Equipment requirements – equipment kits are a separate cost in addition to the tuition fee. You must have a complete grooming kit on the first day of class, no matter what program you decide to take. This kit can be ordered with pre-payment to the Grooming Institute of Canada, or you may purchase the equipment on your own. If you purchase your own equipment, it must pass the Pampered Paws Limited inspection before being used on any animal.

Equipment Required:

2 Universal brushes
1 Tender care brush
1 Professional Nail Cutters
1 small nail trimmer for cats
1 Dremel Stylus Portable Grinder
1 bottle of Quik Stop for nails
1 bottle of Ear Powder
1 Wahl Clipper Professional
1 Extra Fine Blade for Arco SE Portable
1 Arco SE Portable
1 of each of the following 3, 3f, 4,4f, 5, 5f, 7,7f, 10, 30, 40
1 Set of Wahl Stainless Steel Clip on Combs for 5 in 1 blades
1 Laube A Clip on Comb
1 Laube E Clip on Comb
1 English Comb - Fine- Medium Combination Teflon Coated
1 English Handled Comb - Large
1 Resco Long Tooth Comb
1 Mars Hand-Stripping Knife
1 Mars King Rake - 16 Teeth (Complete set would be great but expensive)
1 Smock

1 Curve Sheer 7.5 inch

1 Straight Sheer 7.5 inch

1 Pair of Arm Guard made with 2 mm thick  leather, arm Guard must cover forearms completely

1 Pair of Arm Guard made with 2 mm thick  leather, arm Guard must cover forearms completely
1 Travel Case for Equipment
1 Demating Tool
3 Boxes of disposable gloves that must be worn when grooming
1 bottle of Alcohol
1 bottle of Hydrogen Peroxide
1 package of Cotton Balls
1 package of Q-Tips

PPE Requirement:
Uniform / Gloves /Face shield/Mask/safety glasses/ear protector- Applicant to supply protective covering for clothes, eyes, ears, nose and hands when working with animals.

Please note that Pampered Paws™ does not sell this equipment, you can purchase on your own or order on your behalf from the Grooming Institute of Canada, who deals with reputable suppliers in our industry. Pampered Paws™ will further discuss equipment options once applicants are accepted to the program.