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Professional Groomer Knoxville, TN

Susan Porterfield, Professional Groomer In Knoxville, TN

At Concord School of Grooming our mission and stated goal is to provide the education and promote the physical skills to help you become a professional groomer in Knoxville, TN. We help you achieve the highest standards of integrity and the confident knowledge needed to be entrusted with the welfare of someone's pet. 

About Professional Groomer, Susan Porterfield 

Susan Porterfield was presented with the Silas Award by the National Association of Creative Professional Groomers, at the June 3, 2012, Pet Stylists Super Show. This is the first time the award has been given in the United States. She has served as President of Pet Stylists of Tennessee, Inc. since 2006. She is also the chairman of the annual trade show and grooming competition held in Knoxville each year at the Convention Center. She believes strongly in continued education for all groomers.

Both David and Susan Porterfield, as owners and founders of Concord School of Grooming offer a tremendous wealth of knowledge to students in their pet grooming classes, as well as to the public. They have bred and shown horses, cats, and dogs for the show-ring over 50 years. They are American Kennel Club Judges and past members of the Professional Handlers Association. David and Susan are listed in the, "Who's Who of Dog Handling."

If you want to succeed in today's fast-growing pet industry, we have that special touch that can help you leap over the competition. We believe that our professional groomer program is structured so that you will be able to compete in today's fast-growing market.

Concord School of Grooming is the only grooming school in the state of Tennessee. Our fast-growing client base is well over 5,000, and this is due to our 50-year commitment to our clients and their pets.

Concord School of Grooming is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation of standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.