What is a Dog Groomer?
A dog groomer is someone who earns a living by cleaning and taking care of a dog hygienically. Regular grooming plays a part in ensuring that the dog's health is maintained, and is an important part of dog care. A dog groomer will help in decreasing the chances of a dog having health problems by checking for swelling, cuts, heat, changes in temperament, parasites on the skin, and thrush. The dog groomer provides services like nail clipping, bathing, hair removal and even creative grooming services such as colouring the dog's fur and painting the dog's nails.
The ideal candidate is passionate about dog grooming, driven to work efficiently and independently, and has great communication skills with staff members and pet owners.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Ability to complete a groom from start to finish, in a timely manner.
Keep workspace and grooming area clean and organized, including proper sanitation of equipment and area between pets.
Groom and style pets per owners instructions and/or according to breed standards.
Develop meaningful, long-term relationships with pet parents by catering to their needs.
Requirements and Skills
Willingness to groom dogs of all sizes, breeds, temperaments
Able to stand, bend, or stoop for extended periods of time
Desire to educate client on proper home coat care
The ability to recognize common illnesses, such as skin disorders, watery eyes and nose possibly due to allergies, or a sprain
The ability to determine an animal's behavior and use techniques, such as a treat, to keep them calm and safe
The ability to groom large, overly excited, or frightened dogs without getting hurt or injuring the animals
The ability to assess the behavior and condition of each dog
The ability to work well with others such as dog owners, pet store personnel, and grooming assistants
The ability to groom different breeds of dogs according to their hair types
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Archive: The right candidates will have experience operating grooming equipment, demonstrate an ability to maintain equipment and, be attentive to detail, and be able to balance quality with efficiency.
Bestcare Facility Services
Last seen 8 hrs ago
Nairobi, Westlands, Region
Nairobi Mombasa Kenya
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