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Pet Groomer

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

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.

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Apprenticeships may be available

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

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