Dog Grooming Training

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Anatomy and Structure

Most training centres will have a chart on the wall with an illustration of a dog’s anatomy as well as skeletal structure. You’ll need to memorise the terms because your instructor will refer to these constantly. But you’ll also gain an appreciation for differences in structure between dogs and how this makes for variation, for example, in the drop of the coat.

Planning your grooming

How you plan your grooming is critical to workplace safety and your productivity. Your training will cover how to be smart about it. You may be given an exercise to complete whereby you allocate a day’s worth of dogs into an appointments book.

So, for example, if you have five dogs to plan for the day, you might decide to book a
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That’s fine. Because the priority is for you to learn to groom.

The reason we created THIS course (the one you are holding in your hands) is precisely because most training centres don’t go into any detail. This course, therefore, complements your dog grooming training. We’re doing the ‘deep dive’, comprehensively surveying your career options and looking at how to get you up and running with your own dog grooming business.

Summary of Written part of dog grooming training

We have covered some of the highlights of the Written part of your professional dog grooming training. A ‘taster’, if you like. If you’re not a trained groomer yet, this should give you a high level appreciation of some of what you will experience. If you’re already a trained groomer, then you should know this, or most of it, already. And if you have no intentions of becoming a groomer, but you’d like to operate a dog grooming business, then it’s certainly worth your looking further into – perhaps borrowing that text-book from one of the groomers you are employing.

3. EARNING A PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION OR
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That we are true professionals

• for dog-groomers to showcase their accomplishments and demonstrate their commitment to the profession and industry

• to ensure that dog groomers commit to a professional code of ethics both in customer relationship management and the dog’s health, welfare and safety

• helps to create a community of dog groomers who train together, learn from each other, support each other. Don’t underestimate the value of this – it’s great to be part of a wider community of groomers who understand your challenges, the highs and the lows of grooming as a

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