Dog Grooming Service & Supplies
Many women and men are professionals in the dog and cat grooming service. This line of work involves bathing, brushing, trimming and caring for the pet's fur. As a professional in this business, you also clip nails, and supply pet owners with products like mobile cat carriers and dog cages. This is a wonderful line of work to get involved in if you enjoy working with kittens, puppies, and various breeds or house pets. With so many pet boarding facilities, dog kennels, animal salons, and pet boutiques across America today, there are certainly many opportunities in this business.
As a professional in the dog and cat grooming business, you will need to have a good understanding of animal health, pet care, flea and tick shampoo products, dog collars and giving pets haircuts. While there is no college education that pertains to this field, you can take classes in pet grooming. These are brief courses that will help you get better acquainted with pet care equipment, grooming tables, nail clipper tools, and how to wash dogs properly in a tub. Regardless of the store, salon, or pet shop you work for, animal owners will expect you to be able to answer their questions about cat accessory items, dog shampoos, mobile cat carriers and tools used to cut nails. You may even have to price some of the equipment and supplies at times.
In this dog grooming and pet supply business, you will deal with a lot of dog and cat owners.