(814) 969-0818
1530 W. 26th
Erie, PA 16508

Instructional Programs | Just Four Paws Academy of Pet Styling - Erie, PA

Dog Grooming School


Just Four Paws Academy - Erie, PA - Grooming Program


Class Days & Times


Monday - Friday | 9:00 AM to 3:50 PM


Just Four Paws Academy of Pet Styling is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Golden Paws®.  We are excited to offer two diploma programs in professional pet styling.

Our grooming instructor has been grooming since 1980 and is passionate about pet styling.  She has enjoyed passing her knowledge on to the many students of Just Four Paws Academy of Pet Styling over the years and looks forward to assisting more aspiring pet stylists in entering a career they will love for years to come!

Just Four Paws Academy - Erie, PA - Grooming Program - Cat

Throughout the pet styling programs, you will learn the basics of pet styling - from using various tools, control methods, safety procedures, proper handling, pet oral hygiene and cleaning procedures.

Our pet grooming instructor will work with you, one-on-one, to give you the personalized attention and instruction you need to grow and succeed as a pet stylistYou will be amazed by how much you can learn in as little as eight weeks!


Skills developed at Just Four Paws Academy of Pet Styling include:

  • De-shedding Skills
  • Shampoo / Anal Glands
  • Sanitation
  • Safety Techniques
  • De-matting Techniques
  • Dog Anatomy
  • Tool Usage & Maintenance
  • Ear Cleaning
  • Skimming Techniques
  • Fine Finishing / Balancing & Outline Shaping
  • Drying Techniques
  • Flea / Skin Treatments
  • Skin and Hair
  • Pet Oral Hygiene
  • Clipper Techniques
  • Control Positions
  • Blade Lengths
  • Pleasing the Customer
  • Cut Down Techniques
  • Blade Skills
  • Styling Add-on Services
  • Brushing and Combing
  • Blow Drying / Brushing
  • Bathing Techniques
  • Pet Psychology
  • Curly Coat Cutdown
  • Shaving Skills
  • Nails
  • Detachable Blades
  • Outline Shaping
  • Breed Designs
  • Thinning Shear Techniques

 It is important to know that students get as much out of their education as they want.  Students are asked to come prepared for class, stay focused and ask any and all questions they may have.

Are you interested in pet styling & dog grooming? Contact Just Four Paws Academy!