The 2017 Dog Grooming Industry –Dog Grooming Career Outlook

It would come as no surprise to learn that more and more people are becoming pet owners.

In the United States, dog ownership has increased from 68 million in 2000 to 78 million in 2012. This is according to the IPPTS Dog Grooming Industry Report 2017, a report that also looks at the growth and career outlook for the year.

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An encouraging takeaway from the report, for current and aspiring dog groomers, is the fact that spending on pets has increased. More money is being spent per pet than at any other time. This is largely as a result of pet owners seeking additional grooming services for their dogs and this would be across the whole spectrum of different breeds that require grooming on a regular basis.

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Dog Grooming School – Find Grooming Classes Near You

Dog Grooming Certificate

As a dog groomer, you will be expected to be skilled in a whole range of tasks, from clipping nails to mastering different breed cuts such as that required for Poodle styles or for Cockapoo styles.

A reputable course can be just the ticket when it comes to getting your education as a pet groomer.

You can find many courses located throughout the States, the UK, Australia and many other countries.

Alternatively you can learn many of the skills online or via videos as well as gain a lot of excellent tips from book.

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Dog Grooming Courses Online: Learn to Groom Dogs at Home

Online Dog Grooming Courses

Which of the many dog grooming courses you end up choosing very much depends on your immediate goal. For example, you may be wishing to save money and time by grooming your own dog yourself. Alternatively you may be looking at dog grooming with a view to starting your own business.

Interestingly enough, the latter aspiration, starting a dog grooming business, often springs out of the 1st goal of simply wanting to be able to manage your own dog grooming yourself. Either way, there is a course for you.

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