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The Neon Dragon

Unleash the art of innovative canine grooming.

Is your love for dogs matched only by your passion for grooming and pampering our furry friends? Welcome to The Neon Dragon Academy, where we've created a haven for dog enthusiasts to transform their passion into a fulfilling career.

For more information and to apply, please send us an email to with basic personal information, educational background, any prior experience in grooming (if applicable), and a brief statement of interest outlining why you wish to join the academy. We will contact you with further details.

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What We Offer

Welcome to the Neon Dragon Academy, where the art of dog grooming is elevated to new heights! Founded by the dynamic duo of Nikki and Carly, both certified dog stylists with a shared passion for transforming furry friends into four-legged fashionistas. Drawing from their extensive experience as dog grooming professionals, Nikki and Carly envisioned a unique space dedicated to teaching aspiring groomers the perfect blend of technical expertise and trendsetting flair.The Neon Dragon Academy is more than just a grooming school; it's a community of dog lovers who understand the significance of proper grooming in a dog's overall well-being. Our goal is to empower you to become a skilled, caring, and sought-after dog groomer who ensures each pup leaves with a wagging tail and a newfound sense of confidence.

Join us at The Neon Dragon Academy, and embark on a journey where you'll learn to pamper, primp, and bring out the inner beauty of our beloved canine companions. Together, we'll unleash the art of canine beauty and create a happier, healthier, and more beautiful world for dogs.

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What You Will Learn

Canine-Centric Curriculum: Our academy focuses exclusively on the art of dog grooming. You'll learn the latest techniques and trends in dog bathing, breed-specific styling, nail care, skin and coat health, and much more.

Expert Canine Stylists: Our instructors are highly experienced, certified dog groomers who share a deep love for dogs. They'll provide you with comprehensive knowledge and hands-on training to ensure you become a skilled and compassionate dog groomer.

Tail-Wagging Facilities: The Neon Dragon Academy boasts state-of-the-art grooming studios designed with dogs' comfort in mind. We prioritize safety and relaxation, creating a stress-free environment for our canine clients.

Comprehensive Dog Breeds: Whether you're interested in grooming small breeds, large breeds, or anything in between, our curriculum covers a wide range of breeds, coat types, and grooming styles to make you a versatile groomer.

Real-World Experience: You'll have the opportunity to work with a variety of dogs, from puppies to seniors, in a supervised setting. This hands-on experience is essential for mastering the art of dog grooming. The course offers a two week curriculum, paired with hands-on learning experience throughout the course.

Gentle Grooming Techniques: We emphasize gentle handling and stress-reduction techniques to ensure the well-being of the dogs in your care. Our graduates will be known for their compassionate approach to grooming.

Certification and Job Placement: Upon completion of our programs, you'll receive a junior pet stylist certificate. We also provide assistance with job placement and networking opportunities. You will become a lifetime member of our ongoing Neon Dragon groomer support group.

Lifetime Coaching

The Neon Dragon Grooming Academy provides its members with an exclusive and invaluable perk - private access to ongoing support through a dedicated Facebook group. This unique group serves as a collaborative space where grooming academy students, peers, and experienced coaches converge to extend mutual aid, guidance, and a platform for continued learning.

The Facebook group essentially acts as a secure, members-only community, fostering a supportive environment for students to interact with each other and their mentors. Here's how it works:

  1. Peer Support and Collaboration: Members can engage with their peers, sharing experiences, insights, and troubleshooting grooming challenges. It's a network of like-minded individuals, where students can ask questions, offer advice, and celebrate successes.

  2. Expert Guidance: Coaches, being seasoned professionals in grooming, actively participate in the group, offering their expertise, feedback, and guidance. This provides students with direct access to professionals who can answer queries and provide mentorship.

  3. Ongoing Learning: The group serves as an extension of the academy, providing a continuous learning environment beyond formal lessons. Members can share resources, discuss new techniques, and stay updated on industry trends or new tools in the grooming world.

  4. Exclusive Resources: Access to exclusive content, such as live Q&A sessions, tutorial videos, or articles, which are tailored to the group's interests and needs.

  5. Networking Opportunities: It's a fantastic platform for networking. Members can build relationships, potentially leading to collaborations, job opportunities, or simply connecting with fellow enthusiasts in the grooming industry.

  6. Community Engagement: Regular challenges, events, or themed activities hosted within the group to encourage participation and engagement among members, fostering a sense of community and shared enthusiasm.

This private Facebook group acts as a comprehensive support system, catering to the needs of the grooming academy's students even after their formal training ends. It's a dynamic space where knowledge, experiences, and camaraderie flourish, ensuring that the learning journey continues and remains enriched.

What Our Students Are Saying

After 3 months I have a good start, and I am confident in starting my grooming career. Thank you for this program. I looked forward to each class and learning on different breeds of dogs.

Carlin, student

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