7 best groomers in Philadelphia

August 24, 2021 - 3 min read
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When it’s time for your dog to get glam, you can either book a visit to the groomer or have professional grooming services come to you. From a basic shampoo and cut to a glamorous groom inspired by the Manic Panic color spectrum, these groomers give the best cuts in town.

Best in Show Grooming Salon

Address: 2708 W. Girard Ave.

Phone: 267-514-7991

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All the experienced groomers at this Brewerytown salon are pet owners as well as clients, so you can book your dog’s day at the spa with confidence. And what a spa day it is—both the bath-and-brush appointment as well as the full grooming service comes complete with a blueberry vanilla facial scrub. Add-on services, including dog sitting (Monday through Friday) and shedding treatments, are also available.

Chez Bow Wow Pet Grooming Salon and Spa

Address: 707 N. 2nd St.

Phone: 215-923-2992

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If your dog is a tad finicky, the highly experienced groomers at this veterinarian-recommended salon welcome will welcome them with open arms. These groomers work to create a real bond with your dog to provide a personalized experience based around their needs. The salon also only uses environmentally safe, earth-friendly products.

Fairy Tales Mobile Grooming

Phone: 856-264-6587

Email: fairytailsmobilegrooming@gmail.com

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If a grooming session inside a salon stresses out your dog, try curbside pickup from Amanda Bowman instead. The National Dog Groomer’s Association of America member brings the full spa experience — with your dog as her only client — to your front door. And scheduling is a breeze, because after your dog’s first appointment you don’t even need to be home for future pickups and grooming sessions. The van is climate controlled, with its own power and water, so no hookups at your home are required.

The Groomin' Room

Address: 7540 Frankford Ave.

Phone: 215-624-7666

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If you prefer to be with your pet throughout their grooming experience, just make this request when making an appointment at this family-owned, full-service dog and cat salon. The experienced, professional groomers work in an open space and offer a full range of services, from hand scissoring and hair coloring to nail trims and dental care. All full grooming appointments include a double bath, haircut, fluff dry, ear cleaning, nail trim as well as a signature scent and a bow or bandana.

Spot’s Spot Pet Grooming

Address: 123 W. Girard Ave.

Phone: 267-687-7928

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When owner Philip Stevenson took over Spot’s Spot Pet Grooming in 2011, he styled the salon to resemble a living room to make your dog’s comfort his first priority. The longtime neighborhood spot offers a full menu of grooming services, from nail trims for walk-ins to show stopping show dog or breed-specific cuts.

Stylish Pooch Mobile Grooming

Phone: 267-582-6413

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Stylish Pooch owner Rahanna Gray, seen on season five of Netflix’s “Queer Eye,” specializes in adding swag to your dog’s wag. From flawless cuts and vibrant dye jobs — think bright blue mohawks or hot pink paws — your dog will be runway ready for the next trip to the dog park. Her mobile service requires a $25 deposit (applied to the grooming service fee) and the popular groomer also offers a loyalty program as well as branded merchandise.

TopDawg Groomers

Address: 1936 Federal St.

Phone: 267-633-3100

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With over 13 years of experience, TopDawg Groomers offers a variety of services, from a combination wash and blow dry to a full grooming special that includes a flea bath, nail trim, ear and teeth cleaning and anal gland expression. TopDawg also offers daycare, complete with scheduled video calls and a full day of activities to keep your dog entertained.

When your dog needs a day at the “spaw,” pet insurance can ensure a peaceful retreat. Consider protecting your dog with a ManyPets health insurance plan to help you cover veterinary care in case your dog gets more than a bad ’do at the groomer.