Dog Grooming

Book a grooming appointment so your pup is perfectly clean and coiffed!

Professional Grooming For Dogs

Book a grooming appointment with Ellen, and enjoy a joyous reunion with your clean and perfectly groomed pup!

Only one thing is better than a happy pet—and that’s a clean, well-groomed, happy pet. Head Groomer Ellen McWilliams applies her talent and decades of grooming experience to make that happen for you. She is also our City Shuttle driver Monday to Thursday so you can always chat about your dog’s grooming needs in person with her, too.

Ellen’s experience includes years of showing and breeding dogs, so you know your pet will enjoy the highest standards of hygiene and professionalism. She serves Ranch guests as well as local Island dogs and cats. If your dog is boarding here, we can arrange anything from a quick end-of-Camp tidy-up, or a full handsome groom. With our professional dog grooming services, your dog will go home feeling, looking and smelling great.

Ellen and the Dog Ranch staff always go the extra mile to ensure that grooming is a positive Dog Ranch experience. Services include an online reservation system, a separate grooming facility—The Groom Room—and a Bowen Island shuttle service to pick up and drop off of your dog or cat at home, if you wish.

Bowen Island Dog Ranch has helped hundreds of dog owners in Vancouver, North Vancouver and West Vancouver with all their dog grooming needs. Reserve today!

Grooming Rates

Dog Grooming Services And Prices

*All dog grooms include a hygiene and pads trim, bath, brush, nails, ears.

  Small Dog Medium Dog Large Dog X-Large Dog
Bath & Brush Out $50 $60-65 $70-75 $80-90
Bath & Brush – Double-Coated Breeds $55 $70+ $90+ $100+
Full Groom & Haircut (Puppy, Teddy & Breed Specific Cuts, Shave Off) $60+ $80+ $95+ $130+
Hand Scissoring Ask for Quote
De-Matting $45/hr
Flea Bath Add $10
De Skunk $80+
Difficult Dog Ask for Quote
Non-Allergenic Shampoo Add $5 Add $7
Nail Clip only $20
Ears Clean Only $20
Ear Cleaning & Nail Clip $30
Anal Glands Only (Exterior) $20+

Please note

  • If our groomer finds that your dog has a health issue, we will call you directly to discuss.
  • Please advise us if you prefer non-allergic shampoo to be used on your dog’s coat.
  • Only external anal glands will be expressed. We do not express anal glands internally.
  • A grooming contract may be required for de-matting and shaving.
  • If your dog does not have up-to-date vaccinations, please let us know so we can ensure segregation from other dogs at the Ranch.

Home Shuttle Service (Bowen Island Only) – See Home Shuttle Service Page

Book a grooming appointment with Ellen.

Make an appointment online, or by calling Ellen directly (604) 349-6745. If you book online, you can still call her to discuss your grooming session. Or email her at [email protected].



"Every time I drop Tetley off at the Ranch she doesn't even say good bye to me. All I see is her happy wagging tail as she trots off up the hill with the Dog Ranch staff. They take very good care of her and when I come to pick her up she has an extra little skip in her walk - not bad for a 12 year old dog! Its nice to be able to travel and know your beloved canine child is in good hands.

Thanks to the Dog Ranch for all you do!"

~ Deb & Rick Stringfellow
Hanley & Petunia

"BIDR has been the home away from home of my dogs for many years, as, over time, five of them have been ‘guests’ since the Ranch opened. The BIDR has taken care of my dogs as carefully and lovingly as I do myself and it is a great comfort to know they are welcomed, loved and get fabulous exercise and stimulating interactions. Off-leash boarding is the healthiest option for dogs, and at BIDR they are safe and beautifully cared for."

~ Susan Knott
"Hanley & Petunia"


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