Arkansas Pet Grooming School
"A Career for Dog Lovers!"
Here are some great reasons why to choose Arkansas Pet Grooming School (APGS)

We have prayer every morning to get us off to a great start. 

*  We are a small school with 4 students at a time receiving hands-on training, making us able to give each one individual attention, when you join APGS you have become part of our family . 

* You are not just a number to us but one very special individual, when you succeed we succeed.

* We have a large clientele of dogs to groom for each student.

* Students can start anytime! We have designed our courses to immediately allow students at all skill levels. 

* Students can complete the courses by scheduling their class on week days or days on which they are able to attend. This may be just one day or a few days a week. That would be convenient to their job schedule or life styles.

* This is a Combination Course (online/onsite) 480 clock hours total. You will have 328 clock hours of online theory classes & 152 clock hours of the old fashion way: hands-on site training.

* You are welcome to talk to some of our former students for recommendation.

* We have a BSE Degree in Education, Master Groomer, Veterinarian assistant, AKC dog breeder & show CEO of Arkansas Pet Grooming School as our dedicated instructor who is focused on your needs from her past 41 years of grooming experience.  

* We give you life time support with any grooming problems you may have after you receive your diploma & before.

* Will get to open your own business on paper so when ready to open a shop on your own will already know how .

*  We care about you and your future, & will be with you the whole way.
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We offer you the knowledge that empowers you to open a successful business, or work for someone else. Do not sell yourself short. You will have the knowledge that it takes to carry you through the fears of a competitive business world. We fully believe that our school is the most comprehensive, hands on & friendly.

We think the key to our success & the success of our graduates is undeniably related to our main concept, which is to provide you with all the knowledge that it takes for quality grooming, to open a profitable, & rewarding career. This is only the beginning, & you set the limits, it all depends on you.

"A Dog Lover'€™s Career!"€






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Career Information

Pet groomers may work for a kennel, pet store, veterinary clinic or private pet salon. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projected that jobs for nonfarm animal caretakers, which includes pet groomers, would increase by 15% between 2012 and 2022 (www.bls.gov). As of May 2014, the median annual salary for nonfarm animal caretakers was $20,340, according to the BLS. Self-employed groomers may earn higher incomes in running their own pet salons. In fact, as of July 2015 small business owner/operators earned a median salary of $59,225, according to PayScale.com (www.payscale.com). 


I would like to welcome you into the world of dog grooming. This is a profession that not only gives personal satisfaction, but the opportunity to be in on your own. Groomers are needed all over the world. Professional Groomers have many rewarding fields to enter. The pet industry offers Grooming Salons, Kennels, Veterinarians, Pet Shops, Pet Suppliers, Mobile Groomers, Dog Shows & many more. Professional Groomers is €œA Dog Lover'€™s Career!. Each day is new & exciting. Each dog has its own personality that you will get to know & look forward to seeing in the future.
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