Giving your pooch a bath can be a nightmare. Add on the stress of trying to trim their nails or fur and forget about it. This is one of those tasks that is probably best left to the pros, or in this case, trained dog groomers.
Pride N’ Joy will pluck and clean ears, trim pads and nails along with a shampoo and/or a haircut. An additional fee is required if you want your dog’s teeth brushed. A shampoo runs between $28 to $85 depending on dog size and a shampoo plus a trim is $40 to $120. >> 818-501-8767, 17324 Ventura Blvd., Encino.
Cathy’s Critter Cleaners is a mobile dog grooming service that will come right to your home for a time saving convenience. They clean around the eyes, blowdry and use all natural products. These services range from $110 to $250, depending on the service and type of dog you have. >> 310-398-3526, cathyscrittercleaners.com
Mr. & Mrs. Dog provides different packages called the “Tidy-Up” and “Full Service”. The Tidy-Up grooming includes: high quality pet shampoo, cleaning up the face and feet, sanitary shave, nails clipped and ears cleaned for $35 to $60. The Full Service includes all of the same treatments, plus a haircut and scissoring style for $50 to $95. >> 818-788-2906, 15019 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks.
provides de-shedding, tooth brushing, nail clipping and ear cleaning with shampoos or haircuts. If you just get a shampoo it ranges from $26 to $60, while a shampoo and haircut runs between $36 and $90 depending on the size and breed of the dog. >> 818-343-1124, 17919 Ventura Blvd., Encino.
Brush & Fluff will trim your dog’s nails, clean their ears, squeeze glands and blow dry. A shampoo starts at $25 for small dogs and goes up according to your dog’s size. A shampoo and haircut starts at $45. >> 818-996-7743, 18430 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana.