The 10 Best Pet Groomers in Vermont!

We all love our pets. We get them the best quality food. We take them for walks, runs, and hikes. We train them. We play. And buy them treats because we know how happy they get. So, why would we not want the best groomers as well? Vermont offers some fantastic groomer options, including those who take special needs pets and old grumpy ones, too. You love your pet, but he doesn't necessarily love to be clean so get out there and try one of our 10 best groomers in Vermont.

1. Shed Happens, St. Albans, VT

When experienced and compassionate professional dog grooming gives individual care for all shapes, sizes, and ages, the results are doggie smiles. Shed Happens offers grooming to fit each dog's emotional and physical needs, and, they are a tight-knit family of long-time friends, and they will pamper your pet. 

Olive's brother and sister were groomed today at @shedhappensgrooming - she went for moral support.

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2. A Passion for Pets, Colchester, VT

Since 2008, a Passion for Pets has been dedicated to the whole well-being of your pet. We not only groom we also have a retail store, so you can pick up a treat for Fido while he is getting a manicure next door. By design, at P4P, they encourage a low-volume, appointment-based groom shop because it is less stressful for your pet. Every pet gets personal, one-on-one attention from start to finish. 

3. Wag on Inn LLC, Vergennes, VT

Wag On Inn was established in 2010, and Matthew LaValley has over 16 years of experience working with animals, as a lab tech and a veterinary assistant. Wag On Inn is based on an open concept kennel. There are kennels for overnight stays, but for the most part, dogs are free to interact with one another. There is grooming for dogs and cats, too, and a full grooming for dogs includes two baths, nail trim & file, ear cleaning, and the dog-appropriate cut of your choice. Anal gland expression and flea treatment are an additional cost of $5. Items are a la carte, too, like the nail trim & file for $8.

Work fun!

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4. Sudzy Pup, Peru, VT

Jill M. Slaninka-Long is a certified dog groomer who loves dogs and loves hiking. She has a degree in pre-veterinary medicine and has worked as a vet tech. Jill also has her full grooming certification, and, with her mobile grooming truck, you can get your best pal groomed on the go. Check in on Jill’s website for quotes today, as dog sizes and temperaments vary, and so do prices.

5. Country Groomer, Barre, VT

Country Groomer is a full-service grooming “day spa” for dogs with a 1950s vibe. Since the 1990s, this former Brenda Gleason has been putting dogs at ease about going to the groomers. Accepting dogs of all shapes, sizes, and temperaments, from golden retrievers, German shepherds, and Shih Tzus or somewhere in between, dogs have multiple needs, like brush outs, nail trims, ear cleanings, baths, fluff dries, and special event styling.

Before and after #AllGroomed #SoHandsome #LittleLove💙 #PuppyLife🐾

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6. J & J's Doggie Styles Natural Pet Grooming, Colchester, VT

Since 2003, J & J has been providing a safe, positive, and comfortable grooming environment for each pet and family. They are dedicated to using all natural grooming products (shampoos, conditioners, and finishing sprays), and believe that your pet deserves attention, respect, and commitment. Great with grouchy, older dogs, the staff is friendly and highly skilled and offer full grooming packages as well as cat grooming.

7. Grateful Dog Grooming, Hinesburg, VT

Great with dogs of all types, Grateful Dog, is patient, caring, and knowledgeable. If your dog has sensitive ears, skin, etc. then get over to Grateful Dog. Offering full grooming services, nail trimmings for nervous dogs, clipping, buzzing, and mat removal, this place does it all. 

8. Bow Meow Pet Grooming Boutique, Essex Junction, VT

Bow Meow Pet Grooming Boutique is a professional pet grooming shop by day and pet grooming school at night. Owner, Cindy Cross has over 40 years of experience, and they specialize in standard poodles and doodles. Also, the founder of the VT Groomer Association Inc., she and her staff are skilled at managing hard-to-handle and senior pets, and they offer bathe-your-own and evening hours for your convenience.

9. Pawsitive Touch Grooming, South Burlington, VT  

Pawsitive is unique because we offer both dog grooming and dog training. Taking the time to get to know your dog allows us to give back a lifetime of treatment tailors to that dog’s personality and grooming needs. Sheila Lewonski is the owner, groomer & trainer and she has been a member of the pet community since 1986, with an Associate's Degree in Canine Science from Newbury College.

My baby got a hair cut today! #supportyourlocalbusinesses #pawsitivetouchgrooming #inlove #puppylove

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10. Happy Dog Grooming Shoppe, Williston, VT

This new all-breed professional dog and cat grooming shop located within the Williston Agway and run by three professionally certified pet groomers whose provide to provide a safe, low stress, fun environment for your pet. Offering full-service treatments, like consults, basic grooming, nail trimming, flea baths, de-matting, teeth brushing, and more.

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