Earn Your Pet and Dog Grooming Certificate Online

If you love animals, why not pursue a career that allows you to work with them each day as your job? Learn how to become a dog and cat groomer with Penn Foster Career School's Pet Grooming training, or simply learn how to better groom your own pets. Our online Pet Grooming Certificate program can be completed online in as little as two months, at your own pace, wherever is most convenient for you.

Why Become a Pet Groomer?

Pet groomers can be found working in a humane society, veterinary clinic, pet store, or kennel. Plus, our pet grooming classes allow you to save money and anxiety for both you and your pets by grooming your pets yourself! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, animal care jobs are expected to grow 22% from 2016 to 2026. There's no better time to get certified as a Professional Pet Groomer and begin your career!

Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?

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Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
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A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you’re not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
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Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge you need to help you prepare to become a Pet Groomer.
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Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
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Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
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Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Pet Grooming students in the Penn Foster Community.

Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?

clock icon.
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
trophy icon.
A Committed Support System
While you can study at home, you’re not alone! Our dedicated Student Services Department, Student Community, and instructors are just a call or email away.
clipboard and pencil icon.
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge you need to help you prepare to become a Pet Groomer.
thumbs up with signs icon.
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
iphone with settings gear icon.
Proven Reputation
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
street signs icon.
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with other Pet Grooming students in the Penn Foster Community.
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A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, and informative videos to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.

Pet Grooming Course Details

In our online Pet Grooming School, you can learn how to groom and handle all breeds of dogs and cats. You'll develop an understanding of dog and cat anatomy, personalities, behavior, and more.
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Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

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Pet Grooming Certificate Tuition

With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Pet Grooming training online today.
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“It feels great to have graduated two times from Penn Foster already... I am mostly proud of myself for the fact that I’m Certified in Pet Grooming and Certified in Natural Pet Care and can used them both to succeed in my grooming business.”

Frances R.
Penn Foster Graduate
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Get started today on your path towards helping animals and pet owners as a pet groomer with Penn Foster Career School’s accredited, online program.

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