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Dog Grooming - Professional Diploma course

Course Type: Distance Learning
Institute Name: Kilroys College - Distance Learning
Fee: 495
Duration: 12 months
Time: All year enrolling
Course Locations: *Nationwide*
Application Deadline: Course is run on regular basis

Course Details

Turn your love of dogs into a rewarding career or hobby.

This Dog Grooming distance learning /online course will help you turn your love of dogs into a rewarding career or pastime. Regular grooming results in healthier, happier and more attractive pets. You will learn everything you'll need to know to become a professional dog groomer.

This course teaches you all about the anatomy of dogs and you also learn about how to put dogs at their ease making grooming that much easier as the dog will be much more relaxed and comfortable.

You will learn about the different breeds and the grooming techniques required in approaching the different types. You will also acquire the sound business skills to help you to get your grooming business off to a healthy start.

Course Contents

Unit 1: The Grooming Professional
Unit 2: Introduction to Dogs
Unit 3: Introduction to Cats
Unit 4: Anatomy and Health Care of Dogs and Cats
Unit 5: Equipment Use and Care
Unit 6: Preparation of Dogs for Grooming
Unit 7: Bathing and Drying
Unit 8: Basic Cuts and Grooming Procedures
Unit 9: Terrier Group
Unit 10: Utility Group
Unit 11: Toy Group
Unit 12: Gundog Group
Unit 13: Pastoral Group
Unit 14: Hound Group
Unit 15: Working Group
Unit 16: Poodles
Unit 17: Mixed Breeds
Unit 18: Puppies
Unit 19: Specific Personalities
Unit 20: Grooming Dogs with Behaviour Problems
Unit 21: Introduction to Cats and Their Personalities
Unit 22: Cat Grooming Procedures
Unit 23: The Business Side of Grooming
Unit 24: Guide to Dog Grooming

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