Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce a new series of continuing education courses for students who wish to learn professional dog grooming techniques.
Lisa Arstone, owner and operator of Doggie Diva Mobile Pet Grooming LLC with over 15 years of dog grooming experience is the instructor for this series. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help students achieve their goal of becoming professional dog groomers,” said Arstone. “It gives me great joy to know that I am giving students the skills they need to become reliable, safe and responsible dog groomers. “
Introduction to Dog Grooming – the first course in the series – highlights basic dog grooming training and techniques, such as knowledge of different breeds of dogs and their coats, dog anatomy, dog psychology, dog and pet first aid. Additionally, classes include learning to bathe, brush and dry dogs, disinfect ears, care for eyes and teeth, and trim nails. Information on the last two courses in the series will be available soon.
The series begins with a four-week course on April 3. Classes are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Registration for the first class in the series costs $ 75. For more information regarding registration, visit https://cfcc.edu/ce/dog-grooming/