Dog Care & Grooming Essentials Workshop
Combining humane grooming concepts & grooming technical skills, a workshop curated for you to make grooming maintenance at home safer, kinder & happier for you and your furry best friend.
Basic Grooming Skills
From fur-brushing to nail clipping, learn and apply proper procedures and techniques in a closely guided session so you can confidently perform them at home.
Safety & Handling
Confidently manage and minimise risks of injuries by learning proper handling of tools & your pup.
Humane Grooming Application
Take a dive into the Science of Safety to understand & meet the unique emotional needs of your pup. Learn & apply hands-on low-stress approaches to reduce grooming stress and anxiety for you and your pup.
Tools & Maintenance
Get all your questions regarding picking the right tools according to the unique needs of your pup, how to properly disinfect & maintain the tools, answered.
‣ Evidence-based humane grooming concepts & application
‣ Tools & maintenance
‣ Brushing & Combing
‣ Nail clipping & Filing
‣ Ears cleaning
‣ Parasite recognition
‣ Underpaw hair trimming
‣ Sanitary hair trimming
‣ Bathing & drying tips (no actual bath)
Who should join
Caregivers who want to build confidence in supporting their dog's grooming needs at home in a safe, low-stress way. No prior experience or qualification needed.
A 3-hour, hands-on & interactive session. Groups are kept small for maximum guidance by Desmond Chan, Principal Grooming Specialist & Fear-Free Certified Professional.
General workshop details
Course Duration: 1 session, 3 hours
Time: 8:00am to 11:00am
Class Size: 4 Sign-ups
Venue: Bubbly Petz Studio @ 266 Joo Chiat Road
Class requirements & remarks
‣ For participants age 18 onwards
‣ Workshop will be conducted in English language
‣ Participants to bring their own dog of <25kg
‣ 1 sign-up accommodates 1 dog
‣ Each dog can have up to a max of 2 accompanying guardians. (i.e. 1 sign-up = 1 dog + 2 related guardians)
‣ Kindly understand that this workshop is not suitable for parasite-infestated and infectious disease cases for the health & safety of other participants.
‣ Not suitable for special needs cases (grooming-traumatised, reactive, etc.) due to the nature of workshop. Do enquire to discuss personalised workshop options.
‣ By registering for the workshop, participants agree to the Terms & Conditions
‣ COVID-19 health & safety measures apply
Purchase a grooming slot here.
About the trainer
Desmond Chan, CFMG
Principal Grooming Specialist
Fear-Free Certified Professional
An award-winning groomer with over a decade of experience, Desmond’s passion lies in driving a collective change for a trauma-sensitive perception and approach towards pet grooming through education. Fuelled by optimism, compassion and the desire to learn, he constantly seeks evidence-based knowledge beyond the grooming table that supports the alleviation of grooming trauma faced by both pets and their caregivers.
From non-profits, educational institutions to corporations, Desmond finds joy in sharing his expertise to help pet guardians and their pets thrive with grooming situations.