Are you a dog owner who lives in the capital of Ontario?
Is you dog in need of a good wash?
Below you’ll find 14 top dog groomers in Toronto.
Owned and operated by Deirdre Howard, an award-winning groomer with over 15 years’ experience, Tail Spin has been in operation since 2011, and is located at 12 Irwin Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Deirdre creates a stress-free environment with aromatherapy and hydro massage. They use eco-friendly shampoos and products. Prices vary depending on the size, breed, and condition of your pup. Basic packages include a Primp and Preen service, when a bath and tidy up is all your pup needs, the “Bad Hair Day” package, which is a full grooming service with bath, blow out, cut, style, nail trim, ear clean and “Pawdicure”, or a “Really Bad Hair day” package, which includes all of the above, plus extra de-matting, and an aromatic coat treatment. Other services offered on an individual basis are anal gland expression for $15, nail trim for $15, and ear cleaning for $10-$15. Call 416-920-7387 to book an appointment or check out their contact page at http://www.tailspin.ca/contact.
The owner of Dee’Tails graduated from B-Pro Dog Grooming Academy in 2012 and opened the salon in June of 2012. They are certified by the Ontario Certified Dog Groomers. The shop has an open environment so you can see the entire work space. Pups are worked with one-on-one, from start to finish, and can lounge around the shop while awaiting their pet parents, or if they are more comfortable, in a crate with a warm blanket. Located on the west end of Toronto, at 1264 Bloor Street W, Unit 2A, with the store front facing Emerson Avenue, they provide a variety of grooming services to small dogs. You can choose a full groom, “the Works”, which includes nail cut and grind, ear cleaning, sanitary clip, hair trimmed from between paw pads, bath and condition, high velocity drying, and a full body cut and scissoring. A tidy up service and bath and brush services can also be provided. Individual services such as nail painting for $20, nail trim and grind for $15, face clean-up for $10, sanitary trim for $10, and hair feather extensions for $5 are also available. Contact them to book and appointment and get pricing at https://www.deetailsdoggrooming.com/contact-us.html.
3. Pawfect Spa
Elsie Tang is a certified master groomer at this award-winning salon that specializes in hand scissoring techniques so your best friend can look their very best. They are located at 207 Avenue Road, Toronto, Ontario. The salon has partitioned rooms to provide as “stress free” an environment as possible, with larger rooms and heavy-duty equipment for large breeds, and smaller rooms for petite pups. They also offer a pick up and drop off service. You must provide proof of vaccinations at your first visit. They provide full grooming packages and a la carte services as well as Furminator grooms and specialty baths, including de-flea, de-skunk, medicated shampoos, and hot oil treatments. Detailed pricing can be found at http://www.pawfectspa.com/servlet/GroomingServlet?searchField=A and contact information is available at http://www.pawfectspa.com/6_contact.php.
Dear My Puppy was founded over 2 years ago by Min, a professional pet stylist who specializes in providing custom and creative cuts to dogs in the downtown Toronto area. Located at 4 St. Patrick Street, Toronto, Ontario. They provide full grooming services, and baths and tidy packages. Prices vary by breed, behavior, and temperament, and the time it takes to groom your pup. Individual services provided include nail trimming at $15-$20, teeth brushing $6, anal gland expression, $10 and up, and de-matting and additional brushing at $5 per 5-minute period. Check out the contact page and contact Dear My Puppy to discuss pricing and book an appointment https://dearmypuppies.com/#89348c15-3c0e-4fea-962e-0f8c851d9ae2.
The professionally trained staff at Spaw Boutique attend seminars and classes so they are always current on the latest techniques and equipment. Spaw Boutique was founded in 2007 by Eve MacArthur, who has created a leading daycare and grooming establishment in the Toronto area, located at 852 King Street West. They provide grooming services 7 days a week and will even bring your pampered pooch to the curb at pick up, so you don’t have to pay for parking if you prepay. Contact them for breed specific pricing and to book an appointment, their contact information can be found at http://spawboutique.com/contact/. They offer standard grooming packages, standard bath packages, just a dip, which is a simple bath and fluff dry, and a la carte services such as nail cutting for $15, Pawdicure for $21, de-matting at $75 per hour, top knots with bows for $9, face trims for $20, sanitary trims for $10, and teeth brushing for $7.
Dogfather and Co has two downtown Toronto locations, one at 179 Avenue Road and one at 1007 Yonge Street. They have been servicing the Rosedale and Yorkville communities in Toronto since 2001. They offer full grooms, bath and brush, and bath and tidy services for all breeds, and creative grooming too! Creative grooming includes temporary and permanent hair coloring, stenciling, feather extensions, bling applique, and geometric shaping. Prices vary depending on your dog’s size and breed, call them for an estimate and to book an appointment at (416) 960-1088. A la carte services include nail trims ($15), nail filling ($25), ear cleaning ($15), face tidy ($20), paw tidy ($20), pad moisturizer ($10) and bows ($5-$15). They do not provide de-skunking or flea baths. Their contact information can be found at http://www.dogfatherandco.com/contact/. A waiver must be signed prior to grooming and first-time visitors need to provide a deposit prior to booking.
The first Paws in the Bath shop was opened in Aurora in 2010 and their Toronto location can be found at 2491 Queen Street East. They feature a 12-point grooming process that includes: meeting, evaluating, settling into the environment, bathing, drying, dematting and brushing, trimming and cleaning, cleaning ears, clipping and grinding nails, finishing touches, re-booking your pups next spa experience and returning your happy pampered pup to you. They also provide a do-it-yourself dog wash. Prices for full grooms, brushes, and baths vary by dog. Call them for an estimate. They also have ad on services and products available. Contact information can be found at http://www1.pawsinthebath.com/locations/toronto/.
This family owned grooming and pet boutique is located at 1664 St Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario. They offer several specialty shampoos with a full groom. Choose from wild cherry hypoallergenic and blueberry facial scrubs for Fido’s face. For the body, pick a specialty shampoos such as Emu Oil Scrub, Coat Enhancer, Dirty Beastie, Aloe, Tea Tree, Critter Clean (de-skunk), Anti-itch Mud baths and Nagayu CO2. An extra charge for Nagayu CO2 shampoo will apply. Full grooms also include nail trimming and filing, and teeth brushing, and you can even get doggie cologne or perfume so our pup smells wonderful, and bows or bandanas. Other services available individually include, bath, comb over, pawdicure, sanitary trim, anal gland expression, ear cleaning, bath and tidy, or face trim. Call 416-651-8699 for more info or book online on their webpage.
The Fur Factor was opened by owner-operator, Adrienne in 2008. She has a diploma in Animal Care from Sheridan College, and has completed pet first aid and positive reinforcement training classes. The Fur Factory takes pets in for grooming one at a time, and take their time to provide a pleasant and relaxing environment and experience for your pet, which is ideal for nervous, young, and senior pets. They are located at 497 Pape Avenue inside the Atomic Age Comics book store. A buzzer to the left of the door will allow you to access the establishment. Prices vary with size, condition, and temperament, but standard prices are provided. Bath and brush outs run from $50 for small dogs to $95 for extra-large dogs, touch ups range from $57 to $110 depending on size, and full grooms range from $62 to $135. Puppy grooms are also provided, contact for an estimate and ad on services such as de-matting at $20/hour, ear cleaning and plucking for $20, face, feet, and fanny trim for $30, flea bath $12, nail trimming which can include a clipper or dremel are $15, and sanitary and armpit shaves are $15. You must provide proof of rabies vaccination prior to your appointment. Contact the Fur Factory at 647-345-2333 or use their contact page at http://www.thefurfactor.ca/contact-us to call for an appointment.
10. Zen Dog
Zendog has been providing professional pet care since 2013 and opened the doors of its brick and mortar location in 2017 at 584 Church street, Toronto, Ontario in the downtown area. Opener/operator William Ayers is a member of the association of Professional dog trainers and Zen dog provides full dog grooming services as well as doggie daycare, walking, training, boarding, and a boutique shop. Choose from a bath, which includes a nail trim, bath and tidy, full groom, or one of their ad on services such as de-matting at $60/30 minute session, de-shedding at $40/30 minute session, brush out for $25, ear cleaning for $15, face trim $25, nail trim, $20 trim and file, $25, paw tidy, $15, rear end trim $25, sanitary trim $20. Call them at 416-855-6636 for an appointment and estimate on pricing for baths and full grooms which vary depending on your pup’s breed.
This pet boutique and grooming service is located at 161 Withrow Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. They use Black Sheep Organics products and cost of grooming varies depending on your dog’s requirements and size. Call them at 416-519-2929 for detailed pricing. General pricing for full groom is $55 to $160, bath and tidy is $45 to $115, nail clip is $15, nail filing is $20, anal glands $25, teeth brushing $15, de-matting $60/30 minutes, face tidy $25, paw tidy $25, rear tidy $25. More contact information can be found at https://www.knickknackpaddywhack.ca/contacts/.
Melissa’s Paw Spa has 12 years of pet care and grooming experience. They are located at 178 Harvie Avenue in Toronto, Ontario, and offer professional grooming services to dogs of all “shapes and sizes”. Dog clipping consists of breed-specific and custom cuts, bath and brush outs, nail trims, and ear cleaning. Contact them at 647-206-1614 for pricing estimates, and to book an appointment, or email them at email@example.com.
13. Metro Dog Stop
Metro Dog Stop has been serving the Toronto area since 1995. In 1997, founder Caley Morris became a certified groomer. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Pet Dog Trainers, American Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Professional Dog Walkers Association, Canadian Pet Sitters Association and is a certified Pet Tech instructor teaching Pet First Aid and CPR. She keeps current taking numerous courses on dog behavior, communication, and socialization and attending seminars on dog care. You can find them located at 181 Belsize Drive, Toronto, Ontario. Cost for dog grooming services varies with the breed and size of the dog, call them at 416-789-4451 for a quote and to book an appointment. They offer a full grooming package which includes bath, brushing, blow dry, cleaning of ears and plucking, sanitary trim, trimming of nails, tidying of feet and pads, and full haircut. De-matting and brushing of teeth are also available at an extra cost. You can also choose from their bath and tidy package or a la carte services. Complete contact information can be found at http://www.metrodogstop.com/contact-us/.
Located at 92 Park Lawn Road, Toronto, Ontario, Doggie in the Window is owned and managed by Niloo Pahlavan, who is trained in dog obedience and is a certified pet first aid practitioner and CAPPDT certified. They offer full grooming services using natural shampoos and conditioners and have Furminator undercoat conditioner available. Prices vary with coat condition, and your dog’s breed and size, but prices start from $55 for a bath and brush, $65 for a full groom, $15 for nail trim, $15 for ear cleaning, $25 for face trim, $20 for rear end trim, and $35 for 30 minutes of de-shedding or de-matting. Special baths such as tick and de-skunk bathing are the price of a regular bath plus $25. Contact information can be found at http://www.doggieinthewindow.ca/contact/ and you can book online at https://doggieinthewindow.propetware.com/newAccount.
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Laurie Haggart is a freelance writer living on a farm west of Edmonton, Alberta. She has previously worked as a veterinary assistant and currently writes pet-based web content. She enjoys rural life with her husband, grown children, dogs, cats, horses, beef cattle and one geriatric bunny rabbit!