Knowing how to handle a dog or cat is as important as knowing how to groom them. Incorrect handling can make the job difficult, stressful or even impossible to complete. Correct techniques and recognising the body language of the dog and responding with positive corrective signals is possible with Happy-Paw UK techniques.
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Assessing the dog - Behaviour & Temperament
Health & Safety - You Dog Staff Public
Knowing the Law - Legislation
Brushing out the coat - correct tools
De-matting - how to safely remove matts
Handling - Avoiding conflict
Preparation is key! -
Bathing - Which shampoo and why?
Drying techniques - Fluff, Straighten or Volume?
Styling the dog - Breed standards and styles
Which method to achieve best results?
What is included?
Anatomy and Physiology of the dog
Hand Stripping the coat
Good Customer Service
Body Language of the dog - Communication
Desensitisation Techniques - Safe Methods
Business Basics - running your own business
Sales and Marketing - Being Seen
Business Branding - Logos
Upselling - Profits