Understanding dog's skin and hair, and facts about dog shampoo and conditioner


100% Online Learning / 2 hours / 2 PDR points

The course provides learning opportunities to understand the correct health checking process including examining a dog's skin and hair. Identifying signs of healthy and unhealthy skin and hair and facts about shampoo and using conditioner.

What will the course involve?

  • Health checking and examining the Skin and Coat
  • Healthy versus unhealthy skin and hair
  • Importance of Shampoo
  • Medicated and prescription shampoos
  • Hypoallergenic shampoo
  • Conditioners

Course cost £29.00 (GBP)


iPET Network encourages education and continual professional development. We promote best practice in all of our qualifications and courses, with the goal of improving welfare standards for animals and people. To support this development, we have identified opportunities to work with partners such as Clipit Grooming to promote and provide accessible learning and development opportunities for dog groomers and professionals in the animal care sector.

Entry Requirements

No experience or previous qualifications are required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all Candidates, of all academic backgrounds.
*You will have access to the course for 1 month from purchase date, after this time you will have to pay for the course again to access materials.

Course Completion

This course is presented in an organised and easy to use format. You will work through the presentation before you complete a multiple-choice quiz to test your knowledge. 


On successful completion you will receive a e-certificate that can be printed at home and proudly presented.