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Dog Grooming For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05286-0
E-book
384 pages
March 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: What Good Grooming Is All About.

Chapter 2: Inside and Out: What Affects a Dog’s Coat and Grooming.

Chapter 3: Prepping for the Prettying.

Chapter 4: Training Your Dog for Grooming.

Part II: Making Your Dog Look Good:The Basics.

Chapter 5: Mastering Brushing and Bathing Basics.

Chapter 6: Caring for Your Canine’s Teeth, Toes, Ears, Face, and Ahem, Other Areas.

Chapter 7: Giving Your Dog a Great ’Do: Clipping Basics.

Part III: Grooming by Coat Type: Beyond the Basics.

Chapter 8: Spiffing Up Short- and Medium-Coated Breeds.

Chapter 9: Warming Up to Double-Coated Breeds.

Chapter 10: Clarifying the Corded Breed’s Coif.

Chapter 11: Shaping Up the Clipped Breeds.

Chapter 12: Beautifying the Stripped Breeds.

Chapter 13: Tidying the Tresses of the Long-Haired Breeds.

Chapter 14: Poodles: A Breed Apart.

Part IV: Grooming Specialties.

Chapter 15: Getting the Sticky and Stinky Stuff Out.

Chapter 16: The Skinny on Hairy Health Issues.

Chapter 17: Grooming Emergencies: Knowing Doggie First Aid.

Chapter 18: It’s Showtime! Grooming a Dog for the Ring.

Chapter 19: Going Pro: Starting a Dog Grooming Business.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Popular Myths About Grooming Dogs.

Chapter 21: Ten Timesaving Grooming Tips.

Chapter 22: Ten Best Ways to Make Grooming a Pleasant Experience.

Appendix: Grooming Resources.

Index.

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