Keep your dog’s coat healthy and shiny – and give her/him a well-deserved treat – by knowing the right ways to groom different types of fur.
If you want to work with dogs and have a strong empathy with animals, then maybe a career in grooming beckons. Or perhaps you’d like to understand how to groom your own dog. Practical and informative, this Animal Grooming course covers everything you need to know; from a history of dog grooming to today’s popular styles, and what to do when accidents happen.
Dog grooming has come a long way since the 1st century BC when dogs were sheared like sheep. It wasn’t until the 18th century Paris that the idea of clipping for fashion, rather than function, came into being. But with Holly and Hugo you have the latest clips for reference, and will never be lost for style, whether your client is a Poodle or a Samoyed.
When setting up a grooming business the course helps you:
- Decide what equipment to buy
- Learn how to safely restrain animals
- Keep yourself safe
- Keep you clients safe
- Maintain good hygiene practises
- Understand the correct way to shampoo and bathe dogs
- Clip claws without tears
- Know the traditional clips for different dog breeds
Enroll today and unleash your inner groomer!
What You’ll Learn
In this course, you will know all the steps to safely prepare a dog for grooming. Learn:
Health and safety procedures for you, your staff and your furballs
How to handle dogs before, during and after grooming
Common skin, eye, ear and teeth disorders to look out for
Equipment you’ll need to clip, cut and comb hair
How to properly wash dogs with different hair types – long, curly or short
Grooming needs of different pedigrees and mixed breeds
First-aid techniques you may need as it’s better to be safe than sorry