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    Why Become a Dog Groomer?

    July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018

Why Become a Dog Groomer?

Why Become a Dog Groomer?

Well, if you are passionate about dogs and their welfare, a career working as a Professional Dog Groomer could be for you.  In a latest industry report, dog owners within the UK spend 10 billion pounds per year on their canine friends, in an ever-growing industry.  Qualified Dog Groomers with both practical and theoretical experience are in high demand, and by studying with Career College UK you will receive the exact skills required start in the profession.

Here are 7 reasons to consider a Dog Grooming Career today.

  • You get to work with dogs every day – by this point we assume you love dogs right?  By working as a Dog Groomer, you will make lots of new doggy friends every day of the week in your new job.
  • You actively make a difference to the health and welfare of dogs – working as a Dog Groomer handling dogs, you are often the first to find any issues with a dogs health, which can be brought to the attention of a vet or specialist.
  • You can earn a good salary – on completion of the course you will have the skills and knowledge to work within an existing practice as a Dog Groomer.  By having a Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming you will often be able to start working in a more senior role, with higher wages.
  • You can set up your own business – about half of our graduates go on to set up their own business as a Professional Dog Groomer.  Working visiting clients, or with a mobile practice there are very low setup costs to get your business underway.
  • You can work flexible hours – most Grooming Salon’s are very busy – so many are looking for part time staff to help with their workload – if this is what you are looking for.  If you choose to set up your own business – as a client based role, you can choose your hours with lots of flexibility.
  • You can continue to learn and develop  – many Dog Groomers go on to specialise in specific breeds, salon services, or even diversify into other roles such as dog walking and daycare.
  • You are entering a growing industry – within the UK dog owners spent 10 billion pounds last year on their poochie friends, and around 60% of dog breeds require grooming on a regular basis.  Highly skilled qualified Dog Groomers are in high demand so there will be lots of opportunities available to you upon graduation.

If you would like to find out more information about studying to become a Dog Groomer with Career College UK, simply click here to find out more.