Dog lovers, take note! Here's a job where you can bathe in the glow of working with pets all day long. If you take a job as a bather, you'll work in a pet grooming salon and assist with making dogs as clean and neat as possible.
In this position, you'll be responsible for bathing dogs, combing their coats, trimming their nails, and making sure that the work area is clean and organized. To do well in this type of job, you need to be a person who enjoys interacting with animals. You'll also need to have dexterity, be safety-conscious, and have good stamina and time management skills.
Many employers will provide training for individuals looking to get into this line of work. If you pursue this type of work, you can expect to learn about different breeds and sizes of dogs and appropriate styling. Under the oversight of experienced groomers, you'll become comfortable with tools and clippers and learn how to regulate water temperature while washing dogs with special soap or shampoo.