Dog Grooming Exam
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Question 1 of 40
The ideal dog grooming equipment required includes which of the following:
Question 2 of 40
Some curly-coated dogs have double coats that grow continuously like human hair:
Question 3 of 40
A Kerry Blue Terrier should look like the Wired Fox Terrier, but the coat is wavy, rather than wiry.
Question 4 of 40
The Bedlington terrier requires a Roman arch or Roman nose top knot.
Question 5 of 40
Corded coats are very easy to groom once the cords have formed; this is normally done by three years of age.
Question 6 of 40
Wire coats are not supposed to be soft and silky, like the coats of most other dogs.
Question 7 of 40
The best way to groom a wirehaired dog is by plucking out any unruly hairs using your ____________ or a stripping knife.
Question 8 of 40
A cylindrical head terrier will have a long, square, angular beard and protruding eyebrows.
Question 9 of 40
The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon should have a natural looking coat that seems unkempt and medium in length.
Question 10 of 40
Toy breeds should be kept natural and shaped, and are easy to hand-strip.
Question 11 of 40
High frequency electricity with the Long Parted coat can be a problem while brushing.
Question 12 of 40
With a size ______ blade, shave the dog’s abdomen from the groin to the navel and down the insides of both thighs.
Question 13 of 40
The side knot is a very attractive way of keeping the long hair on the top of their head, out of the dog’s eyes.
Question 14 of 40
Trim the pads of a Long-coated small dog with blades ranging from a 15 to 40, using very light touches to clean the pads of long hair
Question 15 of 40
The dogs that fall under the long-coated sporting breeds must be carefully brushed out and combed, as the finished look must look natural.
Question 16 of 40
A smooth-coat will require a good weekly brushing and a monthly grooming session.
Question 17 of 40
Soak the mats in a pretreatment spray.
Question 18 of 40
When cutting a mat out, place a comb between the mat and the skin, and used the curved blunt-ended scissors to cut the mat from the comb.
Question 19 of 40
The ears and eyes should be checked every grooming session.
Question 20 of 40
Hold the ears closed while working around the head or placing cotton wool balls inside the ear to block the ear canal.
Question 21 of 40
If there is a lot of wax further down the ear, then use a cotton bud in the ear canal.
Question 22 of 40
Signs of an eye that you shouldn’t clean:
Question 23 of 40
Dogs with bad or rotten teeth can be made extremely ill by the bacteria from the mouth travelling to other places in the body.
Question 24 of 40
The anal glands are three glands situated internally on either side of the dogs anus.
Question 25 of 40
Using your thumb and index finger push out, ______ and ______ to empty the anal glands.
Question 26 of 40
Before towel drying begins, excess water is removed out of the coat with your hands by running your palms along the coat like a squeegee.
Question 27 of 40
______ dog towels are truly a wonderful addition to your grooming bag.
Question 28 of 40
PPE stands for ______
Question 29 of 40
When a dog is comfortable with the dryer, you can focus on the most effective way of using it.
Question 30 of 40
______ uses gentle, warm air with rapid light brushing to fully straighten the coat to get a quality finish.
Question 31 of 40
When drying the animal, it is important to make your brush strokes long.
Question 32 of 40
To know that the dog’s coat is dry, you will have to look at the entire dog, parting the hair in several places, and checking that the hair is dry from tip to skin.
Question 33 of 40
Trimming the foot correctly will accentuate the dog’s foot and will add to the finished picture of a well-groomed dog.
Question 34 of 40
To remove all the excess coat from the foot pads where you will quite often find matts located in this area you will either use:
Question 35 of 40
Once you have all the hair between the toes standing up, you can begin to trim with either ______ scissors or small scissors.
Question 36 of 40
Trimming the top of the feet and hocks you will want to use a longer blade using:-
Question 37 of 40
Adding ointment or cream on the dog’s foot after soaking can trap moisture and form a sticky surface that the contaminants can cling to, which will cause the dog more issues in the future.
Question 38 of 40
It is important that you make sure the water temperature is warm and comfortable to touch and not too hot, this can be done with your ______
Question 39 of 40
Keep the water nozzle very close to the skin to allow the water to fully penetrate the coat.
Question 40 of 40
Breeds that absorb the water easily will take longer to wet down.
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