Enroll in the Pet Supplies Plus Grooming Academy

Gain an unmatched experience through paid training.

Pet Supplies Plus groomer with dog

Acquire the knowledge you need to turn your love of dogs and passion for pet grooming into a rewarding career.

As the largest independent pet store franchise, Pet Supplies Plus is eager to hire pet lovers who are interested in joining a beloved brand and talented team. In 2019, we partnered with Paragon School of Dog Grooming to help train our groomers to provide excellent service to our neighbors. In addition to offering the supplies pets love, our grooming program helps pet owners keep their furry companions’ coats healthy and clean.

Paragon School of Pet Grooming - Distance Learning Program

If you’re passionate about it, is it work?

A student-focused approach supports you.

Our Grooming Academy includes web-based learning, hands on practice, and a highly experienced support team. As a result, students can expect to come out of the program with well-rounded expertise and the skills necessary to launch a successful grooming career with Pet Supplies Plus.

Our world-class culture outruns the competition.

In addition to a corporate team that is open to new ideas on providing services for our neighbors and is invested in your success, everyone who works at Pet Supplies Plus loves pets and embraces our core values:

  • Approachable
  • Indie
  • Fun
  • Passionate

Brand recognition that can’t be beat.

Despite having over 500 locations open across the country, our brand is still in large demand with an average of 50 new franchises opened each year! Named as the #1 Pet Franchise for seven years in a row, Pet Supplies Plus is the perfect place to launch and grow your career.

Our Grooming Academy steps:

Kick off the program.

Begin our paid Paragon School of Grooming program in your local Pet Supplies Plus store.

Learn from your mentor and training coach.

Progress through the program with opportunities to show off what you’ve learned, and receive constructive feedback from your Paragon Mentor and Pet Supplies Plus Services Training Coach, whom have decades of combined experience in the art of grooming.

Put your hard work into practice.

Within a few weeks, you’ll start to provide basic grooming services.

Complete the final program stages.

Next, you’ll move on to the next stage of the Paragon program and learn to hone your skills, time management, and productivity.

Graduation day!

You’re now a certified Pet Supplies Plus groomer and will begin your rewarding career as a commissioned dog groomer.

Hear all the paw-sitives about our academy.

Ideal candidates for the Grooming Academy should:

  • Be self-motivators
  • Love pets, especially dogs
  • Be patient with dogs
  • Possess communication and listening skills
  • Likes to get puppy kisses and isn’t afraid to work in hairy and noisy (dogs bark) environments

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