Does your dog shy away from being groomed, or even from being handled or touched? Many dogs are anxious about grooming, and for good reason–going to the groomer can be a stressful, loud, and even uncomfortable experience. Learn simple, gentle techniques for grooming your dog at home. We will discuss the tools and techniques for various coat types and breeds, how to do the basics such as ear cleaning, tooth brushing, deshedding, and nail clipping, and go over how to make procedures like nail clipping less stressful for you and your dog. We will also learn gentle massage and handling techniques that promote physical and emotional healing, and enhance your relationship with your dog.