Learn about our dog grooming courses and how you can become a certified dog groomer in as little as four weeks. Teachings include everything from bathing and brushing to breed trims.
We offer dual-certificates to those who desire a knowledge in both dog training and dog grooming, because many of our graduates choose to start their own pet business or desire to be leaders in the industry.
Looking For A Career Change?
If you are curious about a career working with animals, The Academy of Pet Careers is here to help. The demand for certified dog groomers and dog trainers is growing and the industry is in desperate need of professionals. All our programs offer flexible scheduling and open enrollment, so you can start a new career in no time!
Want To Start A Pet Business?
Graduates of our dog training and grooming courses often start their own business. With the proper education and experience, starting a pet business can be as easy as finding your first client. No matter what your goals, education plays an important role in finding success. Check out how we can help you jump start your pet business today...
The Academy of Pet Careers teaches skills and techniques that empower pets. Pet Empowerment is all about understanding the psychology of fear in pets so that we can better serve them. Because of this desire to help, our passion at the APC is in improving the quality and standard of care in the pet industry. Every day, pets are taken to their vet, groom salon, or doggy daycare for socialization. They deal with fears and anxiety that most pet professionals don’t know how to recognize.
Latest News and Information
Clicker training or Marker training is a very popular dog training method used around the world today. It was first used with killer whales at Sea World when the trainers were attempting to teach the whales to jump through the hoops high above the pool. You can’t really toss them a fish while they’re in…
ST LOUIS, MO – November 23, 2018 – Every program at The Academy of Pet Careers (APC) offers canine communication and animal behavior training. Skills learned in these programs help pet professionals better read dogs, to better serve them. Because of its popularity, the APC has developed a 2-day animal behavior seminar focusing on managing fear-driven…