Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2019-2020

Pet Grooming

Animal Health Technology

Washington Hall

319-398-5609

www.kirkwood.edu/agrisciences

Entry time
Fall

Award
Diploma
1 years (2 terms including summer)

As a pet grooming student, you’ll learn to groom and maintain the appearance of pets, usually dogs. Grooming includes brushing and cutting the pet’s hair, trimming toenails, bathing the pet and cleaning its ears. After successfully completing the one-year program, you’ll receive a diploma in Pet Grooming and Pet Shop Management.

Career opportunities: veterinary clinics; pet stores; pet salons; kennels.

For gainful employment information, including graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other information, visit www.kirkwood.edu/gainfulemployment.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

Term 1-Fall

AGV-221

Professionalism for Pet Groomers

1

AGV-201

Pet Grooming I

3

AGV-202

Pet Grooming II

3

AGV-400

Grooming Shop Management I

3

AGV-206

Canine Behavior & Handling

3

COM-723

Workplace Communications

3

 

16

Term 2-Spring

AGV-401

Grooming Shop Management II

3

AGV-203

Pet Grooming III

3

AGV-204

Pet Grooming IV

3

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

ACC-111

Introduction to Accounting

3

 

 

15

Total program credit hours

31

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