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123Pet provides several core features to help groomers run their businesses more efficiently. This pet grooming software includes easy online booking, digital forms, unique customer log-ins, and vaccination tracking, as well as phone and email support. An auto price feature and service time estimator allow groomers to provide more accurate quotes, with filter options by pet weight and coat type. 123Pet includes unlimited user accounts, including employee access and scheduling and automated email and text notifications for improved client communication.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Advanced marketing tools
  • Online booking
  • Manages employee schedules

Cons

  • Some features only available with premium packages
  • Some features missing from mobile app

What Customers Are Saying

Customers of 123Pet appreciate the organization the software brings to their schedule. Satisfied users say it's easy to use and navigate, and access from mobile devices lets them manage their business on the go. Customers also speak highly of the reporting capability and the way 123Pet scales as the business grows.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Basic: $29/month/user
    • Deluxe: $59/month/team of 3
    • Premier: $109/month/unlimited users
  • Free Trial/Demo
    14-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes

baxus is a user-friendly salon and spa software that also functions as an excellent option for pet grooming businesses. It provides 24/7 online booking, advanced reporting tools to track daily operations in real-time, staff scheduling, and a Mailchimp integration for improved email marketing. With baxus, users can add a cancellation policy, take deposits, and sell vouchers, as well as approve, decline, and change bookings. Baxus has automated appointment notifications and offers a 30-day free trial.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Easy pricing structure
  • No contracts
  • Automatic customer reminders

Cons

  • No mobile app
  • Additional cost for each text sent

What Customers Are Saying

Satisfied customers are quick to highlight baxus's ease of use. Salon owners appreciate the online booking, which ensures their customers can make appointments at their convenience and saves staff time in answering phones. People also mention the many reporting options that let them track inventory and business growth.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $3/week/bookable staff member
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes

Doxford is an easy-to-use, customizable pet grooming software built to help you keep track of both pets and clients. This software provides 24/7 online booking, staff scheduling, document storage, payment tracking, and appointment notifications. Doxford helps you maintain all client and pet information and offers a check-in feature with built-in client notifications. Automatic calendar entries, invoice creation, and reporting tools with graph and chart views help users manage tedious tasks. The Doxford appointment page is customizable for personalized branding.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Can invoice from software
  • Customizable appointment booking page
  • Send photos of appointments to clients

Cons

  • Can become expensive with multiple staff
  • Fewer report customization options than competitors

What Customers Are Saying

Customers report that Doxford has all the features needed to run their business. The calendar view gives users an overview of schedules, and pet profiles keep a thorough record of all the information needed by a pet business. Many users also mention that the customer service is very responsive and regularly implements customer suggestions.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $24.90 / month/1 active staff
  • Free Trial/Demo
    14-Day Free Trial
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - iOS Native
    Mobile - Android Native
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Online)
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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Easy Busy Pets

True to its name, Easy Busy Pets is an intuitive pet grooming software aimed at helping companies scale their business. It includes several automated tasks for operation, such as invoice tracking, tip splitting, appointment booking, and more. Easy Busy Pet's automatic sign-up saves time by including customizable mandatory fields for all the information you need, such as pet vaccinations, service agreements, and meet-and-greet forms. It also includes a unique Review feature, reports, and simple staff scheduling tools.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • All-in-one appointment booking
  • Automated invoicing
  • Includes website builder

Cons

  • No mobile app
  • More expensive than competitors

What Customers Are Saying

Customers appreciate that Easy Busy Pets is easy to use and completely integrated so there's no need to link to other apps. Businesses that offer multiple services mention that they can manage grooming, dog walking, day care, and more on one system. Users also highlight the many customization options and the way the software scales as business grows.

Summary

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Easy Busy Pets
  • Starting Price
    • Solo: $75/month
    • Team: $5/month/active worker
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
    Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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GoReminders

First and foremost an appointment reminders software, GoReminders also includes reporting and client management tools. The software's goal is to help users simplify scheduling and reminders with several useful features, including appointment scheduling, automated text reminders, easy appointment confirmations, staff reminders, and calendar reminders. GoReminders also includes a unique multilingual reminder feature and useful integrations with Google Calendar, Outlook, and Zapier.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Multiple reminders per appointment
  • Import contacts
  • Online booking available

Cons

  • Missing some features of dedicated pet grooming software
  • Limited features and appointments on bottom tier

What Customers Are Saying

Customers speak highly of GoReminders' flexibility, mentioning that it can be easily customized to suit different industries. They also state that the software's reminder features have reduced no-shows and made it easy to reschedule with clients. Satisfied users enjoy how easy the software is to use.

Summary

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GoReminders
  • Starting Price
    • Bronze: $15/month
    • Silver: $30/month
    • Gold: $60/month
    • Enterprise: $90/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    14-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Online
    Business Hours
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    No
  • Client Management
    Yes
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GroomPro POS

GroomPro POS is a pet grooming software with 24/7 booking and smart services, client check-in capability, and team scheduling. It includes a familiar emoji assignment system for identifying new and existing customers. The software includes organic marketing tools, appointment confirmation, and SMS reminders, as well as a fully integrated POS with the ability to capture signatures and tips directly on a tablet or iPad. GroomPro POS provides easy two-way sync for reviews and appointment scheduling directly to your company’s website, as well as powerful reporting and analytics tools and a built-in client and pet record system.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Records pet histories
  • Reports include revenue projections
  • Can import existing customer databases

Cons

  • Marketing tools only available on highest tier
  • Lacking inventory management features

What Customers Are Saying

Users of GroomPro POS appreciate the uncluttered interface and easy-to-use features. Many mention that the analytics available help manage staff and clients. Customers also highlight the integrated point of sale that lets them easily take payments and tips and can be used to request a review from customers as they check out.

Summary

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GroomPro POS
  • Starting Price
    • Good: $99/month/100 contacts
    • Better: $129/month/500 contacts
    • Best: $179/month/1000+ contacts
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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Groomsoft

Groomsoft is a flexible platform offering one centralized place for all your pet grooming business needs, with staff scheduling, appointment booking, expense tracking, and record-keeping. It includes appointment reminders via text message and several automated features, including customizable autofill fields to help save time. Groomsoft's support team makes it easy for users to transfer data from a previous pet grooming software, and the solution has a mobile app.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Visual map for mobile groomers
  • Automatic data backup
  • Integrated pet sympathy gifts

Cons

  • No mobile app
  • Online booking only through third-party website

What Customers Are Saying

Groomsoft users report being very impressed with the level of customer service, with staff quick to answer questions and provide assistance. Customers mention the great record-keeping features, with places to record instructions, incidents, and customer comments. They also state that it's easy to learn, allowing employees to quickly start using the software.

Summary

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Groomsoft
  • Starting Price
    • Mobile Groomers: $34.90/month
    • Grooming Shops: $24.95/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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Kennel Connection

Kennel Connection is a cloud-based pet grooming software, providing live access for all your business needs. Its Customize Client portal is flexible and easy to use, and it works on any device, including mobile. Kennel Connection makes it easy for users to organize and maintain grooming appointments. It includes features to schedule recurring appointments, set a default groomer for each pet, and prevent overbooking by setting specific service limits by day, type, or employee. Users can easily set prices for pets by breed, weight, service type, or client. Kennel Connection also includes reporting, invoicing, and staff scheduling.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Automations including recurring appointments
  • Customizable pricing
  • Include pet photos in pet history

Cons

  • Additional costs for extra modules
  • Limited report customization

What Customers Are Saying

Kennel Connection customers report that the software has regular upgrades that continue to improve their experience. Multilocation facilities appreciate the integration that ensures customer details are kept current across each grooming location. Customers also mention that the knowledge base and training videos help them and their employees make the most of the software's features.

Summary

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Kennel Connection
  • Starting Price
    • KC7 Standard: $69.00 / month
    • KC7 Pro: $89.00 / month
    • KC7 Platinum: $109.00 / month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Installed - Windows
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes

MoeGo is a customizable pet grooming software tailored for mobile groomers on the go. It’s a cloud-based system for iOS, Android, tablets, and desktops with unlimited device log-ins. It includes Smart Scheduling, 24/7 online booking, staff scheduling, and automated reminders for appointments, as well as customer reviews. MoeGo helps users adjust their mobile schedules, fill available time slots quickly, and re-engage inactive customers who happen to be nearby. The MoeGo app informs you of your total appointments, revenue, driving miles, and time spent scheduling per day.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Android and iOS apps available
  • Options for mobile grooming and salons
  • Customize roles and permissions for employees

Cons

  • Limited third-party integrations
  • Limited number of included texts

What Customers Are Saying

Happy MoeGo customers state that their clients love receiving appointment reminders and that using a single system ensures all communications can be accessed by staff. Mobile groomers appreciate the route optimization feature that helps save time and money. The mobile version is described as robust and allows users to add notes, reschedule appointments, and send messages while on the go.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Free version available
    • Beginner: $39/Unlimited clients & pets
    • Rising Star: $69/Unlimited clients & pets
  • Free Trial/Demo
    7-days money-back guarantee
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes

MyTime is a cloud-based point-of-sale, appointment scheduling, and automated marketing solution designed for chains and franchises at scale. It is built for enterprise, MyTime engages customers and increases revenue by automating in-store operations, memberships, packages, gift cards, referrals, tracking and reporting, and more. It simplifies your client communications with 2-way messaging, automated appointment reminders, and highly targeted marketing campaigns. The modular platform enables centralized management across locations and customization for individual stores.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Integrated POS and credit card processing
  • Easy data importation
  • Social media bookings

Cons

  • Price increases if used in multiple locations
  • Customization limited at lower tiers

What Customers Are Saying

MyTime customers are impressed with the capability of the mobile app, stating that the features available make it possible to run their business on the go. Users appreciate the easy integrations, especially with social media. Customers also mention the flexible pricing available, highlighting the ability to create special prices and coupon codes.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
    Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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Paw Partner

PawPartner is an easy-to-use pet grooming software with a simple dashboard overview of all daily business operations that's available via desktop or a mobile app. PawPartner’s Pet Card feature gives users the ability to quickly reference all essential pet details including weight, ID tags, notes, and more. The Owner Card feature similarly helps manage client relations by providing account credit and balance details, as well as all contact information. A unique Business Timeline tool allows you to curate your own pet timelines to share with clients, including a post and tagging feature as well as email and push notifications.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Quick access to pet details
  • Innovative marketing tools
  • Manage staff time

Cons

  • Limited third-party integrations
  • Fewer customizations than leading competitors

What Customers Are Saying

Users of Paw Partner are quick to compliment the easy-to-use interface, saying it's simple to navigate despite the many features. Customers also mention the pet-relevant features, such as expired vaccinations and personality traits, that can help groomers see what to expect from their next client.

Summary

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Paw Partner
  • Starting Price
    • Pet Business Pricing
    • Grooming or Training Only: $24.99/month
    • Boarding+Daycare+Grooming+Training: $99.99/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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Pawfinity

Pawfinity is a flexible, cloud-based pet grooming solution designed for both brick-and-mortar and mobile grooming businesses. It provides users with automated SMS and email reminders for appointments, invoices, and more. This software allows for unlimited clients, pets, appointments, and inventory. The dashboard lets you keep track of all client and pet information and offers an employee time clock, payroll, and inventory tracking. It includes flexible scheduling, 24/7 online booking, and a POS system.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Bank-grade data encryption
  • Multi-groomer scheduling
  • Route assist for mobile groomers

Cons

  • No business analytics
  • Limited included text messages

What Customers Are Saying

Satisfied Pawfinity customers mention the speed and reliability of the software. They also talk about how the text and email reminders help reduce or eliminate no-shows. Users appreciate that the software can be accessed from any device, which is particularly helpful for mobile groomers.

Summary

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Pawfinity
  • Starting Price
    • Royal Package: $72 /month
    • Groom & Train: $40.50 /month
    • Stay & Play: $40.50 /month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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PawsAdmin

PawsAdmin focuses on helping groomers run and grow their businesses, without the big price tag. It includes automated features for every aspect of your pet grooming business, from pet profile management, appointment booking, notes alerts, automated invoicing, to staff scheduling. It has powerful reporting and analytics tools as well as smart marketing features to help engage clients and gain referrals. PawsAdmin is compatible with mobile, tablet, and desktop devices.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Includes POS
  • Customizable pet profiles
  • Automated marketing campaigns

Cons

  • Price increases for multiple locations or services
  • Reports limited at lowest tier

What Customers Are Saying

Users are impressed by the way information is organized in PawsAdmin, stating that it's easy to access and utilize even during their busiest times. Customers also praise the company's customer service, mentioning that support staff is attentive to issues and quick to update the software based on user suggestions.

Summary

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PawsAdmin
  • Starting Price
    • Multiple Locations: $90/month/location
    • Multiple Services: $99/month
    • Single Service: $49/month
    • Solo: $19/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Online
    Business Hours
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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Petbeing

Petbeing is a UK-based pet grooming software that gives you the ability to list your grooming services via its online pet services listing pages. It provides online booking and payment, staff management, and email marketing features, including the ability to run promotions such as last-minute discounts. With Petbeing, users can organize schedules easily with a drag-and-drop calendar, create and send invoices, track client and pet history, and log detailed pet information including breed, size, birthday, and behavior notes.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Import data from other systems
  • Integrated marketing capability
  • Set recurring appointments

Cons

  • No mobile app
  • Missing features provided by leading competitors

What Customers Are Saying

Customers of Petbeing mention that the software is easy to navigate. Satisfied users also appreciate the range of different practices and pet-related businesses available for companies that offer multiple services.

Summary

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Petbeing
  • Starting Price
    • Starter: Free
    • Standard: £25/month
    • Pro: £40/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes

PetLinx offers both desktop and cloud-based pet grooming software, with a discount for desktop-only. It’s a fully customizable platform and comes with a free iOS and Android app. Included in its services are robust and customizable reports, built-in email and SMS templates, customer reminders via email, SMS or print invoicing, and an easy-to-use drag-and-drop pet scheduling calendar. With PetLinx, users can easily manage grooming and staff scheduling. It also includes an accounting integration with QuickBooks.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Choice between desktop and cloud
  • Integrated invoicing
  • Record grooming styles for each pet

Cons

  • Expensive for multiple users or locations
  • Online booking and POS only available as add-ons

What Customers Are Saying

Satisfied users of PetLinx appreciate the ability to make detailed grooming notes about each pet they see. New customers also mention that it's easy to transition to and set up the software. The reporting capability is highlighted, with customers praising the wide range of reports that help them run and grow their businesses.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Desktop Single: $39/month
    • Desktop Network: $59/month
    • Cloud Standard: $59/month
    • Cloud Multi-Location: $89/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes

ProPet is an intuitive pet grooming software with customizable features to help manage appointment scheduling, reminders, and client management. It includes a flexible pricing engine, custom forms, and detailed client and pet records, as well as vaccination management. Its powerful reporting tools include features to view daily operations, create projects, and track payments. ProPet provides strict security and is GDPR compliant, seamlessly integrating with QuickBooks, Chosen Payments, Mailchimp, Twilio, Zapier, Stripe, and other commonly used solutions.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Variety of third-party integrations
  • Retail module available
  • Send report cards to pet parents

Cons

  • Fees for setup and migration
  • Fewer customizations than competitors

What Customers Are Saying

ProPet users are quick to highlight the benefits to their customers. They say the software is easy for their clients to use, and the reminders help ensure clients arrive for appointments. ProPet users also appreciate the easy billing module and ability to track business finances through the program.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • Base Module Pet and Client Manager: $49.99/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free for 1st Month
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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Savvy Pet Spa

Savvy Pet Spa is an easy-to-use pet grooming software equipped with client management, 24/7 appointment scheduling, reporting, payment tracking, and appointment reminder features. It offers a single dashboard for pet and client relations and a simple calendar to view pet appointment histories. Savvy Pet Spa is available on all devices including web, mobile, and tablet. The software includes automated SMS and email reminders and marketing tools, built-in legal contracts, multi-pet appointment scheduling, and Xero and QuickBooks accounting integrations.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Online contracts
  • Built-in marketing tools
  • Customize pet profiles

Cons

  • Online booking only available on higher tiers
  • Few non-accounting integrations

What Customers Are Saying

Customers of Savvy Pet Spa appreciate the high level of customization the software allows. They also note that the interface is intuitive and easy to use. Users highlight that their clients compliment the regular reminders of upcoming appointments and that this feature has reduced or eliminated no-shows.

Summary

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Savvy Pet Spa
  • Starting Price
    • Core: $20/month
    • Advanced: $40/month
    • Extra: $55/month
    • Connect: $125/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    14-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
    iPhone / iPad
    Android
  • Support Options
    24/7 (Live Rep)
    Business Hours
    Online
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes
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ShakeYourTail

ShakeYourTail is a cloud-based client and appointment management software that offers powerful scheduling tools to book appointments and manage team schedules, 24/7 online booking, and automated SMS and email notifications, as well as detailed client and pet CRM features. ShakeYourTail includes a unique automated reminder tool for client performance to help you make improved booking decisions as well as customer service and treatment booking options, powerful reporting capabilities, and electronic contracts.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Can customize services
  • Track client performance for better booking decisions
  • Navigation for mobile groomers

Cons

  • Features limited at lower tiers
  • Reporting not as flexible as other options

What Customers Are Saying

ShakeYourTail customers report that the software is easy to set up and use, and the customer service is described as responsive and helpful. Users also like that their clients find the program simple to use and that the personalized emails and texts help build customer relationships and cut down on missed appointments.

Summary

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ShakeYourTail
  • Starting Price
    • Free Version Available
    • Starter Plus: $16/month
    • Premier: $35/month
    • Premier Plus: $49/month
  • Free Trial/Demo
    30-Day Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Business Hours
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    No
  • Client Management
    Yes
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Square Appointments

Square Appointments is a pet grooming software and POS system. It helps pet groomers simplify scheduling with 24/7 online booking and automated appointment reminders. In addition to client profiles, it offers team management tools including staff scheduling. Square Appointment features robust reporting and email marketing tools and social media integrations. Available on multiple devices and equipped with its own app, Square Appointment also offers an iPad POS system or fully integrated POS and booking countertop system with several flexible payment and invoice options.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Team management tools included
  • Bulk import existing customer and inventory lists
  • Integrated POS

Cons

  • No pet-specific features
  • Costs for add-ons and hardware

What Customers Are Saying

Square Appointment customers appreciate the integrations that allow their clients to book directly through a social media page. Users also mention the protection the app gives them through policies and tools that charge a credit card if the customer misses their appointment.

Summary

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Square Appointments
  • Starting Price
    • 1 Staff Calendar: 2.6%+10¢ In-person Processing Fee with No Monthly Fee
    • 2 or More Staff Calendars: Starting at $50/month and 2.5%+10¢ In-person Processing Fee
    • 11 or More Staff Calendars: Custom Quote
  • Free Trial/Demo
    Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Web-Based, Cloud, SaaS
  • Support Options
    Online
    Business Hours
  • Appointment Reminders
    Yes
  • Appointment Scheduling
    Yes
  • Billing/Invoicing
    Yes
  • Client Management
    Yes

How We Chose the Best Pet Grooming Software

With so many pet grooming software companies on the market, each offering multiple features and services, it can be hard to choose just one. We evaluated the available options based on pet grooming features, integrations, and reporting capabilities to compile this list of the 20 best software offerings.

Pet Grooming Features 

The best pet grooming software should include standard features to improve productivity, such as appointment scheduling, automated appointment reminders, client management, and billing and invoicing. 

Integrations

Pet grooming software should integrate with popular calendar platforms such as Google Calendar, iCal, and Outlook. Additionally, it should integrate with accounting software and payment platforms like QuickBooks and Stripe.

Reports 

Powerful reporting tools help pet grooming companies understand and improve their daily operations. The best pet grooming software will include customizable reports with multiple views to chart daily metrics in real-time.