Grooming courses in London

Welcome to Dogs Delight Grooming Academy. If you want to become a Pet Stylist, and are a beginner, we have the in-depth training courses and qualifications you need. Our intensive grooming course is the only dog grooming course in the UK to include a certificate in Animal First Aid, Certificate in Animal Handling and a certified Grooming Business Management course.

Winners of The Liz Paul Award 2016 UK Grooming School Of the Year and many other industry awards, our courses are based in Chiswick in London, suitable for students from: Slough, Reading, Guildford, Sussex, Essex, Surrey, Hertfordshire, Berkshire. We do however welcome students from all over the UK and from around the World.

If you are a more experienced groomer we have workshops and webinars that are just for you. Join our Pet Business Club and you can keep up to date with all the latest tools, tips and tricks of the industry.

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Having attended Grooming Competitions and seen Julie’s outstanding work and professionalism under pressure, I decided she was who I wanted to help me move my grooming on from the basic level I was at. Julie has a lovely teaching style she helped me work on my Westie and Poodle grooming to bring it up to a standard to pass the C&G diploma exam. What is notable with Julie is that she is always more than happy to help, yes you may pay for a days training with her but she is always happy to answer questions and mentor via facebook etc once you’ve gone home and tried your new skills out, she goes above and beyond what is expected from a course provider. A very hardworking, knowledgeable groomer and teacher who really does care about the grooming industry and helping people achieve their full potential. I have a successful grooming salon thanks to Julie’s help and kindness. Fiona Durdy

Groom2U Yorkshire

I am so glad I did my research when looking for the best place to train as a dog groomer. Dogs Delight definitely stood out with its highly commended groomers, Julie being a Master Groomer and an award winning school. From the first day of my 20 intensive day course I knew this was the career for me. I absolutely loved getting involved on day one, and getting direction from the talented grooming teachers. I left everyday feeling inspired. Once I had completed my exams I went onto building my own business and have never once looked back. Even after my training I am still being supported by Dogs Delight by being apart of their student Facebook group, where lots of constant advice is given and questions are answered. I couldn’t recommend Julie Lalou and the whole team at Dogs Delight enough. Nicky Kazan

BarkShear Grooming

Meet Our Founder

Julie Lalou

Julie Lalou, Award-winning Master Groomer

I am a true dog lover and I have five dogs which include a two Standard Poodles, a Miniature Poodle, a Fox Terrier and a Welsh terrier.

I have been grooming since 2000 and teaching grooming since 2005. I am a strong believer in qualifications and as a result I have a BA in International Business, City and Guilds 7750/03 in Dog grooming, The Certificate in Competence in Cat Grooming and a City and Guilds 7303/03 in teaching. I have obtained The Higher Diploma in Grooming and I am a member of the Guild of Master Dog Groomers. I have also been awarded a L.C.G.I in Dog Grooming. I am the owner of Dogs Delight, a successful grooming salon and City and Guilds Grooming Training Center in London.

I have a keen interest in improving the grooming industry and furthering my grooming skills in terms of qualifications and competing. I have worked incredibly hard competing in the UK and abroad to gain enough wins to make it onto The Groom Team England for handstripping. This is a huge achievement as the team only has 4 members and one of which i am very proud. In 2019 I will take part in the Word Grooming Championships

Finally in 2015, alongside Denise Westbrook (Dee4dogs), I set up an annual non profit grooming event which includes seminars, shopping and a competition with the intention of helping both new and experienced groomers to socialise and further their skills.

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