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Co-operative Dog Grooming

Body language

Low stress handling

Business skills

The Co-operative Dog Groomer Award teaches you how to use kinder, methods to ensure that the grooming experience is as enjoyable and as stress-free as possible for every dog. It will show you how to teach dogs to love the grooming table, clippers, the bath, the blow dryer, scissors and more.Whether it is the dog’s very first visit to the salon or they have already developed a fear, you can help them. You’ll learn how to recognise even the most subtle signs of stress, and you’ll be well equipped on how exactly you can help a dog who is feeling stressed. Detailed guides on desensitisation and counterconditioning techniques are provided.You’ll learn how to set the shop environment up to help ensure stress free grooms, from the moment a pet enters the salon, throughout the groom, and until the moment they leave. This includes the shop layout, sights, sounds, smells, entrances and exits, and more.

What's included?

  • Expert tuition
  • 1 Certification
  • Access to learner groups
  • 6 PDF

Become a Low Stress Groomer

how to use kinder, methods to ensure that the grooming experience is as enjoyable and as stress-free as possible for every dog. It will show you how to teach dogs to love the grooming table, clippers, the bath, the blow dryer, scissors and more.
This course is available to professional dog groomers who want to learn modern techniques for stress-free grooming, not for those wanting to learn how to be a dog groomer.

Boost Your Business

You will also learn how to set the shop environment up to help ensure stress free grooms, from the moment a pet enters the salon, throughout the groom, and until the moment they leave. This includes the shop layout, sights, sounds, smells, entrances and exits, and more.All this leads to happier dogs, regular visits, and satisfied dog guardians who tell others about how relaxed their dog was at your shop. Decrease the stress on you, the dogs and their guardians, and increase your revenue! 
Meet the instructor

Teresa Tyler

Teresa Tyler is the Director of TheDoGenius Ltd. An Anthroozologist, animal behaviourist, veterinary nurse and human psychotherapist, with a keen interest in human/canine interactions. Teresa has developed the DoGenius to provide opportunities for people wanting to understand, work and share their lives with dogs from a dog-centric perspective. The courses encourage the recognition of other animals as ethically significant beings, and that an understanding of these interactions, is a moral imperative. She is completing a PhD in Cyprus where she also works as a writer, teacher and canine behaviourist.
Patrick Jones - Course author