In this course, participants will learn to read and understand dog body language, and develop the foundational skills to perform basic grooming for your dog.
You will also learn how to use positive and science-based methods to condition positive emotional responses, desensitise, and counter-condition negative emotional responses to manage your dog's behaviour in fearful, anxiety-inducing and stressful grooming situations.
What you'll learn
Introduction to dog grooming
Basic dog body language
Fear, anxiety and stress signals in dogs (grooming situations)
Conditioning, desensitisation and counter-conditioning
Hygiene shaving of fur for dogs
Nail clipping and filing, ear cleaning, tooth brushing, anal gland expression for dogs
Brushing and drying techniques of fur for dogs
Undercoat removal and de-matting of fur for dogs
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