About Downtown Dog Grooming

Premium, all-breed dog grooming by appointment.

Downtown Dog Grooming is located in a renovated historic retail space in the heart of downtown Dover, NH. The salon was designed and decorated to offer a safe, calming atmosphere for both owners and their pets. Since 2017, Downtown Dog Grooming has offered a kennel-free, low-stress grooming experience with natural and veterinary standard products customized to each dog’s skin and coat.

All dog groomers on the DDG team are professionally trained, CPR/First Aid certified, have multiple years of experience in a salon setting, and keep up to date with the latest grooming trends, tools, and products. DDG groomers are committed to the health and happiness of pets and the satisfaction of their owners. Every client should leave having received a premium, personalized experience.

For us, quality is not an act, it’s a habit, and we can’t wait to show you with your pup!

The Women Behind the Clippers


Owner/Operator & Professional Dog Groomer

Diandra, is a certified professional pet stylist and a certified veterinary assistant who also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Fitchburg State University. Diandra started this journey at the age of 16 and over the course of her grooming career has worked at multiple successful grooming salons throughout New England before chasing her dream and opening her own salon in this beautiful seacoast community. Diandra has a mixed breed pup (our shop dog!), Mabel, who you will often see in the salon working aside the groomers and greeting your dogs!


Professional Dog Groomer

Canine/First Aid & CPR Certified
AKC Salon S.A.F.E. Certified

Kerri's interest in grooming was sparked while working as a veterinary technician. During this time, she rescued a cavalier mix named Greenie. Realizing soon after that Greenie was having negative grooming experiences, Kerri decided to pursue a career in dog grooming. She graduated from It’s A Dog’s World Grooming Academy in Phoenix, Arizona in 2015. Since then, she has settled down in southern Maine with her four pups and flock of silkie chickens. Before joining the DDG team, Kerri gained grooming experience in upscale salons in New Hampshire and Maine. Kerri strives to make the grooming experience as stress free as possible. She believes it is a must to have a great deal of patience and trust, as well as the ability to read a dogs body language. Kerri loves and cherishes every pet she works with. She’s truly honored by the trust our clients have in her with their pets and the love she receives from the dogs, Kerri absolutely loves what she does and can’t wait to spoil your pup!


Professional Dog Groomer

Canine/First Aid & CPR Certified

Ryleigh has always had a passion for dogs. Shortly after graduating with a degree in business management, she decided to pursue her passion for the health and wellbeing of dogs and took the plunge to learn the art of dog grooming. Ryleigh attended and graduated from A Plus Pet Grooming Academy in New Gloucester, Maine in 2018. She then started her grooming career working at a salon in southern Maine and now lives here, in New Hampshire! Ryleigh joined the DDG team with three years of professional experience and strives to deliver a safe, positive, and stress-free grooming session for every dog she works with while connecting and understanding the needs and wants of each dog’s owner. Outside of work, Ryleigh enjoys attending training classes and participating in dog sports with her standard poodle, Echo. Although Ryleigh enjoys grooming all dog breeds, we can ensure that you will love the talent she can exert on a curly coat!
Vaccination Requirements
RABIES VACCINE- Rabies vaccine is required by law and proof of current rabies is needed prior to your dog’s first grooming appointment.

Vaccination Recommendations
BORDETELLA VACCINE- Recommended to protect your dog against the risk of kennel cough.
Salon Etiquette
If you need to reschedule or cancel an appointment, please do so with 48 hour notice. Missed appointments and appointments canceled or rescheduled with less than a 48 hour notice will be charged a late cancel fee of $25 (per dog)... Read More