Pet Groomer Training Thrives with MIPP Program,100 Students Enrolled in 2022

“Our goal with MIPP is for our students to ultimately be successful and find long-term, rewarding and lucrative careers working with animals. Ultimately, we hope to grow the program and support individuals in all types of jobs helping both pets and people.” – Heather Thomas, MIPP Program Manager

2022 was a year of many outstanding accomplishments for the Michelson Found Animals Foundation and its impact programs. The Michelson Institute for Pet Professions (MIPP) pet groomer training program is paving the way by providing much-needed pet care career training resources to underserved Los Angeles communities with a passion for working with animals.

The Michelson Institute for Pet Professions is celebrating 100 students enrolled in the program, and receiving grooming training through West Coast Grooming Academy. Most students now work full-time as professional dog groomers. Read more about MIPP and how you can get involved at

Jan 30, 2023 | Media, Michelson Found Animals