Alumni Story Of Juliet Blake

April! Finally, the first whole month of spring and with it comes renewal and sun-filled days! This month at AGA we are very happy to share an alumni story with you that has turned into something amazing for AGA! Juliet Blake graduate of AGA, became a staff member after graduating, ...

Dog Groomer-More Than A Career

This article lists 10  reasons Professional Dog Groomers find the work they do offers more than just a career. Dog groomers play an important role by providing both care and educatoin to the families of the pets they service. The impact professional groomers have spans deeper than a bath and ...

A Growing Business

Pet Services and Pet Grooming continue to boom as an industry. This is an interesting article that tells the story of a successful mid life career change, and the rewards of making the leap to do something that you love. It is full of good industry information,  and of interest for ...

The Gifts Of Grooming

I have to agree, Grooming as a career is a gift, for many reasons. I am grateful for my career of over 30 years, and the doors that Dog Grooming has opened to me.  Through it sounds too good to be true, for the right person, Dog grooming is a ...

A Groomer's Story

The bond formed with grooming clients and their pets is one of the most unique perks of being a Professional Dog Groomer. Kayla Oliveira tells her story of her bonding experience in the Pet Grooming industry. ~ LINDA HEALY ARTICLE BY MELISSA VIERA When you speak to a prospective client for the ...

Starting Your Own Business

I loved reading how this  brave woman, took the leap into a second career to become a Pet Stylist, and 13 years later, has no regrets. ~LINDA HEALY  Just goes to show: “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” Milton Berle ARTICLE BY MARY OQUENDO In 2001, right after my ...

History Of Pet Grooming

If you were wondering how the Pet Grooming industry got its start, this article lays out Pet Grooming history from its very beginning., to the industry as a business, as well as predictions for the future This is a one of a kind, very informative timeline of how the industry ...

Grooming – A Booming Industry

When you are considering a Pet Grooming Career, this article gives detailed information on what it takes to be a Professional Groomer as well as some added information if your goal is to own your own grooming business down the line. ~LINDA HEALY This is very accurate information and to ...

The Dog Grooming Professional

In dog grooming being professional is not a constant. Professionalism is a defining characteristic for those groomers considering themselves successful.  So, what does "being professional" mean? Being professional can mean dressing smartly, and doing a good job. It may include having advanced degrees or other certifications, framed and hung on the ...

Pacific Grooming – Sandra Perez

Pacific Grooming isn't just another mobile grooming salon. Its special, not only because it is beautiful and specializes in Luxury Service for pets, but because of who owns and operates it. Sandra Perez is not only an amazing Pet Stylist but she is also an American Grooming Academy Alumni. These ...