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.
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)
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).
Regulation & Compliance
Mail / Email
Locations and Hours
Pet Adoption and Protection Center3599 NW 79 Avenue, Doral, FL 33122
Monday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Tuesday10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.Wednesday10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.Thursday10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.Friday10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.Saturday10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Sunday10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.**Closed on County holidays