Cleveland Grooming Academy


Complete Basic Bathing Curriculum

  • All brush, comb, and rake styles and which one will work best for each individual pet coat types.
  • Table safety.
  • Tub Safety.
  • Safest blow drying techniques, and how to pick the appropriate dryer for each individual pet to minimize stress.
  • Safest washing techniques to minimize stress.
  • How to trim nails and file down nails.
  • How to clean ears.
  • How to monitor pets for signs of stress or possible health problems.
  • How to build trust, and provide a positive grooming experience to all pets.
  • How to handle and care for senior pets.
  • How to handle and care for aggressive pets.
  • How to check clients in and out of salon.
  • How to book appointments.
  • How to answer phone calls.
  • Learn basic salon etiquette.
  • How to pick the correct shampoo or conditioner based on the pet's skin and coat type.
  • How to properly fluff dry curly coated dogs.
  • How to multitask under the everyday pressures of a busy salon schedule.
  • And much more!