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Groomer Highlight on Jeanette Nolte 

To cite the notorious Brazilian soccer participant Pelé, “Success is not any accident. It’s onerous work, perseverance, studying, learning, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you’re doing or studying to do.” Many can attest to this as being true, together with Animal Conduct School’s Grooming Instruction Program graduate Jeanette Nolte.  

Jeanette along with her fiancé, Chris and their furbabies (from left to proper) Sadie, Penny, Cora and Cooper

Nolte was thinking about a profession with animals ever since highschool when she was working as a canine bather and different canine associated jobs. As soon as out of faculty, Jeanette began working with much more animals and noticed how a lot of a requirement there was for pet grooming. This sparked her curiosity, and after years of animal associated expertise, she determined to additional her schooling with ABC’s Grooming Instruction Program with the targets of first turning into a licensed pet groomer, after which beginning her personal enterprise.  

All ABC grooming college students obtain an intensive instrument package throughout their course of research. This package comes from Groomers Alternative, a frontrunner within the grooming area. Having the grooming instrument package allowed Jeanette to study firsthand in regards to the quite a few instruments required in grooming and, most significantly, the way to correctly make the most of them. Studying the way to use grooming tools successfully and having hands-on follow helped enhance her confidence as a groomer. One other takeaway for Nolte was the significance of security and increasing her information of canine breeds and their various coats.  

As Ms. Nolte found, studying about grooming in an organized and systematic trend is likely one of the hallmarks of a top quality certification program. The significance of grooming certification grew to become even clearer as soon as Jeanette began her personal enterprise. “I’ve had too many individuals come to me saying that they’ve taken their canine to groomers who usually are not licensed and have had a foul expertise. They then develop into common prospects for my enterprise as a result of they don’t desire a non-certified individual grooming their pet. I wouldn’t be the place I’m at with out having the certification as a result of it backs up the legitimacy of what I do.”  

For individuals who are thinking about turning into a groomer, Nolte suggests that you simply undergo all the pieces the job entails with an skilled groomer. “Lots of people suppose it’s a ‘rainbow’ job, however grooming might be bodily demanding work. It is extremely useful to know and perceive the animals and their behaviors too.” She continues saying, “Be sure to have a really affected person and calm mentality. It’s important to learn to navigate the obstacles of the job. It’s a very rewarding job, however it’s certainly not a straightforward job.”  

Now that she has her certification, grooming coaching and instruments from Groomer’s Alternative, Jeanette’s profession as a groomer has dramatically flourished. Nolte has been in a position to depart her company job to groom full-time, is at the moment receiving 5-6 texts a day asking for providers and is booked out 2 weeks forward, whereas finishing 7-11 grooms a day. By her new connections and present 250 shoppers, her word-of-mouth suggestions have exploded. She is at the moment understanding of her residence however is working with a realtor to discover a bigger location to run her enterprise. Nolte plans to rent 1-2 different groomers within the subsequent 6 months to fulfill the demand of shoppers.  

One among her proudest achievements is her 5-star scores on Google evaluations. “I dwell daily to see that quantity go up each single day. Watching the evaluations helps me regulate my competitors and I at all times ensure the shopper is comfortable even when a mistake is made, or they don’t seem to be happy.” Nolte will stroll with the proprietor of the canine from snout to tail and ask if they’re proud of the reduce and if any modifications are wanted earlier than they stroll out the door. She has the shoppers inform her precisely what they need to give them extra freedom of their most well-liked groom slightly than simply getting what the groomer offers them. 

Nolte and her fiancé are wanting ahead to their future with the enterprise. They plan to rent a full-time crew and want to broaden the providers offered to incorporate boarding, doggie daycare, pet therapeutic massage and canine coaching. “I by no means thought I’d be the place I’m in the present day, doing what I wished to do. My dream job was to work with canine, however I used to be considering it was extra of a passion and never a profession. The sky is the restrict in working with animals, particularly nowadays. You don’t must have a 9-5 job; you may make a profitable profession out of it (grooming) and do what you’re keen on.”  

ABC congratulates Jeanette Nolte on her current achievements and hopes this conjures up others to maintain trying to find the dream they love.  

In case you are thinking about enrolling within the applications supplied at Animal Conduct School, try extra data at or name 800-795-3294. 



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