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Career Start Report by PetGroomer.com
Our grooming career start report guides you for a more informed entry into the pet grooming industry. Nowhere else in the industry will you find extensive information for pet grooming career seekers. Since 1997 we have been assisting career seekers, advanced groomers, and stylists. We kept track of hundreds of questions careers asked us and created this report just for you. It is entirely free, thanks to the sponsors of PetGroomer.com, which you see listed on the right side of this page. Please support them.
The PetGroomer.com Grooming Career Start report presented online here is several pages. We also provide you with lists of onsite pet grooming schools and sources for distance learning or home study grooming for your convenience. If you still have questions, and we expect you will, we have another fantastic resource where all career seekers are welcome. Come talk with groomers willing to help and meet other career seekers. Come to the GroomerTALK™ Community. There are well over 500,000 messages, and by signing up, you can post replies and, more important, post questions. Career seekers are welcome! We even have a unique forum called CareerSeekerTALK. Don’t be shy! No question is “dumb.” We built that forum for you. Many of our members love to help career seekers. Enjoy PetGroomer.com and this Career Start report. Check out the schools and home study here, and learn more about jobs here, too, and sources of them, including the PetGroomer.com Classified Ads hosting the world’s largest database of grooming job-related ads and buying and selling anything grooming ads.
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Page 4 History of Pet Grooming
Page 8 Job Positions
Page 18 Stages of a Pet Grooming Career / Stage One – Initial Education / Stage Two – Employment or Self-Employment / Stage Three – Continuing Education / Stage Four – Certification by a Professional Grooming Association
Page 19 Outfit a Grooming Business or Career / Download Free Professional Planners / Available Planners / Supplier Resources / Sharpening & Repair Resources / Mobile Grooming Resources / Floor Plans & Design Resources
Page 20 Self-Employment Requirements / Pet Groomers Do Write Business Plans / Introduction to Types of Grooming Businesses / 7 Benefits of Grooming Business Plans / Typical Startup Costs for Grooming Businesses / Pet Grooming Franchises
Page 27 Get Involved and Stay Involved / Magazines & Newsletters / Grooming Associations / Calendar of Events / GroomerTALK℠ Community & GroomWise℠ Blogs / Find A Groomer Directory for Pet Owners / PetGroomer.com Classified Ads