A Teacher's Guide to Low-Stress Grooming: How To Make Grooming A Positive Experience

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Stephanie Zikmann introduces the sequel to her Amazon bestseller, 'The Magic of Holistic Grooming' with this easy-to-read, step-by-step training aid for both professional groomers and doting pet parents.

Learning how to keep the grooming environment safe could not be easier with this professional photo reference manual that strips away the communication barriers between professional groomer and dog.

Stephanie demonstrates how to identify stress signals and behaviour patterns from within the context of a grooming environment using clear photographs and explanations throughout this book.

Build competence and confidence on how to reduce stress using positive training techniques and develop a more compassionate view on why dogs behave the way they do.

Prevent frustration and burnout, build confidence and increase your overall ability to work with all dogs through science-backed methods that help to acknowledge the emotional needs of a dog in a way that promotes trust within the professional grooming environment.

"A Teacher's Guide to Low-Stress Grooming - a long-awaited, cutting-edge, compassionate and scientifically endorsed manual on dog-grooming practices - is the single most important guide to meeting the urgent needs in the dog grooming industry today." - Linda Michaels, M.A. Psychology. Founder of Do No Harm® and The Hierarchy of Dog Needs®.

Stephanie Zikmann is a multi-award-winning holistic dog groomer and canine behaviourist from Scotland, UK.

Having formed The Holistic Grooming Academy in 2020, Stephanie has went on to support and tutor over 100 pet professionals and owners looking to implement grooming in a less-stressful way.

An avid writer, Stephanie is the proud author of Number One Amazon Bestseller, 'The Magic of Holistic Grooming' and children's picture book, 'I Can Be A Dog Detective!' - all about keeping children and dogs safe within the family home.

Stephanie is a passionate educator and Animal Rights Activist on a mission to bring the Pet Care sector up-to-date with science, utilising her skills and expertise on a more holistic approach that incorporates canine behaviour, positive training methods and safe handling measures to build confidence in pets and their careers.