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1. Which needs regular grooming to maintain a dog’s health?
A. Paw pads
C Ear hair
D. All of the above
Nails should be trimmed often to prevent serious physical problems. Paw pads pick up debris constantly, so the hair in between the pads can become matted easily. Ear hair should be trimmed regularly to prevent ear infections.
2. When is the ideal time for a skilled groomer to trim nails?
A. Beginning of the appointment
B. Before the bath
C. After the bath
D. End of the appointment
Skilled groomers can clip the nails whenever they prefer. The benefit of clipping nails after bathing is the softening of the nails from the bath making them easier to trim.
3. Which of the following is a poodle clip style?
D. Bordeaux Clip
The sporting cut has a full & long body shape. The feet, base of tail, throat, and muzzle are all clipped. This cut is demonstrated to the right.