath, nail trimming and filing, ear washing, face and ear massage, teeth spraying, and fluff hand drying. The mobile spa is equipped with an advanced air circulation system, water heater, and stainless steel tubs. Each pet receives one-on-one attention without the need of being caged.

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4.6 / 5 (9)
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5.0 / 5 (4)
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Mobile Pet Spaws

Nashville, TN
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Mobile Pet Spaws is a mobile grooming company that serves clients in the Greater Nashville area. Its grooming services include haircuts, sanitary or hygienic trims, baths, full brushing, towel and blow-drying, and ear cleaning. It also provides an expression of glands, nail trimming, and cologne application if requested and needed. Mobile Pet Spaws has different grooming options available to each dog, determined by their age, temperament, coat type, and breed. Its services are focused on building solid relationships with clients and their pets to deliver a comfortable grooming experience.

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4.9
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4.8 / 5 (82)
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Paw Prints Dog Grooming Center

405 Douglas Street, Nashville, TN 37115
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Paw Prints Dog Grooming Center is a business servicing Nashville and surrounding areas. It offers a full range of dog grooming services for different types of breeds including Maltese, Lhasa Apso, Pekingese, and Saint Bernard. The services can include haircuts, nail trims, and spa treatments. Cat grooming services are also available. The facility offers treats, water, and toys for the pets throughout their stay. Its dog groomers, Joy and Caroleann, have more than 52 years of combined industry experience.

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Paws & Claws

102 Taylor Industrial Boulevard, Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Paws & Claws provides dog grooming services to Nashville. Its team of groomers helps to enhance the health and happiness of dogs by providing baths, gland expressions, de-shedding, ear cleaning, nail trimming, and teeth brushing services. It also offers haircuts and shaving sessions and monthly flea, heartworm, and tick prevention services. With over 30,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor spaces, Paws & Claws has facilities for dog boarding, daycare, and play area. It also accepts and serves cats, rabbits, mice, ferrets, hamsters, and guinea pigs.

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5.0 / 5 (3)

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Pawsitively Purrfect

6901 Lenox Village Drive, Nashville, TN 37211
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Pawsitively Purrfect is a locally owned and managed pet grooming business that serves residential and commercial clients in Nashville and its surrounding areas. It offers a wide range of pet care and grooming services, including ear cleaning, nail and paw pad trimming, shampoo and bath, and anal gland expression assessment. The company is composed of skilled animal groomers proficient at pet grooming and styling services for all types and breeds of cats and dogs. Pawsitively Purrfect also offers dematting and sanitary trimming services. 

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4.5 / 5 (90)
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4.5 / 5 (30)
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5.0 / 5 (12)

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Spot’s Pet Supply Grooming & Dog Wash

1013 Gallatin Avenue, Nashville, TN 37206
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Spot's Pet Supply Grooming & Dog Wash is a team of professional pet groomers in Nashville that offers grooming and pet care services to pet owners in the metro. The company caters to dogs of all sizes and is equipped with four washbasins that can accommodate any breed. It offers grooming packages that include baths, nail grinding, haircuts, and ear cleaning. Spot's Pet Supply Grooming & Dog Wash also offers dog supplies and carries top brands such as Nutro, Royal Canin, and Acana.

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4.2 / 5 (78)
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4.1 / 5 (50)
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2.5 / 5 (22)

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The Dog Spot - West Nashville

5001 Alabama Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209
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The Dog Spot is a full-service groomer that serves clients in and around the West Nashville area. With business locations in Mt. Juliet and Nashville, its facilities offer an extensive range of pet grooming services, including bathing, de-matting, nail grinding, clipping, and anal gland treatments. It also provides ear cleaning, teeth brushing, and flea baths. Additionally, The Dog Spot also attends to the dog boarding and daycare needs of clients. These include supervised play and access to indoor and outdoor facilities and climate-controlled areas.

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4.3 / 5 (213)
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3.5 / 5 (55)
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1.0 / 5 (2)

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The Groom Room

1180 Long Hollow Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066
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Serving Nashville and nearby areas, The Groom Room is a family-owned business that specializes in professional dog grooming services. This full-service dog grooming salon offers haircuts, baths, nail trimming, ear cleaning, blow-dry, and face trimming and does not use heated dryers. Additional services offered are tooth brushing, de-matting, and a blueberry facial to remove mouth stains, odors, tears, and dirt. The Groom Room has three dog groomers with a total of 28 years of combined experience.

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Wags & Whiskers - East Nashville

1008 Forrest Avenue, Nashville, TN 37206
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Wags & Whiskers is a dog groomer that services clients from Nashville and nearby areas. The business provides a self-serve dog washing facility that has waist-high tubs, grooming tools, and a blow-drying station. It also provides a wide selection of all-natural shampoos and conditioners such as the Earth Bath Eucalyptus and Peppermint, Earth Bath Mango Tango, and Kiwi Conditioner. The shop caters to dogs of all sizes and ages. The business has been operating since 2004.

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WashPaw

4811 Trousdale Drive, Nashville, TN 37220
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WashPaw is a pet care and grooming facility that serves pet owners in Nashville and surrounding areas. Its grooming services include bathing, brushing, and nail trimming and filing services. Additional grooming services that it provides include flea and tick treatments and de-shedding treatments. WashPaw only uses all-natural and organic shampoos and hair products, free from harsh chemicals such as Sulfates, Parabens, and Phthalates. It has completed the S.A.F.E Grooming Program of the American Kennel Club.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is dog grooming?

Grooming is a key part of keeping your dog’s coat and skin healthy. Brushing and combing stimulate circulation in your dog’s skin and help keep fur clean between baths. Bathing gets rid of the dirt, and depending on the soap used, bathing can moisturize, relieve itching, or kill parasites, like fleas and ticks.

How can I groom my dog at home?

Brushing should be a part of every dog owner’s routine to keep the fur in excellent condition. Ideally, brush your dog’s coat at least twice a week. Choose tools to match your dog’s coat, such as a wide-toothed brush for longer, coarse fur and a narrow-toothed brush for shorter fur.

How often should I groom my dog?

You should typically brush your dog twice a week and bathe it once a month. Frequent brushing removes loose debris and distributes natural oils from your dog’s skin throughout its coat. Monthly bathing usually prevents fur from getting smelly without overdrying a dog’s skin.

What is included in dog grooming?

Some basic services to expect from a professional dog groomer include bathing, brushing, and trimming fur. Groomers generally make sure to remove matted fur and clip fur into breed-specific styles. Groomers also clean ears and clip a dog’s nails when needed.

Does dog grooming include nail clipping?

While dog groomers typically trim nails, it isn’t necessarily included with a basic grooming session. Every groomer is different, and while one may include it, another groomer may charge an extra fee. Some other additional services groomers offer include expressing anal glands, brushing teeth, skin therapy regimens, and flea treatments.

How long does dog grooming take?

Expect a full grooming session to take two or three hours. If your dog has thick fur, it could take even longer. Making sure your dog’s coat is dry is one detail that takes extra time. It’s important that the coat be completely dry to prevent hot spots, known as acute moist dermatitis.

Should I bathe my dog before grooming?

You rarely need to bathe your dog before taking it to a groomer. However, it may depend on the groomer’s personal preferences. For example, if you’re taking your dog in for a detailed style, your groomer may prefer that the basic grooming steps be done ahead, such as bathing and brushing out matted fur.

How much does dog grooming cost?

If you take your dog to the groomer’s facility, a basic dog grooming session typically costs around $40 for a small dog and $75 for a large dog. Expect to pay a higher price if a mobile groomer comes to you. Additionally, expect to pay more for complicated styles and extra services.

Can I use CareCredit for dog grooming?

While CareCredit doesn’t specifically cover dog grooming costs, it covers some routine care grooming services that veterinarians provide. So, if your pet needs to be sedated by your vet for tasks that include clipping matted fur or trimming nails, that’s typically covered. Dental cleanings are generally covered if performed by your veterinarian.

Do I need to tip my dog groomer? How much?

While tipping a dog groomer is optional, it’s standard practice if you’re satisfied with the work. The standard tip to offer a groomer is 20%, as of 2021. If your dog is difficult to groom, it’s considered polite to offer a larger tip.

What vaccines do dogs need to get groomed?

Dogs need to be current on vaccinations before getting groomed. The specific vaccinations vary based on the animal’s age and the regulations in your state. Parvovirus, adenovirus, canine distemper, rabies, and para-influenza are among the common vaccines an adult dog should have before visiting the groomer.

Can a dog get groomed without shot records?

You must present your dog’s shot records before a groomer can work on your pet, and you might only have to share records on your dog’s first visit. Some groomers may work on the honor system and might not ask to see your pet’s vaccination records.

How can a dog groomer groom a matted dog?

A groomer can groom a dog with matted fur by starting with a rough cut to remove mats. If the mats are too close against the dog’s skin, the groomer might use clippers or shave under the mats. The groomer would then bathe and dry the dog before finishing the style.

How will a dog groomer handle an aggressive dog?

A dog groomer might handle a mildly aggressive dog by covering its face or muzzling it before grooming. A groomer might also require that a more aggressive dog be sedated before grooming begins.

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.

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 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.

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