Bear Clips Dog Grooming Salon

​​​​​​​ For Students

1111 E Army Post Rd Suite 2004-Room 6, Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 256-4994 |​


DMACC's Bear Clips is a professional dog grooming salon that provides services at a discounted rate to allow hands-on experience for students in the program. Services include full-body bathing and haircuts, nail trimming, de-shedding, toothbrushing, blueberry facials, and more! Pamper your pups with an affordable and enriching opportunity to help your community while receiving great canine care. Schedule an appointment today!


Small (0-25 lbs)
Medium (26-45 lbs)
Large (46-70 lbs)
X-Large (71-100 lbs)
Giant (101+ lbs)


Nail Trim
Nail Trim with File
Face Feet Fanny Upgrade
Blueberry Facial
Deshed Treatment
(includes 20 extra minutes of brushing)
Extra Brushing
$5.00 per 15 minutes
Handling Fee
(matted or pelted dog or hard to handle dog)
Anal Glands Stand-Alone
Nail Painting

Grooming Appointment Procedures:

  • Dogs must be current on their Rabies, Distemper Parvo and Bordetella vaccinations with documentation
  • Appointments are available on Monday and Wednesday
  • Dogs must be dropped off and picked up at the Southridge south door (next to the tall, overhea​d door), a student will greet you at the door
  • Grooming appointments may take up to 4 hours as this is a learning experience for our grooming program students
  • When the appointment is complete, a grooming program student will contact you and you will be asked to pick up your dog promptly
  • Credit/debit card payments only​

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