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SUNDAY 25th November 2018 – Basic Dog Care & Grooming Course (Grooming Level 1) – NSW pet-design1

Save $$ at the Groomers with this intensive one day course teaching you how to properly bath, dematt, brush and care for your dog’s coat, using the techniques the professionals use.

Bring Your Own Dog and learn while you have fun and network with other pet lovers!

If you serious about pet ownership, or thinking about a possible career in pet grooming, you need to be at this course.

Basic Dog Care and Grooming is taught by a Salon owners and groomers, who work with pets and show animals daily. Come along and see the real masters in action while you learn.

The course includes: a Certificate of Attendance, hard copy course notes, all training materials. The course focuses on ‘real world’ coat care and grooming. It includes:

  • How to get an animal to sit or stand comfortably for grooming
  • How to establish a relationship so the animal trusts you to groom it
  • Dematting the professional way, with minimal damage to coat
  • Common animal care techniques – cutting nails, combing, clipping sanitary areas
  • Bathing and drying techniques for animal comfort and safety
  • Discussion and advice on what to include in your Home Grooming kit

WHERE: Pet Design, 225 Burns Bay Rd Lane Cove West


WHEN:  Sunday 25th November 2018

COST: $499 Incl GST

CONTACT: Phone 02 8214 8653 or email Pets Australia at petsaustralia@petsaustralia with the registration form.



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pet design1Dates To Suit Your Needs! – Grooming Technician Course – Qld & NSW 

Pet Stylist Academy, a proud member of Pets Australia, has teamed with Pet Design in NSW to present the Grooming Technician course. Designed to produce a competent bather/brusher, this is a flexible course for grooming industry beginners OR those wanting to operate their own bathing/brushing business (eg mobile hydrobaths), OR grooming professionals who want to brush up on their knowledge.

You receive training on most aspects of basic salon operation: coat types, zoonoses, bathing, drying & brushing, anatomy, breeds, equipment, WHS, animal welfare, legal issues, client & complaint management, waste management, hygiene & sanitation, restraint & welfare, ears, eyes, nails & sanitary clipping, & more.   There is a course book packed with relevant & useful information, a mentor while you study, the chance to re-sit the exams if you need to, a Certificate of Achievement , & Post Nominal for your business cards & advertising .  Pet Stylist Academy offers networking to help you find your dream role after your course, AND this course also forms the basis of your studies for your Cert III.

WHEN: Each training centre has at least 2 dates each school term & depending on numbers, they can manage their start dates to suit YOU! Email Pet Stylist Academy or petsaustralia@petsaustralia.org for more information!

WHERE: 49 Cypress Dr Broadbeach Waters (Gold Coast)  Qld AND at Pet Design Manly 123 Pittwater Rd Manly NSW

COST: Email Emily at  info@petstylistacademy.com.au  for costs, which can include accommodation if you study in Qld. Holiday while you learn!

CONTACT: Contact Emily at info@petstylistacademy.com.au or 0423 037 252.  In NSW contact Jenny at pets@groomer.com.au or phone 0428 281 333.



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