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All Breed
Program

Poodle & Mixed
Breed Program


Program
Description

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Virginia School of Pet Grooming's Poodle or Mix Breed Program

The objective of the Virginia School of Pet Grooming is to give specialized training to those students who want to specialize in poodles or mixed breeds exclusively, or to groomers who need additional training in these two very important groups of pets, in order to increase their ability to serve a wider range of clientele.

Length of Program

Our class time for the poodle or mixed breed grooming program runs 325 hours 9 weeks-Monday through Friday. These programs can be tailored to meet individual needs.


Subject Hours

The history of the dog / breed identification
3
Animal psychology and behavior
5
First aid and CPR for dog and man
8
Selection of equipment: safety, care, sanitization
3
Diseases / parasites: identification, sanitization
14
Foundation for grooming skills
15
Anatomy of the dog
18
Skin disorders / nutrition of the dog
12
Brushing, combing and dematting
10
Shop management and Public relations
17
Practical experience
220

Total Hours

Lecture hours are given with the practical work program as each topic arises. Any situation not able to be experienced directly will be covered separately via books, tapes and home study

325