😻 Heading away for the school holidays? 😻
Our catteries are filling fast, with Lower Hutt fully booked
Spaces are still available at The Sanctuary in our Upper Hutt branch

Give us a call on (04) 9745474



Interested in be a part of one of our amazing teams?

All over Wellington we have many satisfied customers who count on our teams to provide all the expert help to keep their pets as happy as can be.

Do you have a love and passion for animals? Do you have great communication skills and are able to start up a conversation with a complete stranger? How's your confidence?

Flick us your CV and a cover letter, we'd love to check it out

You can send it here to jobs@thepetcentre.co.nz

Current Positions

Dog Groomer - Upper Hutt

Full Time | Part Time


• Provide cuts, trims, styles plus other salon services such as nail trimming, ear plucking and gland expressing
• Make appointments and re-book clients
• Conduct consultations
• Maintain client history
• Ensure that all clients are delighted with our services
• Maintain the grooming room and equipment to a high standard of cleanliness


• A recognised grooming qualification is preferred but not essential
• 1 - 2 years experience in a professional grooming salon
• Must be able to bath, dry and style pets in accordance with breed standards or client request
• Must have excellent customer relationship skills
• Must be able to examine animals and recognise problems that may lead to health concerns
• Must have a good understanding of occupational health and safety requirements for a physically demanding position such as this and practise them at all times
• An ability to generate add-on sales related to the grooming experience


• Flexible and adaptable in order to meet the specific needs and expectations of the client
• Must be able to actively listen to clients needs
• Must be physically fit and able to lift heavy weights on a regular basis
• Must have an affinity for pets and be confident dealing with all breeds and behaviours
• Must be able to work with humans as well as animals
• Must be well presented and have a high level of personal grooming