An essential resource for professional dog groomers for nearly 25 years, All-Breed Dog Grooming is a comprehensive guide that provides step-by-step instructions on complete grooming for 164 dog breeds and varieties. Written and compiled by a panel of expert groomers and show handlers, this fully revised and redesigned manual covers the complete grooming techniques for each breed, as well as tricks of the trade on bathing, trimming, nail clipping, and coat care. There are even tips on how to deal with common problems such as matting, shedding, and dog odor. Along with full-color illustrations, this alphabetical guide offers information on the right type of grooming equipment for each breed, including clipping techniques and tips on how to work with different coat types. Whether you are a veteran groomer or a newcomer to the profession, this detailed, easy-to-follow manual is a must-have reference you won t want to be without.