Starting a new business can be exciting, particularly if it involves providing for the happiness and well-being of our furry friends. The ‘Setting Up Your Dog Grooming Business‘ course offers a unique opportunity to enter this lucrative sector. Imagine a fresh wave of waving tails greeting you every day, eager for the attention and care they will get from you. By clearing up common misconceptions in Module 01, this course demystifies the journey and discourages aspiring entrepreneurs from pursuing their dreams of becoming dog groomers.

Delving into the second phase of your enterprise, Module 02 and Module 03 serve as your beacon through the initial decision-making process and the fundamental steps of establishing your venture. With comprehensive insights, you will assess whether the grooming path aligns with your aspirations and outline a robust blueprint for your business structure. Beyond the shears and brushes, Module 04 ensures that you’re not only prepped to create a stylish pooch but also equipped with knowledge on regulations and workplace safety, cementing the professionalism within your prospective establishment.

Lastly, the well-being of our furry clientele is of utmost importance. Module 05 elevates your service beyond aesthetics, instilling crucial dog first aid knowledge, ensuring peace of mind for pet owners and a safe haven for pets. This course is more than a stepping stone; it is a guide to weaving passion and professionalism into a successful dog grooming business tapestry.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discern and dispel prevalent dog grooming myths to establish a foundation of trust and expertise.
  • Evaluate personal suitability for a career in dog grooming and articulate a decisive business strategy.
  • Navigate the essentials of setting up a dog grooming establishment, from conception to execution.
  • Understand and apply regulatory frameworks and safety protocols to ensure a secure grooming environment.
  • Acquire essential knowledge in canine first aid to enhance client trust and care excellence.

Who Is This Course For?

  • Individuals with a zest for canine care looking to embark on a new entrepreneurial journey.
  • Pet enthusiasts seeking to translate their passion into a thriving, heartwarming profession.
  • Those considering a career change and desiring a role filled with joy and furry clients.
  • Entrepreneurs in the pet care industry aiming to broaden their services and market reach.
  • Professionals within the animal care sector want to specialize in grooming services.


Once you finish the course, you can get a certificate to show your success. The PDF version costs just £3.99, while a printed one is £7.99. If you’d like both, it’s £10. For students outside the UK, there’s an extra £10 for delivery.


  • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the course.
  • A strong grasp of English, numeracy, and ICT is necessary for enrolment in this course.

Career Path:

  • Dog Groomer: £18,000 – £25,000
  • Salon Manager: £22,000 – £30,000
  • Mobile Grooming Business Owner: £25,000 – £40,000
  • Pet Spa Operator: £20,000 – £35,000
  • Grooming Course Instructor: £25,000 – £45,000
  • Animal Welfare Officer: £20,000 – £30,000

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Popular Myths about Dog Care and Grooming
Popular Myths about Dog Care and Grooming 00:08:00
Module 02: Deciding Whether Professional Grooming Is Right for You
Deciding Whether Professional Grooming Is Right for You 00:08:00
Module 03: Getting Down to Business
Getting Down to Business 00:11:00
Module 04: Regulations and Workplace Safety
Regulations and Workplace Safety 00:09:00
Module 05: Dog First Aid
Dog First Aid 00:14:00