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.

  • Syllabus

    ‣ 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. 

  • Class Setting

    A 3-hour, hands-on & interactive session. Groups are kept small for maximum guidance by Desmond Chan, Principal Grooming Specialist & Fear-Free Certified Professional.


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General workshop details

Course Duration: 1 session, 3 hours

Date: TBC

Time: 8:00am to 11:00am

Class Size: 2 Sign-ups

Venue: Bubbly Petz Studio @ 290R Joo Chiat Road

Fees: $280

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


Reserve your slot here.

  • 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.