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Dog Groomer's Manual

A Definitive Guide to the Science, Practice and Art of Dog Grooming

Author: Sue Gould

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975917

Category: Pets

Page: 416

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The Dog Groomer's Manual is the definitive reference book covering all aspects of the work of the dog groomer. This highly illustrated book will help owners, students and professional dog groomers develop their skills and knowledge. It will enable them to adapt the principles of grooming appropriately, based on a systematic approach to understanding and observing the physical appearance, the nature, the lifestyle and the behaviour of the dog. The Manual covers the following: SCIENCE; The veterinary principles of anatomy and physiology that must inform good grooming practice, pre-grooming health checks, common parasites and skin diseases, infectious and zoonotic diseases. PRACTICE; Running a grooming business and the diverse standards of safety, hygiene and professionalism required in the grooming workshop; First Aid and what to do in emergency situations; handling and restraining the dog safely, grooming equipment and tools. ART; Grooming out the coat, bathing and drying, clipping, scissoring, hand stripping and plucking, styling, preventative healthcare products. Referenced to reliable sources of information and adhering to the requirements of City & Guilds, British Dog Grooming Association, and nationally recognized dog grooming qualifications, The Dog Groomer's Manual is the perfect companion for dog groomers around the world seeking to attain these internationally recognized awards. Superbly illustrated with 1000 colour photographs.

The Dog Groomer's Manual

A Definitive Guide to the Science, Practice and Art of Dog Grooming

Author: Sue Gould

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781847975904

Category: Pets

Page: 416

View: 8651

Referenced to reliable sources of information and adhering to the requirements of City & Guilds, British Dog Grooming Association, and nationally recognized dog grooming qualifications, The Dog Groomer's Manual is the perfect companion for dog groomers around the world seeking to attain thse internationally recognized awards.

Grooming Manual for the Dog and Cat

Author: Sue Dallas,Diana North,Joanne Angus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118693272

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 5919

One of the responsibilities of every dog or cat owner is that of coat care. There are many and varied coat types and there is a vast difference between the time it takes to groom a Doberman and an Old English Sheepdog, a Siamese and a Persian cat. This book provides much needed guidance for groomers, breeders and owners. It will be invaluable for those taking the City and Guilds 775 Grooming exam and animal care students of all levels. Step by step grooming/clipping techniques are described for the more popular breeds of dog and cat and in each case the technique is illustrated with photographic sequences. The book also includes allied subjects such as skin care, commonly found skin parasites and basic first aid and handling.

Dog Grooming For Dummies

Author: Margaret H. Bonham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052860

Category: Pets

Page: 384

View: 9030

Handle grooming yourself to save money and bond with your dog Brush, bathe, and clip your dog like a pro! Whether your dog is destined for a career in the show ring or a spot on the living room couch, good grooming is important. This friendly guide shows you how to develop a grooming routine that will keep your dog clean - and strengthen the bond between you. It includes detailed, step-by-step grooming instructions for all types of coats. Discover how to Train your dog for grooming Care for nails, teeth, and ears Use clippers and scissors Groom specific types of coats Prepare a dog for the show ring

The Kennel Club's Illustrated Breed Standards: The Official Guide to Registered Breeds

Author: The Kennel Club

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473550742

Category: Pets

Page: 464

View: 5356

The Kennel Club's Breed Standards form the basis for judging dogs at all licensed breed shows. This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide outlines the descriptive 'standards' for each of the 201 pure breeds of dog now recognised by the Kennel Club. The book has been completely updated by a panel of experts to incorporate the latest standards for all breeds in each of the principal categories - Hound, Gundog, Terrier, Utility, Working, Pastoral and Toy. As well as providing a beautiful colour photograph of each dog, each entry contains a history of the breed, including its origins and function, as well as a full description outlining its essential features. There is also useful advice on the nature of each breed and practical information to help guide anyone who is buying a dog, as well as a glossary of canine terms. This book is essential reading for anyone who owns, or hopes to own, a pedigree dog and is indispensable for breeders, judges and those professionally involved with dogs.

My Dog Has Arthritis - But Lives Life to the Full!

A Practical Guide for Owners

Author: Gill Carrick

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845844181

Category: Pets

Page: 80

View: 8515

When dogs get arthritis, they can't tell you what hurts or ask for help. But now they no longer have to suffer in silence; they finally have a voice. Featuring practical advice and expert opinion, as well as owner insight and testimonials, this book provides dog owners - or anyone considering getting a dog - with all they need to know to help their dog. Includes case histories.

Ultimate Dog Grooming

Author: Eileen Geeson,Barbara Vetter,Lia Whitmore

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781552978733

Category: Pets

Page: 288

View: 7464

Provides tips on all facets of dog grooming, including grooming for the show ring; gives instructions on grooming for more than 170 breeds; and features advice for starting a dog grooming business.

Dog-Friendly Gardening

Creating a Safe Haven for You and Your Dog

Author: Karen Bush

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845844106

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 1605

Even if you're on a budget, with good planning and a little effort you can create an attractive outdoor environment that will actively enhance your relationship with your dog; a place where you can enjoy playing and relaxing together.

Emergency First Aid for Dogs

At Home and Away

Author: Martin Bucksch

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 184584386X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 64

View: 7737

If your dog was to step on a shard of glass, or have an allergic reaction to an insect bite, would you know what to do? Luckily, the help that might be urgently needed to save the life of your faithful friend can be found in this compact and easy-to-understand book. Veterinarian Martin Bucksch describes the most common emergencies, gives tips for First Aid and putting together your canine pharmacy, and also deals with travel regulations, vaccinations and general travel preparation.

DIY Dog Grooming, From Puppy Cuts to Best in Show

Everything You Need to Know, Step by Step

Author: Jorge Bendersky

Publisher: Quarry

ISBN: 1592538886

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 5855

Master dog groomer to the stars Jorge Bendersky bathes, brushes, trims and pampers some pretty important pooches. Nevertheless, the fundamental skills and techniques he uses every day in his Manhattan salon can and should be in every dog owner's repertoire. From breed identification to tool selection, clipping to scissoring, Bendersky shares, in his unmistakably playful way, the tricks of his trade, ensuring your canine companion will never again suffer a bad hair day.


Cats Really are Nicer Than People!

Author: Patrick Moore

Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1845845412

Category: Pets

Page: 80

View: 6947

This little book is Sir Patrick Moore's very personal account of cats; cats of all shapes, sizes and colours, and specifically those that have shared their lives with the great and well-respected astronomer over a lifetime of 80-plus years. You can even test your own cat's intelligence by taking Sir Patrick's quiz!

The Everything Dog Grooming Book

All you need to help your pet look and feel great!

Author: Sandy Blackburn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440512140

Category: Pets

Page: 288

View: 1321

Do you want to groom your dog at home but worry that you won't get it right? If nail-cutting and dental care for your canine make you nervous, you need The Everything Dog Grooming Book! This do-it-yourself guide offers detailed information and instructional photographs for handling all facets of dog grooming, including: How to choose and where to buy the right equipment Proper animal handling techniques for nervous or antsy dogs Grooming specific areas such as nails, toes, and teeth How to choose the right shampoo and conditioner Dealing with all types of coats and hair lengths Bathing a dog properly--without the mess! Grooming your dog at home is a great way to save money and bond with your dog at the same time. With this helpful handbook, you'll be cutting, clipping, shearing, and shaving like a pro before you can say "bath time"!

The Dog Grooming Business Course

How to Set up and Run Your Own Dog Grooming Business. at Home. Mobile. Salon.

Author: Kristian Maris

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1524634522

Category: Education

Page: 220

View: 3941

Dog groomers and business dont mix? Guess again because, with this business blueprint, your chances of setting up and running a successful dog grooming business are increased tenfold. This course is for you, whether you are grooming from home, as a mobile groomer, or thinking about opening a commercial salon. It doesnt matter if youre not a groomerin fact, youll really benefit from this course if thats the case (especially when it comes to respecting what dog groomers contend with every day). It also doesnt matter where in the world you live. The lessons in this course are relevant universally.

The All Breed Dog Grooming Guide

Author: Sam Kohl

Publisher: Aaronco Pet Products

ISBN: 9780964607248

Category: Dog breeds

Page: 416

View: 2578

THE ALL BREED DOG GROOMING GUIDE by Sam Kohl, grooming industry grand master, continues to be the industry "bible." It is the most user-friendly manual for both the seasoned stylist and the novice groomer. Fully illustrated instructions accompany easy to follow numbered steps for complete grooming of the 161 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club. With 416 full pages, 320 illustrations and 41 photos, this book is an absolute essential for anyone with an interest in dogs and making them look their best. ALSO AVAILABLE--THE CAT GROOMING GUIDE by Sam Kohl, (Illus.) 152p. 2004 pap. 34.95 (0-9646072-6-3) Aaronco- THE BUSINESS GUIDE TO PET GROOMING by Sam Kohl, (Illus.color) 336p. 2005 hard cover, 69.95 (0-9646072-9-8) Aaronco- THE MUTT STYLING GUIDE by Chrissy Thompson, (Illus.) 251p. 2005 pap. 39.95 (0-9646072-8-X) Aaronco- BOARDING KENNEL MANAGEMENT by Sam Kohl, (Illus.) 168p,2005 pap.29.95 (0-9646072-7-1) Aaronco- ALL ABOUT DOG SHOWS by Sam Kohl, (Illus.) 144p, 2003 pap. 15.95 (0-9646072-5-5) Aaronco- TO ORDER: AARONCO, 248 W. Old Country Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801. 516-942-4333 or FAX: 516-942-5471.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602393206

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 890

View: 9785

A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

A Dog Lover's Guide to Canine Massage

Author: Jody Chiquoine,Linda Jackson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780972919173

Category: Medical

Page: 112

View: 462

Fully illustrated with more than 100 photographs, this book provides a strong foundation in canine massage technique. It features an easy-to-understand section on canine anatomy with useful charts and anatomical labels geared toward teaching pet owners about their dog's body and needs.

Poodle Clipping and Grooming

The International Reference

Author: Shirlee Kalstone

Publisher: *Howell Book House

ISBN: 9780876052655

Category: Pets

Page: 240

View: 1114

Beautiful renderings by world-renowned artist Maude Nilsson illustrate Poodle trims from around the world. They add even more pizzazz to this already heavily illustrated guide. Back by popular demand, Poodle Clipping and Grooming: The International Reference is a revamped version of the original classic that no groomer can be without. Authored by renowned expert Shirlee Kalstone and bursting with hundreds of photos and detailed step-by-step directions, this new edition promises to be even more of a boon to Poodle groomers and enthusiasts worldwide than the previous edition. Its thoroughly illustrated instructions guide you through * selecting the right equipment * caring for the coats of pet Poodles and show Poodles * basic clipping of the Poodle's feet, face, neck, tail, stomach and ears, as well as fashioning the perfect topknot with tips from the experts * setting the patterns for sanctioned show trims and popular pet trims * and many other Poodle grooming secrets and nuances

Theory of 5

Author: Melissa Verplank,Lisa VanSweden

Publisher: Debolsillo

ISBN: 9780975412862

Category: Dogs

Page: 128

View: 9417

Grooming Your Portuguese Water Dog

Author: Molly Speckhardt

Publisher: Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc

ISBN: 9781625638281

Category: Pets

Page: 64

View: 2993

How does your Portuguese Water Dog look? Are your grooming skills at the level needed to win at Westminster? At a minimum, are others able to recognize your dog as a Portuguese Water Dog? How many times have you taken your Portuguese Water Dog to the groomer and it comes back looking less like a Water Dog than when it went in? In Grooming Your Portuguese Water Dog, Molly Speckhardt explains in detail how to correctly trim this breed. Use Molly's extensive years and experience as a Professional Handler and All Breed Certified Master Groomer to equip you with the tools and know how to groom and maintain your Portuguese Water Dog like a professional! ""Mastering the art of grooming a Portuguese Water Dog ""correctly"" can be challenging. However, with this very easy to read ""how to guide"" I am able to refer back quickly to help create a beautiful exhibit. I keep this book on my iPhone for those quick tips & reminders. This book will benefit Novice to Professional groomers and is a Portuguese Water Dog handlers must have guide!"" --Sammie Lewis, All Breed Professional Handler

Ultimate Skiing

Author: N.A

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450409253


Page: N.A

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