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Pet Groomer

Students will learn how to properly groom typical dogs encountered in a typical grooming shop. Focus is on low maintenance clipper trims, basic head styling, and foundation scissoring skills. Pet handling skills are demonstrated to help you win the trust and cooperation of a pet in a professional setting. You will also be introduced to pet first aid and CPR.

Getting Started

Application and Entrance Assignment Processing Fees: $50.00
Pre-requisite: None
Total Training Time: 240 Classroom hours
Time Requirement: Part-time = Ten weeks (24 hrs/wk); Full-time = Six weeks (40 hrs/wk)
2019 Class Start Dates:     2019 Start Date Calendar

Tuition, Tools & Textbooks

  • Deposit ($175)
  • Tuition ($4,265)
  • Books ($185)
  • Complete Toolkit ($875.00)

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  • Two Speed Professional Clipper w/ #10 Blade
  • #40 Blade
  • #30 Blade
  • #15 Blade
  • #7F Blade
  • #5F Blade
  • #4F Blade
  • Attach-on Guard Comb Set
  • Combination Comb
  • Wide Toothed Comb
  • Medium Slicker Brush
  • Rubber Curry
  • Thinning Shears
  • Small Detail Shears
  • Straight Shears
  • Curved Shears
  • Hemostats
  • Large Nail Trimmer
  • Blade Coolant
  • Ear Powder
  • Ear Cleaner
  • Kwik Stop
  • Spray Disinfectant
  • Kennel Lead and Loop
  • Ear Protection
  • Grooming Mask


Canine Anatomy: Canine Terminology – Harold Spira
Breed Standards: The New Complete Dog Book – The American Kennel Club
Grooming: Notes from the Grooming Table – 2nd Edition – Melissa Verplank, CMG
Grooming: Notes Pocket Pal – 2nd Edition – Melissa Verplank, CMG
Grooming: Theory of 5 – Melissa Verplank, CMG
Canine First Aid: Groomer’s Guide to Pet First Aid, Injuries & Health – Boyd Harrell, DVM

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