DogPort Academy

 A Professional Dog Grooming School  
Now offering Two Separate Stand Alone Courses

Dog grooming school

Our School is located in Woodstock, Ontario

DogPort Academy is Registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

To attend our Dog Grooming School please follow this check list.

Classes are full-time Monday to Friday 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. 

All students applying to this Academy must have a High School Diploma or equivalent; or be at least 18 years of age and pass a Superintendent approved qualifying test.

Students should visit the Academy for an orientation session prior to applying for this course.

The 240 Hour All-Breed Dog Grooming Course Fee Schedule:

· The 240 hour course Tuition fee = $5,000.00 Canadian dollars (No HST Tax)

· The required Groomer’s Equipment list = $1,000.00 Canadian dollars (HST Taxable)

· Study material and Book fee = $200.00 Canadian dollars (No HST Tax)

The Complete Course Fee Total = $6,330.00 Canadian dollars (including all taxes)

DogPort Academy is a Professional Dog Grooming School in Ontario


Legal Notes:

DogPort Academy does not guarantee employment for any student who successfully completes a vocational program

 offered by DogPort Academy of Dog Grooming.

For more information regarding cancellation of an enrolment contract and refunds of fees paid,

see section 25 to 33 of O. Reg. 415/06 made under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 

DogPort Academy is certified and approved by the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada to issue the Tuition Tax Credit Form T2202A with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) File #7009/12254.

DogPort is Certified and Approved under subparagraphs 118.5(1)(a)(ii) and 118.6(1)(a)(ii) of the Income Tax Act.

Disclaimer: It is important to note that the Certification of this Institution by the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development in no way guarantees that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will automatically accept, for Tuition Tax Credit purposes, receipts for the course or program offered by this Institution.

E-mail us at  [email protected] 

"NEW" The Bather/Preparation Assistant 35 Hour Introduction Program.

The Course Overview

A Student attending the 35 hour program will attain some basic professional grooming salon requirements expected from most grooming salon owners. A student will experience a professional and practical approach in the basic grooming preparation of a dog.

Skills will include: Assessing a dog before accepting into a grooming salon and assessing a dog before the grooming process begins. Examples: coat condition, warts, scabs, parasites, deformities, injuries, and temperaments.

Students will learn handling and control methods and techniques with dogs. During this program you will learn some basic brushing/combing, de-shedding, de-matting techniques, nail trims/filing, cleaning and or plucking ears, cleaning under-pads, groin to navel, anal areas, inverted "V" if requested with the use of clippers and scissors. You will also gain some basic skills into the bathing routine and shampoo applications.

The Course Objective:

The objective of the Bather/Prep Assistant 35 hour program is to educate and prepare a student to enter a grooming salon with some basic training, understanding and knowledge required to assist a Grooming salon owner or Groomer which will help to ease the training period for their business.
Please note:  This course is a Non-Vocational program. This course is "NOT" subject to the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
For more information please email and request course two at [email protected]

The Bather/Preparation Assistant 35 Hour Introduction Program

                                                                                      Course Fee = $1,250.00

                                                                                                H.S.T = $162.50  

                                                                                                 Total = $1,412.50

Please note: This course is a Non-Vocational program and is "Not" subject to the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

For more information email us at [email protected]