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American Academy of Pet Grooming



American Academy of Pet Grooming
202 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010


Located in the heart of Manhattan, American Academy of Pet Grooming is a New York State licensed institution of Pet Grooming. Founded by a former New York City schoolteacher in 2002, AAOPG provides certification leading to a successful career in grooming.

The American Academy of Pet Grooming offers basic and advanced grooming programs. The 150-hour basic program includes techniques, equipment care, first aid, dog handling, anatomy, and styling. The 250-hour advanced program also addresses advanced styling techniques and shop management. Students enrich their education through guest lectures and field trips to local shops, the AKC Library, Westminster Dog Show, and Intergroom Show.

Quick Facts:

  • Ninety-nine percent of training at American Academy of Pet Grooming, and students work with live dogs every day.

  • Students receive a 50 percent commission for each pet groomed during training.

  • Ninety-eight percent of AAOPG graduates move on to successful grooming careers.

  • The American Academy of Pet Grooming offers full-time day classes, part-time evening classes, and Saturday-only classes.
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