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DogPort Academy


   A Professional Dog Grooming School  

Dog grooming course

Course Curriculum

Our grooming area with the most up to date professional dog grooming equipment.

Course Curriculum

To be confident in the growing Dog Grooming Industry, we will practice and study the following subjects.

Courses are offered six times a year.


Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005


Subjects Covered

Hands-on dog grooming in a professional shop setting

Clipper use and maintenance, Scissor use and maintenance
De-matting techniques using brushes, rakes and combs
Ear care and Nail trimming
Customer Relations
Handling and Control of Dogs
Flea facts and Pesticides
Dogs Skin, Hair and Dog Anatomy
Commercial business salons vs. Home business salons
Advertising and Marketing
Business Registration and Basic Record Keeping
Groomers Health
Groomer Terminology