Do you want your pooch to be groomed by one of the best dog groomers in Wellington, NZ? Below we’ve featured 10 and have summarised their services.
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Lush Puppies was established in 2009 and has provided top-quality grooming services for pups all over Wellington for the last decade. The team has over 30 years of professional experience in dog grooming, and the business is also a member of the National Dog Grooming Association of New Zealand.
A full groom starts at $85 and includes a bath, brush out, dry, and a full-body haircut. A bath and tidy begins at $55 and includes a bath, brush out, blow-dry, and a trim around the face, feet, and hygiene areas. The bath and blow-dry package begins at $45 and is perfect for cleaning up your pup. Contact Lush Puppies to schedule a grooming for your dog.
2. Paws in the City
Paws in the City is a top-quality dog grooming facility in Wellington. Groomer Karen has a Master’s degree in dog psychology, training, and behavior, as well as many other related certificates. She has over 35 years of grooming experience and falls in love with every pup she meets.
A full groom includes a nail trim, ear hair plucking (if necessary), ear cleaning, bath, dry, full body massage, and a haircut. Grooming prices vary depending on the condition of your dog’s coat, how frequently they are groomed, and their temperament. For an estimate, contact Paws in the City.
Animates offers a wide range of services for pups – everything from nutritious pet food to veterinary care and, of course, grooming. Grooming is performed by the professional, experienced Animates groomers, or you can take advantage of the DIY stations and clean up your pup yourself.
The DIY dog wash costs just $10 and includes everything you need to have your dog looking great and smelling fresh – just bring your pup and a towel. The top-of-the-line professional groom (known as the platinum package) starts at $109 and includes a full-body haircut, trim of the face, feet, and hygiene areas, brush, shampoo bath, nail trim, ear cleaning, breath freshening, and more. Contact Animates to learn more about their many other grooming packages.
The Barking Lot was established in 2013 and has been offering exceptional grooming services ever since. Their experienced groomers won’t just ensure that your dog leaves with a smart new hairdo; they will also do their best to keep your pup relaxed and comfortable while it happens.
A full groom starts at $95, $105, and $120 for small, medium, and large dogs, respectively. This includes a bath, blow-dry, ear plucking, nail clipping, full-body haircut, plus five hours of daycare. For a bath and trim, prices start at $50, $60, or $70 depending on your dog’s size. Contact The Barking Lot to find out more.
Located in Tawa, Wellington, Dandy Dogs offers upscale grooming for small and medium dogs. Groomer Chris has over two decades of professional grooming experience and specializes in grooming show dogs, including Lhasa Apsos and Maltese dogs.
Grooming is available for all small and medium-breed dogs, including poodles, cocker spaniels, bichon, Shih Tzu, and more. There is a double fenced yard where your dog can play before and after their grooming. Contact Dandy Dogs to learn more about their grooming services or for pricing estimates.
Wellington Dog Groomers is an appointment-only boutique grooming salon located in Karori, Wellington. They give your dog their full attention during their one-on-one grooming and are highly professional, experienced, and talented groomers.
A full groom starts at $80 for small dogs, $90 for medium dogs, and $100 for large dogs, and includes a bath, dry, brush, haircut, and nail trim. This does not include teeth cleaning, gland expression, or ear cleaning. A double shampoo bath, conditioning treatment, and blow-dry costs between $30-$80. Special puppy sessions are available for $50 to help get your puppy used to the grooming process. Contact Wellington Dog Groomers for more details.
Oh My Dog Grooming offers grooming for dogs of all breeds, sizes, and ages. Their relaxed environment makes it perfect for dogs with anxiety issues who usually don’t do well in a salon setting, and their affordable prices make it an excellent option for pup owners on a budget.
The team of experienced groomers at Oh My Dog has the skills and expertise to have your pup looking sharp, smelling great, and proud of it. They use only natural products and prioritize the safety of your pup during their grooming. Contact Oh My Dog Grooming to learn more.
Otis & Louie is your one-stop dog shop for all things pup related in Northland, Wellington. Not only do they sell top-quality dog food, they also offer expert and professional grooming services. Since 2007, their team has been grooming pups all over Wellington and having fun while doing it.
A full groom includes a wash, fluff dry, trim of the nails, clip of hygiene areas, ear cleaning, and coat trim, de-shedding, or hand-stripping (depending on breed standards). Additional services are also offered, including teeth cleaning, flea/worm treatments, gland expression, and more. Prices vary depending on size, breed, and service requested – contact Otis and Louie to learn more.
Located in Churton Park, Wellington, Spitz n Shine Pet Grooming offers top quality grooming services to pups throughout the city. Although they specialize in grooming Japanese Spitz dogs, they offer grooming for all breeds – even those with long hair or double coats.
Japanese Spitz grooming starts at $60, small dog grooming starts at $70, and medium dog grooming starts at $80. Grooming includes a bath, blow-dry, brushing, coat clipping, nail trim, paw pad tidy, ear clipping, and shaping of the fur around the face. A simple bath, blow-dry, and nail trim starts at $30 for small dogs or $40 for medium dogs. Contact Spitz n Shine for more details.
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