Dog Grooming

Bear Clips Des Moines Area Community College

1111 E Army Post Rd Suite 2004-Room 6, Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 256-4994 | Email us


​DMACC's Bear Clips is a professional dog grooming salon that provides services at a discounted rate to allow hands-on experience for students in the program. Services include full-body bathing and haircuts, nail trimming, de-shedding, toothbrushing, blueberry facials, and more! Pamper your pups with an affordable and enriching opportunity to help your community while receiving great canine care. Schedule an appointment today!

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Small (0-25 lbs) $15.00 $30.00
Medium (26-45 lbs) $30.00 $40.00
Large (46-70 lbs) $45.00 $60.00
X-Large (71-100 lbs) $60.00 $75.00
Giant (101+ lbs) $75.00 $90.00



Nail Trim $10.00
Nail Trim with File $12.00
Toothbrushing $5.00
Face Feet Fanny Upgrade $7.00
Blueberry Facial $5.00
Deshed Treatment
(includes 20 extra minutes of brushing)
Extra Brushing $5.00 per 15 minutes
Handling Fee
(matted or pelted dog or hard to handle dog)
Anal Glands Stand-Alone $15.00
Nail Painting $5.00


Grooming Appointment Procedures:

  • Dogs must be current on their Rabies, Distemper Parvo and Bordetella vaccinations with documentation
  • Appointments are available on Monday and Wednesday
  • Dogs must be dropped off and picked up at the Southridge south door (next to the tall, overhea​d door), a student will greet you at the door
  • Grooming appointments may take up to 4 hours as this is a learning experience for our grooming program students
  • When the appointment is complete, a grooming program student will contact you and you will be asked to pick up your dog promptly
  • Credit/debit card payments only​
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