Lesson 2 – Bathing & Grooming Veterinary Science Mr. Dieckhoff
Lesson 2 Bathing & Grooming Veterinary Science Mr.
How do you get ready in the morning? Do you brush your hair?
How? Do you take a shower or bath?
Brushing Techniques Use Slicker Type Brush for longhaired dogs
and cats Use a bristled brush for shorthaired dogs and cats
Shedding blade remove coat
Removing Mats & Burrs Wire Comb Mat Splitter Electric hair
Is this lady bathing this dog correctly?
Bathing Proper restrain is the KEY Never leave unattended in
tub (especially retrained) Shampoo should have at least 5 minutes
contact time with skin Wear eye-wear and apron Start at head and
move to tail Cats use mat so can grab onto Cage dryers not too long
Cologne used during client pick up
Trimming Nails Anatomy Dewclaws Nail Clippers Be sharp, not
crush Use silver nitrate if cut into quick
Ear Care Anatomy First step should be a veterinarian
examination Remove hair from within the ear canal Clean debris with
a cotton ball
Eye Care Use cotton ball and water
Anal glands Gentle external pressure Full glands are irritating
to dog scooting across the ground
Questions Complete the worksheet using the Bathing and Dipping
Dogs and Cats Packet