San Rafael Pet Groomers

in San Rafael, CA

97
Pet Groomers are
in San Rafael

26
Pet Groomers in San Rafael
are top rated

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Valerie G.
"They were very good with my dog that hates grooming and bites everyone. She looked great and was happy when I picked her up. Ran back to the groomer and gave her a kiss goodbye. Best" experience ever for both me and my girl. She has never looked so good or been so happy with the grooming experience .
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Craig T.
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arrived right at our scheduled time so I was able to have my cat in his carrier for just a few short minutes then handed him off to her. He had no time to get" anxious or nervous because as soon as she took him from me he went right into her van to be groomed just like he was at home. I loved the fact that I didn't have to wait for our turn or worse yet I didn't have to drop him off someplace. Even at our vets (whom we do love) I have found him in a back room locked in a very small cage instead of his cariier.
was done before I expected and
acted like he hadn't left the house, normally getting a bath and nail clipping can send him under a bed for the rest of the day. He was still slightly damp and
explained that he did great during the bath and nail trim but he did not enjoy the blow dry so she cut it short to not stress him out needlessly. (he was not cold or shivering by any means,he was just not dried to the point of being fluffy.) She also got out enough hair to cover an entire kitten. The van has a window where the animals sit while getting groomed so this gives them a nice distraction to look at while the work is being completed. The first time we had
come out she had snapped a picture of
to show me because I was more nervous than my cat because he really, really does not like getting his nails clipped. He looked like he was the king of his castle, certainly not what I had imagined!. That really eased my nerves and was a thoughtful thing for her to do. The more you get to know her you realize how much she loves animals and that she really cares about them
was on time,, friendly, professional, did a very detailed grooming and her prices are the best I have encountered. Also, knowing that
was not alone in some back room for who knows how long or waiting somewhere while he gets himself all worked up is priceless. I know my cat
agrees with me as well;)
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Marcie W.
"The groomer called me at the time of the appointment to say she was a little late - I appreciated her notification, and that was not a problem. Things were going reasonably well (I" thought) till I went to the van to ask for tips on how I can do a better job of bathing my dog's head. Then my dog splashed very cold water on me and I looked and saw her shivering very hard! I immediately expressed that I was not happy. The groomer explained that they do have a water heater but it is broken. I called the owner who told me that because the weather had been warm recently and because she had broken her ankle I should give her a break. I did not cuss or anything - but expressed my anger that WE would not normally shower using cold water, and that the choice should have been mine to make. I said they should have informed me and let me make that choice. The owner
just kept telling me that I should excuse it due to her ankle. The groomer did a good job with the exception of a missing chunk of hair from my dog's shoulder. That seems a little odd! But I find the fact that they didn't inform me the water was cold, made my pet VERY uncomfortable (not to mention the poor groomer's hands must have been freezing too), and the excuses! Wow. Never again. What a lack of professionalism.

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Pet Grooming reviews in San Rafael

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was wonderful. She arrived during the time frame she told me she would. I had talked to
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the day before and then
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. They were able to fit me in the day after I called for an appointment! I explained all the little issues my older Yorkie has (moles, bad back & knees, etc.)
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brought my little Yorkie back to the door 40 minutes later looking beautiful. She then took my very grouchy (and not very friendly toward strangers) Chihuahua and trimmed his nails. Five minutes later he was back and happy. I will be making my next appointment with them for next month.
- D Marie F.
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was very prompt in responding to my email questions. When I was ready to book I was able to get an appointment in two days.. I have an old arthritic 95 pound dog and he cannot endure going to facility for grooming anymore..
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came with mobile van. She was very sweet and very professional. She finished in one hour and did a fantastic job. I have been very reluctant to have any grooming done lately due to his arthritis but am very happy I tried
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. I will use them again and highly recommend them.
- Kimberly E.
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We have 3 dogs - 2 large Cocker mixes (45-50#) and a YorkiePoo.
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was great. I much prefer their home service over taking my boys to the groomers at 8:30 in the morning, leaving them all day and picking them up at 5:30 pm.The boys like it better too!
Our groomer arrived on time, actually a few minutes early. It had been a while since they'd all been groomed and they were all long and
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. She took them one at a time to her van and brought them each back looking wonderful and smelling great! One of our larger dogs had knee surgery last year; and I've always asked the groomers to be careful of his leg. Our groomer was not only careful with him, but helped discover a problem with the surgery site needing veterinary attention! She was done in 4 hours, including introductions and payment.
I was very happy with our groomer and the service provided by
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. We will definitely be using them again!
- Loretta L.
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At first I really liked this service - it was very convenient, fast, and my dog didn't have to get put in a crate at any point. The hair cuts themselves were never great - there were always a few places that were missed - but it was never so bad that it outweighed the convenience.
Then it drastically started to go downhill. They raised the price on me and did not tell me until they were already at my house. For the convenience, I dealt with that. Then on one particular occasion after my dog was groomed, he immediately came into the house shaking his head. Within 24 hours, his ears hurt so badly that he would cry out just when the wind blew on it. His ears were red and swollen, and we took him to the emergency animal hospital (since it was a Sunday). They told me that the hair in his ears had been ripped out so forcibly that his ears were raw inside and inflamed. A few days of extreme pain, constant drops and a couple hundred dollars later, he was better.
I should have stopped there. I should never have called back. But I thought that if I explained to the groomer what happened and asked her to not touch my dog's ears, it would be OK. I would just have to tell her about her mistake and how much pain he was in because of it, and surely she would make sure it would not happen again. I didn't think she meant to hurt my dog, so if I explained, it would be different next time and she wouldn't be as negligent.
So I scheduled an appointment via email, the same method I had used to make an appointment numerous times. After discussing appointment options, I picked an arrival time between 4-5 pm on Saturday 10/4. I received an email back that said "You are confirmed."
They never showed up. They never answered my calls. They never answered my emails. I waited for hours after my scheduled appointment time, thinking they must just be running late or they certainly would have called. After it was obvious they were not coming, I thought, surely they will call me on Monday when they are open for business, and they will apologize for the error, and we will make another appointment. Nope. They have not replied to any of my calls or emails. Completely unprofessional.
I very much do not recommend this company.
- Melissa B.
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My family and I recently moved from North
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and were looking for a groomer who would love and care for our dogs, Bear and
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, as much as our previous groomer did. After reading the reviews from
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, I thought it was too good to be true, but, everyone was great with Bear and
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- especially Bear. Because
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is a Field Spaniel and a little more personable than Bear (Lab mix) - people usually forget about him and that leaves him feeling moody and sad. The staff at
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doted as much on Bear as they did on
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and according to my hubby, Bear was very charming and wagging his tail!
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also charged us a LOT LESS than the price they quoted over the phone (Bear did not need nearly as much grooming as
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). I am happy to say that Bear and
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has found a grooming home :-).
- Carmel J.
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We were at the last stages of moving, furniture was disappearing, unfamiliar people were in and out of the house, and our three
cats were becoming very concerned with all this action occurring. We knew from previous experience that the cats would not go
quietly into the travel cages, but we tried everything we could think of without any luck. In desperation we contacted
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to see if they could get our overly agitated cats into the cages.
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came out promptly and within 15 minutes had all three cats in their cages, without injuring herself. Amazing! She was prompt, professional and charged a very reasonable fee for
this service. I would highly recommend
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to anyone in a similar situation.
- David N.
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was wonderful! Our dog is very anxious, but
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won her over quickly.
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was gentle and groomed her beautifully. Our dog was happy which makes us very happy. We look forward to regular grooming by
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from now on.
- Mary Jane R.

All Pet Groomers in San Rafael, CA

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A GROOMIN WE WILL GO

2191 Rancho Way
Pittsburg

Abbey Pet Hospital

11070 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito

ABERGLEN PET RESORT

1755 NAPA RD
Sonoma

Aborn Pet Hospital

40951 Grimmer Blvd
Fremont

ALDERBROOK PET HOSPITAL

1533 4TH St.
Santa Rosa

Alexander's Dog Grooming

2415 Ash St
Palo Alto

ALL ABOARD DOG GROOMING

183 SAN MARIN DR
Novato

All Fur Love Grooming

Bollinger Canyon Rd
San Ramon

Alta Vista Veterinary Clinic

27641 Mission Blvd
Hayward

Amazing Aquariums

720 Lincoln Ave
Redwood City

Analy Veterinary Hospital

900 Gravenstein Hwy N
Sebastopol

Animal Care Clinic

3340 K San Pablo Dam Rd
El Sobrante

ANIMAL CRACKERS

1541 PALOS VERDES MALL
Walnut Creek

Animal Health Center

2078 El Camino Real
Santa Clara

Arguello Pet Hospital

530 Arguello Blvd
San Francisco

BARK 'N BUBBLES

136 BRENTWOOD DR
South San Francisco

Bed & Biscuits Groomingdales

2625 Chanpicleer Ave
Santa Cruz

BRETON'S SCHOOL FOR DOGS & CATS

1455 LAWRENCE RD
Danville

BRIDEWELL HILLTOP KENNELS

325 SUNSET TRL
Novato

Broadway Pet Hospital

4920 Broadway
Oakland

Cali's Clubhouse LLC

115 Crest Dr
Watsonville

Calistoga Pet Clinic

2960 Foothill Blvd
Calistoga

CANINE DESIGN

1435 4TH ST
San Rafael

Canyon Creek Pet Hospital

5617 Silver Creek Valley Rd
San Jose

Central Veterinary Hospital

5245 Central Ave
Fremont

Colonial Life

1401 Willow Pass Road
Concord

Crystal Springs Pet Hospital

122 De Anza Blvd
San Mateo

Cynde's Dog Do's

37671 Niles Blvd
Fremont

Dawg House Pet Spa

19 Denali Dr
San Mateo

Derty Dog Fitness

535 Sebastapol Rd
Santa Rosa

Discovery Bay Veterinary Clinic

1540 Discovery Bay Blvd
Discovery Bay

Doggieventure

San Francisco

Doggy Dog Grooming

12718 San Pablo Ave
Richmond

El Cerrito Pet Hospital

11800 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito

EL GATO VETERINARY HOSPITAL

10580 SIERRA ESTATES DR.

Enliven Nail & Spa

570 Masonic Way
Belmont

Evergreen Veterinary Clinic

1611 E Capitol Expy
San Jose

FEATHERER PET

1202 E 5TH ST
Benicia

FELTON VETERINARY HOSPITAL

5996 HIGHWAY 9
Felton

Foo Bar

San Francisco

FOUR PAWS GROOMING

2818 N MAIN ST
Walnut Creek

FREEPLAY DOGS DayCare Cageless Boarding Grooming

1776 Arnold Industrial Way, Suite M
Concord

Green Pawz Petz Supplies & Grooming

772 Stanyan St
San Francisco

Groveway Veterinary Hospital

2423 Grove Way
Castro Valley

HAPPY HOUND PLAY & DAYCARE

1695 34TH ST
Emeryville

IMELDA'S PET GROOMING

6069 CAHALAN AVE
San Jose

Kelly's K-9 Adventures

517 D St.
San Rafael

KYUNG MI LEE

4140 REDWOOD HWY 2
San Rafael

Lincoln Ave Veterinary Clinic

699 Lincoln Ave
San Jose

Mike and Shelly's Pampered Pets

252 G St
Redwood City

Nob Hill Cat Clinic & Animal Hospital

1540 California St
San Francisco

Ocean Avenue Veterinary Hospital

1001 Ocean Ave
San Francisco

OdorXit Products

3189 Princeton Road,

Pampered Pooch Salon

8705 West Chester Pike

Pampurred Pets

San Mateo

Paradise Pet Resort

5800 Commerce Blvd
Rohnert Park

Paws Crossing Pet Resort & Spa

901 Dell Ave
Campbell

Paws Grooming Salon & Self-Serve Wash

7981 Old Redwood Highway
Cotati

PAWS PLACE

5314 Makati Cir
San Jose

PET IMAGE GROOMING SALON

1336 E 14 th st
San Leandro

PETCO

4698 MERIDIAN AVE
San Jose

PETCO

2775 El Camino Real
Santa Clara

Petco - Alameda

2310 S Shore Ctr
Alameda

PETSMART

850 W HAMILTON AVE
Campbell

PetSmart Fremont

39410 Argonaut Way
Fremont

Pooch Hotel

180 N Wolfe Rd
Sunnyvale

Pride And Pedigree

437 25th St
Oakland

Princeton Veterinary Clinic

1378 Blossom Hill Rd
San Jose

Providence Veterinary Medical Group

2304 Pacific Ave
Alameda

Royal Pup Palace

3166 Moorpark Ave
San Jose

San Bruno Pet Hospital

1111 El Camino Real
San Bruno

Serra Veterinary Hospital, Inc.

520 W. Fremont Ave.
Sunnyvale

Shear Magic

39 California Ave
Pleasanton

SPRINGDALE KENNELS

520 GIUFFRIDA AVE
San Jose

Super Pups

2230 S El Camino Real
San Mateo

Suzie's Pet Salon

523 E Campbell Ave
Campbell

Sweet Doggies

910 E California Ave
Sunnyvale

Tassajara Veterinary Clinic

3436 Camino Tassajara
Danville

THE GROOMERY

4480 PEARL AVE
San Jose

The Velvet Dog Spa

508 Seventh St
Santa Rosa

VCA Almaden Valley Animal Hospital

15790 Almaden Expy
San Jose

VCA Bascom Animal Hospital

2175 S Bascom Ave
Campbell

VCA Bay Area Animal Hospital

4501 Shattuck Ave
Oakland

VCA Blossom Hill Animal Hospital

955 Blossom Hill Rd
San Jose

VCA Holly Street Animal Hospital

501 Laurel St
San Carlos

VCA San Martin Animal Hospital

12955 Monterey Hwy
San Martin

VCA Vets & Pets Animal Hospital

3345 El Camino Real
Santa Clara

VIP Grooming

4299 24th St
San Francisco

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