Top Doggie Groomers in Sacramento

February 10, 2012 12:00 AM

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By Laura O’Brien

These favorite area dog groomers will make your beloved pooch sparkle this Valentine’s Day. Take the full-service route and entrust an experienced groomer to pamper your pet, or lather your canine yourself at a self-serve dog wash station. Extras like spa treatments and natural food treats are the focus at these doggie salons. Call or check websites for service cost as they vary greatly depending on the size and breed of each dog.
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Mud to Suds
7441 Foothills Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95747
(916) 786-1949
Hours: Mon through Sat – 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sun – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In business for five years now, the friendly owners of Mud to Suds said they like being on a first-name basis with their clients. Mud to Suds offers bath and brush, full-service groom, and FURminator treatments, which are proven to reduce shedding if repeated regularly. Do-it-yourself dog-washing stations are also available. Pick out natural and organic treats for your pooch in the wellness shop.

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Wags to Riches
3700 Midas Ave.
Rocklin, CA 95677
(916) 624-2262
Hours: Tues through Sat – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Certified Master Dog Groomer Lisa Vitello has owned and operated Wags to Riches for 20 years, during which she has groomed approximately 100,000 pets. The shop offers dog and cat grooming. Check out the 10 percent off coupon on their website for first-time customers.

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A Purrfect Groomer
1016 Jefferson Blvd.
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 372-7288
Hours: Tues through Fri – 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (closed for lunch 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.); Sat – 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. (closed for lunch 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.); Closed Sun and Mon

Purrfect Groomer offers express wash, basic bath and Purrfect Groom, as well as add-ons such as blueberry facials and body paint. The shop grooms dogs, cats, birds and pocket pets. A Purrfect Groomer offers military discounts, a senior discount (Wednesday only), and a discount on future-scheduled appointments. There’s also a referral discount.

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Yuppy Puppy
4400 Elverta Rd., Suite 170
Antelope, CA 95843
(916) 729-8779
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Wed
Price: Grooming, small dogs – starts $40; large dogs – starts $45; spa treatment – $20

Yuppy Puppy’s Paw Spa treatment includes nail trim, filing, paw massage, and nail paint (choice of 21 colors). The shop also offers hot oil treatments, fur-lights (choice of 7 colors), and temporary tattoos, as well as organic, holistic and natural canine foods. Owners who prefer to pamper their pooches themselves may use the self-service dog wash. Yuppy Puppy also grooms cats.

 Top Doggie Groomers in Sacramento
Bubbles and Bones:
A Doggie Day Spa

9628 Elk Grove-Florin Rd.
Elk Grove, CA 95624
(916) 714-DOGG
Hours: Tues though Sat – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Small dogs – start at $40; larger dogs – start at $50; $10 spa package with purchase of basic bath
and brush or full-service groom

Extra pampering makes for happy guests at Bubbles and Bones. The dog groomer offers spa packages including 10 min. massages and choice of cologne, such as black raspberry and vanilla or sugar cookie.

Laura O’Brien is a Roseville-based freelance writer and mother of three young children.