Mobile 🐕 Dog Grooming in San Francisco, CA

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Unleashing a new era of dog grooming

Stress-Free

Our calm, private grooming space is tailored for your dog’s undivided attention. Ideal for anxious pups.

High Quality

Top-tier shampoos, vet-rated cleaning solutions, breed-specific brushes, and unmatched expertise.

Convenient

Forget the 4-hour trips to the groomer. We're at your doorstep on your schedule. It's grooming on your terms!

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Grooming made simple for you and your dog

Package 1

Full Groom

This package is perfect for our long-haired pals! It includes all the basics, plus a thorough, full-body and face haircut.

Bath
Blow Out
Haircut
Nails
Ears
Brush
Teeth
Anal Glands
Package 2

Bath & Brush

This package is perfect for short-haired breeds not in need of a haircut. It's also a speedy solution for any breed just needing a refreshing bath.

Bath
Blow Out
Haircut
Nails
Ears
Brush
Teeth
Anal Glands

Thousands of wagging tails!

GoogleYelp5 stars

His cut is so cute!

"Booking was very easy and the team at Groombuggy was very flexible with our grooming dates moving around. Vicki from Groombuggy was the groomer and super sweet and gentle with our little guy."

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Diana
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Groombuggy was really wonderful.

"I was feeling worried because my dog is a bit older and we just moved to Mt. View. But right away our groomer Ally reassured us that she was going to take care of her. She was super friendly and on time and communicated with me a few days before and the day of the appointment her timing which was so helpful.  The dogs haircuts were super great and they looked amazing. Definitely will come back and asking for Ally."

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Susan M.
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"I have been looking for a groomer like Groombuggy for quite some time and I am SO happy I found them last year. There's nothing better for your high-anxiety pup than to have someone come to your house and groom just your dog -- no long waits in a cage and no other dogs involved to freak them out. I've had about 3 different groomers so far from Groombuggy (they were somewhat new to SF when I started with them and they were working out the schedule for SF) - but all of them have been pretty amazing. My most recent and hopefully permanent groomer, Chelsea, has given our 8 year old Shih Tzu some of the best cuts we've had yet. And Chelsea is very sweet and really listens to our needs and is very sensitive to our girl's anxiety. We've asked for very short cuts since she is so active, and Chelsea is the first groomer to get it right. The company is also VERY communicative, which I love. Groomers have always been on time and they always reach out via text with updates on timing. And their customer service is just so pleasant and wonderful to deal with. I really can't say enough good things about my experience with this company. I'm crossing my fingers they stay around for a long time."

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Donna S.
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"Armando was great with my puppy! This is the second grooming session with him and he has done a fantastic job."

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Randy H.
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"I’m very happy with my first experience with Groombuggy! They communicated details of my appointment thoroughly including letting me know that with the storm we were expecting today there could be a delay or possible reschedule. Sharon was great she was on time and took the time to let Opie sniff her and warm up to her as he is a barker. She let me explain what I like for him for a cut and she let me know she thought his hair might be too short and explained what she would do in the event his hair was too short to cut for his normal look. Which I appreciated so much. She did a great job! Opie look so handsome and he was a happy dog. She even put a cute tie on him. I will definitely book with Sharon again! Thank you!"

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Amy Y.
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I love what my dog looks like!!!

"Charlie knew exactly what to do this time because my dog actually needed more hair cut off, and Charlie did a terrific job!"

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L. Schneid
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"Groombuggy (Charlie) did a great job. My pup has hang anxiety over getting his nail trimmed and managed got the job done with a happy pup! Highly recommend."

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Mitchell G.
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"Excellent service and my dogs love Veronica’"

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Wade J.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a dog groomer?

Dog groomers are experienced service professionals who provide dog grooming and basic hygiene care for your dog. At Groombuggy, our dog groomers are animal lovers who are competent and comfortable working with a wide range of dog breeds and temperaments. Experienced dog groomers are knowledgeable about the care needs for different kinds of dog coats. For example, a poodle will have different haircut needs than a shih tzu so it pays to have one of our trained pros provide the proper cut. Good dog groomers know how to safely clean your dog’s teeth, bathe your dog, and cut their nails without going too short. They understand how to trim the hair from around your dog’s face, express anal glands, and clean your dog’s ears. Many of our professionals who choose dog grooming as a profession also pursue other dog services such as attending veterinary school, running a doggy day care center, working as a professional dog walker, and more.

What is included in dog grooming?

Dog grooming is so much more than giving your dog a bath. Dog grooming is a broad term that covers all aspects of canine cleanliness and hygiene. The services included in dog grooming will vary based on the grooming package you choose for your pup. Also, some dogs like goldendoodles, shepherds, and shih tzus have thick coats that can get matted and tangled without regular care. These breeds sometimes require additional dematting services if the matting is moderate to severe.

At Groombuggy, we offer our services in the form of a Full Groom package or a Bath & Brush package. A Full Groom comes with a soothing bath and blow out, a stylish haircut, thorough brushing, and meticulous care for nails, teeth, ears, and anal glands. It's the ultimate spa day your pup deserves. A Bath & Brush Includes a thorough brush to detangle and shine, rejuvenating bath and blow out, a nail trim, and a teeth cleaning. Perfect for keeping your dog looking and feeling their best in between full groom sessions.

How much does it cost for a mobile dog groomer?

Mobile dog groomers come to your home and bathe, trim, and groom your dog. Mobile grooming is often easier on your dog, as they don’t have to go to a strange place to get groomed, and it saves you the effort of transportation. Prices for mobile pet grooming services vary based on service location, dog breed, and dog weight. Mobile dog grooming prices tend to be higher than grooming shops due to costs associated with the vans. However, customers value the convenience of the service, along with the safe and relaxing environment that the vans create for their dogs.

At Groombuggy, our prices vary based on your pet's breed and weight. Please fill out our new customer form here, and our team will respond within a few minutes with a price estimate.

What vaccines do dogs need to be groomed?

It’s important to make sure your dog is up to date on its vaccines before taking it to a groomer. Vaccinations keep your dog and the other dogs that use the Groombuggy healthy. Viruses can linger long after a dog is gone, so an unvaccinated dog can infect a number of other dogs days or even months after their visit. Read below to learn more about standard dog vaccinations or tap here to learn more about Groombuggy’s vaccination policy.

  • Parvovirus: Parvo is a nasty virus that can kill dogs within 48-72 hours of infection. The virus is incredibly persistent and, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, is resistant to heat, cold, humidity and drying. It’s spread by dog-to-dog contact or contact with contaminated feces, environments (food and water bowls, collars and leashes, etc.,) or people.
  • Adenovirus 2: Dogs receive this vaccination to protect against canine infectious hepatitis. The vaccination can also helps prevent canine cough.
  • Canine distemper virus: Distemper has no known cure and can cause serious pain, illness, and even death, although recovery is possible with medical intervention.  
  • Rabies: This disease attacks the central nervous system and — when untreated — will lead to death. The CDC recommends euthanizing an unvaccinated animal that has been exposed to rabies, although six-month isolation followed by vaccination is also permissible.
  • Para-influenza: Canine para-influenza leads to kennel cough and an unhappy dog

How much do you tip the dog groomer?

Do you have a dog that you get groomed regularly? If you do, you’ve probably wondered how much — or even if — you’re supposed to tip your dog groomer. Treat your dog groomer as you would your own hair stylist. A 15 percent to 20 percent tip is an appropriate amount to show your appreciation for a dog grooming job well done. If your dog didn’t get clean or their nails didn’t get properly clipped, then you certainly don’t have to tip. 

How can I make a reservation?

Existing clients can use the “Request an appointment” form on the website, and we will coordinate details and scheduling with you. If it’s your first time with Groombuggy, please fill out the “New Client Application” for with information about you and your dog, and we will get back to you about coordinating next steps.

What services do you offer?

We provide a full grooming experience, complete with bathing using the highest end care products, careful haircutting with scissors and clippers, nail trimming, ear cleaning and anal gland expression (upon request) and full teeth brushing. Specific services (eg, de-skunking) can be accommodated upon request.

What should I expect with the grooming appointment?

We will confirm our arrival time the day of the appointment and then call you when we’re outside - just let us know if you have any special requests (eg, park the van on the side of the apartment building, and we can meet you at your door or you can bring your dog outside. A typical grooming appointment should take anywhere between 1 to 2 hours depending on your dog's size and breed.

Do you offer urgent or rush appointments?

We know life doesn't always go according to plan, so message us and we will do our best to accommodate your schedule.

My dog got sprayed by a skunk! Can you help?

Groombuggy is committed to providing a clean, safe, and pleasant environment for dog grooming services. As part of this commitment, we do not accept dogs that have been sprayed by skunks for grooming services until they have been properly de-skunked by their owners or elsewhere. If a dog is identified as having been sprayed by a skunk, the owner will be immediately notified and informed that we cannot provide grooming services until the dog has been de-skunked. If a skunked dog is inadvertently accepted and identified during the grooming process, grooming will be halted. Minimum fee will be charged.

How long will the groom take?

A typical grooming appointment should take anywhere between 1 to 2 hours depending on your dog's size and breed. If your dog has never been groomed before, or there are issues (i.e. matting), then it can take longer. After our first grooming sessions, it is usually quicker going forward. The more we know about your dog, the better.

Do I need to be home during the grooming session?

Yes. At least when we first arrive and if it's your dogs first groom. If you have to run a quick errand, that is no problem at all. However, we do ask you or someone is able to take your dog back once we are done. We will never leave a dog unattended.

Are you able to work with older dogs?

We love our older clients and use the precautions and equipment necessary to ensure a safe and comfortable grooming experience. We can discuss the specifics during the booking process.

Do you groom puppies?

We love puppies and the sooner you can get your dog familiar with grooming, the better. When you book, we can discuss several things you can do at home to prepare them for their first groom.

What if my dog needs special shampoo?

We have several types of shampoos and can also use any special shampoos that you provide.

How often should I have my dog groomed?

It depends on several factors: breed, coat, age, etc. We have years of grooming experience behind us, and as we get to know your dog, we can set up the ideal schedule. Recurring grooms is ideal for your dog's health. Also, anxious or nervous dogs benefit greatly from regular and recurring groom sessions.

I have a rescue dog. Are you able to handle nervous or anxious dogs?

Of course! We love rescue dogs and salute you for providing them a home. Tell us more about them and we can figure out a specific plan on how to help.

My dog might have fleas - what do I do?

Bad things happen to good dogs! Share any details when booking, and we can work through the best plan.

I want a _____ style haircut. Can you do that?

We love to help every dog and owner express what makes them unique. So tell us what you want, and we'll work with you to bring your dream look to life.

What payment methods does Groombuggy accept?

Groombuggy only accepts credit and debit cards. We can accept checks via mail as an exception if you do not have access to a credit or debit card.

Mobile grooming is a walk in the park

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Book an appointment

Simply fill out our online form and we’ll be in touch via text within minutes.

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We come to you

We'll roll up to your doorstep. Easy, tidy, and absolutely stress-free.

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Rinse and repeat

Set a recurring schedule so your pup builds a friendly bond with their favorite groomer!

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Get to know the dog community of San Francisco

Welcome to Groombuggy, San Francisco's premier mobile dog grooming service, where our expertise in dog grooming and pageantry meets the vibrant and dog-loving community of the city. We are trusted partners in enhancing the well-being and beauty of your beloved furry companions.

Our mobile dog grooming service brings the spa experience right to your doorstep. No more stressful car rides or long waits at the salon. Our team of skilled dog groomers will pamper your dogs with gentle care and attention, ensuring they feel comfortable throughout the grooming process. From dog bathing to haircuts and nail clipping, we use state-of-the-art dog trimmers, washers, and bathers to achieve flawless results.

San Francisco's dog community is a true reflection of the city's diversity and inclusivity. As we cater to dogs of all sizes and breeds, we take pride in serving as local dog groomers for the entire furry family. Whether you need a puppy groomer for your adorable little one or specialized grooming services for your large dog, we've got you covered. Our dog grooming van is fully equipped to handle any grooming needs, right from the comfort of your neighborhood.

Beyond Groombuggy's services, we understand that being a dog owner in San Francisco means sharing life's adventures with your furry friends. The city boasts numerous dog-friendly parks and activities for you to explore together. From the iconic Golden Gate Park and the lively Mission Dolores Park Dog Park to the picturesque Marina Green and serene McLaren Park, the options are endless for fun-filled outings with your canine companions.

For those looking to combine dining with their furry pals, we recommend two of San Francisco's finest dog-friendly restaurants. Park Chalet offers a delightful outdoor dining experience amidst the beauty of Golden Gate Park, allowing you to enjoy a delicious meal while your dog revels in the surrounding greenery. Toronado Pub, on the other hand, provides a laid-back atmosphere where you and your dog can savor craft beers and good company.

At Groombuggy, we take pride in being a part of San Francisco's vibrant dog-loving community. Our passion for dogs and commitment to providing top-notch dog grooming services make us the go-to choice for dog owners across the city. So, let us pamper your furry friends, and together, we'll create beautiful and lasting memories that celebrate the joy of canine companionship in the heart of San Francisco.

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Traditional dog grooming just doesn’t cut it

Life’s chaotic enough without “ruff” trips to the dog groomer. Why make your pup trek, tail between its legs, to an unfamiliar environment while you sit twiddling your thumbs in a crowded waiting room?

With Groombuggy, there's no more hustling your dog into the car or waiting in line. Our skilled groomers drive to you, rolling up in our fully-equipped grooming vans ready to work their magic!

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