School Curriculum

Our curriculum includes a complete 100 hour course of study. Diploma is valid nationwide. Once course is completed and diploma is awarded, graduates can groom in any part of the country.

Classes will include:

  • Bathing, Conditioning, and Drying Procedures
  • Brushing, Combing, De-Shedding and De-Matting
  • Standard Breed Cuts
  • Poodle Styles
  • Correcting Body Lines
  • Scissoring Techniques
  • Maintenance Grooming
  • Nail Clipping and Ear Cleaning
  • Ear Anatomy and Care
  • Dog Anatomy
  • Identifying Potential Health Problems
  • Time and Quality Grooming Production Requirements
  • Grooming tools, Shears, Dryers and Supplies Required for Grooming
  • Salon Safety Techniques
  • Proper Cleaning and Maintenance of the Work Area
  • Clipper and Shear Maintenance
  • Customer Relations, Appointment Scheduling, Business of Pet Grooming

Curriculum is subject to change depending on the class.  Clock hours are approximate.


We now have an Advanced Class of an additional 150 Hours (6 Weeks-Mon-Fri 10am-3pm) for past graduates or students that wish to add 150 hours onto their Basic Program. Advanced class is open by invitation only. Student can request a conference with the School Director in the 3rd week of the Basic class to see if they’re eligible to enroll in the Advanced class.

Tuition for Advanced Class is $3500, plus tools and registration fee.  (Students who take Advanced Dog Grooming immediately after graduating from Basic Professional Dog Grooming will not be charged for registration or the grooming kit a second time.)

Download and complete the below enrollment form and submit to School director for course approval.

Dog Grooming School of PA

920 Town Center Drive
Suite I-80
Langhorne, PA 19047

Mon-Fri: 10am-3pm
Sat & Sun  Closed

920 Town Center Drive, Suite I-80
Langhorne, PA 19047

(215) 752-1111

Dog Grooming School of Pennsylvania is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and we are proud members of National Dog Groomers Association of America, Inc.

Next Session Starts July 15th.  DEADLINE FOR ENROLLMENT IS JUNE 21ST!