Results 1 to 12 of 12

Thread: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

  1. #1
    Worlds Greatest Chef I am an EBN Reporter
    Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    cali baker's Avatar
    Real Name
    Henny
    Country
    United States
    Location
    The Crown City (Pasadena)
    Posts
    9,013
    Bulldog(s) Names
    Tate Rory & Finn Paddington
    Likes (Received)
    1479
    Blog Entries
    32

    Default A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    Has anyone contemplated becoming a certified dog groomer?

    I was looking on a dog-daycamp's website and on the home page there's a blurb about becoming one for the low, low price of $2500! There are other courses you can take for more $$, like advanced ones, but this $2500 gives you a certification so you can actually work, I'm guessing, as a dog groomer.

    Just curious about this since I'm only 12 years away from retirement and thought i could start a new business venture!




  2. #2
    I couldn't make this sh*t up if I tried! Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    KMARINO's Avatar
    Country
    USA
    Location
    Bradenton Fl.
    Posts
    7,294
    Bulldog(s) Names
    VEGAS
    Likes (Received)
    181

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    I've never wanted to be one, but I sure do appreciate the one's that do Vegas's nails. I say go for it, I think you would be perfect!!

  3. #3
    Worlds Greatest Chef I am an EBN Reporter
    Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    cali baker's Avatar
    Real Name
    Henny
    Country
    United States
    Location
    The Crown City (Pasadena)
    Posts
    9,013
    Bulldog(s) Names
    Tate Rory & Finn Paddington
    Likes (Received)
    1479
    Blog Entries
    32

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    Quote Originally Posted by KMARINO View Post
    I've never wanted to be one, but I sure do appreciate the one's that do Vegas's nails. I say go for it, I think you would be perfect!!
    Thank you for that vote of confidence, Kelly! I do not like expressing anal glands though. Not that i ever tried but just the thought...
    , and i'm no good at clipping nails. I guess I can learn these things.

    I imagine myself in a big camper working my way thru the USA as a traveling dog groomer. Wouldn't that be fun?




  4. #4
    Head Pooper Scooper I am an EBN Reporter
    Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    Davidh's Avatar
    Real Name
    David
    Country
    USA
    Location
    Katy, Texas
    Posts
    13,246
    Bulldog(s) Names
    BeBe, Hazel, Lucy Lu, JLO, Hillary, Henri, & Katie
    Likes (Received)
    1556

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    Never thought about it, but when we had Cockers, I would cut their hair.
    Have a Great Bully Day.
    Member of The Bulldog Club of America, The Bulldog Club of Texas and French Bulldog Club of America.
    Bully hugs from - BeBe, Hazel, Lucy Lu, JLO, Hillary, Henri & Katie


  5. #5
    I couldn't make this sh*t up if I tried! Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    KMARINO's Avatar
    Country
    USA
    Location
    Bradenton Fl.
    Posts
    7,294
    Bulldog(s) Names
    VEGAS
    Likes (Received)
    181

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    Quote Originally Posted by cali baker View Post
    Thank you for that vote of confidence, Kelly! I do not like expressing anal glands though. Not that i ever tried but just the thought...
    , and i'm no good at clipping nails. I guess I can learn these things.

    I imagine myself in a big camper working my way thru the USA as a traveling dog groomer. Wouldn't that be fun?
    That does sound like fun!! I CAN NOT do glands, but after watching @JeannieCO's video a million times, Joe has it down!!! It don't bother him at all, except for the fact that Vegas is very uncomfortable. Each time we took him which was about every 5 weeks it would cost $17.00 so look at the savings and Joe does an excellent job.

  6. #6
    Pooper scooper
    Country
    USA
    Posts
    11,226
    Bulldog(s) Names
    7
    Trophies
    Likes (Received)
    2232

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    Great great idea!

  7. #7
    I'm not OCD....now who moved my bulldog? I am an EBN Reporter
    Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    2BullyMama's Avatar
    Real Name
    Christine
    Country
    USA
    Location
    Gilbertsville, PA
    Posts
    40,140
    Bulldog(s) Names
    Lambeau, Chelios (Frenchie), Nitschke (2004-2011) and Banks (2005-2014)
    Trophies
    Likes (Received)
    11481

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    great idea and they are always looking to hire....
    ----------------------------------------------------------------
    There is a part of your heart not alive until a bulldog has entered your lif
    e.

    Nitschke (2004-2011) and Banks (2005-2014) -- My angels
    Thank you for all the love, fun and teachings




  8. #8
    Norwegian Rose Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Vikinggirl's Avatar
    Real Name
    Monica
    Country
    Canada
    Location
    Burlington, ON Canada
    Posts
    9,636
    Bulldog(s) Names
    Bulldozer and Blossom
    Likes (Received)
    2118

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    I think that is an excellent idea. The good thing about that job is that it's not expensive to take the course, the equipment you need is minimal, and there is the potential to work for yourself in your own business if you want to, and you have the flexibility to make your appointments and days you want to work. I say go for it.
    LEARN A LESSON FROM YOUR DOG, NO MATTER WHAT LIFE BRINGS YOU, KICK SOME GRASS OVER THAT AND MOVE ON.

  9. #9
    ink-a-licious redhead bully mama Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    agingermom's Avatar
    Country
    USA
    Location
    Washington State
    Posts
    4,255
    Bulldog(s) Names
    Arnold Schwarzenegger and Miss Bertha Bacon and Petey Herman (Frenchie)
    Likes (Received)
    555

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    not only no but hell no. I would rather wrestle a drunk, acid dropping, 350 pound sweaty man who peed himself


    I'm a good girl, I promise

  10. #10
    Bully lov'in wonder from down under Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    Ftse 100's Avatar
    Real Name
    Julie
    Country
    Australia
    Location
    Qld Australia
    Posts
    6,772
    Bulldog(s) Names
    Ftse
    Trophies
    Likes (Received)
    1954

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    Sounds great Henny I could see you doing that, Taylor,s friend does this and loves it.

  11. #11
    EBN's SWEETHEART aka our little GOOB Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    Need help with the forums?  Contact me!
    ddnene's Avatar
    Real Name
    Tracey
    Country
    USA
    Location
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Posts
    12,722
    Bulldog(s) Names
    Willow (2015) Walter (2014) Winston (2012-13) Wellie (2012-13) Bella (2007-13)
    Likes (Received)
    5562

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    Henny, that sounds perfect for you!!! You are so patient & loving w/your own dogs… I'm sure your clients would fall in LOVE w/you!!!

    "What we once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us." Helen Keller
    RIP Wellie, Bella, Winston & Roxie

  12. #12
    Owner/Administrator Become a 4 Paw Member
    I Have Earned Community Veteran Status!
    bullmama's Avatar
    Real Name
    Lisa
    Country
    USA
    Location
    Tucson, Arizona
    Posts
    25,361
    Bulldog(s) Names
    The Home of the Desert Sky Pack
    Trophies
    Likes (Received)
    2311
    Blog Entries
    7

    Default Re: A 2nd career as a dog groomer(?)

    What a great idea! I would love to go to school to be a vet tech, I think there is also online courses for that. I don't think I'd ever actually be one though. I could not stand to see people neglect their animals.

    Everyday is a party when you own a bulldog!
    CLICK HERE to Sponsor a rescue Bulldog!

Remove Ads

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •