Professional Dog Services

Let’s face it: having a dog can be “ruff,” if you don’t have the right team behind you. We’ve rounded up a few quintessential dog services that are sure to leave your best friend’s tail wagging.


Founded in 2011 by sister duo Flavia and Frankie Berti, Equipaws is an award-winning pet service company that focuses on relationships and quality care. From dog walking and pet sitting to home healthcare, Equipaws creates custom plans for every pup. 7210 Red Rd Ste 203. (305) 794-3733.

The Dog From Ipanema

Professional Dog Services

Your dog isn’t getting ugly – it just needs a haircut. If your pet is in dire need of a makeover, The Dog from Ipanema might be your next stop. This salon and boutique just outside of Coral Gables specializes in hair and nail services, like de-matting, de-shedding, and express services to enhance your pup’s best features.7230 SW 57th Ave. (305) 663-1712.

Happy With Dogs

Happy with Dogs is a training, boarding, and doggie daycare service that offers three different training retreats to help your pooch fix those bad habits you know all too well. During retreats lasting one to three weeks, staff post regular Instagram stories of your four- legged friend to keep your separation anxiety at bay. 25055 SW 209th Place, Homestead. 305.735.9311.

Trupanion Pet Insurance

Trupanion helps keep your furry friend healthy and happy without breaking the bank. Designed with pets in mind, the plan covers 90 percent of veterinary costs for eligible claims with unlimited payouts and direct pay. (866) 615-0126.

Gables Animal Clinic

With more than 17 years of veterinary experience, Gables Animal Clinic’s team of professionals use the latest technology to care for your beloved pet, from routine checkups to detection and treatments – all delivered with canine compassion. 1607 Ponce De Leon, Suite 105. (305) 381-5964.


Basic hygiene and grooming aren’t just important for people. Your dog needs regular maintenance too. ScentHound focuses on the five core areas that dogs need care in: skin, coat, ears, nails, and teeth. Its self-proclaimed “wellness-focused dog care concept” offers one basic package with add-on services, so you can get just what Fido needs. 4583 Ponce De Leon. (786) 527-2989.

Nandog Pet Gear

Professional Dog Services

Nandog’s claim to fame is its high-end look sans the designer price tag. It’s still not exactly cheap – its luxury toys run about $24 – but it’s got pretty much everything your canine companion could need, from beds to car seats to waste bags, and they’re all glamorously adorable. 60 Miracle Mile. (786) 391-0733.

D.O.G. Hotel

Planning a tropical island getaway but don’t know what to do with your fluffy best friend? A first-class luxury pet resort, D.O.G. Hotel offers climate controlled indoor parks, overnight sleep areas, and grooming facilities. If you really want to spoil your pup, the hotel also has massages and play and nap times. 3160 CORAL WAY. (786) 953-8274.