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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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Dog Groomer

I washed and dried several dogs in a day, while learning to do more groomer's activities.

  • I kept the workplace clean and organized not only for clients but as well as staff.
  • I answered phone calls, setting up appointments.
  • I handled the client's payments with cash, atm/debit cards, and checks.
  • Friendly and professional to any and all clients.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
12

Dog Groomer

Restrain animal with muzzle if necessary

  • Greet clients and bring grooming animals to and from the grooming room during check-in and check-out times.
  • Combs, clips, trims, and shapes dogs' coats to groom dogs, using knowledge of canine characteristics and grooming techniques and styles: Reads written or receives oral instructions to determine clipping pattern desired.
  • Places dog on grooming table and fits grooming collar on dog to hold animal to table.
  • Talks to dog or uses other techniques to calm animal.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
13

Dog Groomer

  • Working for [company name] has been great.
  • I have a specialized talent of grooming dogs.
  • I style their hair and make sure the customer is satisfied with the result.
  • I schedule appointments and contact past customers regarding follow-up appointments.
  • I speak with potential customers through the store dog training classes to pull in new business.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AA
Homeland Security, Currently Enrolled
14

Dog Groomer

  • custom dog grooming with an emphasis on safety, quality, and speed
  • strong multitasking and time management
  • working as a reliable team member; effectively communicating with others
  • providing consistently friendly customer service
  • staying neat and organized
  • In this position I focused on further developing my dog grooming skills, pace, and efficiency. As a result, my amount of daily work increased by eight dogs.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
15

Professional Dog Groomer

Professional Dog Groomer

  • Bathes, dries, and styles pets using methods in accordance with breed standards or pet parent requests.
  • Ensure the safety and security of pets by adhering all grooming policies and procedures
  • Answer phone calls
  • Help with salon cleaning
  • Maintain detailed records of services performed
  • Recommend products and services to pet parents that will meet their needs
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
16

Certified Dog Groomer

Promoted from Grooming Assistant to groomer in 2011

  • Working with customers on a daily basis, listening to their requests and needs, communicating effectively
  • Following organizational policies and procedures
  • Scheduling appointments and prioritize daily tasks
  • Strong empathy to animal and human welfare and needs
  • Compassion for pets in a stressful environment and treating accordingly
  • Paying attention to detail so animals are safe
  • Staying on feet for long periods of time requiring stamina
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Science
17

Dog Groomer

  • Establishing client relationships
  • Handling/calming pets while performing stressful tasks
  • Bathing, blow-drying, ear cleaning, nail clipping, teeth brushing, hair trimming
  • Taking/placing phone calls and using [company name] software to schedule appointments
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Biology
18

Dog Groomer

  • Adeptly groomed, bathed, rinsed, brushed, and dried dogs
  • Provided customer service in the form of consultations and explanation of services
  • Cleaned and maintained the grooming room and equipment
  • Checked for parasites or other skin irritations
  • Handled a variety of dogs safely and comfortably
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
19

Assistant Dog Groomer

Oversaw bathing, rinsing, and drying of dogs

  • Maintained grooming/booking schedule
  • Cleaned/maintained grooming and bathing
  • Managed walking and exercise schedules for dogs throughout work day
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
20

Dog Groomer

Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.

  • Confer with clients regarding price and type of arrangement desired and the date, time, and place of delivery.
  • Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury.
  • Do facility laundry and clean, organize, maintain, and disinfect animal quarters, such as pens and stables, and equipment, such as saddles and bridles.
  • Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
  • Answer telephones and schedule appointments.
  • Discuss with clients their pets' grooming needs.
  • Clean and disinfect surgical equipment.
  • Find homes for stray or unwanted animals.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
Pet Grooming

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