This basic course provides general skills in bathing, drying and brushing techniques, clipping nails, trimming pads, and expressing glands. The course focuses on a variety of bathing and brushing methods needed to address most breeds, skin, coats, and behaviors. Students will learn about breed identification, characteristics, and behavior awareness.
This course also addresses the different drying styles used in professional grooming. Basic introductions to product familiarity, basic first aid, and behavior are reviewed within this program. These skills are key to providing assistance to a professional groomer, boarding, veterinary, or kennel facility.