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The Barker and Bowes Training Academy

Courses in Dog Grooming, Styling and Salon Management

“Professional Internationally certified qualifications”

If you want to enjoy a career in dog grooming or simply want to explore the idea of learning more about caring for your own dog then we have a course for you. If you want to do a long course or a short course, we can help with that too.

If you see a course that interests you then all you have to do is drop a note to our Academy Director and we will get back to you straight away. Please email your details and phone number to our Academy director.


All of our professional team have been hand-picked for their exceptional skills, knowledge of animals, and keen love for what they do.

Your tutor will support you throughout your course, from start to finish. Individual attention will ensure that you progress at a pace to suit you, and by getting to know you, our tutors can guide you effectively. The professional and approachable nature of our team will put you at ease and make your learning practical, enjoyable, and rewarding.

You will be encouraged to draw on our experiences and ask lots of questions during your studies at The Training Academy. We love to share our knowledge, expertise, and experience. That is how we all learn.