Course: Groom Your Own Dog

Department: Animal Management

Type: Short Course

Duration: One day

The Course

Whether you own a pedigree or cross breed, having a well-groomed dog is not only pleasing to look at but benefits the health of your dog. Not to mention the money you’ll save when you don’t have to take your dog to a grooming parlour!

Students are required to bring their own dog along to the course to learn the appropriate grooming techniques.

What You Study

  • Health checks
  • Correct bathing and drying techniques
  • Correct clipping/scissoring or stripping techniques appropriate to your breed

How To Apply

To book a place or request further information, call us on 01964 553181 or email

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Entry Requirements

Owners are required to bring their own dog, which must be suitable in temperament to be with other dogs within a grooming room situation.

Please note that dogs must be at least six months old to take part in the course.

Summer Hurdley

BTEC Level 3 in Animal Management (Behaviour and Welfare)

Summer had always wanted to work with animals, but didn’t know in what capacity.

Now, having spent time studying Animal Management at Riseholme College, she is determined to one day run her own zoo to help educate others about exotic wildlife.