Best of Boston

BEST Pet Grooming

2013 BEST Pet Grooming

Durty Harry’s

Charlestown

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, trim, and clip. There’s even pickup and drop-off service for… 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 same week you called) and an assertive yet warm touch… read more»

2008 BEST Pet Grooming, North
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DogSpa

Beverly

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 (people). A trip to the groomer’s might fall into that… read more»

2008 BEST Pet Grooming
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Kelly’s Underground Dog Grooming

Boston

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 spend their time making new friends. At Kelly’s, everyone wins:… read more»

2007 BEST Pet Grooming

sPoochies Spa and Boutique

Boston

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 pal with a visit to ‘sPoochies, where the gentle techs… read more»

2006 BEST Pet Grooming
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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 dry, and manage to lather-rinse-repeat even the most petulant pet…. read more»

2001 BEST Pet Grooming, South

A Pet’s Peeve (formerly For Your Paws Only)

Hingham

This grooming service is no-nonsense and no-frills, but we like it that way. And so do our dogs, who don’t balk at returning when we pull into the parking lot. The cheap $7 nail-clipping service can’t be beat. read more»

1999 BEST Pet Grooming

Pet Shop Girls

Boston

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 clippers, but you have to book a week in advance… read more»

1998 BEST Pet Grooming

Newton Highlands Pet & Grooming

Newton

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

Newton

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»