My name is Dominic and I live in the beautiful city of Tavira, having emigrated here from the UK in October 2018.

I take great pleasure in providing professional dog grooming services for your pet in a relaxed and loving environment.

I am City & Guilds qualified and as the owner of two cocker spaniels (Harvey and Stanley), I treat all dogs with loving care and attention.

I provide full grooming and bathing services and also teeth cleaning for your beloved pet. Together with my husband, we offer free collection and return services, saving you the time of travelling to and from my salon.

In addition to dog grooming we also offer day care and overnight boarding, providing your little loved one with love, companionship, and exercise; and you with the peace of mind they're well looked after.

I love what I do, and I look forward to hearing from you.



Full Groom

A groomed dog is a happy dog! My full grooming service is the ultimate treatment for your pet.

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Wash and Tidy

Freshen up your dog today. A truly pampered pet!

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Teeth Clean

Your beloved pet returns home healthy, happy and with shiny clean teeth!

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Overnight stays and day care

Are you looking for someone to take care of your dog during the day or overnight; providing them with love, companionship and exercise?

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Thank you Dominic for taking such care with my girls. You did the most amazing job & they look so beautiful now. You were so gentle especially with Bessie B, knowing how stressed she gets. I look forward to your next visit. As do my girls with your hidden biscuits. 😉🐶





Tried numerous dog groomers since we have lived here, now found spotted dog the best by far thank you .


Very good service!!! Highly recommend it!!! Luah was very happy and gorgeous after her groomin! Thanksa lot Dominic Willmore for taking care of my baby. xx


Thank you very much Dominic for being so lovely and gentle with my gorgeous little boy on his 1st spa day. You have a very professional set up!


Thank you Dominic and Vaughan. You are a lovely, friendly couple who put both me and Ted at ease as soon as we walked through the door. Ted is much happier now after his fab groom and looks and feels amazing...we will definitely be back 😍🐈🐾 xx


Ross was whining and couldn't get out of the car soon enough to run into your home. He really loves to be with you in your home. We had a good day in and out of shops and Ross had a lovely day with you and your dogs!


Lovely to meet you both today and thank you for your help and advice. Thank you Dominic, for doing such a great job of grooming Coco & Jacob, they are giddy with the showing off of their new "do". We will be back for another pamper or two in the Autumn when we return to Portugal.”

Ruby the Alsation:

Thank you so much for my lovely afternoon of pampering. Just when I needed to shed all my troublesome hair, the lovely Dominic came to my rescue. She was gentle, kind and very caring. Just what I needed. Big licks always, love Ruby xxx


We were so fortunate to find Dominic Willmore of the Spotted Dog grooming in Tavira. They spent much of the day gently grooming, neatly trimming and bathing our two gorgeous rough collies Lexi & Zac. Thank you both so much for all your advice to help us to look after them, in this new environment - see you both again soon!


We are so pleased to have found Spotted Dog! Our lovely Spanish Water dog, Lola is twelve and has health issues so we have been reluctant to leave her in kennels over the past few years, meaning that my husband and myself were unable to go away together. Now we can leave her with Dominic and Vaughan, who own Spotted Dog and know that she is being looked after in a ‘ home from home’ situation! She even wags her tale when we arrive there and gets on very well with their two male Spaniels. They send us photos on a daily basis of her enjoying her holiday, which is very reassuring.It has given us the freedom to be away from Lola for a while and not need to worry about her well being. Thank you Spotted Dog!


My my...thank you for this! Flokyto loves it, we love it! Everybody says he looks better...you really took great care of him. We'll be back soon!


Romeo and his mummy are so happy to have found Dominic. It’s brilliant to stay with him during his grooming and what a difference. Normally he’s a wreck when we pick him up but this time- sheer exuberance. Fantastic. Wish we’d found you earlier


Meu nome é Dominic Willmore e moro na linda cidade de Tavira. Tenho grande prazer em fornecer serviços profissionais de cuidados com o cão para seu animal de estimação em um ambiente descontraído e amoroso.

Eu sou City & Guilds qualificado e como o proprietário de dois cocker spaniels (Harvey e Stan), eu trato todos os cães com cuidado e atenção.

Eu forneço serviços de banho completos e também limpeza de dentes para o seu amado animal de estimação, um aspecto muito importante e muitas vezes negligenciado dos cuidados de saúde dos nossos pequeninos.

Juntamente com o meu marido, oferecemos serviços de recolha e entrega, poupando-lhe o tempo de viajar para o meu salão. Também oferecemos serviços de passeios e creches para cães, ajudando seu animal a se manter em forma e saudável.

Eu amo o que faço, e estou ansioso para ouvir de você.





  • €20 / €25 for small dog
  • €30 / €35 medium
  • €40 / €45 large

Teeth Clean

  • Your pet returns home healthy, happy and with shiny clean teeth!

Day Care

  • For a full day stay in the comfort of our own home.