Professional Pet Stylist
This course is designed to build confidence through knowledge and technical skills to launch you into the Pet Industry as a Professional Pet Stylist upon graduation. Students will be taught everything offered in the Professional Dog Bather course, AND learn proper use of grooming tools to perform skilled techniques in clipping, thinning shear use, scissoring, and de-shedding. Students will learn the AKC Breed Groups and Body Patterns as wells as how to groom mixed breeds while applying creativity, balance, symmetry and proper expression to all.
Includes Professional Bather Milestones 1 – 7
- Pet Grooming Introduction & Procedures
- How to Read & Understand Sam Kohl
- Skin Structures & Conditions
- Reading & Understanding AKC & the Definition of Work
- Pet Stylist Health
- Canine Anatomy
- Basic Grooming Techniques using Snap-on Comb Attachments
- Basic Styles and Patterns
- Basic Scissoring Techniques
- Salon Environment & Salon Safety
- Introduction To Mobile Pet Grooming
- Pets Safety
- Career Development – Introduction to Career Paths
- Resume Writing
State Licensure and Approval
American Grooming Academy is a private vocational school approved by the Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education under the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 and Title 5. California Code of Regulations Division 7.5. Private Postsecondary Education. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education approval means that this institution and its operation comply with the standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private post-secondary educational institutions. Institutional approval is subject to continual review and the institution must reapply for approval every three years.
American Grooming Academy Helpful Links
Read American Grooming Academy’s School Catalog (2016-2017)!
American Grooming Academy Student Brochure.
Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education.
The American Grooming Academy Performance Fact Sheet for each program offered.
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The American Grooming Academy Annual Report 2016.
BPPE Annual Report for 2016 – Professional Bather Program.
BPPE Annual Report for 2016 – Professional Pet Stylist Program.
BPPE Annual Report for 2016 – Professional Advance Pet Stylist Program.