Come meet our groomer,  who we think is the best dog groomer in Valparaiso! If your dog is looking for a day of pampering, we can provide it. We have a full-service salon that provides everything, including baths, brush-outs, and full grooms.

Bring your pet into Arbor View Animal Hospital for a day of pampering and grooming. Grooming is an important aspect of keeping your pet healthy. Some pets can require grooming every 4-6 weeks to maintain a healthy coat and prevent matted fur. It’s important to introduce puppies to grooming when they’re young because they’re very receptive to new experiences early on. We have veterinarians on staff to examine your pet should the groomer find any problems (ex., ear infections, skin infections, fleas, etc.) or need vaccines.

Our grooming appointments are available Monday through Friday. Grooming costs vary and are based on breed, size, coat condition, and behavior of your pet. Please call us to discuss. Our groomer can also provide you with an estimate for grooming cost on the day of your visit when she sees your pet.

Arbor View Grooming Salon Menu

Full Service Bath (price is breed specific)- basic shampoo, conditioner, blow-dry, ear cleaning, brush-out and pedicure.

Full Service Groom (price is breed specific)- basic shampoo, conditioner, blow dry, ear cleaning, brushout, pedicure and customized haircut.

Puppy Works – Created to give a puppy positive first grooming experiences and to help your pup get comfortable with their coat care. This session includes a basic shampoo, conditioner, blow dry, ear cleaning, brush-out and pedicure. ($20)

• The Puppy works package can be upgraded to include minor face, feet and sanitary clean-up cut (Puppy works+ $5)

*Puppy Works is for any breed under 6 months of age and under 60lb. Haircuts, other than the Puppy Works Upgrade, are not included but can be quoted if desired (see groomer for more details)

Spa Packages

The Royal Treatment: Let your pet be pampered by our expert groomers. This package includes a dead sea mineral mud bath, a sugar scrub facial, a pedicure with nail grinding and a gourmet bag of cookies to enjoy at home. ($35 + full-service groom or bath)

The Platinum Pooch: Your pet will receive the “Diamond Paw-dicure” (see below), sugar facial scrub and deep coat conditioner during their relaxing and rejuvenating bath. ($30 + cost of groom or bath)

The Itchy Dog Package: An oatmeal shampoo will help sooth dry, sensitive, irritated skin and add moisture. The dead sea mud will be massaged into their skin and feet to add moisture and further soothe irritated skin. ($10 + cost of full-service groom or bath)

Diamond Paw-dicure: The ultimate nail trim, first our groomers will cut your dogs nails and then buff them smooth using a Dremel, followed by giving them a relaxing foot scrub for your special pooch. ($15 + full-service groom or bath)

A Day of Luxury: The pampered pooch doggie day care special. Your pet can stay for the day in our doggie daycare and receive “The Royal Treatment” spa package (listed above) plus a 15-minute VIP pampering session with our kennel assistants. ($50 + full-service groom or bath)

A La Carte Menu

*Pamper your special pup with any of these add on services

Nail Grinding: Our groomers will use a dremel to gently smooth and buff your dog’s nails ($10)

Shed-less Treatment: This involves a 5-step process using various brushing and bathing techniques to help reduce shedding and remove unwanted hair, including using a special FURminator de-shedding shampoo and conditioner. (starting at $15 + cost of a groom or bath)

De-Matting Treatment: A special de-matting shampoo and conditioner is used to make combing out matted, knotted fur easier on your pet. Please note not all matted fur can be combed out and the groomers may need to shave the matts out. The de-matting fee starts at $15.

Flea Treatment ($15.00 + full-service groom or bath)- A specially formulated shampoo is used to kill fleas found on your pet. While we will remove fleas from your pet and give them a medication called Capstar, which will kill adult fleas for the next 24 hours, it is important to treat your home for fleas. Fleas can lay thousands of eggs in your home, which will hatch over time and cause a flea problem to continue. Following this treatment, it is important to keep your pet on flea prevention for the next 3 consecutive months to help break the flea life cycle. Please ask about our 30-day and 8-month flea prevention options.

Stinky Dog Treatment: If your pet had a run in with a skunk or other foul-smelling odor, we can help lessen the degree of that awful smell. We use a specially formulated shampoo to gently remove the oils on their coats that are causing the noxious odor. ($20 + cost of full-service groom or bath)

Dandruff: Replace our basic shampoo with a special shampoo to help with dry flaky skin, and add moisture and luster to their coat. ($5)

Lavender Bath: Replace our basic shampoo with a special lavender shampoo that will have your pup smelling fantastic ($5)

Oatmeal Bath: Replace our basic shampoo with an oatmeal bath, and add moisture and luster to their coat. ($5)

Dead Sea Mineral Mud Bath: Enriched with vitamins and minerals from the Dead Sea, this restores, replenishes, and exfoliates your pets’ skin and enriches their coat. ($10)

Coat Color Enhancing Shampoo: Substitute our regular shampoo with a special color enhancing shampoo, which will bring out the underlying brilliance of your pets’ coat. ($10)

Sugar Facial Scrub: Helps reduce tear and saliva staining on your dog’s face. ($10)


Grooming Services

  • Bath and Brush Out
  • Breed Specific Style/Cut

Included with grooming: Bathing, Brushing, Nail Trim, Ear Cleaning, Ear Hair Plucking (if needed), Anal Gland Expression (external only)

Grooming Add-Ons

  • Furminator Treatment
  • Anal Gland Expression (internal- performed by a veterinary assistant or technician)
  • Dematting
  • Nail trim using a Dremel (provides a more smooth finish to nails)
  • Blue Berry Facial


Dogs must be current on their Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccines. Proof of vaccination is required and can be sent to or faxed to 219-763-9425. If you don’t have current vaccinations for your pet don’t worry. Our veterinarians can examine your pet and update their vaccines.

We want your fur baby to have a spa day while they are boarding with us. Ask us at boarding check-in how you can pamper your pooch while they vacation with us or schedule a spa session when you book your pet’s boarding reservation.

Be sure to follow our grooming Facebook page for updates and photos!

Caring medicine for all animals.

If you live in Valparaiso or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Arbor View Hospital Team is a licensed IN veterinarian, treating all types of pets. Your pets’ health and wellbeing are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.


244 West U.S. Highway 6
Valparaiso, IN 46385
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Monday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact Info

Phone: (219) 762-7267
Fax: (219) 763-9425

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