Individual Courses

Groomer Certification Completion

Course Description

Groomer Certification Completion is a course designed for groomers who are currently working in the grooming field and have not received a diploma or certification from a grooming school. THIS COURSE IS NOT DESIGNED OR AVAILABLE FOR BEGINNERS IN THE GROOMING INDUSTRY. In this course, experienced groomers will come to Dogs’ Own Grooming School and receive instruction in the grooming skills needing improvement.

Entrance Requirements:
- Pass a written exam to demonstrate that you have the knowledge needed to participate in the course.
- Come to Dogs’ Own Grooming School and pass a practical grooming exam to demonstrate proficiency in grooming techniques. For out-of-state students, alternative methods of doing the practical exam are available.

This course can be a full or part-time opportunity. We understand that students in this course are currently working, and have their own clients to attend to. Full time enrollment will take 2 weeks to complete the course; one day a week attendance will take 10 weeks to complete the course. The course must be completed in 12 weeks or less.

A 80 hour program will take two weeks to complete.

Total Course Cost $1500.00



Course DescriptionSave time and money by sending your new bather to a one-week hands-on training course at Dogs' Own.

Bather & Brusher Course is a basic course for those starting their career in dog grooming as a bather for a grooming facility. This course is also a great option for business owners to have their new employees take, saving time and money in training.

A 40 hour program will take one week (5 days) to complete.

Tools included

Universal Slicker, Soft Slicker, Finishing Brush, Nail Trimmers, Styptic Powder, Hemostats, Ear Powder, Comb, Undercoat Rake, Furminator, Molting Rake, Chromado Cordless Clipper, Notes from the Grooming Table, Set of 3 Shears

Total Course Cost Tuition: $500 + Tool Kit Cost: $500


  • Bathing & Drying
  • Safety & Handling Techniques
  • Skin & Coat Conditions
  • Parasites & Treatment
  • Shampoo Selection


*Prices subject to change


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