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The philosophy of the Florida Academy of Pet Grooming is to encourage our students to acquire the best knowledge, develop their creativity, and continue to strive for excellence. Our goal is to convey our knowledge of pet grooming, which we have attained through many years of experience, hard work, and study to each and every student.

We also believe being that being creative is equally important  in this profession, and should be practiced and utilized. We are confident this combination of knowledge, creativity, and excellence will more than prepare our students for personal and professional success and satisfaction. In doing so, we can take this industry to its highest levels....

Listed below are the courses that we offer at the Florida Academy of Pet Grooming . Financial Aid is available for those that qualify.

 

Master All Breed Grooming Program
(600 Clock Hours)
Registration Fee
............................$150
Tuition
.........................$7950
Equipment
...........................$800
   
Total
.........................$8900
   
 
Basic Professional All Breed Program
(300 Clock Hours)
Registration Fee
.........................$150
Tuition
......................$5050
Equipment
........................$800
   
Total
.....................$6000
   

This program enables the student to professionally groom a variety of dogs and some cats. Because of the additional program hours the student has an opportunity to refine scissoring, increase speed, and learn more advanced grooming skills.

The additional 300 hours will be spent on individualized hands on training. In addition, the student will learn how to handle clients, deal with competition, take appointments, as well as salon and marketing management. The student will also become involved in all areas of retain management.

The object of this program is to enable the student to work as a professional groomer, salon manager, or owner.

 

The Basic Professional All Breed Grooming Program is designed to prepare the student to master the basic grooming skills on a variety of dogs and some cats.

The school's environment is designed to closely resemble an actual grooming salon. The majority of hours are spent on individualized hands on training from the first week forward.

The object of this program is to prepare the student to be qualified to enter into the grooming industry as a professional pet groomer.

 

 

Advanced Dog Obedience Program
(160 Clock Hours)
Registration Fee
...........................$150
Tuition
........................$4600
Equipment
...........................$250
   
Total
.........................$5000
   
 
Basic Dog Obedience Program
(80 Clock Hours)
Registration Fee
........................$50
Tuition
.....................$2250
Equipment
........................$200
   
Total
......................$2500
   

The Advanced Dog Obedience Program enables the student to professionally train dogs at an advanced level.  This program also enables the student to address dog behavioral problems, recognize canine body language, and to understand how dogs communicate. 

This program prepares the student to work as a dog behaviorist and trainer. This Program is offered through correspondence.  The student will train their own dog through all levels of Basic and Advanced obedience, as well as complete all written tests and exercises.  The student is welcome to spend up to twenty hours on campus for hands on training. 

The student must submit a video demonstrating them executing all the included exercises with their dog.  The student can also choose to demonstrate the completed exercises on campus.

 

The Basic Dog Obedience Program is an 80 hour program that involves learning dog psychology and behavior traits. The student learns how to modify undesirable behavior on a basic dog obedience level.   Student must train a dog through completion.

The program is designed to prepare the student to master dog obedience on a basic training level and address common dog behavior problems.  The program is to prepare the student to become a dog obedience trainer.

 

Bather/Brusher Grooming Program
(80 Clock Hours)
Registration Fee
.............................$50
Tuition
.........................$1500
Equipment
..........................$800
   
Total
.........................$2350
   
   

Canine Massage Program
(80 Clock Hours)
Registration Fee
.............................$50
Tuition
.........................$700
Equipment
..........................$50
   
Total
.........................$800
   

The object of this program is to enable the student to perform all the necessary skills and techniques of the bather/brusher phase of dog grooming to produce a professionally groomed pet.

Emphasis is placed on individualized hands on training in a salon setting. Upon completion of this program, the student will receive a diploma and be qualified to be employed as Bather/Brusher for any professional grooming establishment.

   

The Canine Massage program is designed to teach a student the skills it takes to become a professional canine massage therapist, and enter into that field professionally. It is taught to be implemented on dogs, rather than dogs or cats. This program is provided as an on campus program covering areas, such as; anatomy, hand movements and techniques, book work, and more. It is also offered as a correspondence course, with the option of completing 20 hours on campus. Upon proper completion, a diploma is awarded.

   
   
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