Writing a great groomer resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Rufus Goats | (325) 224-4522 | 887 North 600 West


I am a professional dog groomer with over three years of experience. I have worked in both small and large grooming facilities, and have successfully completed numerous certification courses. My goal is to provide each pet with the best possible grooming experience by taking into account their individual needs. I am passionate about animal care and take pride in providing high-quality services to my clients' four-legged family members.


Lead Groomer at Lick'n'Brush Mobile Pet Grooming, UTMar 2022 - Present

  • Groomed an average of 15 dogs per day, 5 days a week.
  • Wrote daily grooming reports for each dog detailing breed-specific cuts, condition of coat and skin, nails trimmed or filed, etc.
  • Monitored inventory of shampoos, conditioners, blades and other tools to ensure proper supply levels at all times.
  • Maintained a clean and organized work area throughout the day to maximize efficiency.
  • Trained 2 new groomers in company policies and procedures.

Groomer at The Groom Room Mobile Pet Spa & Boutique, UTJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Groomed X number of dogs in a day.
  • Gave baths to X number of dogs in a day.
  • Did nail trims on X number of dogs in a day.
  • Made all the dog appointments for the week/month.
  • Kept grooming area clean and organized.


High School Diploma at Brigham Young University, UTSep 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Animal Handling
  • Bathing and Grooming
  • Breed Specific Styling
  • Pet Safety
  • Health and Sanitation Procedures
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Customer Service

Saima Incognito | (527) 313-7539 | Hilo, HI


I have over three years of experience as a professional dog groomer. I am passionate about making dogs look and feel their best, and I take pride in providing excellent service to my clients. I am skilled in all aspects of grooming, including bathing, clipping, styling, and nail care. I also have experience with special needs dogs, such as those who require modified baths or haircuts due to medical conditions. In addition to being a talented groomer, I am also friendly and personable with both clients and their pets. This combination of skills has allowed me to build a loyal clientele base that continues to grow each year


Lead Groomer at Petsmart, HIJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 groomers and 2 assistants, completing an average of 12 dogs per day.
  • Trained 2 new employees in proper grooming techniques and safety procedures.
  • Maintained a 98% satisfaction rating from customers over a 6-month period.
  • Implemented a new scheduling system that increased efficiency by 20%.
  • Developed and implemented Standard Operating Procedures for the grooming department.
  • Created monthly employee training schedule to ensure all staff are up-to-date on latest trends/techniques.

Groomer at Petco, HIJul 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Groomed X number of dogs per day/week.
  • Wrote daily reports on the condition of each dog's coat and skin.
  • Monitored inventory of grooming supplies and ordered new supplies as needed.
  • Kept work area clean and organized at all times.
  • Communicated with clients regarding their pets' needs.


High School Diploma at Punahou School, HIAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Animal Handling
  • Bathing and Grooming
  • Breed Specific Styling
  • Pet Safety Procedures
  • Health and Sanitation Practices
  • Salon Equipment Operation

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