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Groomer License

A pet care center license for commercial grooming of animals (dogs, cats, etc.), must be obtained from Animal Services in order to operate a pet grooming business in Miami-Dade County. The pet care center license is valid for a period of 12 months and is not transferable.

Fees are as follows:

  • Pet Care Grooming Center    $400.00
  • Mobile Grooming Center       $225.00

Interested parties should contact 3-1-1 to request a License Application Packet. Upon receipt of your request an Animal Services Investigator will contact you to schedule an informative meeting detailing the application process. Meetings are held Tuesday thru Friday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Meetings are held in the annex at Animal Services Shelter.

Pet groomers must present evidence that their business is legal, including corporate documents, federal identification number from the IRS, Certificate of Occupancy (Miami-Dade County and /or municipality) and a Business Tax Receipt (Miami-Dade County and/or the municipality).

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