Groomer and Kennel Operator

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Last week we did a post about the various jobs you could hold should you want to work with dogs. We promised we would go into more depth about some of the jobs so today we’re going to share a bit more about being a dog groomer and dog boarding operator.

Dog Groomer Requirements and Earnings

  • Training from state licensed schools
  • Can become certified via National Dog Groomers Association of America
  • Approximately $19,690

Boarding Operator Responsibilities and Possible Requirements

  • Boarding
  • Feeding
  • Exercise
  • Grooming
  • Obedience classes
  • Pet supply sales
  • Joining the American Boarding Kennels Association

We think that the love of dogs should be the number one requirement for any job within the animal care industry. Let us know if you have ever worked in any of these fields!