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Dog Grooming Professional Advanced

Overview

The Advanced Dog Grooming course will teach you grooming techniques for dogs, cats and small pets. You will find that learning about grooming pet can be a very enjoyable and rewarding.

The Advanced Dog Grooming course provides an excellent basis on which to learn about the finer, advanced aspects of the subject. It explains the different grooming styles suitable for more challenging breeds e.g. poodles. It will provide you with the essential knowledge that you need to care for pets in a responsible safe conscious way.

Learn about things that will help you build a strong bond with your customers, so they will provide repeat business throughout the life of the pet. This Dog Grooming Course also covers useful methods on how a dog groomer can expand their range of services.

About Dog Grooming

The Dog Grooming Course will also assist you build a professional portfolio of Factsheets that you will find a useful resource, which you can use within your business or just to give to friends and family that need advice.

The Dog Grooming course is ideal for people who have taken the Dog Grooming Professional Course and those who already have some grooming experience, whether they are a groomer, considering a career working as a dog groomer, breeder or just want to gain a more advanced understanding and knowledge of dog grooming.

Lesson One - Skin Anatomy and Common Diseases

  • Anatomy
  • Skin Functions
  • Skin Structure
  • Skin Glands
  • Hair
  • Common Diseases
  • Allergies
  • Bacterial Skin Disease
  • Hormonal Skin Disease
  • Fungal Skin Disease
  • Nutritional Skin Disease
  • Tumours
  • Congenital Skin Disease


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge of skin anatomy
  • Know the important functions of skin
  • Identify the different skin glands
  • Know the different types of hair and understand the functions of hair
  • Identify the different types of skin disease, understand them and know their treatments


Lesson Two - Parasites

  • Fleas
  • Lice
  • Walking Dandruff
  • Scabies
  • Mange
  • Ear Mites
  • Ticks


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge of the common external parasites
  • Identify the different skin parasites
  • Know the different treatments that can be used for fleas
  • Identify the signs of parasite infection


Lesson Three – Dentistry

  • Anatomy
  • Diseases
  • Preventive Care
  • Scraping
  • Brushing
  • Diet


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge of the dental anatomy pets
  • Know the important functions of the teeth
  • Identify the different ways to prevent dental disease
  • Know the two scale and brush a pet teeth
  • Have a clear knowledge of the common dental diseases found in pets


Lesson Four - Puppies

  • Why A Puppy Grooming Is So Important
  • Owners Grooming Training Program
  • Salons Grooming Training Program
  • Bathing Puppies
  • Puppy Clip
  • Useful Advice A Groomer Can Give To A New Puppy Owner


Outcomes

  • Know the important reasons for grooming puppies
  • Identify the different ways the owner can train a puppy to be groomed
  • Know how to start a salons grooming puppy training program
  • Learn the correct way to bath, dry and groom a puppy
  • Understand the meaning of a puppy clip 
  • Have an idea for how a groomer can bond and earn money from a new puppy owner


Lesson Five - Ageing Dogs

  • Why Grooming A Senior Pet Is So Important
  • Things To Look For
  • Lumps And Bumps
  • Bathing Older Dogs
  • Useful Advice A Groomer Can Give To A Senior Pet Owner


Outcomes

  • Know the importance of grooming ageing dogs
  • Have a clear knowledge of the steps that a dog grooming needs to take to keep a senior dog comfortable and safe.
  • Identify the different ways to help keep a senior dog healthy
  • Know the reasons why to clip old dogs nails
  • Have a clear knowledge of the different trims that can improve an old dogs life.


Lesson Six - Airedale

  • Airedale History
  • Grooming
  • Hand stripping
  • Brushing
  • Body
  • Throat and Chest
  • Head
  • Ears
  • Eyebrows
  • Beard
  • Back Legs
  • Front Legs
  • Feet
  • Tail and Rear


Outcomes

  • Understand how to clip an Airedale's coat
  • Have a clear knowledge of the Airedale's history
  • Know how to groom the Airedale's head and face correctly
  • Understand the techniques for achieving the best look for the Airedale terrier


Lesson 7 - Creating A Natural Foot and Foot Soaks

  • Why it is important to trim dogs feet
  • Grooming the feet
  • Breeds
  • Feet shapes
  • Clipping pads
  • Trimming the top of the foot using scissors
  • Using scissors to trim the hocks
  • Using clippers to trim the top of the feet.
  • Using clippers to trim the hocks.
  • Foot soaks


Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of trimming dogs feet
  • Have a clear knowledge of the types of feet that can be created
  • Understand how to create a natural looking foot
  • Know the correct techniques of clipping and hand trimming dog’s feet
  • Lean how to give dogs foot soaks and why they are good for the dogs health.


Lesson Eight - Poodle

  • Poodle history
  • Preparation
  • Face
  • Beards and moustaches
  • Throat
  • Top knots
  • Ears
  • Body
  • Feet and cuffs
  • Tail
  • Banding


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge and be able to identify how to trim a poodles coat into different styles including ears, body, beards, tails, and moustaches
  • Understand how to clip poodles feet
  • Understand what banding is, why its done and how to do it.
  • Know the different treatments that can be used for fleas
  • Learn how give a poodle a nicely shaped top knot


Lesson Nine - Bichon Frise

  • Bichon Frise History
  • Preparation
  • Fluff Drying
  • Note On Techniques
  • Head
  • Ears
  • Muzzle
  • Crest And Neck
  • Body
  • Front Legs
  • Back Legs
  • Feet
  • Tail


Outcomes

  • Have a clear knowledge of how to trim a Bichon Frise’s coat into a style
  • Understand how to clip Bichon Frise’s feet
  • Understand what fluff drying is, why it is done and how to do it
  • Learn how to give a Bichon Frise a nicely rounded head       


Lesson Ten - Yorkshire Terrier

  • Yorkshire Terrier History
  • Reverse Sneezing And Collapsing Trachea
  • Preparation
  • Making Grooming Bows
  • Natural Long Coat
  • Grooming A Long Coat
  • The Clipped Short Coat
  • The Puppy Clip
  • The Modified Schnauzer Clip
  • The Modified Westie Head
  • Top-knoted Head


Outcomes

  • Understand how to clip a Yorkshire Terrier's coat and face, into 2 different  styles
  • Understand what Reverse Sneezing and Collapsing Trachea is, what it sounds like and what to do about do it
  • Have a clear knowledge of the Yorkshire Terrier's history
  • Know how to make grooming bows
  • Understand how to groom a perfect Natural Long Coated Yorkshire Terrier


Lesson Eleven – Schnauzer

  • Schnauzer History
  • Grooming
  • Stripping Off
  • Hand stripping
  • Stripping Session Patterns
  • Rolling
     
  • Clipping
  • Body
  • Chest, Thoat and Cheeks
  • Head and Ears
  • Eyebrows and Beard
  • Back Legs
  • Front Legs
  • Feet
  • Tummy, Tail and Rear.


Outcomes

  • Know how to groom the Schnauzer's head and face correctly
  • Have a clear knowledge of the Schnauzer's history
  • Understand how to clip a Schnauzer's coat.
  • Understand how to hand strip and roll a coat
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of stripping a coat


Lesson Twelve - West Highland White Terrier

  • West Highland White Terrier History
  • Preparation
  • Grooming
  • The West Highland Terrier Trim
  • Body
  • Stomach
  • Tail
  • Front Legs
  • Rear Legs
  • Feet
  • Throat and Chest
  • Head
  • Ears
  • Dog Massage


Outcomes

  • Understand how to do the West Highland Terrier Trim   
  • Identify the different ways of clipping a West Highland White Terrier
  • Have a clear knowledge of the West Highland White Terrier's history
  • Know how to preform dog massage and understand its advantages


Lesson Thirteen - English Springer Spaniel

  • English Springer Spaniel History
  • Working Springer Spaniels
  • Preparation
  • Body
  • Clipping
  • Raking
  • Furnishings
  • Head
  • Ears
  • Tail
  • Feet
  • Finishing
  • Docking


Outcomes

  • Understand how to clip a English Springer Spaniel
  • Identify the different ways the Springer Spaniel is used to benefit people
  • Have a clear knowledge of the English Springer Spaniel's history
  • Know how raking why and how it is done
  • Understand the technique of bulk thinning

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

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