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Grooming Assistant

This 48-hour Grooming Assistant program prepares the student to enter the steadily growing field of Pet Grooming. Grooming Assistants are a welcome position in grooming shops, veterinary offices, kennels and pet shops. The student will learn the skills that are essential to grooming based on the standards set by the American Kennel Club, with the exception of finish work such as scissoring and clipping. Course content Includes: bathing techniques, brushing/combing techniques, drying/high speed drying techniques, de-matting, ear cleaning, teeth brushing, nail clipping/grinding, paw pad care, groomer/pet safety, pet anatomy, grooming products/shampoos and their uses, grooming tools/proper use & maintenance, dog breed & coat types, skin care and common skin problems. Pre-requisite: must be 18 years and older, HS diploma or HSE (formerly GED) and genuine love of animals.

Course #: ZZZ653A0
Dates and Times: 7/10-8/23/18, Tuesdays, Thursdays and 2 Wednesdays (7/25 & 8/8), 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: SCCC, Performing Arts Center (A Bldg), Room A211
Cost: $499

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