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About Elegant Canine


Established in 1995, Elegant Canine has been providing top-of-the-line grooming, training and day care for dogs and their owners in Kansas City for over 20 years.

Our Services include:


Training obedience school for all sizes of dogs

Your pet will learn the following obedience commands: Sit/Stay Down/Stay Place/Climb Heel Come Wait Stand Ook/Chill Sit/Down in motion Training programs will correct the following negative habits. Jumping Digging Chewing Housetraining Aggression/Fear Excessive Barking Day Training: Dogs are dropped off for the day and work on obedience commands with Tami one-on-one. At the end of the week, owners have a lesson with their dog and Tami to learn what their dog has learned, and how to continue training at home.


Boarding Training

Dogs are dropped off for a week at a time. They are trained daily to respond to a number of obedience commands. Once weekly, owners will meet with Tami to have a one-on-one training session. Refresher Courses Any dog that has gone through training with Tami can come back for a refresher course to learn advanced obedience or just practice.



We offer full-service grooming by appointment, Monday through Friday.

We offer basic and advanced grooming with quality hand scissoring.

We offer a grooming maintenance program to keep your pet in tip-top shape.

We take care to give your pet special attention, and get to know both you and your pet. Please let us know about any special needs. We're willing to accommodate!

Quality cuts with a personal touch! 

Call for an estimate for your pet right away!



Day Care

We offer daycare for your dog Tuesday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 530 p.m. Reservations are required, as we have limited space. In addition to having fun, your dog will learn how to interact and communicate with other dogs in a controlled environment.

Dogs who are insecure around other dogs can gain confidence. Dogs with separation anxiety can learn how to be apart from their parents in a fun environment. Young dogs will learn how to be well adjusted and confident in the world around them.

Our Owner & Groomer


Our owner, Tami Clifton, has experience grooming all breeds of cats and dogs.

She gives special time and attention to each pet's individual needs.


Some of Tami's credentials include:

  • Graduating from Beaugays Dog Grooming School, Los Altos, CA in 1992,

  • Received a Professional Trainers Certificate and Masters Program from Tom Rose of Dog Training School

  • East Coast Canine graduate, 2004 Trained In Law Enforcement, Home Protection Trainer Techniques


Give us a call at Elegant Canine today for all of your grooming, training and doggy day care needs!

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