Professional Dog Bather

Professional Dog Bather

This is an in-depth course designed to build confidence in knowledge and technical skills to get you started in an entry-level position in the Professional Pet Industry. The course includes the application of all technical skills necessary to brush, bathe, and apply proper drying techniques for all dog breeds and coat types. During this course, you will learn and put into practice the basic methods of scissoring and clipping for correct anatomy of the dogs eye's, ears , nose, and feet in addition to sanitary clipping and teeth brushing. Students will understand time management, pet handling and proper customer service and animal care.

Milestone 1

  • Pet Grooming Introduction

  • Use and Care of Grooming Equipment

  • Sanitation and Sterilization

Milestone 2

  • Canine Anatomy

  • Coat Basics

Milestone 3

  • Pet Handling and Safety

  • Dog Communication

Milestone 3

  • Preparation of Pets for Grooming

  • Basic Production knowledge

  • Bathing, Brushing, and Drying

Milestone 5

  • Basic Clipper and Scissor Techniques

  • Finishing Touches

Milestone 6

  • Understanding the Salon Environment

  • Building Customer Loyalty

Milestone 7

  • Personal and Professional Development

  • Graduation Requirements

Grants and Scholarships

High School Graduate Scholarship, American Grooming Academy Career Scholarship, Military Spouse Benefits

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