Dog Groomer Resume Sample

Updated September 14, 2018

Position Requirements

✓ Certified Pet Groomer with some experience in the pet grooming industry.

✓ Substantial knowledge of all dog breeds and a strong ability to work flexibly and independently.

✓ Ability to provide a professional environment to clients and treat them respectfully and fairly.

✓ Passion for delivering the best services to both clients and their pets.

The following resume sample is specifically designed for those job seekers who are interested in obtaining a dog groomer position.


Dog Groomer Resume Example




8 New Ave, Everett, MA 74838
david @ email . com

Dog Groomer

More than 5 years of dog grooming experience in a high volume environment. Adept at grooming small and large breeds of dogs with the help of tools and supplies such as curry brush, shedding blade, stripping combs, bristle/wire pin brush, rakes, coat kings and stand dryers. Incredible aptitude of grooming a minimum of 4 pets per day according to each client’s specifications. Devoted to providing high-quality work, meeting the expectations of the clients and passionate about taking extreme care of all pets in the salon.

• National Certified Master Groomer
• International Model of Pet Grooming Distinction Certificate

• Nail trimming and filing
• Ears and eye cleaning
• Hair cutting
• Modern dog grooming techniques
• Dog behavior management and body language
• Illnesses symptoms
• Allergic reaction prevention


Pet Spa – Katy, TX | 2015-present
Dog Groomer
• Groom, bath, rinse, brush, and dry dogs
• Provide customer service in the form of consultations and explanation of services
• Clean and maintained the grooming room and equipment
• Check for parasites or other skin irritations

Bark and Stay – Davenport, IA | 2012-2015
Groomer Assistant (Bather)
• Supported the groomer by providing baths, comb-outs, blow-drying and upkeep of the grooming room
• Handled a variety of animals safely and comfortably
• Cleaned up the bathing area, mobbed, vacuumed and answered phones
• Trimmed nails, cleaned ears, anal sacs, and brushed teeth
• Detangled hair, removed mats and dried the coat
• Checked pets in and out

ABC College – Shoreview, MN – 2011
Diploma in Animal Care