- An important and useful resource in preparing you for a successful and rewarding career in the pet care field
- Filled with the information you need to properly perform the maintenance grooming procedures that all dogs require for optimum comfort and good grooming health
- Focuses on the foundation skills of professional grooming
- A comprehensive guide to the maintenance procedures of dog grooming
- Karla’s book focuses on the foundation skills of professional grooming and is a comprehensive guide to the maintenance procedures of dog grooming. Topics covered include: brushing, combing, deshedding, dematting, ear cleaning and care, paw and nail care, nail clipping, bathing, conditioning and drying
- Also covered are salon safety, canine anatomy, identifying potential health problems, handling and recognizing aggressive behavior types, identifying canine coat types, skin and coat anatomy, and the science of bathing dogs
Karla Addington-Smith is a National Certified Master Groomer, award winning professional pet stylist and IJA Judge. Karla shares her 35 years of all breed grooming experience on these beautifully prepared pages with original illustrations and color photographs.