Fluffy Paws Grooming School is committed to teach the highest level of quality grooming skills of students wishing to pursue a career as a professional groomer. Our main objective within our 300 hour Professional Pet Grooming Certificate Program is to help students learn the essential elements to become a finished groomer and quickly begin a paid career working within a grooming shop or a grooming facility environment.

The program curriculum includes a combination of lectures, instructor demonstrations, video, and hands-on training. The major elements of instruction of the Professional Pet Grooming Certificate Program include:

Orientation to Pet Grooming
a. Identifying tools and proper utilization
b. Learn the art of handling dogs
c. Detecting medical and skin problems
d. Introduce 7 groups of dogs in AKC

Basic Dog and Cat Grooming
a. Brushing techniques
b. Bathing techniques
c. Drying methods
d. Cat handling and basic grooming

Grooming All Breeds
a. Anatomy and Conformation
b. Pattern Placement and Styling

Health / Safety
a. Handling and Control
b. First Aid
c. Sanitation of tools

Management / Ownership
a. Customer Relations
b. Shop Operations
c. Pricing
d. Record Keeping
e. Personnel Management
f. Advertising