Grooming School of Indiana

Professional Groomer Course


The Grooming School of Indiana’s Professional Groomer Program is designed to offer students, with no professional grooming experience, an avenue to enter the market in a relatively short period of time, concentrate on basic pet grooming and handling of dogs. It also allows students to concentrate on basic pet grooming including everything taught in the first portion of the program as well as clipper and scissor finishing techniques, proper pattern setting for various breeds.


Emphasis is placed on perfecting grooming skills while concentrating on proper breed profile, increasing speed, efficiency and developing maximum grooming potential. The bulk of this training program is spent practicing and perfecting skills with pets under the guidance of the Instructor, Pam Casey. Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a Certificate of Completion and be able to work competently as a Professional Groomer.

Upcoming Class Dates:

Jan 9 – Mar 30, 2017

May 8 – Jul 27, 2017

Sep 11 – Nov 30, 2017

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Pam Casey has been grooming dogs for over 13 years. Over the past decade she has made it her passion to improve dogs’ well-being with her vast experience in grooming.  Pam is constantly continuing her education in grooming and has taken private lessons from one of the top 10 groomers in the United States.


Pam also loves to train and show her three terriers in obedience and also grooms dogs to show in the confirmation ring. Pam firmly believes that each class is different and customizes each class to meet each individual student’s needs. She is willing to go the extra mile to make sure each student is well prepared when they graduate to continue with their training. Her passions and hobbies rest with her career – making dogs look and feel beautiful!


“Thank you! For helping me to go confidently in the direction of my dreams! And to live the life I’ve imagined.” – Penny Benge

“Two years ago I was a nurse wanting to quit working as a nurse but not ready to retire. I was 54 years old and had wanted to be a dog groomer for many years. I kept thinking that I was to old to start something new. I did some research and job shadowing and decided I was going to go to grooming school. It is one one of the best decisions I have made.

My instructor was Pam Casey and she was fabulous. She was so encouraging and had such great knowledge of grooming. Every class was a new “adventure”. When I had my doubts about myself being a groomer she was always there to cheer me on. After I graduated I wanted to work somewhere that I could continue to learn. Unfortunately where I live I did not have that opportunity. So I decided I would open my own salon. My learning from Pam did not stop in the class room. She is still there when I have a question whether it’s about grooming, business or products. After only eighteen months of being opened I am now booked three weeks in advance. Pam taught me a strong foundation to build my grooming skills. I had to drive and hour and a half one way three nights a week and it was worth every mile.” – Karen Landry

“My dog grooming adventure started because I have a Lhasa Apso named Harley! One hot summer day I decided to cut his hair. Well it didn’t turn out to bad, but it wasn’t that great either. I thought to myself for months that I should go to dog grooming school. Well one day I decided to look into it.

I worked full time in a Doctor’s office, and was getting weary of poor management, and whinny patients. Plus dogs are more fun, and less whinny. I found several schools, but after taking a tour of Grooming School of Indiana, and speaking with the owners, I decided to go for it. The cost was reasonable, and the equipment provided was excellent. The instructor, Pam is such an awesome teacher. She gave me hands on instruction, encouragement, and worked us as a team to accomplish our goals. I learned so much in such a short time. I also learned that the scissors are very sharp! I had 5 stitches placed after jamming my finger into my thinning shears. So be careful!I have now started my own business, working from my home, which allows me the flexibility to care for my Mom. I also have an essential oil business, and use the aromatherapy for my dogs that I groom. I was also given the opportunity to share the essential oil information with other students at the school so they can go out there and check out all the possibilities to help them in their business. The instruction didn’t stop upon graduation. Today I can call, or text Pam for help, advice, and she is there for me. She makes Indiana Grooming School exceptional! – Rebecca Ralston

gsi00035“I enrolled in grooming school of Indiana because I was interested in grooming. Although I didn’t have much knowledge I wanted to learn. The instructor (Pam) was great, she taught me a lot about the different breeds that I had never learned. She made it easy and took her time. I now have the skills and knowledge to be an informative professional groomer.” – Carla Bryant

“My daughter is a 22 year old hearing impaired girl that was looking for career. She was not academically motivated, but also needed to start thinking about her future. She has always been an animal lover and knew she wanted to work in that field. She decided that pet-grooming was a positive option for her.

We began researching the best place for her to get training with her special needs. In speaking with the owners of Grooming School of Indiana, Robert and Stephanie Morrison, it was clear what our choice would be. Robert and Stephanie were accommodating , professional and willing to make accommodations to meet my daughter’s needs. We were introduced to Pam (the instructor) and knew Chelsea was going to be successful. Chelsea completed the training with lots of encouragement and guidance from the entire staff . Pam was so intuitive of her needs and encouraged her and never gave up. Pam was a professional and willing to work with all students. I would advise anyone thinking of go into the Grooming Industry to consider Grooming School of Indiana. Chelsea is now fully employed as a certified pet groomer with a successful Pet Grooming Salon . We owe a lot to Grooming School of Indiana owners and entire staff.” – James Miller

gsi00018“I had a great experience at Grooming School of Indiana. The hands on atmosphere is the reason I chose this school. The instructor Pam is very informative and taught me lots of tips with different breeds. Thanks to pam and Grooming School of Indiana I now have the skills to excel and be a confident groomer!” – Natalie Caruthers