Curriculum

Pet Grooming Curriculum

The Pet Grooming Certificate Program at Penn Foster includes an introduction to dogs and cats, basic health care of cats and dogs, dog breeds, preparation for grooming, equipment selection, bathing and drying, and more.

Pet Grooming

Certificate 2 months As low as $50/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Pet and Dog Grooming Program Curriculum

  • 9 courses
  • 25 exams
  • 30.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 2 months
  • Average time = 4 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework.

Introduction to Dogs and Cats

Pre-Grooming Procedures

Dog Grooming, Part 1

Dog Grooming, Part 2

Dog Grooming, Part 3

Dog Personalities and Behavior

Cat Grooming

Business Practices

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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