Brushing And Combing Skills

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Brushing And Combing Skills

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Flicking the wrist while line brushing will never puncture or brush burn the dog’s skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Flicking the wrist while line brushing will never puncture or brush burn the dog’s skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A slicker brush will remove undercoat, mats, and tangles
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    However you hold the brush, it should move very lightly and smoothly over the dog’s body without scraping the skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    However you hold the brush, it should move very lightly and smoothly over the dog’s body without scraping the skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    However you hold the brush, it should move very lightly and smoothly over the dog’s body without scraping the skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    “Line brushing” is a technique used only on thicker coats.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Even the most difficult mats and tangles can be removed without creating discomfort to the pet or injuring the skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Few pets will object to being brushed after the line brushing technique is mastered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Flicking the wrist while line brushing will never puncture or brush burn the dog’s skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A slicker brush will remove undercoat, mats, and tangles
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    However you hold the brush, it should move very lightly and smoothly over the dog’s body without scraping the skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In most cases, the comb is reserved for double checking the work of the brush.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Line brushing is done by working evenly over the pet, holding or pushing up the coat with one hand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Line brushing requires power and muscle versus skill and finesse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    On long coats, start at the outer edges of the fur and work up towards the skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Slicker Brushes can be rounded, rectangular, or triangular in shape, flat or with curved backs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Practice the line brushing stroke on your own bare forearm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Take the time to work systematically over the dog to ensure all parts of the body are brushed thoroughly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If all of the mats are removed, your comb should slide easily through the coat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The motion used for line brushing is a "pat and pull."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The slicker brush has a large number of small curved wire pins set in a rubber pad for flexibility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The teeth on a greyhound comb are 1 to 1.5 inches long.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The two tools primarily used for pet grooming are the greyhound comb and the slicker brush.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A pat pull techniques should be used when brushing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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