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Speeding Up Groom: Getting Into The Flow

In the business of grooming, time is money. The average dog groomer will spend about one to two hours grooming a single dog. That may not be possible right away for the novice groomer, but speeding up groom is something to be mindful of when working towards improving your craft. There are many…

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Make The Best of Grooming School: Stay Curious

Over the years I’ve picked up on common traits among my most successful graduates. It got me thinking… what’s a key trait that most or all of those groomers have? One characteristic that comes to mind is that most of them came to my grooming school lessons with at least two or three…

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Is Dog Grooming School As Fun And Easy As They Say?

If you watch grooming videos on Youtube, you’ll see that everyone seems to be having a great time, and it seems like a job that anyone can do after learning in a dog grooming school. This job is indeed fun. However, to be able to do the job to the level of a…

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Invest In Yourself: How To Have a Bright, Long Future As a Pet Groomer

When you’re in your younger years, it’s hard to think and plan for the future. It’s so much more fun and easy to enjoy life instead of thinking about your retirement. If you think it will be easy to retire at 60, have lots of free time with enough funds, and nothing but…

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Take A Step Forward To Do What You Really Want To Do

In my opinion, few people can confidently say they’re happy with their current life and career. “I want to pursue other interests and do work that’s fun as is rewarding.” “I want to get out of my current life and job.” “I want to increase my income and start my own business.” Many…

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Deciding Between An Online Grooming Course Or A Dog Grooming School: Which Is Beneficial To The Aspiring Dog Groomer?

Contents Which path to take to realize your dreams, online course or hands-on class? The world is now booming with a variety of virtual learning especially in these troubled times of Covid 19. Many people are interested in taking online dog grooming courses so I want to take this opportunity to talk about…

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Be The Best Kind Of Groomer: 5 Characteristics Of A Good Groomer

Table of contents Sure you’re a pro when it comes to Cocker Spaniel cuts and rounding feet, but that’s not the only skills you need to be a successful and reputable dog groomer. Just because you can cut dog hair, doesn’t make you the best compared to the rest. Here are the top…

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Be The Best Kind of Groomer: Do You Still Want To Be A Dog Groomer?

Table of contents I often ask our grooming school applicants why they’re interested in dog grooming. The majority of them answer that they want to be a groomer because they love dogs. Without a doubt, the love and care for dogs is a minimum requirement to be a groomer. However, if you want…

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Be The Best Kind Of Groomer: Studies From A Dog Grooming School 

Table of contents Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could recreate the gorgeous grooms you see on social media and even in the dog parks in your area? Transforming a dog that looks like they’ve never seen the inside of a grooming salon into a double-take worthy teddy bear cut is a profession…

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“Pet Styling Handbook for the Canadian Professionals”

Pet Grooming Studio Academy is in the process of creating a multimedia-based pet styling handbook. The First of its kind in North America! The dog grooming manual is concentrating on pet salon’s styling work and professional work tips The manual will assist students and graduates of the school in increasing the potential and…

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Another Graduate Awarded in the Professional Dog Grooming Competition!

Newly graduated dog groomer, Miss. Kim Endow entered the May 2 dog grooming competition held by the Dog Groomers Association with the expectation of the thrill of the experience. She never dreamed that she would finish an impressive third place in the competition against many skilled professionals. The competition is judged for many…

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“Just Graduated” Newbies Competed Well With The Professional Groomers!

One of our school graduates took part in the Dog Grooming Competition held by the Ontario Dog Groomers Association. Miss Y. Sawa completed 20 weeks of Professional Dog Grooming Lessons and started working at the pet salon downtown Toronto only a few months ago. She has “just graduated” from this school. She has no…

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What makes me feel fortunate being a pet groomer

I have been a pet groomer for over 40 years.  I’ve never gotten tired of grooming and have no regrets for having chosen this career. I am close to 70 years old now and still not ready to retire and look forward to going to work every day. Working with dogs on a…

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What’s the Tough Aspect of Becoming a Pet Groomer?

You’ve been thinking about the career change.  Finding a new career, (a perfect career) is very similar to finding a perfect partner. If you love someone,  he (or she)  has many wonderful aspects you admire, but the person may also have some shortcoming.  Your career choice will be the same.  It takes love,…

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Is it time for a career change? 6 reasons you should consider pet grooming career

Table of contents Are you finding yourself in the middle of corporate downsizing? Are you fed up with your current job and just want to try something different? Or have you simply decided to get involved in a job that really excites you? If you are in this situation and love animals, consider…