Dog Grooming

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A practical workshop aimed at pet owners who would like to learn the basic skills needed to groom their dog at home.

Learn how to correctly brush, wash, dry and clip your dog’s coat and nails, flea protection and much more.

Part 1 (2hrs):

  • Covers assessing your dog’s coat, preparing your dog for bathing, trimming nails, the bathing process, drying the coat, detangling knots and mats.

Part 2 (3hrs):

  • Introduction to clipping and grooming your dog, all coat types. Easy steps to clip your pooch to a neat clean finish.

Please note:

  • Course fee includes shampoos and use of grooming implements, bath and grooming tables.


  • Bring your dog
  • Pen & paper
  • Any grooming tools you may have clearly marked with your name on them.

Please note:

  • Course is not suitable for people with dog allergies.

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