Making the Everyday Dog Shine



Nathan Austin & Kathlena Austin

This seminar provides a comprehensive dive into the foundational steps that transform a routine grooming session into a transformative experience. In this class, we will focus on ensuring thorough cleaning and drying of the dog, discussing the best dryer types; essential pre-grooming techniques like complete brushing, along with tools and aids such as brush sprays; techniques to assess every dog that enters your salon, evaluating coat types, temperament, client desires, and then implementing corrective grooming; advanced tips for enhancing a dog’s natural attributes, like adjustments for older dogs with thinner coats, corrective grooming for physical quirks, and strategies to alter a dog’s perceived size or shape; and client education methods, creating a harmonious partnership with pet owners.