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Sat, July 08, 2023 11:03 AM | Pauline Broadhurst

Job Title: Dog Groomer, contract

Company: Fetch Pet Boutique

Location: Central Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario

Are you passionate about dogs and have a flair for grooming? Join our family-owned pet boutique as a Dog Groomer and provide top-notch grooming services to our furry canine clients!

We are seeking a skilled and dedicated individual to join our team and help us create a pampering experience for dogs and their owners.


  • Handle dogs with care and compassion, ensuring their comfort throughout the grooming process.
  • Perform professional grooming services independently such as bathing, brushing, haircuts, nail trimming, and ear cleaning for various breeds of dogs.
  • Maintain a clean and safe grooming area, including regularly sanitizing equipment and tools.
  • Assess the condition of pets' coats, skin, and overall health, and provide appropriate grooming treatments.
  • Monitor and report any health issues or concerns observed during grooming sessions.
  • Interact professionally with pet owners to understand their specific grooming preferences and ensure their satisfaction.
  • Type notes to client files using our online-based grooming software.


  • Must have experience as a professional dog groomer.
  • Knowledge of different dog breeds, their grooming needs, and breed-specific cuts.
  • Proficiency in various grooming techniques, including bathing, brushing, de-matting, and styling.
  • Ability to handle dogs of all sizes and temperaments, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills to interact effectively with pet owners.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain a high standard of grooming.
  • Available at least 3 days per week for grooming.
  • Must have own tools, including but not limited to scissors, clippers, brushes, and combs. Tools are to be in good working order for every shift.


  • Commission-based compensation, with a split comparable to surrounding grooming salons, plus tips.
  • 1-on-1 grooming, without overlapping dogs.
  • Schedule flexibility.
  • On-site, free parking.
  • Opportunity to work in a friendly, family-oriented environment.
  • Ability to showcase your creativity and grooming skills.
  • Employee discounts on pet products.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about working with dogs and creating a positive grooming experience, we would love to hear from you! Please email your resume to No cover letter required. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an in-person interview.

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