HAPPY PETS

    Academy Of Grooming

Grooming Course Description

We are offering two courses:

 

Two week course

 

This course covers basic pet grooming and handling of dogs. Techniques in handling different coat types and dealing with pet behavior problems, all with a humane process, will be covered and practiced. 

This course includes 2 weeks of training at 40 hours per week for a total of 80 hours.  Class times are 8:30am-5:00pm.  Class time includes 1/2 hours lunch daily, that is not counted as class hours.  The days offered are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  However, we are flexible with our scheduled days.  If you can only attend class several days a week, please ask.  We are also open on Saturdays.  We try to accommodate your schedule as much as possible.

 

Course Description:  Learn how to:

  *  Use of proper grooming tools and when to use

  *  Disinfect grooming tools

  *  Cleaning your grooming tools

  *  Maintenance of grooming tools and equipment

  *  Groom all breeds that are available

  *  Groom safely

  *  Clipper use.

  *  How to use the different blades

  *  When to use the different blades

  *  Scissor basics

  *  Properly use a comb

  *  Use different brushes

  *  Brush different coats

  *  De-mat

  *  Clean ears

  *  Clip nails

  *  Rough in a clip

  *  Express anal glands

  *  Brush teeth

  *  Use high speed dryer on different coats

  *  Different shampoos/conditioners

  *  Bathe different coats

  *  Handle and control different temperament dogs

  *  Removal of ticks and fleas

  *  Client Relations

  *  Telephone etiquette

 

 

Four Week Course

This course is for advanced grooming.  The course includes 4 weeks of training at 40 hours per week for a total of 160 hours.  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Again, if you can only attend class several days a week, please ask.  We are also open on Saturdays.  We do try to accommodate everyone's schedule.  Class time includes 1/2 hour lunch daily, that is not counted as class hours.   

Course Description:  Concentration will be on:

  *  Pattern setting

  *  Blending

  *  Shaping

  *  Scissor advanced

  *  Clipper advanced

  *  Use of clipper combs

  *  Use of rakes on matted dogs

  *  Dog handling & control

  *  Bite prevention techniques

  *  Shop Management

  *  Client relations

  *  Planning your grooming purchases

  *  Receiving client's dogs/discussing groom specifics

  *  Releasing client's dogs

  *  Scheduling an appointment

  *  Flea and tick evaluation and treatment

  *  Dental care

  *  Breed recognition

  *  Identification of skin disorders

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