Earn 80% commission + $250 bonus as a groomer on Rover


Build your own independent grooming business. Be your own boss, grow your client base, and manage your business on the go with the Rover app.

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


Want something better than your current dog grooming job?

Looking to groom dogs on your own terms, where you earn more money and you’re the boss? Dog grooming is in high demand! Join the nation's largest network of 5-star pet providers and earn 80% commission (plus a $250 bonus) as a dog groomer.


What you get with Rover:

  • Earn more money than a traditional salon: Earn 80% commission (vs. 50% commission) and a $250 bonus (paid out after your first five bookings). Use the extra income to pay bills, fund a trip, or add it to your savings.
  • Enjoy flexible hours: You get to make your own schedule. Offer grooming full-time, just on the weekends, or supplement your salon gig.
  • Focus on what you love: We’re your front office, so you can focus on what you do best: working with dogs and offering high-quality grooming services.
  • Get 24/7 support: We’ve got your back. Rover's support team is always ready to help, plus we offer 24/7 Trust & Safety coverage.


You're a good fit if:

This is a great opportunity for current professional dog groomers, master pet stylists, and other professionals trained and experienced in pet grooming who are working in the pet care industry such as vet techs and vet assistants. Dog groomers on Rover come from local salons, big box stores, mobile grooming vans, and more. If you are looking to make more money with dog grooming, Rover grooming could be a great fit for you.


What to do next:

Sign up to learn more here, and a member of the Rover team will reach out to walk you through the process. Once you start grooming, your earnings go directly to your Rover account. From there, simply request a check or transfer your money to a PayPal account. You can even choose to auto-deposit your earnings directly to your PayPal account or have us automatically send you a check each time you get paid.



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

    This posting is for independent contractors partnering with Rover.com.


    Let's groom


    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: 2019-03-28