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MTL Dogs Academy: Certifications

Pet Grooming Certification

Are you fascinated by the exciting and creative world of dog grooming? Are you looking for a new career that allows you to express yourself and your love for animals? Are you wondering how you’ll find the time to train for this new career as a pet care professional? Here at Mtl Dogs Academy, we have the answers to all you questions, and can turn a dream into a reality. Call us at 514.858.7297 for information and to enroll

This is a three-month program featuring approximately 300 hours of instructions. Learn the principles and the practice of elegant dog and cat grooming. Understand the various breeds of animal and their grooming standards, and the secrets of how the pro’s get animals to accept grooming. Get certified in animal first aid. Experience hands-on grooming techniques with all breeds of animals and discover best business practices to become a professional animal groomer.

Professional Pet grooming techniques and services

Class: 300 hours
Stage: 100 hours

Program Objective:
To prepare, teach and educate students on the principles of professional pet grooming. The students will learn hot to be a professional groomer, hot to work in a pet salon, in the pet grooming industry and the basic principles of operating a pet grooming business. Upon successful completion of the program, the students will be issues a certificate.

The program is designed to teach both theory and hands on experience of pet grooming. The students will learn how to recognize the different breeds of dogs and the grooming standard associated to that breed, as well as how to groom cats.

Outline

Part 1 – Prerequisites of grooming

Covers the necessary topics that must be understood prior to working in the pet grooming industry.

1. Orientation
2. Safety in the workplace
3. Safely handling dogs and cats and restraint techniques
4. Equipment
5. Sanitation and sterilization of equipment
6. Shampoos and conditioners for different coats and skin conditions
7. Recognizing skin conditions
8. Recognizing Parasites
9. Recognizing breed groups and types

Part 2 & 3 – Basic Pet Grooming Practices

1. Bathing Techniques
2. Anal gland expression
3. Brushing and fluff drying
4. Brushing and dematting
5. Clipping and grinding nails
6. Plucking hair from ears and proper ear cleaning
7. Brushing teeth
8. Shaving paw pads
9. Pre-clipping hair prior to bath
10. De-skunking

-Advanced pet grooming practices (Hands-On)

Extensive demonstrations and practice setting patterns and hand scissoring on various breeds of dogs

Part 4 – Basic First Aid

1. Treating skin condition
a. Hot Spots
b. Fleas, ticks, mites and ringworm
c. Cherry-eye
d. Hematomas
e. Razor burn and skin infections
f. Tumors and Cysts
g. Absesses
2. Vaccination Protocols
3. Cuts, wounds and injuries
4. Eye, ear and Anal Gland infections
5. Heat Stroke
6. Stress and seizures

Meet our Master Groomer

Professional Pet grooming techniques and services

A highly knowledgeable, creative and detailed oriented Pet Groomer with over 20 years of hands on experience in providing professional grooming services for companion animals at their home and at a companion animal facility; shampooing, clipping and grooming dogs, cats to improve and maintain their hygiene, comfort and appearance; assessing the health and condition of animals' coat and determining the animals' grooming needs with clients (owners).

Started her career in 1993 as an assistant groomer at Salon De Caniche quickly developed her skills to become a lead groomer in 1995. She has since continued grooming as both a self-employed part-time groomer and the lead groomer at Mtl Dogs since 2011.

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Juliana Ermina

Dog Obedience Training

This is a three-month program, featuring approximately 300 hours of instruction. Learn the principles and the practice of effective dog obedience training. Understand how dogs behave, and how they communicate. Influence canine behavior through conditioning and reinforcement . Get certified in animal first aid. Experience hands-on training techniques for all breeds of dogs. Discover the best business practices to become a professional dog trainer

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