Top Groom Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Groom. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Groom resumes they appeared on. For example, 43.0% of Groom resumes contained Bathe Dogs as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Groom actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Groom resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Bathe Dogs

high Demand
Here's how Bathe Dogs is used in Groom jobs:
  • Bathe dogs and cats, clean kennels, ensure animals were comfortable, restrain aggressive dogs, and clean shop.
  • Bathe dogs inspecting for skin conditions and parasites, Groom dogs including; cut and style hair, trim nails,
  • Bathe dogs, customer service, cash/credit handling, phones, appointments, general office, general housekeeping.
  • Groom and bathe dogs, being self sufficient and presenting pets in the order clients request.
  • Bathe dogs and cats - Complete all finish work on dogs without haircuts - Customer Service
  • Groom and bathe dogs, answering phones, checking out customers, cleaning work area
  • Bathe dogs, brush teeth, express anal gland and nail trimming.
  • Groom and Bathe dogs while adhering to specific time schedule.
  • Bathe dogs in preparation for grooming.
  • Feed, walk, and bathe dogs.
  • Bathe dogs cats trim nails,ear cleaning and express anal gland.
  • Bathe dogs, grooming, clipping nails, reception/handling appt.
  • know how bathe dogs and catsknow the cuts for different breeds
  • bathe dogs , nail trim , ear cleaning and rest of the dog grooming related.
  • Administer medicine - Bathe dogs - Clip and file nails - Clean boarding rooms - Prepare meals and water bowls
  • Bathe dogs before grooming *Clean grooming area *Introduce myself to clients *Groom dogs *Care for dogs in day care

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2. Groomer

high Demand
Here's how Groomer is used in Groom jobs:
  • Certified Groomer *Customer service *Answered calls, scheduled appointments
  • Completed online schooling while working as an apprentice, then worked as groomer until taking position in Jasper in 2016.
  • Learned how to become a groomer Skills Used Customer service Good and positive attitude Computer skills Banking Endurance Time management
  • Experienced Groomer knowledgeable on the different breads of dogs, and the different cut stiles for each bread.
  • Supported the groomer by providing baths, comb-outs, blow drying and up keep of the grooming room.
  • Make appointments over the phone as well as check in animals for yourself and other groomers or bathers.
  • Circuit Groomer with strong working knowledge of DSL provisioning and L1, L2 and L3 network elements.
  • Helped two or three groomers with the entire grooming process on 20 to 40 dogs/cats every day.
  • Constructed, assembled, delivered and troubleshooted the Black Widow Arena Groomer and ItsyBitsy Arena Groomer.
  • Assist senior groomers with rough grooming, wash and dry dogs, general maintenance of office.
  • Lead Dog Groomer in charge of grooming, customer service and hiring and training new employees.
  • Operated a snow groomer during inclement weather to remove bumps and other hazards on ski terrain.
  • Help further develop and train assistant groomer's skills to eventually lead their own location.
  • Experienced as a trainer of groomer apprentices to educate and reinforced company regulations and techniques.
  • Pet groomer, bath and groom dogs and cats, helped customers, and work register
  • Winter Trail Groomer Operate snow cat to groom and repair ski slopes Light maintenance of equipment
  • Pet groomer able to perform breed specific cuts and able to do feline grooms.
  • Bathe animals, assist groomer in handling animals, cleaning cages and walking dogs.
  • Assist the Master Groomer in all stages of washing to scissoring of thee dog/cat.
  • Hold for groomers, clean kennel, wash towels, groom a few myself.

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3. Scheduling Appointments

high Demand
Here's how Scheduling Appointments is used in Groom jobs:
  • Operate and schedule appointments using Scheduling Appointments Manager.
  • Nail grinds, ear cleaning, bathing, grooming, scheduling appointments based on breed and groomer availability.
  • Handled Tours and Put away the animals *kept track of incoming animals, payment and scheduling appointments.
  • Answer incoming phone calls, scheduling appointments, lodging arrangements, and any additional questions.
  • Groomed dogs and preformed basic office jobs such as answering phone calls and scheduling appointments.
  • Manage all clerical areas, scheduling appointments, marketing, handling revenues and expenses.
  • Retail clerk operations, Groomer, scheduling appointments, charting, merchandising.
  • Take inboard calls about grooming, scheduling appointments for grooming for clients.
  • Bathed cats and dogs In charge of reception duties including receiving phone calls and scheduling appointments
  • Pet Bather/ Groomer - Scheduling appointments using software.

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4. Clean Ears

high Demand
Here's how Clean Ears is used in Groom jobs:
  • Cut toenails and clean ears.
  • Shampoo, trim and shape fur, clip nails, clean ears, and brush teeth upon request of the customers.
  • Pluck hair out of dogs ears, Clean ears, trim nails, sanitary trim, Full hair cut on dogs
  • Bathe, trim nails, clean ears, hair cuts, check clients in and out, clean shop.
  • Bathed, cut, comb, styled and blow-dry pets' coats, trim nails, clean ears.
  • Clipped, bathed, brushed, dried, cut toe nails, clean ears of pets.
  • Trim and file nails, express glands, pluck and clean ears, brush teeth.
  • Bathe dogs, power dry, clean ears, and trim nails.
  • Bathe, groom, clean ears and clip nails on the pups.
  • Provided Dog care (bathing, nails, clean ears)
  • Clean ears, butts, nails & eyes.
  • Trim nails, pluck /clean ears.
  • Cut hair nails clean ears.
  • Used previous experience to brush out, clip nails, clean ears, bathe, and blow dry dogs.
  • Cut nails,clean ears, scissor and what blades to use for cutting.
  • Clean ears, nails, teeth etc.)

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5. Phone Calls

high Demand
Here's how Phone Calls is used in Groom jobs:
  • Scheduled appointments, sold products and services, made phone calls and performed grooming services on dogs.
  • Groomed and bathed dogs * Manage phone calls * Manage clients with their dog grooming needs.
  • Answer phone calls, schedule appointments, Discuss types of haircuts, Clean and maintains salon.
  • Handled incoming telephone calls to the Grooming from members of the public and other companies.
  • Managed the store, handling phone calls and other duties alone during the day.
  • Washed dogs and checked dogs out to their owners also answered phone calls.
  • Clean salon, answer phone calls, make appointments, work with clients.
  • Bathed and groomed Dogs, took appointments and answered phone calls
  • Answered phone calls pertaining to services and booking appointments.
  • Answer phone calls, relay messages to proper host.
  • Handle a heavy volume of phone calls regarding grooming q
  • Received phone calls and returned phone calls.
  • Take phone calls and schedule appointments accordingly.
  • Answer phone calls / public relations.
  • Answer phone calls from inquiring customers.
  • Placed sales phone calls and handled sales
  • Answer phone calls, take down messages.
  • Created, designed and operated profitable pet grooming salon.Scheduled and maintained grooming appointments and answered telephone calls.
  • Answer a high volume of phone calls Schedule and confirm appointments.
  • provide grooming services, scheduling, processing payments, pet sitting and boarding services, answering phone calls

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6. Pet Care Department

high Demand
Here's how Pet Care Department is used in Groom jobs:
  • Provided assistance in pet care department.
  • Bag fish and crickets and sell small animals in the Pet Care department.

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7. Anal Gland Expression

high Demand
Here's how Anal Gland Expression is used in Groom jobs:
  • Bathed, trim and file nails, shaving, and anal gland expression.

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8. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Groom jobs:
  • Groom pets to owners' specifications while also providing customer service including pricing and scheduling information.
  • Provided customer service and achieved happy relationships with repeat clientele.
  • Greet customers entering establishment and provide excellent customer service.
  • Scheduled appointments and collected payments by providing customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer service in an aggressive work environment.
  • Provided excellent customer service and interacted with pet parents.
  • Pet stylist and bather as well as doing cleaning and anything else the store needs including stocking and customer service.
  • Wash dogs, provide excellent Customer Service and fulfill customer needs, keep salon clean and up to code.
  • Managed all aspects of business including staffing, ordering supplies, advertising, accounts payable and customer service.
  • Assisted with reception duties, customer service, phone calls, cashier, cleaning and disinfecting, etc.
  • Provided high quality customer service to a diverse client base regarding the health and welfare of their pets.
  • Maintained thorough knowledge of store merchandise and layout, to provide exceptional customer service to the customers.
  • Gained experience used in providing excellent customer service practices pertaining to training and caring for canines.
  • Maintained great customer service to previous clients as well as gaining the trust to new clients.
  • Manage a business, answer phones, make appointments, filing, taxes, customer service
  • Provided customer service by explaining services provided and completing requested work in the time allotted.
  • Time management and customer service have been some of the biggest lessons I have learned.
  • Give Dogs a Bath, Cashier, Answer Phones, Set Appointments, Customer Service.
  • Set appointments; groomed dogs; answered phones; cashier; customer service; sales associate
  • Provide customer service, perform cashier duties, book keeping and other managerial duties.

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9. Dog Training Classes

high Demand
Here's how Dog Training Classes is used in Groom jobs:
  • Answered grooming questions for clients during dog training classes.
  • Promoted Petco dog training classes.

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10. Pet Owners

high Demand
Here's how Pet Owners is used in Groom jobs:
  • Generated repeat clientele by building relationships with pet owners and veterinarians in the community.
  • Provided customer service in the form of consultations and explanation of services and desired styles with pet owners.
  • Provided grooming services to pet owners depending on the specific desires of the individual.
  • Monitor pets for signs of illness and referring pet owners to vet if necessary.
  • Reported all kind of pet health problem to shop owner and pet owners.
  • Checked in all grooms and developed working relationships with pet owners.
  • Help pet owners maintain a healthy coat for their pets.
  • Provided customer service and knowledge to pet owners.
  • Interfaced extensively with pet owners to answer questions, upsell products and services, and schedule appointments.

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11. Animal Care

high Demand
Here's how Animal Care is used in Groom jobs:
  • Provided excellent customer service and safe and sanitary animal care.
  • Install, maintain, and repair animal care facility equipment such as infrared lights, feeding devices, and cages.
  • Educated caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, and healthy grooming tactics Groomed animal to owner's specifications.
  • Provide animal care Inspect, maintain, and repair equipment, buildings, pens, yards, and fences.
  • Aided veterinarians and hospital staff with general animal care and upkeep/maintenance of the hospital.
  • Provided personal and exceptional grooming and animal care.

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12. Horse Shows

high Demand
Here's how Horse Shows is used in Groom jobs:
  • Managed and cared for International Hunter Derby horses and client horses on the main farm and off-grounds at horse shows.
  • Helped manage the farm when owners were gone to horse shows, and vacations.
  • Travel to horse shows and maintain same level of care in highly competitive environment.
  • Transport horses to and from horse shows, Feeding, Grooming and General upkeep.
  • Traveled to all horse shows on the east coast in the hunter jumper circuit
  • Traveled to horse shows and kept everything organized and clean for riders.
  • Organized and maintained equipment and supplies at horse shows.
  • Groom I travel to horse shows and am responsible for all aspects of the horses care at the shows.
  • Groomed/bathed/clipped horses of all ages Exercised horses Prepared horses and staff for shows Traveled to horse shows and maintained horses and equipment

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13. Nail Trims

high Demand
Here's how Nail Trims is used in Groom jobs:
  • Brushed, bathed, groomed, and performed nail trims on large amounts of dogs and cats.
  • Nail trimsBathsBlow drying Brushing coatTrim around feet

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14. Blow Dry

high Demand
Here's how Blow Dry is used in Groom jobs:
  • Bathe and blow dry dog according to each individual appointment preferences.
  • Blow dry and brush out coat.
  • Bathed and blow dryed all dog types ,cleaned kennels and tubs, and laundry.
  • Greet Customers,wash ,brush and blow dry the coats of dogs.
  • Back groomer* Bathe and blow dry pets* Cleaned ears, brushed teeth, trimmed nails
  • Followed by a blow dry to blow out the undercoat

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15. Race Horses

average Demand
Here's how Race Horses is used in Groom jobs:
  • Groomed, exercised race horses and help break yearlings at The Red Mile Race Track
  • Achieved winning results from top level thoroughbred race horses through intense preparation.
  • Traveled to race tracks in surrounding states and paddocked race horses.
  • Direct care and responsibility for high value Thoroughbred race horses.
  • Take care of thoroughbred and quarter horse race horses.
  • Take care of race horses give medications, take care of any injuries and overall care jog horses on practice track
  • Groom Saratoga spring, New York Groomed Race Horses Daily at the Saratoga Race Track and in Florida.
  • Groom Take care of horses Drive truck and trailer Race horses

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16. Clip Nails

average Demand
Here's how Clip Nails is used in Groom jobs:
  • Greet Clients and pets, Shampoo, Clip nails, Groom pet
  • Bathe, clip nails, give hair cuts, talk to customers
  • Bathe, groom, clip nails and more for pets.
  • Shampoo trim and shape fur, clip nails.
  • Wash, dry, brush, and clip nails on cats , dogs, rabbits.
  • Bathe, dry and brush out animals Clip nails Clean and maintain facility

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17. Clean Stalls

average Demand
Here's how Clean Stalls is used in Groom jobs:
  • Groom and saddle horses for the trainer Clean stalls and keep the barn clean and organized
  • Clean stalls every morning and take horses on and off the walkers.
  • General Barn Work- feeding, clean stalls and barn.
  • Groom horses, saddle horses, clean stalls, feed, drive John Deer tractor
  • Clean stalls and feed the horses in the fields and cut grass
  • Groom horses, clean stalls, feed, give injections
  • clean stalls, harness and bathe horses, help race horses, run a rehab horse pool
  • Groom, feed and bathe standard bred races horses Clean stalls Harness and rap legs of horses.
  • Feed, Clean stalls, tack horses, cool out,10 to 15 Thoroughbreds a day that are in training.
  • Groom and tack horses Exercise ride horses Aid in training of yearlings Feed, medicate, and supplement horses Clean stalls
  • Train horses Bathe horses Feed horses Clean stalls Keep shed roe neat and clean

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18. Front Desk

average Demand
Here's how Front Desk is used in Groom jobs:
  • Assist business owner in everything from bathing dogs to be groomed to handling the front desk.
  • Worked front desk, janitorial work, bathed dogs, performed small grooming jobs.
  • Operated front desk cash register to receive payments and tips from the customers.
  • Worked front desk, made calls for new appointments, answered the phone.
  • Front desk: Checked in clients and daycare dogs.
  • Front desk work such as scheduling and informing customers.
  • Learned the basics of grooming Running the front desk answering phones and making appointments.
  • General grooming duties client education scheduling front desk duties

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19. Safe Environment

average Demand
Here's how Safe Environment is used in Groom jobs:
  • Bathed, groomed, rinsed, brushed and dried animals while in a controlled and safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy, and safe environment for the horses and the staff.
  • Open facility at the start of the business day & ensure safe environment.
  • Created a safe environment for the animals and maintained their safety.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment for both horses and people.
  • Maintain clean and safe environment for the safety of the pets.
  • Completed light grooming on all animals Ensured a safe environment for all pets Interacted effectively with all pet owners

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20. Book Appointments

average Demand
Here's how Book Appointments is used in Groom jobs:
  • Groom dogs to customer s satisfaction, answer telephones, book appointments, and cashier.
  • Clean shop book appointments and check animals in and out.
  • Book appointments and sale to customers according to goals.
  • Book appointments for grooming and/or other services.
  • Greet customers and book appointments.
  • Book Appointments, discuss what customer wanted to have done,wash dry and groom dog.
  • Run grooming shop,book appointments and complete grooming tasks.
  • bathe pet clients, book appointments,cashier,etc

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21. Domestic Pets

average Demand
Here's how Domestic Pets is used in Groom jobs:
  • Bathed, trimmed and provided other grooming services for domestic pets.
  • Provided pet grooming services for domestic pets.
  • Bathed, trimmed and provided other grooming services for domestic pets.
  • Answer phones, scheadual appts, Bathed and groom domestic pets both canine and feline.

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22. Client Relationships

average Demand
Here's how Client Relationships is used in Groom jobs:
  • Develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Developed empathetic client relationships and earned a team reputation for exceeding sales goals.

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23. Reminder Calls

average Demand
Here's how Reminder Calls is used in Groom jobs:
  • Check in/ out dog that come in for grooming, make appointments and reminder calls.
  • Pulled all files and made reminder calls for next day appointments.
  • Answered phones, booked appointments, and completed reminder calls.
  • Checked in customers, made reminder calls and appointments.
  • Perform reminder calls for the next day s appointments.
  • Perform daily appointment reminder calls.
  • Check out customer, make reminder calls and set-up future appointments.
  • Processed client payments, sent invoices and placed appointment reminder calls.

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24. Full Service

average Demand
Here's how Full Service is used in Groom jobs:
  • Owned and operated a full service dog grooming salon.
  • Provide full service dog grooming.
  • full service dog grooming company, answer phones, schedule appointments, computer skills for office purposes, deposits, some taxes
  • provide full service grooms including; bathing, prep and full haircut.
  • owned and operated my full service grooming salon.
  • Full Service Mobile Pet Groomer caring for all species of pets and specializing in exotic pet handling & care.

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25. People

average Demand
Here's how People is used in Groom jobs:
  • Traveled to Fl for winters three years in a row and got to work with some great people.
  • Get them ready for the show, make sure no unauthorized people came by the elephants.
  • Worked here for several months until they let people go because of the canine influenza.
  • Maintained cleanliness in the salon to ensure a sanitary environment for animals and people.
  • Have learned so much about people and how to build those trusting relationships.
  • Cleaned the inside of aircraft before people would board and stocked restrooms and galleys
  • worked register and answered phones*checked people in and out*bathed and dried dogs and cats*kept up w/ boarding and grooming appts
  • Groom and tack horses for riding school students Maintain clean aisle and tack room Keep people and animals safe
  • Profit and loss Procurement at best prices and best supplier People management and training Marketing and advertising Scheduling Cleanliness

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26. Dogs Hair

average Demand
Here's how Dogs Hair is used in Groom jobs:
  • Talked to customers, cleaned up after myself and the dogs, gave the dogs hair cuts and bathed them.
  • Bathe and give dogs haircuts within a certain time frame, this helped groomers learn a sense of urgency.
  • Bathed, blow-dried, and cut dogs hair.
  • Washed, dry, cut dogs hair.
  • Clip dogs hair according to determined pattern, using electric clippers,comb,and barbers shears.
  • Give dogs hair cuts that the owners and i discussed, opened and closed shop
  • Cut dogs hair batherd them and interacted with the coustomer

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27. Special Needs

average Demand
Here's how Special Needs is used in Groom jobs:
  • Acted as side-walker and lead horses for special needs adults in Hugs For Horses Program; summer 2012.
  • Care for and administer medications, attend to special needs, medical issues for retired horses.
  • Communicated with clients regarding medical and behavioral special needs.
  • Wash and dry the animal, which includes special needs and special requests from clients or our head groomer.
  • Gentle handling of the pets, I groomed a lot of the elderly pets, puppies, and special needs pets.
  • Acted as an emotional and physical support system for special needs children and adults.

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28. Customer Relations

average Demand
Here's how Customer Relations is used in Groom jobs:
  • Recognized for being an excellent problem solver regarding customer relations and business transactions.
  • Groom dogs and establish/maintain positive customer relations.
  • Maintain all related equipment and vehicle, customer relations and all consumable inventory.
  • Conducted customer relations for the other staff members and myself.
  • Bathe, prep, basic groom for dogs, maintain kennels, laundry, supplies, establish customer relationships.
  • Provided an Excellent Customer Environment Created and Maintained Positive Customer Relations Developed Communication skills

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29. General Care

low Demand
Here's how General Care is used in Groom jobs:
  • General care of racehorses, training and preparation, keen attention to detail, and quick decision making.
  • Advised animal owners regarding sanitary, feeding and general care.
  • Groomed, saddled, and took general care of horses.
  • Discussed sanitary measures, feeding and general care with customers.
  • Advised animal owners regarding sanitary measures, feeding, general care, medical conditions and treatment options.
  • Provided general care for standardbred race horses.

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30. Data Entry

low Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Groom jobs:
  • Light clerical duties including answering phones, data entry, appointment setting, record keeping, and copying.
  • Performed clerical office support for groomers (answering phones, setting/rescheduling appointments, data entry, etc.)
  • Responded to inquiries, scheduled appointments and did data entry.
  • Performed data entry for clients and their pets.
  • Perform data entry and filing activities.
  • Answer telephones, schedule appointments, data entry, handle monies received.

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31. Proper Care

low Demand
Here's how Proper Care is used in Groom jobs:
  • Insured proper care of equipment.
  • Assisted groomers with proper care and handling of pet clients.
  • Obtained knowledge of proper care techniques for different coat types.
  • Teach and implement proper care for equipment and animals.
  • Ensured proper care and safety for all animals.
  • Advised clients on proper care for their pets.

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32. Sales Floor

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Here's how Sales Floor is used in Groom jobs:
  • Helped with all aspects of customer service in my department as well as the sales floor.
  • Walk the sales floor and promote grooming salon as well as help customers.
  • Greeted sales floor customers for promotion of grooming services and public education.
  • Helped on the sales floor when needed too.
  • Helped on the sales floor of needed.
  • Assist on sales floor when required.
  • Helped on the sales floor when there were no dogs.
  • Interacted with customers on the sales floor, assisting them and maintaining customer satisfaction.

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33. Greeting Customers

low Demand
Here's how Greeting Customers is used in Groom jobs:
  • Managed the receptionist area, including greeting customers and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.
  • Provided excellent customer service by greeting customers and assisting on the sales floor.
  • Monitored reception area, greeting customers in person while covering incoming calls.
  • Pet Groomer (Dog) Responsibilities included greeting customers, Checking pets in.
  • multi-tasked grooming, answering phone calls, greeting customers and scheduling appointments while helping other groomers

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34. IM

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Here's how IM is used in Groom jobs:
  • Cared for animals with diabetes, including providing a specialized diet and administering a daily insulin injection.
  • Developed critical time management and communication skills while working under extreme pressure and time constraints.
  • Reported animals' illness or injury to animal owner or veterinarian.
  • Assist in surgeries while monitoring animals respiratory and internal vitals.
  • Provide customers with accurate and appropriate information regarding animal welfare.
  • Balanced needs of many customers simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Developed humane training solutions to address animal behavior problems.
  • Saved resources and ensured quality service by optimized networks.
  • Cleaned and prepared facility to eliminate possible hazards.
  • Restrain domestic animals during grooming and examinations.
  • Transported animals throughout the grooming facility
  • Medicated animals who were diabetic.
  • Care for the dogs: dog walking, making sure the animals get clean water, and clean up after them.
  • Take care of dogs and cats, full grooming included bathing, drying, haircut, nail trimming, ear cleaning.
  • Keep supervisor informed of needs and problems in assigned areas, maintain cleanliness of immediate work area and report maintenance needs.
  • Observe to caution children petting and feeding animals in designated areas to ensure safety of humans, as well as animals.
  • Provide breed specific haircut's, baths, ear cleaning, toe nail trimming as per the owners request.
  • Perform nail trimming, ear cleaning, teeth brushing, and other areas of grooming as requested by clients.
  • Bathe, nail trims, ear cleanings, anal glands, drying, walking, daily household cleaning, feeding
  • Bathed, brushed, trimmed, shaved, clipped nails, cleaned ears and more for dogs and cats.

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35. Client Information

low Demand
Here's how Client Information is used in Groom jobs:
  • Schedule appointments and record confidential client information.
  • Entered and updated client information in the salon computer system.
  • Motivated salon team to meet monthly goals Maintained client information and schedule Groomed clients pets to meet expectations
  • Scheduled appointments and recorded client information.
  • Performed clerical duties including organization of rabies records, client information and customer preferences.
  • Filed client information cards accordingly.

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36. Customer Complaints

low Demand
Here's how Customer Complaints is used in Groom jobs:
  • Greet customers entering establishment and resolve customer complaints.
  • Managed customer complaints and reconciliation.
  • Answered phones and scheduled appointments and resolved customer complaints.
  • Resolved customer complaints to a positive outcome.
  • Guaranteed positive customer experiences and resolved all customer complaints.
  • Resolved customer complaints to the satisfaction of both the client and company.

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37. Owner Instructions

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Here's how Owner Instructions is used in Groom jobs:
  • Followed customer / pet owner instructions ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Performed grooming and styling services, including brushing, bathing and conditioning of animals based on pet owner instructions and requests.
  • Trimmed and styled animal coats according to owner instructions and breed standards.
  • Groom and style pets based on pet owner instructions and requests following standard procedures and breed standards.
  • Groom and style pets based on pet owner instructions and requests.
  • Trimmed and styled animal coats according to owner instructions and breed standards.

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38. New Clients

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Here's how New Clients is used in Groom jobs:
  • Led tours of the facility for new clients.
  • groom, bathe, clean, advertise and get new clients
  • Planned events for customers/pets to show our gratitude for their business and also gain new clients.
  • Take in new clients -Organize the dogs we had in kennels -Bath the dogs -Called clients -Processed payments -Cleaned entire office/bathing area

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39. Health Issues

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Here's how Health Issues is used in Groom jobs:
  • Cared for varied breeds of dogs and groomed as well as advised clients in pet care and general health issues.
  • Interacted with clients regarding pets' grooming needs, behaviors, and health issues.

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40. Physical Condition

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Here's how Physical Condition is used in Groom jobs:
  • Looked at each incoming animals, observed for general physical condition and for signs of naturally occurring illnesses.
  • Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness.

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41. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Groom jobs:
  • Work with a large variety of different types of dog with a large rage of sizes and temperament.
  • Know how to use shears and clippers and use of blades on different types of hair.
  • Advise owners about condition of pet s skins and different types of shampoo that could help.
  • Perform duties that may require knowledge of and experience with different types of farm machinery.
  • Learned the skills to groom different types of canines and felines.
  • Operated and maintained multiple different types of heavy and medium equipment.
  • Bathed dogs by the dozen.All different types and sizes.

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42. Coat Health

low Demand
Here's how Coat Health is used in Groom jobs:
  • Promoted skin and coat health through regular grooming and prioritized animal safety and comfort at all times.
  • Promoted skin and coat health through regular grooming.
  • Styled coats to desired cuts, promoted skin and coat health.
  • Promote skin and coat health through regular grooming.
  • Promoted skin and coat health through regular grooming.
  • Trimmed and styled animal coats according to owner instructions and breed standards.Promoted skin and coat health through regular grooming.

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43. Positive Attitude

low Demand
Here's how Positive Attitude is used in Groom jobs:
  • Required patience and ability to maintain a positive attitude during high stress and emergency situations.
  • Maintained positive attitude and attained new knowledge.
  • Check in and check out Pet Parents with a positive attitude.
  • Team member offering positive attitude and flexible schedule.

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44. High Standards

low Demand
Here's how High Standards is used in Groom jobs:
  • Maintained high standards of safety, cleanliness and professionalism.
  • Adhered to high standards of safety, cleanliness and professionalism, while prioritizing animal safety and comfort at all times.
  • Adhered to high standards of safety, cleanliness and professionalism.

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45. Eye Care

low Demand
Here's how Eye Care is used in Groom jobs:
  • Achieved detailed grooming including eye care, cleaning wrinkles and dental care and applying bows and bandannas.

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46. Coat Types

low Demand
Here's how Coat Types is used in Groom jobs:
  • Selected appropriate shampoos and conditioners for different skin and coat types.
  • Received the training and certification to successfully and safely groom most breeds and coat types.
  • Selected appropriate shampoos and conditioners for different skin and coat types.
  • Selected appropriate shampoo and conditioners for different skin and coat types Ability to communicate effectively with clients

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47. Customer Questions

low Demand
Here's how Customer Questions is used in Groom jobs:
  • Greeted and answered customer questions Processed payments Answered phones Maintained work areas clean Provided basic grooming services
  • Assist in answering customer questions regarding grooming, scheduling grooming appointments and maintaining salon cleanliness and safety.
  • Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
  • Handled any customer questions or issues.
  • Answer customer questions and inquires.
  • Resolve customer questions and complaints in order to improve customer satisfaction and to ensure customers' return to salon.

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48. EAR Hair

low Demand
Here's how EAR Hair is used in Groom jobs:
  • Trimmed nails, Pulled ear hair, bathed, dried and brushed out, cut hair, and scheduled appointments
  • Clean ear's and plucked any ear hair.
  • Cut nails, ear hair.
  • Bathed dogs including shaving paw pads, clipping nails, cleaning ears, plucking ear hair and etc.
  • Assisted groomers in cleaning up facility and kennels, providing water, cutting paw pad hair and ear hair.
  • Vacuum, take out trash Cut toe nails, pull ear hair

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20 Most Common Skill for a Groom

Bathe Dogs48.3%
Groomer17.4%
Scheduling Appointments5.9%
Clean Ears3.2%
Phone Calls3.1%
Pet Care Department3.1%
Anal Gland Expression3%
Customer Service2.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Groom

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Bathe Dogs
Bathe Dogs
43%
43%
2
2
Groomer
Groomer
15.5%
15.5%
3
3
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
5.3%
5.3%
4
4
Clean Ears
Clean Ears
2.9%
2.9%
5
5
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
2.8%
2.8%
6
6
Pet Care Department
Pet Care Department
2.7%
2.7%
7
7
Anal Gland Expression
Anal Gland Expression
2.7%
2.7%
8
8
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.9%
1.9%
9
9
Dog Training Classes
Dog Training Classes
1.7%
1.7%
10
10
Pet Owners
Pet Owners
1.5%
1.5%
11
11
Animal Care
Animal Care
1.3%
1.3%
12
12
Horse Shows
Horse Shows
1.2%
1.2%
13
13
Nail Trims
Nail Trims
1.1%
1.1%
14
14
Blow Dry
Blow Dry
0.9%
0.9%
15
15
Race Horses
Race Horses
0.9%
0.9%
16
16
Clip Nails
Clip Nails
0.8%
0.8%
17
17
Clean Stalls
Clean Stalls
0.8%
0.8%
18
18
Front Desk
Front Desk
0.7%
0.7%
19
19
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.7%
0.7%
20
20
Book Appointments
Book Appointments
0.6%
0.6%
21
21
Domestic Pets
Domestic Pets
0.6%
0.6%
22
22
Client Relationships
Client Relationships
0.6%
0.6%
23
23
Reminder Calls
Reminder Calls
0.6%
0.6%
24
24
Full Service
Full Service
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
People
People
0.5%
0.5%
26
26
Dogs Hair
Dogs Hair
0.5%
0.5%
27
27
Special Needs
Special Needs
0.4%
0.4%
28
28
Customer Relations
Customer Relations
0.4%
0.4%
29
29
General Care
General Care
0.4%
0.4%
30
30
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
Proper Care
Proper Care
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Sales Floor
Sales Floor
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Greeting Customers
Greeting Customers
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
IM
IM
0.3%
0.3%
35
35
Client Information
Client Information
0.3%
0.3%
36
36
Customer Complaints
Customer Complaints
0.3%
0.3%
37
37
Owner Instructions
Owner Instructions
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
New Clients
New Clients
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Health Issues
Health Issues
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Physical Condition
Physical Condition
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Different Types
Different Types
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Coat Health
Coat Health
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
Positive Attitude
Positive Attitude
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
High Standards
High Standards
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Eye Care
Eye Care
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Coat Types
Coat Types
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Customer Questions
Customer Questions
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
EAR Hair
EAR Hair
0.3%
0.3%

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