The following list presents 11 of the best dog groomers in Ottawa.
1. The Pampered Pet
This family-owned pet spa provides quality grooming services to pets in Ottawa. The Pampered Pet has a great team of professionals that sets it apart from other salons. The talented groomers are highly knowledgeable and frequently help pet parents choose pet products and plan holistic diets.
The Pampered Pet welcomes dogs of all breeds and sizes including those who suffer from anxiety. The salon is kept clean and individual grooming stations sanitised after each grooming appointment.
Some of the grooming services available at this pet salon include baths with premium shampoos, face and tail trimming, hand scissoring, flea baths, nail clipping, de-shedding, ear and eye cleaning, anal gland expression, teeth brushing, haircuts, hand stripping, de-matting, and nail grinding among others. The salon also takes walk-ins for nail trimming services starting at $10.
The Pampered Pooch also stocks pet food made from all-natural ingredients. The groomers at the salon are always happy to help you plan a diet that is ideal for your pet’s health and wellness.
All pets must have proof of current vaccinations. Get in touch with the friendly team at The Pampered Pooch to make inquiries about their grooming rates as you make an appointment.
2. Kristen’s Pet Grooming
Pamper your pooch with the best spa day at Kristen’s Pet Grooming. This grooming salon takes the time to make your pet look and feel great with quality grooming products and practices. At Kristen’s, your pet’s safety and comfort are a priority.
Kristen is a professional dog groomer with over 16 years of experience. She offers a variety of grooming treatments and is dedicated to staying updated on current grooming trends and techniques by attending workshops and seminars. Kristen is also skilled in helping anxious pets relax and enjoy a stress-free grooming appointment.
This pet salon offers a variety of grooming services including light trimming, custom cuts, hands-on fluff drying, nail trimming, deep conditioning, pedicures, bath with tearless shampoo, complete brush-outs, and ear and eye cleaning among others.
Grooming rates start at $35 – $120. All pets must have proof of current vaccinations. Get in touch with Kristen and her team of professionals to make an appointment.
3. Fluffy Tails Grooming Spa
This pet spa treats each pooch with care and provides a safe, relaxed environment where your pet can enjoy top-notch grooming services. The groomers at Fluffy Tails are familiar with rescue dogs and adapt to each pet’s specific needs.
This full-service grooming salon is owned and operated by dog-lovers who own pets themselves and understand pet owners’ needs. The professional team of groomers keep each station sanitised and groom each canine client to the highest industry standards.
Some of the grooming services available at Fluffy Tails Grooming Spa include baths, deep cleansing, conditioning, nail trimming, gentle brush-outs, teeth brushing, nail clipping, ear and eye cleaning, anal gland expression, and ear plucking.
Grooming rates start at $25 – $35 for grooming packages, $9 – $15 for a la carte services, and $99 for deep dental care. All pets must be up to date on their vaccinations. Get in touch with the friendly team at Fluffy Tails to make an appointment.
4. Purrdy Paws Spa
This luxury pet grooming salon located in Glebe offers both in-home and in-spa services. The team of groomers at Purrdy Paws is passionate about ensuring each pet is happy and enjoys the best grooming experience at the salon.
This pet grooming salon was founded by Jayne Montero, a certified master groomer. Jayne grew up around animals and has spent significant time working as a volunteer in local dog rescues and shelter. She works alongside a team of professional groomers who are also certified in professional first aid and CPR.
Purrdy Paws Spa offers a variety of grooming services including nail trimming, nail grinding, cleansing baths, hydrating baths, ear and eye cleaning, sanitary trimming, blow-drying, gentle brush-outs, face trimming, de-matting, paw pad trimming, and haircuts.
The groomers also offer creative styling such as stencil designs, nail polish, creative cuts, dye work, stick-on jewellery, and 3D sculpting. You can also treat your pooch to additional extras such as paw balm, teeth brushing, and colour treatment starting from $5.
Grooming rates start at $15 – $164. All pets must have current vaccinations. Get in touch with Jayne and her team of professionals at Purrdy Paws to make an appointment.
5. Furry Friends Spa
This pet spa is conveniently located in central/downtown Ottawa and welcomes pets of all breeds and sizes. Furry Friends Spa also features a daycare area where your pet can socialise as they wait for their appointment.
The spa is owned and operated by Chantal Raby, an Honors Graduate from the Dawn of a New Day Academy. Chantal is a certified master groomer with IPG and a member of the Canadian Professional Pet Stylists and the International Society of Canine Cosmetologists.
Chantal is passionate about pet grooming and is especially talented in hand stripping and working with Terriers. She works alongside a talented team of professionals who are dedicated to continuously improving their craft.
Some of the grooming services available at Furry Friends Spa include massage baths with premium shampoos, gentle brush-out, ear and eye cleaning, anal gland expression, full-body haircuts, nail trimming, de-matting, face trimming, ear plucking, feet and tail trimming, and sanitary trimming.
Additional extras include tooth brushing, flea and tick baths, facial scrubs, collar wash, hand stripping, de-shedding, pad shaving, de-skunking, puppy baths, and nail grinding among others. Pricing starts at $22 – $$150 depending on your pet’s size and coat condition.
All pets must have proof of current vaccinations before their first appointment. Get in touch with Chantal and her team at Furry Friends Spa to make an appointment.
6. Uptown Pet Grooming
This pet salon is rated among the three best pet grooming salons in Ottawa. The award-winning spa has also been nominated for Favorite Pet Grooming Salon in 2019 and 2020 at the Faces Magazine Ottawa Awards.
The professional groomers understand each pet is different and tailor their grooming techniques to suit your pet’s individual needs. The salon welcomes small and medium breeds weighing up to 40 pounds. The stylists use only high-quality products and the safest grooming techniques.
Uptown Pets offers a variety of grooming treatments including light trimming, sanitary trimming, double-wash baths, gentle brush-outs, blow-drying, de-matting, nail clipping, ear cleaning, hypoallergenic shampoo, gentle ear and eye cleaning, paw-pad trimming, baby powder scented facials, and coat conditioning.
Additional extras include nail trimming, nail grinding, teeth brushing, ear plucking, Furminator de-shedding, anal gland expression, and specialized shampoos such as the tearless shampoo among others.
Grooming rates depend on the pet’s size and coat condition. All pets must have proof of current vaccinations. Get in touch with the friendly team at Uptown Pet Grooming to make an appointment.
7. Fairy Tails Pet Spa
This local, in-home business is located near the Heron and Walkley area. The spa provides a comfortable, home-like environment where pets can feel relaxed and enjoy their spa day. Fairy Tails welcomes pets of all breeds and sizes including those with difficult behaviour.
The salon was founded by Charlotte who has bathed and styled dogs since she was 14. Charlotte, a second-generation groomer, is a member of The Ontario Dog Grooming Association, Canadian Professional Pet Stylists, and the administrator of The Ottawa and Area Groomers Group.
Charlotte offers a variety of grooming services including baths with high-quality shampoos, coat conditioning, hand drying, fluff drying, brush-out, de-shedding, nail trimming, ear and eye cleaning, ear flushing, anal gland expression, and blueberry facials topped off with bows, bandanas, ties, cologne or seasonal bling.
Grooming rates vary depending on your pet’s size and coat condition as well as the grooming package you choose. All pets must have proof of current vaccinations. Get in touch with Charlotte, the Fairy Dog Mother to make an appointment.
8. Cuddly Cuts Grooming
Cuddly Cuts is conveniently located off Woodroffe at the West End of Ottawa. The groomers at this facility provide a warm, friendly environment where your pooch can enjoy a relaxing day at the spa.
The salon was founded by Eun Hye Cha, a professional groomer with over 10 years of experience. Eun has developed exceptional scissoring skills throughout her career and has extensive experience in grooming pets of all breeds and sizes.
Some of her grooming services include brushing, baths with premium shampoos, haircuts and styling, nail clipping, ear and eye cleaning, ear and eye cleaning, hand scissoring, and sanitary trimming starting from $35 – $100.
You can also treat your pooch to additional treatments such as de-matting, de-shedding, teeth brushing, nail clipping, paw trimming, nail grinding, and sanitary trimming starting from $5 – $30. You will be required to provide proof of current vaccinations. Get in touch with Eun at Cuddly Cuts Grooming to make an appointment.
9. The Hounds On Merivale
This pet grooming salon was founded by Karen Jones, a veterinary technician and master groomer. She has over 20 years of experience in the industry and offers breed-specific and customised grooming services.
The Hounds on Merivale is focused on offering high-quality services in a low-stress environment, The salon has soft piped music and essential oils which help calm the atmosphere and relax your pet. Pets also enjoy one-on-one grooming and personalised attention from their groomer throughout their appointment.
Grooming services available at The Hounds on Merivale include baths with therapeutic massage, relaxing facials, ear and eye cleaning, anal gland expression, nail trimming, hand blow-dry, gentle brush-outs, hair cuts, and sanitary trimming.
This pet spa also offers cosmetic teeth cleaning at $75 – $200. Grooming rates start at $65 for full grooming packages and $10 – $55 for individual treatments. All pets must have proof of current vaccinations before their first appointment.
10. Masters n Dogs
The groomers at Masters n Dogs love your pooch almost as much as you do. The stylists at this pet spa provide professional pet grooming and expert health and wellness tips to help you take care of your pet.
Masters n Dogs was founded by Lucie Meloche, who has over 13 years of experience in dog grooming. Lucie welcomes pets of all breeds and sizes and stocks a variety of high-quality, all-natural grooming products. Lucie works alongside a team of professional groomers and stylists who are dedicated to improving their craft and staying updated in current industry trends.
Some of the grooming services available at this grooming salon include baths, full-body trimming, paw-pad trimming, ear and eye cleaning, nail clipping, brush-outs, blow-drying, face trimming, and puppy grooming.
All pets must have proof of current vaccinations. Get in touch with the friendly team at Masters n Dogs to make inquiries about their grooming rates as you make an appointment.
11. Mutts n Pups
Mutts n Pups prides itself in providing a fun, playful environment for all their canine clients. The groomers are happy to pamper all their canine clients and provide high-quality grooming services that boost your pet’s health and wellness.
The grooming facility is located in the scenic Westboro Village and features plenty of space where your pooch can enjoy lots of fun and socialisation before their appointment. The professional groomers are also committed to staying up to date on current industry trends through seminars and workshops.
Mutts n Pups offers a variety of grooming services including cleansing baths, brush-outs, deep conditioning, de-matting, face trimming, nail trimming, paw-pad trimming, ear and eye cleaning, ear plucking, and haircuts among others.
All pets must have proof of vaccinations for Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella. Get in touch with the grooming team at Mutts n Pups to make an appointment.