Start Your Own Home-Based Pet Grooming Business

Start Your Own Home-Based Pet Grooming Business
Price: 
$140.00

Category: 
Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Are you an animal person? Do you consider your pet a part of your family? The number of pet-owning households is growing every year. The grooming industry is booming. At last count, there were around 60,000 to 80,000 pet groomers in the U.S. Our Start Your Own Home-Based Pet Grooming Business course lays the framework for developing your own pet grooming business. We cover pet services that are in demand, training you need to become a pet groomer, and business basics – finances, insurance, marketing, and business branding. This course will teach you all the steps necessary for creating a successful home-based pet grooming business. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify methods for becoming a pet groomer, such as training and creating a business plan
  • Recall the basics of developing your home-based business, such as accounting and obtaining insurance
  • Recognize the steps for constructing your home grooming shop
  • Discuss how to market and advertise your pet grooming business to increase business growth opportunities

Start Your Own Home-Based Pet Grooming Business Module 1
Why Pet Grooming?

When it comes to pampering their fur babies, pet owners don’t hold back. Different breeds of dogs require different types of grooming. Every breed of dog should visit a professional groomer at least 4 times a year. This module will explore pet services that are in demand today, as well as training needed to become a licensed groomer. We’ll also dive into creating a business plan and choosing the right name for your company. 

  • Pet Services in Demand Today
  • Golden Reputation
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Licenses and Permits
  • Pet Population

Start Your Own Home-Based Pet Grooming Business Module 2
Business Basics

Becoming a business owner requires a major shift in your mindset. You will always need to focus on the bottom line. This module aims to make the process of becoming a business owner less stressful by helping you be prepared. We will discuss choosing the right accountant, tax responsibilities, and how to properly insure yourself and your business. We’ll also examine how to correctly equip your office.

  • Accounting and Taxes
  • Your Balance Sheet
  • Insuring Your Success
  • Business Bank Account
  • Equipping Your Office

Start Your Own Home-Based Pet Grooming Business Module 3
Constructing Your Home Grooming Shop

It takes a lot of planning and consideration when deciding to start a home-based pet grooming business. You’ll need to have an adequate amount of room and a welcoming reception area. Your grooming space should be clean and you should have the right tools to do the job. We’ll also examine how to finance your grooming business.

  • Room to Grow
  • Financing Your Grooming Business
  • What Will It Cost?
  • Pet Grooming Housekeeping
  • Grooming Shows and Competitions

Start Your Own Home-Based Pet Grooming Business Module 4
Marketing and Public Relations

You’ll need to understand how to set your prices, marketing, and advertising before you take the plunge into creating your own pet-grooming business. This module will explore various avenues for marketing – magazines, websites, and social media. We will also cover ways to make your business grow, hiring employees, and keeping staff motivated.

  • Setting Your Prices
  • Advertising
  • The Personal Touch
  • Growth Opportunities
  • How to Pay Employees
     

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The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player