Business Essentials

The Business Essentials unit is optional for those who want to start and run a successful dog grooming business

You’ll learn how to create a safe grooming environment and how to maintain a dog’s healthy skin and hair. This unit will also review dog anatomy and how to identify anatomical features.

Unit H Overview

Starting Your Own Business

Prepare to launch a thriving dog grooming business. We walk you through how to create a thorough and impressive business plan that sets you up for success. Learn about different business types, regulations and licenses, as well as how to name and register your business. You’ll also learn helpful tips for handling your finances, including how to manage your taxes and insurance.

Branding and Marketing

Prepare to launch a thriving dog grooming business. We walk you through how to create a thorough and impressive business plan that sets you up for success. Learn about different business types, regulations and licenses, as well as how to name and register your business. You’ll also learn helpful tips for handling your finances, including how to manage your taxes and insurance.

Scheduling and Client Relations

Turn every client into a repeat customer. Learn how to accurately estimate appointment times and schedule your week, as well as how to deal with unexpected medical emergencies. Next, learn safe and effective ways to manage client information. Finally, we walk you through how to deal with unhappy clients in a professional and resourceful manner.

Running a Dog Grooming Business

Lisa Day, a Certified Master Groomer, provides an inside look at the reality of running your own dog grooming business. Learn about networking and knowledge sharing, as well as how to keep up with industry trends. You’ll also learn how to communicate with your clients to strengthen your relationships and avoid misunderstandings.

Business Assignments

In the business portion of your dog grooming course, you’ll learn how to evaluate your business options and customize a plan to suit your career goals. Your assignments help you develop an ideal business scenario suitable for your aspirations.

View the assignment sample below to learn more about how your course will guide you in starting your own dog grooming business.

View Assignment