Dog/Pet/Animal Grooming.

(NEW) A program that prepares individuals to provide cosmetic services for household pets, show animals, work animals and animal athletes. Includes instruction in skin, coat, and pelt grooming and styling; skin care; hoof, nail, and claw care; animal massage; minor first aid and veterinary referral; animal grooming products and applications; health and safety; and applicable regulations. III - 7

Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Mean Entry Experienced
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 3,150 3,680 120 Great $8.49 $6.39 $9.54

Schools offering this program in Missouri*

Petropolis Academy of Pet Grooming
16830 Chesterfield Airport Road
Chesterfield, MO. 63005
Phone: (636) 537-2322

Tom Rose School of Dog Training & Grooming
6701 Antire Road
High Ridge, MO. 63049
Phone: (314) 376-4273

* Data Provided by Missouri Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (MOICC)