Professional Dog Grooming

Written by Sara Strand
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Professional dog grooming is a rapidly expanding field. There are many different ways to break into the field after completing your training. One way to begin small is to offer mobile services to your clients.

Professional Dog Grooming Options

Offering mobile services means that you come to the customer, rather than the customer coming to you. The benefits for you in choosing this option include a lot of freedom, a focus on customer service, and no need for a professional dog grooming salon either inside or outside your home. For those who get itchy working in the same place everyday, this is a way to do what you love, and leave out the monotony of an office-type job.

For those who dream big, owning and operating a dog grooming salon might be a more appealing choice. Although overhead costs are higher, this business, once started, is easy to expand by hiring more groomers to your staff. If you are not afraid of a venture, the benefits of opening a professional dog grooming salon might be worth researching.

A third option is to work in someone else's salon. Some people want to focus on grooming, and not have to focus on the business end of the career. By choosing to work for someone else, you may face a lower pay rate, but you will probably have to invest less time and risk into your career as a groomer. No matter which way you lean, remember that research is always a first step before committing yourself to any of these methods.


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