Best Pet Grooming in Boston


Bark Place


The pro groomers at this cheerful canine emporium consult with customers to determine the right cut and style before brushing out, shampooing, conditioning, trimming, and drying each pooch to perfection—nail…Read More

2013 Best Pet Grooming

Durty Harry’s


Sorry to disappoint Clint Eastwood fans, but this much-loved dog spa and shop is named for owner Michelle Fournier’s Lab-retriever mix. Pooches are the stars here as groomers lovingly shampoo,…Read More

2012 Best Pet Grooming

Dewberry Dogs & Cats Too

South Boston

Pets can get dirty in a matter of seconds. So why does it often take months to schedule a groomer appointment? This cozy spot offers greyhound-fast service (often in the…Read More

2011 Best Pet Grooming

Pawsh Dog Boutique


If Vidal Sassoon and Karl Lagerfeld opened a pet business together, it might look a good deal like Pawsh. This swanky boutique specializes in beautifying furry Bostonians—from shampoos and blowouts…Read More

2008 Best Pet Grooming, North



Dogs and people express their devotion to each other in ways the recipient probably wishes they wouldn’t: jumping up and piddling with joy (dogs); making gifts of pup-sized Sox jerseys…Read More

2008 Best Pet Grooming

Kelly’s Underground Dog Grooming


Between the cooing and the teeny-tiny hair bows, dog grooming is a silly affair. At least to the dogs, who honestly don’t care about being clean, and would much rather…Read More

2007 Best Pet Grooming

sPoochies Spa and Boutique


Loyal sidekicking is hard work. So is giving a cat a bath (something we’ve learned the hard way). Make life a little easier for both you and your furry, filthy…Read More

2006 Best Pet Grooming

Dolittle’s Pet Grooming

Jamaica Plain

Oftentimes, active dogs (and lazy cats) need a little help in the hygiene department. The animal-loving folks at Dolittle’s are trained in the ways of the bath and the blow…Read More

1999 Best Pet Grooming

Pet Shop Girls


Okay, so it isn’t the fanciest place in town. But wouldn’t you rather have a place where your pooch feels comfortable? Groomer George has loving touches with the brushes and…Read More

1998 Best Pet Grooming

Newton Highlands Pet & Grooming


A few hours under the tender loving care of manager/ groomer Jane Bruce, and your Citizen Canine (or Feline) will be smelling like a rosebud…Read More

1997 Best Pet Grooming

Newton Highlands Pet & Grooming


Remember Janeane Garofalo in The Truth About Cats and Dogs ? She has nothing on manager/groomer Jane Bruce, who brings out the couth in your kitties and mutts…Read More

1994 Best Pet Grooming

Brookline Grooming & Pet Supplies


When Muffie is having a bad-hair day and Felix needs a pedicure, send them off to this bustling salon for a few hours of pampering. Our pets say it’s the…Read More

1992 Best Pet Grooming

Brookline Grooming and Pet Supplies


A full-service salon: skillful grooming, facilities for washing your dog yourself, supplies and food for sale, and a monthly newsletter to keep you in touch with the latest in doggy…Read More

1977 Best Pet Grooming, Doggie 'Do

Sylvan Kennels

A canine clip here runs $14-$20, depending on breed and size of dog (more for a show cut). The kennel declined to name any of its clients, but we hear…Read More

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