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The Stone Guide to Dog Grooming for All Breeds : Howell reference books - Ben Stone

The Stone Guide to Dog Grooming for All Breeds

Howell reference books

Hardcover Published: 1st November 1991
ISBN: 9780876054031
Number Of Pages: 304

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The Stone Guide to Dog Grooming For All Breeds presents the broad repertoire of the dog groomer's art for the pleasure and enlightenment of every reader. Comprehensive and comprehensible, this is the widest-ranging work ever on canine beauty culture. Here is the history and development of dog grooming from the beginning to its present sophisticated state. Here are the Basics and the Tricks of the Trade the little secrets that make the big difference in the finished product.<br> <br> The Stone Guide to Dog Grooming For All Breeds includes grooming instruction for all 125 AKC recognized breeds, mixed breeds and even cats! There are chapters on equipment, setting up a shop and developing a thriving grooming business. This reliable guidance shows how to get the most out of a grooming business and avoid the pitfalls at the same time. Dozens of Specialty clubs have contributed show grooming sections for their breeds, and hundreds of to-the-point photos, drawings and charts show what the authors say as they say it.<br> <br> The graphic value of the Stone Guide fully matches the expert text. Whether you are an established groomer, a grooming student, an owner who wants to groom the family dog or a hobbyist seeking information on the professional side of dog grooming, you'll find the Stone Guide a constant, indispensable reference for every question you'll ever have on the subject.

Acknowledgements.

About the Authors.

Preface.

PART I.

History of Dog Grooming.

The Fundamentals of Dog Grooming.

Clipping and Scissoring.

The Poodle.

The Poodle Show Clips.

PART II--The Longhaired Breeds.

The Longhaired, Parted-Coat Breeds.

Longhaired Sporting Dogs.

Longhaired Hounds.

Longhaired Working Dogs.

Longhaired (Scissored) Terriers.

Longhaired Toys.

Longhaired Non-Sporting Dogs.

PART III--The Shorthaired Breeds.

Shorthaired Sporting Dogs.

Shorthaired Hounds.

Shorthaired Working Dogs.

Hard Coats, Long Legs.

The Short-Legged Terriers.

Shorthaired Toy Dogs.

The Shorthaired Non-Sporting Dog.

PART IV--The Smoothhaired Breeds.

Smoothhaired Sporting Dogs.

Smoothhaired Hounds.

Smoothhaired Working Dogs.

Smoothhaired Terriers.

Smoothhaired Toy Dogs.

Smoothhaired Non-Sporting Dogs.

PART V.

Health, Welfare and Fine Points.

PART VI.

The Professional Groomer.

The Grooming Shop.

Shop Operation.

Shop Management.

Conclusion.

ISBN: 9780876054031
ISBN-10: 0876054033
Series: Howell reference books
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st November 1991
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.58 x 22.23  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.09

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