Service Industry Training

Course Details & Registration Information

Professional Dog Bathing
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
People interested in learning how to properly bathe and maintain dog skin and coat needs.
Would you like to learn the right way to give your pet a bath? This course covers canine coat and skin disorders as well as dog behavior and grooming safety for animals and humans. You’ll work with an experienced groomer to learn how to bathe and care for your pet properly.
Course Objectives
  1. 1. Learn basics of bathing and how to use different types of bathing products.
    2. Learn how to use a bathing tub, water hose and dryer in a grooming salon.
    3. Learn how to identify and treat skin and coat disorders.
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1. Describe basic dog behavior, especially in unfamiliar environments like a salon. Breed Identification.
    2. Animal and human safety in grooming salon. Helping calm your dog.
    3. Use of water, choose appropriate shampoos and conditioners, drying techniques. Appropriate brushing techniques.
    4. Identifying coat and skin disorders. Treatments and options.
    5. Hands On Labs
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
All supplies will be provided in class.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Dog grooming salon.
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Attendance, participation and display of properly bathing a dog.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
People interested in learning how to properly bathe and maintain dog skin and coat needs.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Entry level bathers at local Dog Grooming Salons.
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Dog Groomer
Related Courses
  • Become a Professional Dog Groomer - ANS-3100A3
  • Become a Professional Dog Groomer II - ANS-3100B3
  • Become a Professional Dog Trainer - ANS-3500B3
Course Contact Information
Benjamin Wagoner