Paragon School of Pet Grooming

Since 1991, The Paragon School of Pet Grooming has provided unparalleled quality and training in the field of professional pet grooming and styling. Turn your love of dogs and cats into a career with the industry leaders who are heads and tails above the rest!

  • On-Campus Study available in our 5,000 SF Grand Rapids, MI Facility
  • Distance Learning Program Curriculum available online from Assistant Pet Stylist to Pet Groomer
  • Learn the trade from award-winning groomers, in person or online!
  • Build your business with tips from Grooming Maven Melissa Verplank

The Paragon School of Pet Grooming was founded by Melissa Verplank, nationally known “groom-preneur,” author, media personality and current owner of White Dog Enterprises, Inc., Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa, Inc., Whiskers University, and

Learn to earn with the best at Paragon School of Pet Grooming, home to the highest level of professional grooming achievement.

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