Apprentice Dog Groomer

Type: Apprentice
Region: South East

Smart Paws are looking for an enthusiastic dog lover for a position within their very busy dog grooming salon in Basingstoke. An amazing opportunity for someone looking to start their career working with animals!

Smart Paws are offering a kind, calm and holistic approach to dog grooming where they treat each animal on a 121 basis. They are looking for someone who is hard working, has lots of energy, confident, loves dogs and is brilliant at customer service and is willing to go the extra mile to learn a fantastic skill and become a dog groomer.

As an apprentice at Smart Paws, you will be an integral part of the team, assisting with;

  • Washing
  • Drying
  • Brushing and combing dogs

You will learn how to to;

  • Clip
  • Shave
  • Style fur according to breed standards or pet owner’s requests
  • Trimming nails
  • Cleaning ears
  • Teeth
  • Checking for signs of infection
  • Identifying any potential health concerns like skin conditions, parasites, or ear infections and bringing them to the owner’s attention.
  • Consulting with pet owners to understand their desired grooming style and specific needs for their dog.
  • Communicating with clients about their pet’s grooming experience,
  • Booking appointments, updating client records, answering the phone, responding to messages, using social media.
Job Overview
We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.