Dog groomers in Sunderland: 12 of the best dog groomers in and around Sunderland - as chosen by Echo readers

Looking to book the beloved family pooch in for a well-deserved pamper?

Tuesday, 26th April 2022, 11:11 am

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Sunderland is home to many independent and small businesses – so if your dog is in need of a good brush and cut, there are plenty of places to choose from.

But, how do you know which one to go to? How about looking to your fellow pet owners for a recommendation!

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We asked the Echo readers to nominate their favourite dog groomers.

More than 300 people got in touch to shout out their paw-some parlour of choice.

The RSPCA offers a wide range of advice when it comes to choosing the correct groomer for your dog – such as visiting the premises, asking questions and getting your pet socialised and used to grooming equipment.

At time of writing, here are the most popular choices in Sunderland. Click here to add your own.

Sunderland Echo readers have been nominating their favourite dog groomers on Wearside.

Scruffy Pups Castletown, Ethel Terrace – Cecilia Buick said: “Scruffy Pups in Castletown, best I’ve ever used, my eldest pooch is 16.”

Gorgeous & Handsome Hounds, Tunstall Village Road – Sharon and Gary Weir said: “We travel miles for Gorgeous & Handsome.”

Hair of the Dog, Riversdale Terrace – Carol Metcalf said: “Only groomers my dog has been to & he's nearly 12, wouldn't trust anyone else.”

Posh Pooches, Southwick Road – Ashleigh Stephenson said: “Best dog groomers in Sunderland, wouldn’t take my dog anywhere else.”

Potts Paws & Co, Hylton Road – Mandy Hall said: “Couldn’t ask for a more caring and understanding groomer. Lizzie and her team are top notch 10/10.”

Little Howlers, Ryhope Street South – Jan Aydemir said: “First class.”

Simply Pawsome, Telford Road – Received 10 nominations at time of writing.

Dog Grooming by Rachel, Hastings Hill – Paul Southam said: “Does a brilliant job.”

It's Scruff Time – Jacquie Brown said: “Robyn’s grooming skills are second to none and she treats the dogs like her own.”

Nuala Faye Grooming, Arbroath Road – Grant Williamson said: “Couldnt recommend her more, she’s outstanding with all styles of dog – even my big doofus!”

Groomer Has It, Sea Road Shops – Amanda Stubbs said: “Wouldn’t go anywhere else.”

The V.I.Pooch Parlour, Front Street, Hetton – Danielle O’Rourke said: “My little doggie Lola is so nervous around groomers but this parlour has really turned it around for her.”