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Ultimate Dog Grooming: The Complete Guide to 170 Dog Breeds (Paperback)

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Eileen Geeson is the author of The Complete Standard Poodle and a contributor to the grooming section ofUltimate Puppy. A championship show judge, she has a world record of Standard Poodle entries and 30 years dog grooming experience.

Barbara Vetter owned a grooming shop for 15 years.

Lia Whitmore has a Masters Certificate with the National Dog Groomers' Association of America.

Ultimate Dog Grooming reveals the secrets of the industry's top groomers. Featuring more than 500 full-color photographs and hundreds more step-by-step sketches of grooming techniques, this book provides specifics for 170 dog breeds.

The first section of the book covers caring for and grooming a pet dog: how to keep its coat healthy; tips for routine care; how to bathe a dog; and how to choose a groomer. The second section covers grooming as a profession, including starting a grooming business; choosing and buying equipment; how to detect coat and skin disorders; and tips on handling problems that commonly arise.

The third section covers specific grooming information for the 170 individual breeds. Each chapter is dedicated to a type of coat and then further organized into step-by-step instructions for grooming each breed from start to finish. Insider tips on preparing a dog for show are also included.

Ultimate Dog Grooming is the ideal reference for learning how to clip, strip and blow-dry a dog. Pet owners as well as professional groomers, handlers, trainers and dog-daycare specialists will treasure this definitive reference book.


Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
ISBN 9781554073283
Genre PETS / Dogs / General
Format Paperback
Pages 288
Publisher Date 2007-09-14 00:00:00.0
Publisher Firefly Books Ltd
Copyright Year 2007
Height 11.0 in
Wdth 7.75 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 2.15 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Complete Guide to 170 Dog Breeds
Edition Number 1
Audience General/trade
Authors Gleeson, Eileen

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