Structure Of A MAT

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  • 1. 
    Breeds that shed heavily will have dead coat packed into the guard coat that can easily be removed during the shedding season with ________________.
    • A. 

      Extra hard work

    • B. 

      Correct tools

    • C. 

      Shaving off

  • 2. 
    Compression mats are common in pets that are ____________.
    • A. 

      Over-active

    • B. 

      Inactive

    • C. 

      Hyper-active

  • 3. 
    What does a dog's hair look like when examined under a microscope?
    • A. 

      A snake

    • B. 

      A noodle

    • C. 

      A briar bush

  • 4. 
    What does a dog's hair look like when examined under a microscope?
    • A. 

      A snake

    • B. 

      A noodle

    • C. 

      A briar bush

  • 5. 
    If a slightly tangled coat that is wet is allowed to dry without brushing or blow-drying, the hair acts much like a ____________ washed in warm water or dried in the dryer.
    • A. 

      Wool sweater

    • B. 

      Silk scarf

    • C. 

      Cotton shirt

  • 6. 
    If the pet owner is reluctant to maintain the pet at home, they have two choices: bring the pet in more frequently or go to a _______________ hair cut.
    • A. 

      Breed standard

    • B. 

      High maintenance

    • C. 

      Low maintenance

  • 7. 
    No matter what the owner says, your first concern is for ____________.  Always put humanity before vanity.
    • A. 

      Your expenses

    • B. 

      The pet

    • C. 

      Repeat business

  • 8. 
    Once the coat is clean, use a _____________ to push the tangle apart.
    • A. 

      Brush

    • B. 

      Comb

    • C. 

      High velocity dryer

  • 9. 
    One of the reasons mats become so dense is that undercoat grows ___________ the guard coat.
    • A. 

      Slower than

    • B. 

      The same as

    • C. 

      Faster than

  • 10. 
    One of the reasons mats become so dense is that undercoat grows ___________ the guard coat.
    • A. 

      Slower than

    • B. 

      The same as

    • C. 

      Faster than

  • 11. 
    Other factors that cause matting are dirt, static, moisture, friction, and ___________.
    • A. 

      The weather

    • B. 

      The dog's age

    • C. 

      Compression

  • 12. 
    Some coat types get matted and tangled easier than others because their hair shafts have more _____________.
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Spurs

    • C. 

      Hairs

  • 13. 
    The general rule is, if water and soap can penetrate the tangle, ____________ the pet first.
    • A. 

      Bathe

    • B. 

      Shave

    • C. 

      Brush out

  • 14. 
    There are many types of mats, some easier to remove than others based on the __________ of the pet.
    • A. 

      Coat type

    • B. 

      Size

    • C. 

      Breed

  • 15. 
    Washing and drying the dog before _____________ is one of the most effective means of mat removal.
    • A. 

      Shaving

    • B. 

      Brushing out

    • C. 

      Scissoring

  • 16. 
    When seen under a microscope, a single hair shaft looks much like a single sprig from a briar bush with ___________.
    • A. 

      Berries

    • B. 

      Leaves

    • C. 

      Thorns

  • 17. 
    With severe tangles, the ____________ can even be used in the tub after a second application of shampoo.
    • A. 

      High velocity dryer

    • B. 

      Stand dryer

    • C. 

      Water nozzle