1-Day Introduction to Dog Grooming

    This course is ideal for school leavers or for adults looking for a career change. It is designed to give students an overview of pet styling and an insight into the world of a professional stylist. It is a great way to experience what life would be like in a new career and learn the fundamental elements of grooming.
    Please note: this course is not suitable for those looking to groom their own dogs.

    What you'll learn

    General introduction to dog grooming and why it is important

    An overview of the different types of coats

    Bathing: what products you use, why you use them and what techniques are used

    Drying and brushing techniques

    Understanding nails and clipping

    Hygienic cleaning: the importance of anal gland expression, ear cleaning and teeth cleaning

    Understanding a dog’s structure

    Introduction to grooming equipment

    Understanding the practical use of clippers and blades

    Basic clipper techniques

    Demonstration of shaping techniques using clippers and scissors

    What you need to bring

    Flat soled, comfortable shoes
    Relaxed and comfortable clothes
    A notebook and pen


    You are not required to bring anything with you as all professional equipment and protective clothing will be supplied. We only use the very best professional equipment as this sets the standard for our work.

    If you are interested in buying your first set of scissors then we will be happy to advise you.

    • 2019
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      Saturday 22nd June
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      Saturday 14th September
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    • 2020
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      Saturday 11th January
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    After completing my course I was already fully booked with appointments for my first two weeks of business so literally hit the ground running straight away and it took off!

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