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Overview

Pet Groomers wash, dry, brush, comb, cut and style pets' coats, clip their nails and clean their ears.

Day-to-day

  • bathes, cuts, combs, blow dries and styles pets' coats, clips their nails and cleans their ears.

Considerations

  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

To become a Pet Groomer

  • You can work as a Pet Groomer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in pet grooming or animal studies might be helpful.

    Find a Certificate in Pet Grooming or Styling

Skills employers are looking for

  • Dog Handling

  • Communication Skills

  • Working With Patient And/Or Condition: Bathing

  • Customer Service

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Heavy Lifting

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