Animal care: brushing a dog

Challenge reference: 5723

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 1
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will be able to identify where you can not use a brush on a dog and demonstrate how to brush a dog safely.

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 identify areas to avoid when using a brush on a dog.

  2. Be able to demonstrate how and where on the body a dog can be brushed.

Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • State or show the organs and areas of the dog where a dog must not be brushed
    • Demonstrate brushing the dog safely by avoiding the areas that must not be touched with the brush