Bridging the gaps between grooming, behaviour and positive training for a more positive experience for all.
Did you know grooming dates back to when primitive animal species would engage in comfort behaviours to enhance and nurture relationships while preserving health and well-being?
With more complex coat types being introduced every day, grooming is more demanding than ever leading to feelings of frustration, stress and overwhelm.
But have no fear! Stephanie's "wholistic" approach is all about discovering ways to reduce stress in the grooming environment.
Increase cooperation through Stephanie's recommended science-backed methods that will help you to pinpoint the underlying cause of challenging behaviours from a dog-centred approach.
In this simple yet informative book, Stephanie digs deep into the ancient practice of touch-based therapy further supporting you with everything you need to start achieving long-lasting and positive results today - really, you'd think it was magic!
If you are a pet professional or dog carer looking for ways to enhance the animal-human bond and make grooming sessions low-stress, you will want to pick up this book!
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.