Do you have a passion for grooming dogs? Join Rover


We're seeking passionate dog groomers who want to build an independent business on Rover. Get the support you need while earning 80% commission grooming dogs in your client's homes.


Let's groom


Please note that Grooming is only available in the Seattle, WA and Austin, TX metro areas at this time.


Looking for dog grooming jobs in Austin?

Why not start your own business instead? Rover matches you with dogs who need grooming. Set your own schedule earn more while grooming fewer dogs.


What you get:

  • Earn 80% commission (vs. 50% commission from most traditional salons) and a $250 bonus (paid out after your first five bookings).
  • You get to make your own schedule. Book appointments in your free time or groom with Rover full time.
  • We'll handle the advertising and scheduling, so you can focus on what you love: working with dogs and providing high-quality grooming services.
  • 24/7 Trust & Safety coverage and support. We've got your back.


What a good fit looks like:

You’re a good fit if you have a love for working with dogs and experience grooming dogs at local salons, big box stores, mobile grooming vans, and/or veterinarian offices.


What happens next:

After signing up, a member of the Rover team will reach out to take you through the approval process. Once you start grooming, your earnings will be available through your Rover account.



  • At least 18 years of age
  • Verifiable phone number (mobile)
  • Passing an enhanced background check
  • Passing a grooming safety quiz
  • Have 1.5+ years of professional experience grooming or bathing pets
  • Reliable internet access at home or via mobile device
  • Customer focus and a willingness to provide a superior customer experience
  • At least two (2) testimonials or references

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    Get started


    How it works

    Ready to build your grooming business on your own terms? Most groomers on Rover book their first client within their first week.

    Sign up

    Tell us who you are and how long you’ve been a groomer. Our team will then contact you to collect more information and start the approvals process.

    Set your preferences

    Once approved, you can set specific preferences, like the dog sizes and breeds you’re comfortable grooming, and when and where you’re available to groom.

    Open for business

    Most groomers start receiving requests from Rover clients within a few days. You’ll earn 80% commission and keep 100% of your tips, all paid through our secure platform.

    Get ongoing support

    We’re here for you every step of the way with 24/7 support, access to educational materials, and a whole team dedicated to your success.

    Let's groom


    Date Updated: 2019-05-14