groom·​er | \ ˈgrü-mər How to pronounce groomer (audio) \

Definition of groomer

: one who grooms (animals, such as dogs)

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That could include veterinarians, groomers, and pet sitters, Anderson said. NBC News, "Protecting your pets after you're gone: How to create a pet trust," 3 June 2019 The best pro brow groomers analyze the angles of your face to pick the proper brow shape. Michelle Lee, Allure, "Thanks to Microblading, I Finally Have My Pre-Tweezer Eyebrows Back," 9 May 2019 Rats that don’t come from the depths of the New York City subway are clean, social, interactive, smart and great groomers. Plus, rats are far less likely to bite their owners than hamsters. Kelli Bender,, "WATCH: Animal-Loving Kids Try to Stump This Expert Vet with Their Wild Pet Questions," 6 June 2018 About halfway through the 19-second long video clip, the groomer is seen jerking the dogs head back numerous times before grabbing it by by the right ear. Fernando Alfonso Iii, Houston Chronicle, "PetSmart groomer fired after video showing her violently handling a dog goes viral," 2 Feb. 2018 Bathe your pet regularly (or take them to the groomer). Colleen Stinchcombe, SELF, "Here Are 9 Ways to Deal With a Pet Allergy If You Love Animals," 30 Nov. 2018 Animal bristles from boars, hogs and badgers — used by mustache and beard groomers — were spared the chop. Daniela Wei, The Seattle Times, "Winners and losers from Trump’s tariffs," 18 Sep. 2018 Mary in Hawaii Mary, baking soda is one of my best household helpers and go-to groomers! Heloise, Houston Chronicle, "Here’s to the U.S. flag!," 13 June 2018 Mutts & Mugs will share a parking lot with Friends of Bailee pet groomers, and is using the same landscape architect as midtown's Truitt Bark Park. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Pub meets pug? Sacramento's new dog hangout will serve booze, coffee and bar food," 22 June 2018

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circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of groomer

: a person who cleans and cares for an animal

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