Animal care: brushing a dog

Challenge reference: 5721

Notional learning hours  10
Level WTE1
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will be able to brush a dog's coat.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to brush a dog.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Demonstrate how to hold a brush or wear a grooming glove correctly
    • Brush over the dog's body avoiding the dog's face, legs and genitals
    • Repeat the brushing process on at least two occasions