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Able Groomers Training School and Salon Ltd

Four Dells Farm, Unit 7 Silkstead Farm, Poles Lane, Otterboune, Winchester, S021 2NF

Ruth Goddard one of the head tutors has been grooming for 10+ years and has been teaching for the past 6 years. She has achieved her Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming, Level 3 in training and education, certificates in canine first aid, basic cat grooming, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and is currently undergoing my Telling TTouch practitioner’s course. Her ethos is to teach students to be the best that they can, to treat dogs like they are their own and to understand the dog from its signals that it is giving you. Jess another head tutor is qualified in dog grooming and also holds qualifications and experience in cat grooming and teaching. Jess is keen to teach students making sure they understand the correct way of grooming in a safe but fun way.

All 4 Paws Dog Grooming Academy

83 Preston Road, Chorley PR7 5DN

Christine Exley has been in the hairdressing industry for the last 24 years and a hairdressing lecturer for over 14 years before crossing over to styling dogs. Christine has a vast experience of working in salons, being self-employed, managing and teaching a variety of students from the age of fourteen years old.

Bark N Beauty Spa School of Grooming

24 Mullennan Road, Derry, BT48 9XN

Bark n Beauty Spa is owned and run by Michael Shiels an award winning and highly experienced dog groomer. Michael prides himself in delivering only the very best in grooming services for all dogs as well as offering fully comprehensive and affordable dog groomer training courses. He believes in helping people to invest in their future with a recognized qualification on completion of their training.

Barker and Bowes

Unit 3, Newtown Centre, Annacotty Limerick, Ireland, V94N82R

Grace Gallagher has spent her entire career at the coal-face of, service excellence, hospitality and professional development. Graduating with a degree in hotel management, Grace became one of Ireland’s youngest hotel general managers where her keen interest in professional development excelled in building high performing teams. In 2006, Grace followed this passion for learning and development becoming a Partner in Conor Kenny & Associates, an award winning professional development company. Graces’ love of learning and long held ambition to create and build a training academy has been realised with her ownership of Barker & Bowes which, under her direction, was voted Limerick’s Retailer of the Year 2020 by the local Enterprise Board. Grace was educated at The National University of Ireland. The University of Greenwich, London and The Technological University Dublin.

Barkin Beauties Training Academy

16 Hillview Avenue, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim, BT36 6AE

Barkin Beauties is owned by Michelle Baird who had a dream to open her own Dog Grooming Salon which she realised in 2000. Michelle is well experienced and is fully qualified to City and Guilds Level 3 and the Mastercraftsman qualification.

Barking Marvellous Grooming School

Corner House Parade, 15 Epsom Road, Ewell, Village, Epsom KT17 1NX

Barking Marvellous was established in 2011 and are keen advocates of education in the grooming industry. Sarah Woods holds the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Joanne is currently completing the OCN Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming. Both tutors hold the City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Education & Training and attend educational seminars and grooming competitions to further their CPD. Barking Marvellous offer a range of grooming courses at their salon.

Bone Idol Grooming School

50 Blatchington Road, Hove, BN3 3YH

Bone Idol Academy is a Brighton and Hove Based Training school that provides formal Level 3 Qualifications in dog grooming, training, workshops and more. No matter what your current skill level or end goal we are here to help you achieve your dream of becoming a qualified dog groomer. Our aim is to provide training of the highest quality and standard with your success as our motivation. You can learn how to groom your own dog in one day or complete a Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management qualification in 30 days.

Caliway Dogs

9 Ligford Rd, Strabane BT82 8PJ

Emma's love for dogs started from an early age, probably from her late grandad who had more than a few exceptional greyhounds, she got her first dog, Cal the Irish water spaniel, when she was 11 and went on to do a small segment at Crufts for the BBC 4 years later. This was the start of something special, since then she has opened her own business offering grooming, training and advice on dog nutrition and everything dog related! This Training Provider has been approved to deliver the following Qualifications by iPET Network: iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management iPET Network Level 3 Certificate in Dog Grooming and an Introduction to Styling iPET Network Level 3 Award in an Introductory to Dog Grooming iPET Network Level 3 Award in Canine Emergency First Aid

Canine Creations

Sandyford Village, Dublin 18 D18 H3VS, Ireland

Cathy Bruen, owner of Canine Creations is a fully certified Dog Professional. During more than 10 years of being in the industry, she has studied in depth over 114 dog breeds - everything from their coat type, to their grooming needs to their behavioural traits. Cathy also has a keen interest in holistic pet therapies & nutrition. Cathy lived in Sydney, Australia between 2010 & 2016 and during her time there she furthered her studies and trained with some of the world's most prestigious groomers. With numerous certifications and over 10 awards under her belt you can be assured that your dog will be given the ROYAL treatment by one of Ireland's greatest groomers.

Canny Cuts Dog Grooming

116 Longden Lane, Coleham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 7DU

Mel opened Canny Cuts Dog Grooming in November 2011 as a small, home based salon after leaving the British Army. Within 6 months, the business had grown so much that a shop salon was needed, and it has grown from strength to strength and now has an additional 6 members of staff. Mel holds the full City & Guild Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and is looking to work towards the LCGI qualification. She has given grooming demonstrations at various events such as Crufts and PATs and she sat on the BDGA committee for several years pre-covid19. Mel has gained experience teaching her own employees and apprentices over the past few years.

Caroline Griffith

31 Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8AG

Caroline is an Author, Speaker and Pet Industry Nutrition Consultant working with large brands internationally and many start-up brands. Supporting product formulation, development and company nutrition standards. She has been teaching and leading training courses for both the pet retail trade and the public sector for over 20 years, specialising in natural pet care, diet and nutrition. As a Nutritional Therapist she also works with pets and their guardians to improve well-being through diet.

Cutie Dog Ltd

G/F 52 Vyse Street, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 6HR

Angie is originally from Hong Kong, she moved to Birmingham UK and since then her world changed dramatically making dogs her priority. Angie has been running Cutie Dogs Ltd since July 2007. Since 2013 Angie has been privately teaching students to learn dog grooming and been offering Ofqual qualifications since 2017. Angie can speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin which helps her communicate with customers and understanding other educational material. Angie loves learning from other dog groomers and always wants to keep improving. Owning 7 dogs Angie is a huge dog lover and they go to work with her as the dog models sometimes.

Dog Business School

3rd Floor, 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE

The Dog Business School was born in 2019 after its founder, Dr Randle Stonier, who is also a dog walker, licensed boarder and day care provider set out to provide a range of courses and services that make a difference in the growth and development of dog care professionals. Their approach is to combine the theory mixed with a blend of different learning media and the practical reality that comes from hands-on experience as canine, business and education specialists. Kate Middleton, the Course Leader at the Dog Business School has a PGCE, an MSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare and a BSc in Animal Science and she also runs a full time dog walking and pet sitting business in Essex.

Dog-a-Holic Grooming Academy

51 Annesley Road, Hucknall, Nottingham, NG15 7AD

After a 10 year career as a Prison Officer Amanda decided to change her career completely and retrain to become a Dog Groomer. In 5 years Amanda has an established Dog Grooming business and employs 3 full time staff, 2 of which she trained in house. Amanda also works with the local colleges providing work experience opportunities. From the beginning Amanda has had the passion to become a trainer. She wanted to be in a position where I could transform someone's career/life by giving them the opportunity to become a qualified Dog Groomer.

Dogoholics Dog Grooming and Training

740 Anlaby Road, Hull, HU4 6BP

Dogoholics is run by Lucy Branton who has spent her lifetime in training and caring for dogs. She has over 10 years experience & is a fully qualified dog groomer & tutor of dog grooming. After spending 8 years teaching dog grooming in a college, the time had come to provide a more bespoke service, teaching for iPET network has been the best thing I've done in my career.

Dublin Dog Grooming

21 Bellevue Avenue, Glenageary, Co Dublin, A96 N6P4

Carol grooms both dogs and cats and is a multi award winning groomer in both the north and the south of Ireland in several classes including creative. She is also a committee member of the IPDGA (Irish Professional Dog Groomers Association) and on the committee of the Poodle Club of Ireland. Carol shows Apricot Poodles and has made up all her dogs to International & Irish Champions. Originally Carol started Deerfield Kennels in Dublin which was a hugely successful boarding and daycare facility and then added on Dublin Dog Grooming, In 2019 she opened a dedicated Grooming Salon in the beautiful coastal town in South Dublin and is delighted with the outcome. High quality grooming, understanding pets and their welfare and educating students to be able to do the same are all Carols passions and her main focus.

Four Paws Groom School

Four Paws Groom School, 59 Clifton Drive, Leftwich, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 8BQ

Four Paws Groom School is the founding member of the iPET Network. Directors Fern Gresty and Sarah Mackay develop all the courses available, working closely with Open College Network West Midlands. We believe in offering quality tuition and giving our learners the right skills to enter a new career or care for their pet to the highest standard. Our modern, purpose designed training facilities ensure a pleasant experience for all students. Four Paws Groom School is part of the Four Paws Group whose services include Doggie Daycare, Pet Grooming (dogs & cats), Home Boarding, Pet Taxi, Boarding Kennels, Grooming Training Courses, Behaviour Training and Obedience Training. We have courses for all abilities and animal related subjects.

Four Paws Groom School Kent

The Old Farm Office, Leacon Farm, Leacon Lane, Westwell Leacon, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0EN

Due to popular demand, in 2019 Four Paws Groom School headed south and opened another school in Ashford, Kent. We are thrilled to have Sarah Sturley join us as a Director of the Kent training school. She brings a wealth of experience to the role having spent many years operating her own dog grooming business followed by a teaching role at Canterbury College. So no matter which end of the country you call home, we now have a school closer to you!

Get Grooming

Unit 29 Lamberhurst Farm, Faversham, ME13 9EP

Michelle the head tutor started grooming over 20 years ago, and since then Michelle has done many animal related jobs including a veterinary assistant & working with wildlife. Her main passion is with teaching dog grooming. Michelle has taught as the Development Manager in the South East Region for a large cooperate company, and City & Guilds level 2 & 3 at Hadlow College, as well as teaching the iPET NETWORK qualifications at Four Paws Groom School Kent. Michelle has a BSc Hons in Animal Management, C&G Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming, and a level 4 City & Guilds teaching qualification. Michelle is also studying for her PIF Higher Diploma. Michelle in her spare time enjoys showing dogs, she has shown Rough Collies, Pomeranians and Maltese. Michelle also has a large interest in Cat Breeds and has owned 5 different breeds.

Goldie’s Grooming Academy

Goldie’s Boutique & Spa, 3 Fore Street, South Brent, Devon, TQ10 9BQ

Goldie's Grooming Academy will be specialising in our brand new Cat Grooming qualifications and a range of short course including Hand Stripping, Microchip implantation and Canine / Feline Emergency First Aid. Sarah Goldsborough has a huge passion for all things animals, she has been working as a Dog and Cat groomer and Microchip implanter since 2006.

Hardwick Hounds

Green Scene Side Farm, Sheffield Road, Todwick, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 1DJ

Hardwick Hounds is a professional dog grooming and training school business based in Sheffield, on the A57 and was set up in January 2012 by Terri Hardwick, who has over nine years of professional experience in the grooming industry and five professional qualifications, including City and Guild Level 3. Hardwick Hounds began in a grooming van and has gone from strength to strength. In May 2013 Terri opened the brand new salon at Green Scene Side Farm and from August 2019 Terri now offering dog grooming courses.

Leeds City College - School of Land and Animal Science

Leeds City College, Printworks, Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JY

The School of Land and Animal Science is based at Home Farm (Temple Newsam, Temple Newsam Road, Leeds LS15 0AE) within the Temple Newsam Estate in Leeds and is part of the Printworks campus. We deliver a wide range of animal related courses from level 1 to level 3 and our teaching staff our highly qualified in a wide variety of fields within the industry.

Lush Puppy Grooming School

12 Old Road, Dromintee, Newry, BT35 8SS

Shellie has been dog grooming independently for 10 years, I hold an OCN Level 3 qualification in Dog Grooming and Level 5 HND in animal management. Shellie is experienced, and passionate about her job. Lush Puppy Grooming is a well established small business, set in the countryside, with valued long-standing clients. Shellie will be delivering the iPET Network courses to students in and around Newry, County Armagh, Down, Louth and surrounding areas.

Mucky Pups Grooming Academy

Camp Farm, Bedworth Road, Bulkington, Coventry, CV12 9JA

Mucky Pups Pet Grooming is a grooming academy based in Warwickshire. Owned and ran by Emma Smith, trained veterinary care assistant and now a qualified dog groomer. She has worked with animals since the age of 17, and spent the last 9 years in a dog grooming environment. Previously teaching at a dog grooming college, she now hopes to pass on her knowledge to others. She holds a Level 3 City and Guilds Diploma in Dog Grooming as well as various other certificates in dog handling. She has done extensive research in handling anxious nervous dogs and canine body language. She owns a rescue Jack Russell called Lola, who is an amazing model dog however she will sulk and make you feel sorry for her throughout!

My Best Friend Dog Grooming Academy Ltd

Magnolia Cottage, Lechlade Road, Langford, GL7 3LA

Having always had a passion for dogs Clara completed her training in May 2015 and opened My Best Friend Professional Dog Grooming shortly thereafter. Since then the business has grown from Clara working alone in a garden pod to what it is today, 3 full time groomers working from a purpose built salon with over 600 active clients. Clara holds the City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate, the City & Guilds L3 Certificate and the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma. My Best Friend Professional Grooming has always put the welfare of the dog at the heart of business with a focus on quality, care and outstanding client service. Working with iPET Network is a very natural progression for Clara and she is committed to providing the same outstanding level of quality and service to her students.

Neurish

Penley Mill, Lions Lane, Penley, Wrexham, LL13 0LY

A former Lecturer in Health and Social Care and after nearly a decade working in Children's Services, Lisa decided to swap humans for dogs by retraining as a dog groomer. She soon set up a grooming and home boarding business, swiftly followed by a cattery and raw food store. Observing the behaviour and health issues facing many of the pets in her care, Lisa became fascinated by how nutrition affected them, undertaking an MSc in Human Nutrition. Lisa has a regular feature in Edition Dog and Cat Magazine, On the Couch Magazine and has been featured in the Gundog Journal. She is the in-house Researcher and Writer for My Pet Nutritionist and has most recently joined the team at the Centre of Nutritional Psychology in the US, as a Science Writer. Lisa’s areas of special interest are stress & anxiety, immunity, the gut-mind connection, neurotransmitters, and their nutrient interactions. Lisa is the Founder of Neurish, where psychology meets nutrition for both humans and pets.

Pampered Pets

Unit 22, Lynedoch Industrial Estate, Greenock, PA15 4AX

Liz, Carol and Malcolm are all highly skilled training professionals who have been involved in dog grooming for 12 years each Liz has the level 3 dog grooming diploma with additional modules (at distinction and credit level), Carol has her Licentiateship in dog grooming and Malcolm is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and we all value our excellent reputation as a dog groomer training college of excellence. Liz, the centre manager ensures that learning is enjoyable and easily understandable.

Pawfect Style Dog Grooming Academy

The Old Brunswick, Off New Green Street, South Shields, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, NE33 5DL

Pawfect Style was founded in 2008. Head stylist, Kirsty, has been involved with dogs since the age of 5. She has won numerous awards showing her poodles including making up champions, numerous Best In Show awards including winning the Junior (YKC) Best In Show at CRUFTS 2000 and Reserve Best In Show at CRUFTS 2001 and now judges poodles at Championship Level. In 2008 Kirsty opened Pawfect Style in a tiny little shop in South Shields. Within 3 years she was so busy she had to move to bigger premises to be able to take on new clients. In 2012 to 2014 Kirsty completed her City & Guilds level 3 and Diploma. Not to stop there, Kirsty decided to carry on her education and start her route to International Master Groomer. She started her journey in August 2015 and gained the full qualification in October 2016. In July 2017 Kirsty moved the business to her new salon in South Shields, a super state of the art training centre and teaches the iPET Network Level 3 qualification and the ICMG (International Certified Master Groomer) qualification.

Pawsh Dogs Training School

25 Helsinki Way, Toftwood, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1XU

Pawsh Dogs Grooming Studio is owned and run by Kelly Byrne an experienced level 3 groomer who has been grooming for the past 7 years. Animals attending Pawsh Dogs Grooming Studio are treated with nothing but love, care and affection. Kelly prides herself on delivering only the very best in grooming services and training courses, she is passionate about grooming and enjoys imparting her knowledge onto others in a friendly and easy going manner, she is always happy to help and goes above and beyond In order to ensure that learners have the best experience.

Rachel Bean

13 Hillside Avenue Grotton Oldham Lancs, OL4 5SG

Rachel Bean has a wealth of experience and offers many different services such as 1-2-1 Puppy Training, First Aid Workshops, Behaviour, Social Welfare and Expert Witness. Rachel has: Over 17 years experience in veterinary practice as a qualified veterinary nurse A full member of the Canine & Feline Behaviour Association (one of a select group of organisations empowered to undertake behaviour cases through pet insurance - be sure to check your pet insurance covers behaviour) Master Dog Trainer with the Guild of Dog Trainers Tutor for the Foundation Level Degree with the Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour and Training Certificate in Companion Animal Behaviour issued by The British Veterinary Nurse Association Former Kennel Manager with the National Canine Defence League (Dogs' Trust) Consultant Behaviourist with K9 Swim, the North West's largest hydrotherapy pool. This Training Provider has been approved to deliver the following Qualifications by iPET Network: iPET Network Level 3 Award in Canine Emergency First Aid

Shampoochies Training Acadamy

Hawgrip Plant Centre, Seine Lane, Enderby, LE19 4PD

Shampoochies established in February 2014 when Gemma was made redundant from her office training role. 7 years on Shampoochies is a thriving dog grooming business. Gemma has competed in different competitions and love putting herself out there to gain as many different skills as possible from different groomers. Since opening the salon Gemma has realised that as much as she loves dog grooming she misses training people so she has combined the 2 careers she has a lot of passion in - Dog Grooming and Training.

The Canine First Aid Company Ltd

68 Charles Street, Epping, Essex, CM16 7AX

iPET Network are thrilled to announce The Canine First Aid Company are now an approved Training Provider specialising in Canine First Aid. Melanie Whitten the director has a vast knowledge of training and teaching first aid (and other subjects) has enabled her to build professional courses that reach dog professionals and dog owners alike – leaving nothing out. Melanie trained in Canine First Aid in 2015 and having 25 years of teaching human first aid. Having worked with Pets Corner training their wonderful teams nationwide, presently working with DogLost – organising courses for their members and writing frequent blogs , MuffinPug Rescue, Bruces Doggie Daycare, invited by Bought By Many 2019 to attend the DogFest event and speak about and demonstrate the importance of canine first aid and supported many many more canine businesses nationwide – including hydrotherapy centres, dog day-care centres, kennels, dog training centres to name but a few. Also, in 2019 secured a contract in the UAE as the sole contractor in canine first aid courses in Dubai.

The Dog First Aid Co. Ltd

The Steamboat, 87 Bridge Street, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3AE

Amy Fletcher RVN Cert VNECC, Director of The Dog First Aid Co. Ltd. Amy began her veterinary career in 2011 as an Auxiliary Nurse before beginning her student nurse training at Myerscough College of Veterinary Nursing in Preston, Lancashire in 2012. Amy qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2015 and moved from first opinion nursing to emergency and critical care at a local out of hours hospital. Shortly after, she began an industry recognised certificate in small animal emergency and critical care (Cert VNECC) which she achieved in 2019. Amy has a passion for canine first aid and launched her own limited company in 2020, delivering dog first aid courses across North East England and surrounding areas to owners and canine professionals as well as supplying a range of dog first aid kits and supplies. Amy continues to work in small animal emergency medicine as well as fulfilling a Head Veterinary Nurse position at a veterinary clinic in Northumberland.

The Dog House Pro Limited

4b Raynham Road, Hempton, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 7LN

Pippa Gorman My passion for dog grooming started in my own small business at home and has led to our uniquely special dog grooming and training centre in beautiful North Norfolk. I am proud to run The Dog House alongside my husband Bob and our amazing team of talented dog groomers and tutors. We have been teaching and delivering professional dog grooming qualifications for six years and made the decision to work with Ofqual approved iPET Network awarding body due to its fresh, realistic and holistic approach to this intensely practical profession. Pippa’s Qualifications: MA LCGI C&G Level 4 / Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming Tutoring & Assessing: AET / TAQA Bob Gorman Bob is our business guru. Anything you need to know about setting up and running your own dog grooming business and he will help. Not only does Bob deal with all the ‘brown envelope stuff’, he loves getting hands on with the dogs and has completed his dog grooming C&G Level 2. Maxine Moulding Max has an extensive equestrian background and added dog grooming to her impressive animal based, teaching and assessing qualifications by joining The Dog House to train and achieve her C&G Level 3 Diploma. Maxine has recently come on board as a company director and is also a qualified tutor, assessor and IQA.

The Dog House Services Limited

86H Blackpole Trading Estate West, Worcester WR3 8TJ

Dawn has won Best of Breed at Crufts, judged in the UK and internationally and won her class at the British Dog Grooming Championships. The Dog House, Worcester was started by Dawn back in 2006. Previously, Dawn worked as a Legal Secretary, Mental Health Development Officer and Area Manager for a National Charity but none of these jobs gave Dawn as much fulfilment as she sought, so she left full time work and started on the road to running her own successful business! From January 2019 Dawn is now offering the Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming Qualification and many more pet education training courses.

Top to Tail Academy

394 Sutton Common Road, Sutton, SM3 9PL

Top to Tail Academy is more than just a training school, it is an Academy that makes a life long commitment to its students, building a family of groomers where support and endorsements lasts long after the qualification is achieved. At Top to Tail we believe grooming is not only an essential service for pet wellbeing, but an opportunity for creative, caring and ambitious individuals to develop rewarding and successful careers. We commit to provide the highest quality training in our Academy that works alongside our renowned salons. Offering a variety of courses from the 5-day iPET Network Level 3 Award in an Introduction to Dog grooming to the full 30-day iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management for those starting out. As well as, fast track courses for those groomers who have the experience, but are looking to gain their qualification or further their training. No matter your skillset Top to Tail is here to support you in becoming a qualified Pet Professional

Wags and Washes Training Academy

Unit 5, Basepoint Business Park, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 9AQ

Kirsty the owner and head tutor has an extensive work history, in IT, educating and supporting others and over the recent years has decided to change her focus to pet grooming. She has been raised with many animals and specialises in working with welfare and rescue animals, ranging from horses to chickens to cats and dogs.

Wizard of Dogs Cookstown

133/135 Church Street Cookstown Co Tyrone BT80 8HX

Thomas McDonald from Wizard of Dogs Cookstown has over 10 years experience in training and grooming dogs. You can be sure that you're in expert hands. Delivering the iPET Network courses in and around Cookstown, County Tyrone, and throughout Northern Ireland.

Woodland Paws School of Pet Grooming

21 The Brent, Dartford, Kent, DA1 1YD

Suzanne is the Owner and Tutor/Assessor at Woodland Paws School Of Pet Grooming, Suzanne is a fully qualified City & Guilds Level 3 Groomer, Holds a level 3 Vocational Tutor certificate and Level 3 vocational Assessor award, with over 7 years tutoring experience and 10 years industry experience. Suzanne originally trained at a school just like Woodland Paws, changing from a 12 year office career, so fully understands what a big step it is to take and will do her upmost to support and ease your mind through every step of your course. In her Personal time Suzanne loves walking her 2 shih-tzus and riding her horse.