Anyone 18 years or older, or any high school graduate regardless of age may attend Healthy Spot Styling Academy. However, these are fast paced programs with complex concepts, so only serious candidates should apply. In addition, students must be able to lift at least 25lbs. and lift, stand, bend, sit stoop for different periods of time. Students must be physically able to handle pets safely and competently with the proper amount of control and safety. Students must be able to follow both verbal and written instructions, and also directions with the ability to retain the information taught to them. Students must be proficient enough in English to read, write, and understand and retain what is taught throughout the program.