Introduction to Dog Grooming Course

Introduction to Dog Grooming

If you are uncertain about certain career aspects in dog grooming this will be an introduction in the dog grooming world. It involves a mixture of theory and hands on experience in bathing, drying and clipping.

Grooming Tools

  • Clippers and Blades
  • Combs & Brushes
  • Nail Clippers

Skills for All Breeds

  • Brushing & De-Matting
  • Bathing
  • Drying
  • Coat Conditioning
  • Ear Plucking and Cleaning
  • Eye Care
  • Anal Glands
  • Nail Trimming
  • Handling the clippers
  • Skin types
  • Avoiding Clipper/Brush burn

Grooming Skills by Breed

  • Setting the Patterns
  • Clipping with variety of different blade sizes
  • Clipping with Blade Extenders
  • Hand scissoring
  • Thinning the Coat

Animal Health

  • Skin Conditions and Care
  • Internal & External Parasites
  • Ear Infections
  • Sanitation

First Aid

  • Bleeding Nails
  • Lacerations
  • Clipper Burns
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Cracked Pads
  • Shampoo in the Eyes

Handling and Control

  • Your Safety
  • Personality Traits
  • Muzzles
  • Dog Bites
  • Tranquilizer Facts
Additional Information:
  • Courses are delivered by a Professional Groomer
  • Lectures include hands on practice on dogs
  • Tools for grooming will be provided in practice sessions
  • Notes will be given to every student
  • Lessons are held once a week for 7 weeks
  • Certificate of Attendance will be given at the end of the course
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  • Starting: Thursday 9th March from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Course Duration: 15hrs
  • Course Fee: €150
  • Location: Fgura