Who We Are

We are an AKC S.A.F.E. certified staff that is professional, highly trained, and compassionate by nature.


Certified Doodle is cageless. We use large, contactless pens with plenty of room for your pet to move freely about. Our company does not use drying cages.


You won’t see muzzles used very often at Certified Doodle.  Our intuitive team members focus on the cause of anxiety and can spend the time to gain your dog’s trust to create a calm grooming experience.


We only use dermatologist tested, industry-leading hypoallergenic shampoos. Utilizing the highest-quality grooming tools on the market today, we assure the best and most reproducible groom every time.

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Meet Our Founder, Vanessa Rushing

With over 22 years of devoted experience in perfecting the art of dog grooming, our founder, Vanessa Rushing, began her journey in the vibrant city of Chicago, where she swiftly gained a reputation as one of the most sought-after groomers. Her journey is not just about grooming; it's a story fueled by passion, an eye for elegant styling, and an unwavering love and compassion for our furry companions. Keep reading to learn more about Certified Doodle.

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Experience the journey with us at Certified Doodle, your first grooming shop dedicated to your doodle! Enjoy the ride where excellence meets compassion in every grooming session.