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It's a dirty first job, but hey if you like dogs and cats and don't mind getting wet and hairy, this job is for you!

Grooming Assistant (Former Employee)

Pros- Great co-employees, all hard working, both Grooming Managers that I have had were inspiring and well-loved by our customers!
- Quickly paced, helps the hours go by
- Great learning and advancement opportunities
- Easy evening shifts
- You get to work with dogs! And you learn a lot about them, including breed identification and care

Cons- Stressful, on your toes, action
- Very dirty job. Dogs stress out get diarrhea or puke
- Make sure you have endurance! Can take a toll on the body

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Dog Groomer (Former Employee)
    Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Petco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros: Work with animals Friendly co-workers Ability to groom my own pets at… Cons: Minimum wage hourly pay (when not given commission) Low support from… More
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    love the animals and the people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Petco part-time for less than a year

    Pros: get to interact with animals and happy pet parents! Cons: i can not think of any. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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