Dog Grooming Indiana

The Smoochie Pooch Apprenticeship Program

Our apprenticeship program focuses on perfecting your dog grooming skills, including: 

We also help broaden your skincare and breed-specific knowledge.

Through their daily tasks, trainees exercise their knowledge in proper breed profiling and skills pattern setting for different dog breeds. We help apprentices maximize their grooming potential by encouraging creativity and teaching ways to improve speed and efficiency. 

Apprenticeship Program Details

This program sharpens the trainees’ skills in basic grooming, finishing techniques, and breed-specific services. Upon completing the program, apprentices become more confident in their grooming competencies and have actual salon operation experience.

Grooming competencies

Operational competencies

Who Is This Program For?

This program is for anyone serious about starting a career in pet grooming. It is also ideal for pet groomers who are re-entering the industry after a long break. 

Dog Groomers in Portage