Best Mobile Dog Grooming Services in the U.S.
Mobile dog grooming saves pet owners time, but all puppy beauty parlors are not created equal. These, however, are the best ones in every major U.S. city.
Best Mobile Dog Grooming Services in the U.S.
Who wants to spend time driving to the dog groomer these days? We recommend trying out a mobile dog grooming service and saving your free time for trips to the dog park instead.
As you probably guessed, dog groomers on wheels bring the beauty parlor to your door, offering the same equipment and services that a regular dog grooming salon would. But not all mobile grooming services are created equal.
That's why we picked the best one in every major U.S. city for you to consider.
New York, New York: ClipArt Housecall Dog Grooming
A one-woman show, ClipArt dog groomer Nancy Agababian has been beautifying pets for over 13 years. She comes right to your door, so you don't have to worry about leaving your dog in a cramped kennel for hours like you would at multi-pet grooming facilities. According to reviews, her love for animals is really, really obvious, which is honestly the most essential quality in any person who's going to be working with scissors around your pet.
What pet lovers have to say: "Nancy did a great job with my puppy. He is a miniature red poodle and Nancy was able to give him a beautiful first grooming. Will definitely be recommending her to friends!" – Jessie C., Yelp
Note: Reviews have been edited for clarity.
Los Angeles, California: Lucky Paws Mobile Pet Grooming
Los Angeles is home to dozens of mobile dog grooming services, but Lucky Paws is the best, hands down. (Or, should we say, paws down?) They offer a full range of grooming services, from baths and nail trims to detailed cuts with color and sparkles. If your pet is in need of a special treat, they also offer Hydro-Massage baths. Sign us up!
What pet lovers have to say: "Love everything about them! Cute van, bandana for dog after grooming, which makes them look so adorable, and great service. First time using them and have no regrets. They took their time and were very friendly. If you want your doggo to look amazing, I recommend them." – Clarissa R., Yelp
Dallas, Texas: Poochie's Pampered Pet Services
Owned and operated by Sandon and Angela S., Poochie's was built on a simple concept: to treat every pet like family. They come straight to your house with organic pet care products that keep your pet's skin healthy while adding some extra shine to their fur — and all on your schedule.
What pet lovers have to say: "Seriously, the best! I get so nervous getting my goldendoodle groomed because they always mess up in the face, and he looks weird! I just about cried when I saw my dog today! Tammy did EXACTLY what was asked of her, and Theodore looks absolutely precious! Can not recommend her enough!" – Chastity W., Yelp
RELATED: Yes, Dog Talking Buttons Actually Help Dogs Understand Human Language
Washington D.C.: Pooches, Kitties & Kisses Mobile Grooming Salon
Established in 2006, Pooches, Kitties and Kisses does it all. They have an entire fleet of mobile salons to make it easy to get a last-minute appointment. Pets are never caged or crated at Pooches. Instead, they're treated to a life of luxury with a quiet, stress-free, solo grooming setting.
What pet lovers have to say: "We had our first experience today with my Yorkshire. She is a 10-year-old dog, and I tried different groomers all through her life, so I know what to look for in a grooming service. I was very happy with the friendly welcome, punctual arrival (even earlier than expected) and the overall service." – Banu D., Yelp
Miami, Florida: Doggy Haus Mobile Van
A woman-owned and -operated mobile dog groomer based in Miami, Doggy Haus is a full-service grooming operation on the road. They take care of tough mats, tangled paw pads, stinky breath and unruly nails without leaving your pet in a cramped cage for hours.
What pet lovers have to say: "I have always had a great experience with Doggy Haus Mobile, but today amazed me even more. Groomer Freddy was beyond compassionate and understanding with me and my dog (who is reactive and terrified of being groomed). It is a very difficult job, and I appreciate the amount of care and time he gave to my dog." – Isabella S., Yelp
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Paw Day Spa Mobile Grooming
The owner of Paw Day grew up locally on a small farm where she was with animals 24/7, and it shows. An avid volunteer at her local animal shelter, her entire life revolves around dogs. In addition to being a professional groomer with great reviews, she has a Bachelor of Science in Small Animal Science and is certified in both First Aid and CPR. Your pooch couldn't be in better hands.
What pet lovers have to say: "This was my first time getting my dog groomed through a mobile service. The process was extremely easy, and I plan to go back to Paw Day Spa Mobile Grooming in the future! The price was fair for the service, and my dog looks great! He is older, and I was thankful to hear he received a few breaks during the service." – Jenn R., Yelp
Atlanta, Georgia: The Furry Godmother
For dog owners who want a little extra somethin' somethin' done with their dog's luscious locks, call up the Furry Godmother, aka Simone G. She already had experience managing a PetSmart grooming salon and is pet CPR certified, but she wanted to go beyond the limits of PetSmart's grooming regulations. She offers any doggy haircut you can dream up, as long as your dog's coat allows it. Want to add a pop of pink? Say no more.
What pet lovers have to say: "Simone was super professional and kind. She treated my baby with so much love. She brought all of her own supplies and was on time with short notice. Would recommend her again!" – Anna B., Yelp
Phoenix, Arizona: AZ Mobile Spaws
AZ Mobile Spaws has several groomers, so your mileage may vary depending on your location. Once you find a groomer you love, you can set up regular appointments on your own schedule. Mobile Spaws also offers cat grooming and de-shedding. Pet owners with one of each can get their entire menagerie looking top dollar without ever leaving the yard.
What pet lovers have to say: "My two mini dachshunds had their first spa day today with Sarah. They smell wonderful, and their nails are so much better! They even got us in almost a week early. (Thanks, Becky!!) Sarah has dachshunds of her own, so my babies were very well taken care of! Highly recommend." – Briana B., Yelp
Boston, Massachussetts: Aussi Pet Mobile Arlington
Dogs couldn't care less if they get groomed in an old van, but the customized Mercedes Benz driven by Aussie Pet Mobile oozes luxury. They only use green-friendly pet products and never use cages, and they serve many cities in the greater Boston area.
What pet lovers have to say: "My mini poodle just got groomed by Kay. She did a fabulous job getting him to look handsome. This was our first appointment, and it won't be the last. We loved the conveniences of having our senior dog washed and trimmed with proper grooming without being caged for hours." – Yvonne B., Yelp
San Francisco, California: Shear Pets Mobile Cat & Dog Grooming
Look closer at this picture. That's not two cats; it's just one with enough fur to make a stuffed clone. When shedding season hits, take your four-legged bestie to Shear Pets mobile pet grooming. They only serve small dogs and cats but offer a boutique-level grooming experience, including massages and specialized skin treatments.
What pet lovers have to say: "Artana takes great care of our fluffy man. He's typically shy but is comfortable in her care. And that makes me feel relieved every time I drop him off. Plus, he always comes back with a new little toy." – Angela T., Yelp
RELATED: 30 Best-Practice Tips on Dog Grooming at Home
Seattle, Washington: 12th Paw Mobile Spa
Since 2016, the owner of 12th Paw Mobile Spa has been running the best mobile pet spa in the Seattle area. She has four fur babies herself, and she treats your pets like they're her own. She also has hands-on experience caring for breeds with separation anxiety or other behavioral issues. If your pup is tough on groomers, this is the place to go.
What pet lovers have to say: "I've been going to Amanda for years and trust no one better than her. She's a dog whisper in every sense of the word. Her dogs are her beloved children, and it shows! She always goes above and beyond expectations. She even puts bows and does fun colors like a little pink on the tip of her tail for fun." – Amara F., Yelp
Minneapolis, Minnesota: Pawfection Mobile Grooming
It's hard to tell if a groomer is qualified before handing your pet off to them, but Jena's qualifications speak for themselves. She attended the Rio Grande Dog Grooming school, and she's been working in the pet care industry since 2008. She has both pet and human First Aid and CPR training, and she also volunteers at Wildlife Rehab Centers in her spare time. If that doesn't tell you enough about Pawfection, check out the review below.
What pet lovers have to say: "I could not have been more satisfied with our experience with Pawfection. The groomer (Alexandra) was kind, professional and did a remarkable job with our Cavapoo. The convenience factor was outstanding! It was easy to schedule with them. The pricing was reasonable. I hope to never take our dog to a groomer ever again — I will only schedule with Pawfection and have them come to us!" – Amanda T., Yelp
San Diego, California: Pampered Paws Mobile Pet Grooming
You can give a dog a bath at home, but managing to give them a quality puppy cut is another story. Pampered Paws handles haircuts like a pro, and that's not all they do. They offer flea treatments, skunk spray treatments, ultrasound teeth cleaning and even dye jobs. They service all dog breeds and even cats, too!
What pet lovers have to say: "John is seriously the kindest, sweetest, most passionate and generous soul I've had the privilege of meeting. I was so desperate trying to find a groomer for my crazy fat tuxedo cat, Chico. I shot John an email pleading for help with the mats Chico had around his behind. John was extremely responsive and was able to squeeze me in his already tight schedule. [He] did a tremendous job without making my cat feel stressed and overwhelmed. I cannot express how thankful I am to John for helping me and my Chico." – P.L., Yelp
Denver, Colorado: The Pooch Mobile
The Pooch Mobile started out in Australia in 1991 before expanding to the U.S. It's a franchise, but the mobile salon in Denver has amazing reviews. They provide year, all-inclusive dog grooming with environmentally friendly products that improve coat condition and alleviate skin problems. As a bonus, they finish the job with a lavender or rosemary rinse, so your pet will come home smelling as fresh as a spring garden.
What pet lovers have to say: "Dogs first time getting groomed. She was super frightened, but Brian made her feel at ease. Super professional, inexpensive, and she looks great." – Alex A., Yelp
Chicago, Illinois: Meeow Chicago
OK, this one is a slight departure from the rest, but we figured cats deserved some representation, too. In Chicago, you can get your cat groomed right in front of your house via Meow Chicago, a mobile cat grooming salon. They can handle the most disgruntled of kitties without stressing them out. Most cats dislike getting groomed even more than dogs, so this one's a win for sure.
What pet lovers have to say: "I have an elderly cat (15 years old) who is not very friendly with anyone but me, and she is always so calm with these technicians. It's miraculous. They take such good care of her and keep me updated on her progress during the grooming. The technicians are always so sweet, gentle and informative. I couldn't recommend them enough." – Michelle Z., Yelp
RELATED: Tips to Dog-Proofing Your Home Without Upsetting Your Furry Friends