Taking your dog to a professional groomer will benefit you and your pet greatly. Below we’ve featured 9 of the best dog groomers in Delaware for your review.
1. Dirty Dog Grooming Salon (Rehoboth Beach)
Dirty Dog Grooming Salon has been cleaning up the dogs of Rehoboth Beach for over two decades. They are open five days a week (from Tuesday to Saturday) and offer full-service grooming for dogs, as well as day-boarding services. For grooming services, Dirty Dog Grooming Salon offers a bath, ear cleaning, shampoo, blow-dry, brush, and fur trim, which takes around four hours in total.
If your dog’s nails are getting a bit long or sharp, nail trims are offered (either as part of full-service grooming or as a separate treatment). For nail trims, an appointment is not required. As well as offering full-service grooming with an expert, a self-wash station is also available for those who want to wash their own dog. Contact Dirty Dog Grooming Salon for more details.
2. Silly Dogs Grooming Services (Wilmington)
Located in Wilmington, DE, Silly Dogs Grooming Services offers a wide range of grooming options including full haircuts and de-shedding treatment. Their groomers are professionally trained, experienced, and highly patient – they understand not all dogs love taking a bath! To learn more about their services, contact the team at Silly Dogs Grooming Services.
3. Riverfront Pets (Wilmington)
Riverfront Pets first began trading in 2017 and offers pretty much everything you could ever need for your dog. Located in Wilmington, DE, and locally owned and operated, Riverfront Pets supplies quality, wholesome pet food, fun and safe toys, as well as first-class grooming services for pups in need of a pampering.
“The Works” grooming package at Riverfront Pets starts at $65 and includes a bath, blow-dry, shave or scissor cut, ear cleaning, gland expression, and nail trimming or filing. Separate packages for puppies are also offered, as well as standalone services like nail trims, teeth brushing, and de-shedding. Contact Riverfront Pets for more details.
4. At Your Door Mobile Pet Waggin’ (New Castle County)
At Your Door Mobile Pet Waggin’ is a mobile dog groomer that conveniently cleans your dog without requiring a trip to the salon. This is particularly good for dogs that get stressed or anxious, as they can be groomed in their own territory in more familiar surroundings. Owner Judy attended the New York School of Dog Grooming and has many years of professional grooming experience.
The full-service groom at At Your Door Mobile Pet Waggin’ includes a breed-specific trim, bath with conditioner, nail trim, ear cleaning, hand-dry, and a sanitary trim. This is available for $125 – $150 for dogs up to 25 pounds. A tidy-up (without a haircut) is available for $100. Lots of add-on services are also offered – contact At Your Door Mobile Pet Waggin’ to learn more.
5. Precious Paws (Elsmere)
Located in Elsmere, DE, Precious Paws is open from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday, and 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on the weekend. Their expert groomers use only top-quality equipment and materials, and they also stock a huge selection of treats, toys, and other supplies for your dog.
A full groom at Precious Paws includes a bath and coat trim, nail trim, ear clean, brush, gland expression, and a dash of cologne. Blueberry facials are also available for an additional $3. If your dog doesn’t need a full groom, you can opt for single services like de-shedding, nail trims, ear cleaning, and more. Contact Precious Paws for a pricing estimate.
6. Grooming by Holly (Newark)
Grooming by Holly is a Newark-based dog grooming business that opens their door to dogs of all sizes. Grooming takes place in Holly’s home, which reduces the stress that can come with a busy grooming salon. Holly is insured and certified in pet CPR and first aid. Whether you’re looking for a simple trim around the eyes or a full haircut for your dog, Grooming by Holly has you covered.
A full groom with a haircut (plus ear cleaning, nail trim, and gland expression) starts at $41 for small dogs, $46 for medium dogs, $56 for large dogs, and $61 for XL dogs. Additional services include a flea bath, nail grinding, teeth cleaning, paw pad treatment, de-shedding, and more. Contact Grooming by Holly to learn more.
7. Pampered Pets (Delaware City)
Pampered Pets has been operating in Delaware City, DE, for almost 30 years. Their team is committed to ensuring your dog has a happy grooming experience and uses only top-quality products and equipment. They specialize in Asian-fusion grooming styles, but are happy to do pretty much anything you ask for.
The full-service groom at Pampered Pets includes a bath, gentle fluff dry, nail trim, paw pad trim, ear cleaning and plucking, gland expression, a haircut of your choice (breed-specific or custom), and an adorable bow or bandana. Additional services include a plum facial, nail polish, or even earrings. Contact Pampered Pets for more details.
8. Charmed Paws (Greenville)
Charmed Paws is a mobile dog groomer based in Greenville, DE that operates throughout Greenville and North Wilmington. Conveniently, they come right to your door and can groom your dog in the comfort of their own environment. Their services include full baths, nail trims, haircuts, sanitary trims, ear cleanings, and much more.
Full-service grooming from Charmed Paws starts at $85 for dogs 50 pounds or under. If you’re just looking for a simple brush and nail trim, this is available from $25. For larger dogs (over 50 pounds) contact Charmed Paws to receive an estimate.
9. Wags to Riches Pet Grooming (Selbyville)
Wags to Riches Pet Grooming in Selbyville, DE, is owned by Kerrie Jones, a certified pet-tech instructor and mobile groomer. This grooming business is unique in that they offer both salon-based and mobile grooming services, depending on what suits owners and their pups. Salon hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
They offer full-service grooming for all breeds of dogs, and also have a self-wash station if you’d rather give your dog a bath. Typically, the full grooming process takes 3-4 hours, depending on the size of your dog, the condition of their coat, and other factors. Contact Wags to Riches Pet Grooming for more details.