Pet grooming

California pet grooming companies face worker shortages

Different industries across the country are experiencing labor shortages and an unexpected shortage is now affecting pet owners as the pet grooming business is overwhelmed and overbooked. high time. These had not been seen since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey program began in December 2020. California has been asked to close” , said Teri DiMarino, president of the California Professional Pet Groomers Association. Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reports that 23 million US households acquired a pet during the COVID-19 pandemic. They also surveyed over 5,000 people and found that 90% of new dog owners and 85% of new cat owners were not considering rehoming their pets. the clock. Owner Bobbie Delatore said in 20 years in business she has never had to turn anyone away. But recently it hasn’t been accepting new customers for a few months now because it’s booked everyday. Delatore at one point increased the number of dogs she groomed but said it was not possible to continue doing so. a month in advance,” said Antonia Marez, a south Sacramento resident who dropped off her three dogs at Cute and Cuddly Grooming Wednesday morning. Marez said she books weeks in advance and calls all days to confirm if there have been any cancellations to take those spots.The California Professional Pet Groomers Association said that while there are schools available for aspiring pet groomers, the profession is time-consuming and the positions A Midtown Sacramento self-service dog wash business owner told KCRA 3 that, unlike pet groomers, they aren’t overwhelmed.

Different industries across the country are experiencing labor shortages and an unexpected shortage is now affecting pet owners as the pet grooming business is overwhelmed and overbooked.

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that over the past year, the historic number of dropout rates has reached its all-time high. These had not been seen since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey program began in December 2020.

“The Great Grooming has definitely affected the pet grooming industry in more ways than one. During the pandemic, groomers in California have been asked to close,” said Teri DiMarino, president of California Professional Pet Groomers. Association.

DiMarino added that while many pet grooming businesses have been forced to close permanently and others have left the industry, pet adoptions have increased.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reports that 23 million American households acquired a pet during the COVID-19 pandemic. They also surveyed over 5,000 people and found that 90% of new dog owners and 85% of new cat owners did not plan to repatriate their pets.

This has resulted in pet grooming businesses all over California like Cute and cuddly grooming in South Sacramento working around the clock.

Owner Bobbie Delatore said in 20 years in business she has never had to turn anyone away. But recently it hasn’t been accepting new customers for a few months now because it’s booked everyday. At one point, Delatore increased the number of dogs she groomed, but said it was not possible to continue doing so.

“I don’t even remember when we were in San Diego it was that bad, where you have to book a month in advance,” said Antonia Marez, a South Sacramento resident who dropped off her three dogs at Cute and Cuddly Grooming. Wednesday morning.

Marez said she books weeks in advance and calls daily to confirm if there have been any cancellations to take those seats.

The California Professional Pet Groomers Association said that while there are schools available for aspiring groomers, the profession is time-consuming and entry-level positions are low-paying.

A Midtown Sacramento self-service dog wash business owner told KCRA 3 that, unlike pet groomers, they aren’t overwhelmed.