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EQUS 110 - Grooming: Basics

4 Credit(s)
In this introductory course to Pet Grooming/Styling, students will have the opportunity to learn the basic principles of professional pet styling techniques. Lecture topics will include: Pet Stylist terminology, techniques, standards of professionalism, organization in a working salon, accurate record keeping, and how to handle an emergency situation in the salon. Key components of the course include discussion of grooming tools, shampoos, conditioners, finishing sprays and their uses. Basic pet styling principles; nail trimming; ear cleaning, gland expression, bathing techniques, de-matting; undercoat removal; trimming of the feet, belly, legs, rear, sanitary trimming and the purposes behind each of these basic principles. The course also covers introduction to keeping a clean salon and tools, and the importance of this in a professional salon.



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