What you'll learn in this course

Why do we bath cats?

  • Bathing emergencies
  • What to watch for
  • Dander vs dandruff
  • Stud tail
  • Feline Acne

Product Selection

  • Shampoo Choice
  • Ingredients to avoid
  • Signs of poisoning
  • Recommended Shampoos

Tool Choice

  • Types of combs and brushes and their uses
  • Dryer Choice
  • Grooming based on coat types
  • Towels
  • Ear protection
  • Making Ear Protection

Restraints, behaviour and handling

  • Removing the cat from the carrier (video)
  • Signs of stress- Subtle, medium, extreme
  • Cat reactions- Four F's
  • When to stop the groom (stress)
  • How to deal with an out of control cat (video)
  • Restraints and muzzles
  • Why not tether?
  • Prolonged Stress
  • Cat Bites First Aid
  • PPE

Nail Clipping

  • Video

Bathing

  • Hydrobath use
  • Setting up and area preparation
  • Tools Checklist
  • Bathing instructions and video
  • Avoiding escapees and bites

Towel Wrapping

  • Video

Blow-drying

  • Instructions and videos

Finishing

  • The finishing comb (video)
  • Client checkout

Test your learning

  • Support information