Feline Grooming Demo (1 of 3-Part Series)
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Runtime:12 minutes, 40 seconds
In this session, you get to be the ‘fly on the wall’ at the National Cat Groomers Institute of America. Join a premier feline stylist as she leads a new set of students through the pre-work and bathing process of a cat. In this demonstration, Danelle works on a Maine Coon that is unaccustomed to the grooming process. She walks the class through the entire procedure of grooming this cat. The lesson is filled with solid tips, tricks, and information that is extremely useful. Whether you groom cats or are just thinking about it, this is a grooming demonstration not to miss.
In this video you will learn:
- How to think in cubes and planes when clipping a cat.
- Why it is important to keep the skin taut.
- How to introduce a kitty to water.
- How and why to monitor heart and breathing rates on felines.
- What to use to clean the eyes.
Danelle German, CFMG, CFCG, owned CFA’s Bara Cattery from 1999-2005. During that time, she produced and showed many National and Regional award-winning Persians, including CFA’s 3rd Best Cat in Premiership in 2005. In 2005, she retired from showing to focus on her feline-exclusive spa and resort, The Catty Shack, Ltd., formerly located in Simpsonville, SC.
Danelle is the founder of both the National Cat Groomers Institute and the world’s first feline-exclusive grooming school which was in Greenville, SC. She currently serves as President and Certifier/Instructor for the NCGI and is a member of Wahl’s Elite GroomTeam. Along with her husband, Michael, she is the inventor and patent holder of the Catty Shack Vac™ drying system and the inventor of Chubbs Bars shampoo for pets.
Danelle has authored the Ultimate Cat Groomer Encyclopedia, Cat Grooming Ain’t for Pussies, NCGIA Culture Books, and many articles for a variety of grooming publications. She is also the author of certification study guides for cat groomers. Danelle has appeared on Animal Planet’s Cats 101 and Must Love Cats and has been interviewed and filmed numerous times for Discovery Channel, local TV stations, Kittens USA and other media. She is the winner of the first Groomers Got Talent competition held at Groom Expo in 2009 and has won each creative dog grooming competition that she has been allowed to compete in with a cat.
Speaking regularly on all topics related to cat grooming and behavior, Danelle is a true pioneer in the field of feline grooming. Her lectures and training materials can be found around the world. In addition to speaking, Danelle has judged cat grooming competitions at various shows in both the US and Europe and has served as a judge for the Cat Writer’s Association.
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