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Dog Groomers trim and style canine hair, maintaining a pleasant appearance of dog coats. Common duties of a Dog Groomer include washing and cutting fur, brushing dog coats, clipping nails, cleaning ears, styling fur, sanitizing equipment, and answering to client inquiries. Those looking to work as Dog Groomers should showcase in their resumes the ability to work with animals, grooming skills, good communication abilities, customer service orientation, and time management. Most resume samples make display of a high school diploma or the equivalent. Some employers may require licensure.

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Owner & Dog Groomer

Created and implemented a business plan including: research regarding market trending items and services, researching competitor pricing, completing purchase orders, developing processes for success.

  • Employed, managed, and mentored one staff member.
  • Created employee and personal work schedules; prioritized appointments given client needs.
  • Remained apprised of technology & marketing options for recruiting new customers - e.g., Facebook, VistaPrint.
  • Performed grooming duties including: breed-specific hair cuts, bathing, trimming nails, drying and fluffing coats, cleaning ears, hygiene needs, transporting animals, and other specialized services.
  • Consulted clients regarding grooming needs, socialization needs, and promoted healthy habits for animals.
  • Developed a returning customer base.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Liberal Arts
2

Dog Groomer

Developed a large request clientele by promising satisfaction and performing to high standards.

  • Suggested products and additional services that would best suit their dog's needs while explaining the benefits.
  • Achieved high weekly add-on percentages and commissions.
  • Resolved complaints by listening to the problem, suggesting solutions, and working with the client to keep them satisfied.
  • Warmly greet clients upon arrival, and thank them for their business while welcoming them back again.
  • Followed company policies to maintain a safe, efficient work place.
  • Assisted clients in finding solutions from departments out of my spectrum of knowledge.
  • Performed grooming services while answering phones, making appointments, answering questions, and assisting any clients walking in.
  • Entered and updated client information in the salon computer system.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Ad Arts, Ad Science
3

Dog Groomer

Commission-based groomer

  • Excelled at multi-tasking with responsibilities such as; answering phones, scheduling appointments and caring for dogs.
  • Achieved working within the top three of nine professional groomers regarding sales percentages.
  • Communicated effectively with team members to reach personal and team weekly sales goals.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Animal Science
4

Dog Groomer

Educated clientele about services to improve the health and comfort of their pet dogs.

  • Provided customized grooming according to client wishes and the needs of the dog.
  • Responsible for knowing all breed standards and being able to perform the accompanying groom styles.
  • Provided general customer service and data entry.
  • Maintained designated areas and grooming supplies.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
English
English And Philosophy
5

Dog Groomer

Effectively communicate with clients and negotiate to create the perfect haircut for their dog and personal taste.

  • Critical thinking to be able to work with animals that are unpredictable and determine the best course of action to create a successful groom.
  • Respond calmly and efficiently in times of emergency or high stress/ busy environment.
  • Started with a workload of 3 dogs per day and improved to at least five dogs per day contributing to increased revenue for the shop.
  • Facilitate professional relationships with clients promoting repeat business and encouraging new business.
  • Built a strong repeat customer base to stay consistently booked by providing excellent customer service.
  • Supervise other groomers and bathers when owner is not available.
  • Provide information to clients on purchasable grooming products and generate more sales.
  • Maintained as close to a full time position as possible while attending school full time.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Health Sciences
Medical Terminology
6

Dog Groomer

Highly skilled in safe dog handling, brushing, de-matting techniques, pivot point scissoring, bathing and drying.

  • Mastered the ability to perform quality breed cuts quickly and efficiently.
  • Scheduling of grooming appointments and processing register transactions
  • Demonstrated the ability to work long periods of time standing
  • Focused on the clients needs, increased sales.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Dog Groomer

Bathe dogs in preparation for grooming.

  • Dried dogs using stand dryers and force dryers
  • Trimmed and shaped dogs coat and clip toenails, using scissors clippers.
  • Provided clientele in details what their dogs need
  • Organized clientele data
  • Trained and Supervised bathers
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
8

Dog Groomer

Dog and Cat Groomer

  • Administrative duties including managing appointments and scheduling, guiding customers towards the proper cut and services to fit their individual needs, and collecting payments for services provided
  • Train and oversee new employees
  • Groom animals and maintain their records
  • Introduced more efficient procedures for facility maintenance, improved appearance and presentation of salon
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Anthropology
9

Dog Groomer

  • Began working with PetSmart Groming as a dog bather and was promoted to a PetStylist shortly after by attending Grooming Academy and being properly trained by grooming professionals in Eugene.
  • Experienced with professional grooming techniques such as breed specific hair cuts using shears and clippers, trimming/grinding nails, and anal gland expression.
  • Comfortable restraining pets for grooming and bathing.
  • Able to use proper sanitization techniques for grooming equipment to avoid any contamination.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Science
Certified Veterinary Technician (cvt)
10

Owner/certified Dog Groomer

Pet care service provider specializing in the hygienic maintenance, upkeep, and boarding of canines

  • Provision of hygienic analysis and consultation
  • Prompt and expeditious execution of services
  • Offer exemplary customer service
  • Guarantee client safety and comfort at all times
  • State qualified in dog behavior and training techniques
  • Meticulously meeting health and sanitation standards
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job

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