B-Pro Dog Grooming Academy is a government certified and registered private career college. Our facility boasts only top-of-the-line equipment featuring the latest in technology. For your benefit, all equipment is supplied by the school.
Students must have graduated from Grade 12 and be interviewed by the school to be accepted. No appointment is necessary between 9 a.m. and Noon, Thursdays through Saturdays. A certified cheque is required to register. You can pay prior to the course with the cheque due the week before classes begin.
Length of Course
- 36 weeks, 3 days a week
- 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday
- Customer service
- Promotional sales
- Management, vet clinic,
grooming and retail
A diploma is issued upon the successful completion of our course.
Basics of Grooming
This is offered upon completion of the course. Class is presented in basic, intermediate and advanced levels, followed by identification of the difference in grooming hounds, terriers, toys, working, sporting, non-sporting, herding and miscellaneous classes of dogs and cats. Class includes the bathing, brushing and drying of up to 5 animals a day (dogs and cats).
Learn how to work with the public, veterinarians, other groomers and organizations. You will learn the proper care and procedures involved with boarding. Associations and memberships affiliated with the grooming industry will be discussed.
Learn the computer skills you need that pertain to veterinary clinics, grooming salons and kennels. This includes point of sales (P.O.S) programs.
About the Instructor
Barbara Hodgkinson is an international gold medalist and master certified groomer who has been grooming for over 38 years. For 20 of those years, she has been committed to teaching others. She is well known throughout the industry due to her experience and expertise. Barbara was formerly the Canadian educator for the Sunbeam/Oster Corporation. She was previously an equipment advisor for Pet Supply House.
“I look forward to meeting you!”
- Barbara Hodgkinson