* In addition to patience and genuine care for animals, a pet groomer must have high standards of cleanliness and

* Excellent customer service skills are required, and pet groomers who own their own salons may also need good
management skills if they employ other groomers or assistants.

* Dogs may be the animal to most commonly visit a pet groomer, but groomers should be prepared to care for
and other pets as well.

* Washes, dries, brushes, combs, cuts and styles pets’ coats, clips their nails and cleans their ears.