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Nominate Joliet Area's Best Dog Groomer

Whom do you trust with your precious pet?

Pets are part of the family, so when it's time for a trip to the groomer, it's important to know whom to trust.

Do you know a great groomer? We're relaunching Patch's Readers' Choice series, and we want to know: Who's the best dog groomer in town?

You already nominated your favorite local businesses. Now it is time to vote! You have until Aug. 17 to vote. We will announce the winner Aug. 24.

Click on the poll below the post to vote.

Sign up for the Joliet Patch newsletter to find out when voting starts so you can support your favorite institution in the Readers' Choice contest.   

Michelle M August 15, 2012 at 08:22 PM
Karens petting grooming!!!! Our dog knows Karen as momma karen. She is great with him and helps us out with any questions we have about our English bull dog. Definitely KAREN'S
laura trouvais August 15, 2012 at 10:14 PM
Dog Wash! They are SO patient with my high maintenence dogs.
Shelby August 15, 2012 at 10:25 PM
I have two shih tzus and they never looked so good until I went to the Dog Wash in Minooka. They smell SOOO good for days afterward, they enjoy going, and I love Auburn and her sister!
Shelvie A August 15, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Karens Pet Grooming on Republic Ave !! Great service & my dogs love going !
jollygreen August 15, 2012 at 11:43 PM
I don't want to badmouth anyone's business, but the staff of the Dog Wash is always friendly, helpful, and FUN. I have never felt like I was an imposition like I have at places in Joliet, and the store is clean and cheerful. I will never take my dogs to another groomer since I found them.
Carol w August 16, 2012 at 12:57 AM
Karens pet grooming all the way they do an awesome job everytime
BClrk August 16, 2012 at 03:36 AM
The groomer and staff at Caton crossing animal Hospital in Plainfield are the best!!! The dogs love her and they always look great!!! Wouldn't go anywhere else!! Also love that it is a full service animal hospital so if my pet needs vaccines or anything else it can be done at the same time as the grooming!!
Michelle H August 16, 2012 at 04:01 PM
Glad I saw this on your Facebook page. The Dog Wash!!! Awesome groomers!
kerin schmit August 16, 2012 at 07:04 PM
BEST GROOMER...Doggie Stylin mobile grooming ..my dogs love her..i tell everbody i know...630-465-2053...call Mikky
Diane Swanstrom August 16, 2012 at 07:33 PM
I LOVE THE DOG WASH!!! Auburn and her sister are the only groomers that can do my Mr. Murphy. He can be nasty and they love him. Love you guys!! XX Di, Chuck and Mr. Murphy
Helen August 16, 2012 at 07:56 PM
Mr.Murphy is not that bad! Thanks for the nice comment though. Billie at The Dog Wash
Diane Swanstrom August 16, 2012 at 09:09 PM
Thanks Billie, I know what he does (LOL)! I have been to many groomers over the past with many dogs. Not only do you guys do a wonderful job on grooming you really love and care about the animals. Thanks again for being wonderful. XX Di
jessica mclaughlin August 16, 2012 at 10:37 PM
Karen's pet grooming they are amazing with my dog and always do an amazing job
Trish August 16, 2012 at 10:54 PM
The Dog Wash in Minooka is the best!!!!!!
Selena Schubert August 17, 2012 at 12:11 AM
Karen's hands down!!!
Cindy Rousonelos August 17, 2012 at 12:21 AM
I likes Karens Pet Grooming. My dogs feel like its a day at the spa!! They come home looking and feeling special!
Holly Ellerbrock Stech August 17, 2012 at 12:49 AM
The Dog Wash in Minooka!!! I think she loves my dog almost as much as I do!!!
Shawn Burton August 17, 2012 at 01:09 AM
I love Karens Pet Grooming they do the best job ever;-)
Jenn August 17, 2012 at 01:44 AM
Karen's Pet Grooming! Katie does an awesome job!!
Leigh Drew August 17, 2012 at 02:15 AM
I voted for the Dog Wash in Minooka!!! My dogs had a wonderful first experience for their first Dog Wash bath!!! Wonderful experience and great prices!!
Baylee Crotty August 17, 2012 at 02:46 AM
Karens Petgrooming is sooo amazing with my dog Noah! Hands down Karens!!
C Frederick August 17, 2012 at 04:48 AM
The Dog Wash in Minooka, without a doubt!!! They are so polite to my husband and I but more importantly they truly care about our dog!!! They really get to know your pet and do such an amazing job. I cannot say enough about them, they really are a GREAT place to go!!! Thanks so much...E, C & Maximus
Karen Scarpaci August 17, 2012 at 08:30 AM
The Dog Wash in Minooka is amazing! My rat terrier Spaz, hates when I give him a bath. But when he goes to see Billie at the Dog Wash, he never gives her trouble. She is so wonderful with him and he loves to see her! I honestly feel like everyone there likes him and are happy to take care of Spaz. Can't say enough good things about them, it really is a great place to take the furry members of your family!
leanne meyers August 17, 2012 at 03:12 PM
The dog wash in minooka took good care of my dogs and have even given me tips on hosting care for them in between trips!
pittiemom August 17, 2012 at 06:58 PM
I called the dog wash in Minooka to make sure they would do my pit-shepard mix, alot of places won't. After being told they love pits I showed up with Dex and was told he was the cutest stinking dog ever, and the owner would love to take him home with her. She didn't muzzle him like every place else and had his nails cut and filed down in less time then it takes to pay everywhere else. The owners genuine affection for dogs will keep me coming back!
Patricia Henczel August 18, 2012 at 04:31 AM
Hi this is Auburn and Billie's sister, even though I don't work at The Dog Wash, I wanted to thank everyone who voted for them. It's nice to know they have this kind of following after less than 2 years of being open. I know they do a great job with my crazy blue heeler. Thanks again.
The Dog Wash in Minooka August 18, 2012 at 09:13 PM
Wow, our customers really took this seriously! We are blown away by the response, we haven't even been open two years, so this is a real vote of confidence to us! To anyone who hasn't tried us, we are open 7 days a week, offer $5.00 nail trims (no appt. needed) and offer self service grooming as well. You can stop in anytime to meet our groomers or tour the shop. Thanks for trusting us with your pets! The Dog Wash in Minoooka 815 467 5544
Karen's Pet Grooming & Boarding August 23, 2012 at 07:19 PM
Thank You to everyone for their support! We appreciate your business & look forward to serving you & your beloved pets for many more years to come !! It was nice to see all the lovely things that you had to say ! KPG Clients Rock ! Karen's Pet Grooming & Boarding - 309 Republic Ave, Joliet Il 60435 - 815-730-6811 Come visit our brand new building anytime , mon- fri 8-5 Sat 8-3 Sunday - Kennel hours only
Bonnie Ciolkosz-Gray August 23, 2012 at 07:41 PM
Karens pet grooming in joliet...they are wonderful with the animals.
Sheila Bennett September 14, 2012 at 10:57 PM
The Dog Wash in Minooka, Il. I've been to many in the surrounding areas and have seen bad stuff(my dogs going from liking the place to being terrified) from my dogs.

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