Summary Animal Groomer (except Horses) near Vancouver (BC)

Find key facts and figures about working as an animal groomer (except horses). The following information is applicable to all Pet groomers and animal care workers (NOC 6563).

Description

Animal care workers feed, handle, train and groom animals and assist veterinarians, animal health technologists and technicians and animal breeders. Pet groomers clip coats, bathe and otherwise groom pets. Workers in this group are employed by animal hospitals and clinics, animal shelters, breeding and boarding kennels, zoos, laboratories, retail pet shops, dog training schools, pet grooming establishments, or may be self-employed.

Skills

  • Bathing/shampooing
  • Anal glands treatment
  • Pet clipping and styling
  • Ear cleaning
  • Flea baths

Wages

$13.85/hour

Median wage in Lower Mainland–Southwest Region

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Outlook

Good

The job outlook is good in Lower Mainland–Southwest Region

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Requirements

High school or specific training

High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required

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Jobs

5 jobs

advertised near Vancouver (BC)

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