Best Dog Grooming in St. Louis
Look no further than Silver Maple Pet Center for the best dog grooming and cat grooming services in the area. We guarantee that your pet will be pampered and cared for when you bring them to our professional dog groomers. We use top-notch equipment and techniques to get your pet looking their best!
Whether you are looking for a quick bath to freshen up your pet or regular hair cuts to keep them looking their finest, our groomers can do it all. We're located in Des Peres and convenient to the St. Louis metro area. Give us a call to schedule an appointment.
$40 First Groom For New Clients
New clients only. Not combinable with other offers. Excludes dematting and hand stripping. Not eligible for cats.
Professional Grooming Services:
- Bathing & brushing
- Hair cuts
- Shave downs
- Teeth brushing
- Ear cleaning
- Nail trimming (clipping or grinding)
- Pads and nail treatment
- Flea treatment
- Cat bathing/grooming
Why our grooming services come highly recommended
Our senior groomer, who manages our grooming salon, has 20 years of experience. As a result, you can trust that your dog or cat is in good hands when you bring them to Silver Maple Pet Center! To make the grooming experience more enjoyable for your pet, we use low-noise, low-heat dryers. We also use high-quality shampoos, remoisturizing treatments for dry skin and coats, and medicated shampoos and conditions (for dogs with allergies and other skin issues).
Dog Grooming FAQs
A standard grooming session typically includes a bath, blow-dry, brush out, nail trimming, ear cleaning, and sometimes anal gland expression. Haircuts or styling may also be offered based on the breed and owner's request.
The frequency of grooming depends on your dog's breed, coat type, and lifestyle. Generally, dogs need grooming every 4-6 weeks to maintain a healthy coat and skin, though some breeds may require more frequent grooming.
Inform your groomer about your dog's past experiences. A skilled groomer will take extra care to ensure your dog feels comfortable and safe, using gentle handling and patience.
The duration of a grooming session can vary depending on the size of the dog, coat condition, and specific services requested. On average, it can take anywhere from 1 to 4 hours.
Absolutely! Groomers are happy to accommodate specific requests for haircuts or styling. It's helpful to bring a photo or detailed description of the desired look. Keep in mind, the feasibility may depend on your dog's coat type and condition.
Just make sure your dog is up-to-date on vaccinations. It's also helpful to acclimate your dog to being handled, especially around the paws and ears.
Silver Maple doesn't have breed restrictions but some breeds may require specific knowledge and expertise. Most of our groomers are equipped to handle a wide range of dog breeds with varying coat types. However, some may specialize in certain breeds, so it's important to ask in advance.
Notify your groomer about any skin conditions or allergies your dog may have. We offer hypoallergenic or medicated shampoo treatments and will customize the grooming process to ensure your dog's comfort.
While not mandatory, tipping is a common way to show appreciation for your groomer's hard work, especially if you're pleased with the service. A tip of 15-20% is customary.
The cost of dog grooming can vary widely depending on several factors, including the size of your dog, the breed, the condition of the coat, and the type of grooming services you're looking for.
It's always best to discuss your dog's specific needs with the groomer beforehand to get an accurate estimate. Keep in mind that regular grooming not only helps your dog look their best but also contributes to their overall health and well-being.
WHO WE SERVE
Clients from all over St. Louis use Silver Maple's dog & cat grooming services, including families from Des Peres, Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Manchester, Brentwood, Creve Coeur, Ballwin, and Town and Country.