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Dog Grooming Training

Based in beautiful North Norfolk, The Dog House is proud to offer premium professional dog grooming training with Open College Network West Midlands Level 3 Diploma and City & Guilds Level 2 and 3 Diploma qualifications.


The Dog House is a highly respected and well reviewed regional dog groomers with an abundance of loyal customers. We are also an approved Open College Network West Midlands dog grooming training centre and a well established City & Guilds Satellite. Our fabulous team proudly boast City & Guilds qualifications from Level 2 Grooming Assistant, Level 3 Diploma in Professional Dog Grooming, C&G Level 4 qualified as well as an AET, TAQA and IQA qualifications in dog grooming tutoring and assessing.

We are a forward thinking business, passionate about the care and welfare of the dogs we are entrusted to work with and constantly strive to deliver the very highest standards of professionalism. We offer the ultimate in flexible and affordable dog grooming career training.



How does our Dog Grooming Training work?

Our training courses can be taken on a full time or flexible basis. It is an opportunity to learn in a real working professional dog grooming business, alongside our wonderful team and gain one of the industry’s top dog grooming qualifications. (Either OCN or C&G)

If you are new to dog grooming, the initial days of your training will focus on learning the essential handling and preparation skills required to enable you to work with all breeds and coat types. You will learn how to safely bath and dry, understand dog health and welfare and be guided in how to to ensure your own health and safety. As your training progresses, you will learn clipping and scissoring skills from everyday pet trims to breed standards, leading to your independent completion of a variety of full grooms.




Every day you are on site with us we will focus on hands on practical learning. You will be provided with a course handbook to study the essential theory knowledge that compliments your practical work and be encouraged to complete home study to accumulate the guided learning hours you will need to complete your chosen professional qualifications. We can also offer you an abundance of dog grooming business set up and customer service advice.

Every day will present a new learning opportunity. Every member of our team will support and encourage you to realise your maximum potential and prepare you for your new career venture.

If you like the sound of our training offer we invite you to book a free taster day with us. Come and meet the team, chat to current trainees and see our facilities for yourself. Guaranteed are lots of doggie cuddles!


The Dog House
Unit 4b, Raynham Road
NR21 7LN

Contact Details

01328 853373

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Opening Hours

Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm

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The Dog House will remain open for appointments as per normal but will be operating under stricter guidelines.

Please be sure to take note of any signs or requests from us or our employees when attending our site during this period.