Online Test

Please answer each question. Upon completion, upload your before and after pictures. We will grade your test with three business days and we will examine your before and after pictures.

You'll need to pass with a score of 70% or higher. Don't forget to upload your pictures.

We will then email your two certificates to you. A "Certified Pet Hygienist", and a "Certified Pet groomer."

Please use a color printer to print them. If you don't have one, ask a freind or visit your local office supplies store.

Be blessed with your new endevor.

Master Groomers Academy!

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Please answer the Following questions:

1. What does a healthy ear look like? Light pink in color no foul smell
Ears stand upright.
Dog responds to you when you call him
All of the above
None of the above
2.If a dog does not shed, you should do what to its ears?
3. Only clip the nails when?
4. If you accidentally hit the quick on a nail, what should you do?
5. Sanitation trim means
6. When doing a sanitation trim, what blades must you never use?
7. What methods can you use to remove a mat?
8. What are the five danger areas?
9. What should you do if a blade gets too hot?
10. What causes brush burn?
11. The functions of the anal glands are?
12. Why is it important to do your scissor exercise?
13. How often should you clean your tools?
14. Ear Mites are?
15. If you encounter an aggressive pet, what should you do?
16. Clipper burn occurs when?
17. What will happen to a pet when you allow the blade to get too hot?
18. Clipper irritation occurs when?
19.Specify the amount of hair that will be left on a pet with each blade? #10, 7F, 5F. 4F, 3F
20. What do you use the #40 blade for and the #30 blade?
21. What is the definition of Dermatitis?
22. What is the definition of Eczema?
23. What is a hematoma?
24. What does Démodé tic mange or (AKA) red mange look like? a. The mange has a scaly looking coat or loss of hair around the eyes, mouth and front legs.
b. The skin will turn red and become thick and wrinkled. The skin does not itch
c. All of the above
d. None of the above
25. What does Sarcoptic mange or (AKA) Scabies look like? a. Dogs with this condition have red, crusty skin with moist areas that cover the entire body.
b. There is a musty order and an intense itch
c. All of the above
d. None of the above
26. Can a dog with Démodé tic mange be groomed? a. It should not be groomed
b. It could be groomed outside
c. Can be groomed, but you should be careful and make sure to disinfect everything after you use them.
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
27. Can a dog with Sarcoptic mange be groomed? a. On some occasions
b. Can be groomed, but you should be careful and make sure to disinfect everything after you use them
c. A dog with Sarcoptic mange should not enter your grooming area. It is highly contagious and can be transmitted to dogs and humans
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
28. A 3F against the grain will leave how much hair on the pet? a. Too Much
b. ¾ of an inch.
c. A little bit
d. ½ inch
29. A 4F against the grain will leave how much hair on the pet? a. Not enough
b. 1 inch
c. About ¾ of an inch
d. Little more than a ¼ of an inch
30. A 5F against the grain will leave how much hair on the pet? a. Not enough
b. 1 inch
c. ¾ of an inch
d. ¼ of an inch
31. A 7F against the grain will leave how much hair on the pet? a. Just enough
b. ¾ of an inch.
c. ¼ of an inch
d. 1/8 of an inch.
32. An unhealthy ear appears to be? a. Dark pink in color.
b. Wet or damp and has a foul odor
c. Contagious
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
33. A healthy ear appears to be?
34. Is Kennel cough contagious and how long does it last?
35. The symptoms of Parvo are?
Please upload your picture of one BEFORE bath and brush. Must be a long hair or double coat bread, to see a significant before and after picture.
Please upload the after bath and brush picture.
Please upload one BEFORE picture of Shih Tzu, Maltese, or Yorkie, or similar dog.
Please upload the after picture here.
Upload picture of one Scottish Terrier, Schnauzer, or similar.
Please upload the after picture here.
Please upload one BEFORE picture of one Bichon Frise, Poodle (Kennel Clip)or similar.
Please upload the after picture here.
Please upload only one BEFORE picture Cocker Spaniel, West Highland Terrier, or similar.
Please upload one after picture.

Must submit a total of 5 before and after pictures and pass quiz with a 70% or better to get certified.  

We will email two certificates for you to print.  Use a color printer please.  You'll receive a "Certified Pet Hygienist" certificate, and one "Certified Pet Groomer."

In the alternative you may print this test and mail your pictures to:

Wag My Tail Att:  Rachel Kuss 8459 Foothill Blvd. Sunland, CA 91040 818.951.1506