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Pet 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.

This is for a commercial location or a mobile groomer.

 

  • Eligibility Requirements

    Interested parties should contact us 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.

    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) 
    • Business Tax Receipt (Miami-Dade County and/or the municipality)
  • Fees

    The fee for application for the pet care center or pet groomer licenses is $400.00.

    Payment is accepted by cash, check (made payable to Animal Services Department) or credit card (American Express not accepted).

Online Options

Phone Number(s)

Mail / Email

Locations and Hours

  • Pet Adoption and Protection Center

    3599 NW 79 Avenue, Doral, FL 33122
    Monday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday
    10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Wednesday
    10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Thursday
    10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Friday
    10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Saturday
    10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    **Closed on County holidays
Animal Services
Alex Munoz, Director

Pet Adoption and Protection Center
3599 NW 79 Avenue, Doral, FL 33122
311 | pets@miamidade.gov311 | pets@miamidade.gov

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