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Notes from the Grooming Table (2nd Edition) - Melissa Verplank

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Notes From The Grooming Table (2nd Edition)

  • A comprehensive guide to all elements of canine grooming
  • Written by best-selling American Master Groomer Melissa Verplank
  • Comprehensive grooming instructions for over 200 breeds
  • Now with 145 new pages, 51 new breeds and updated breed profiles
  • Offers a revised tool section, new bathing and drying sections
  • Now includes hairless and rustic coats
  • 640 pages

The Notes From The Grooming Table guide is a comprehensive and detailed instructive manual on grooming techniques covering over 200 different breeds. This highly detailed book offers full step-by-step grooming instructions, from basic to advanced techniques. Additional topics include guides to key grooming tools, fundamental grooming techniques such as bathing, and aspects of general canine anatomy. Includes detailed black and white illustrations throughout. The Notes From The Grooming Table is a must-have for students and professional groomers alike.

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Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 29 ratings.
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May 3, 2020 | Marketa Schulzova

A must have for all new groomers

February 15, 2020 | Nicola Tinker

I was recommended to buy this via my college as they have a copy themselves and I had been referring to it a lot to see how different breeds coats should be cut. It's such an extensive book with so much useful detail and a great purchase, definitely worth the money!!

October 29, 2019 | Leah Murray

Really good book so much detail the groomers bible

August 29, 2019 | Sarah Freeman

August 21, 2019 | Yvonne Wilson


March 24, 2019 | Sally West-Price

Very informative. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Wish I had purchased this book sooner.

March 14, 2019 | Rhonda Patrick

Brilliant service and competitive price, what you'd expect from Groomers.

March 14, 2019 | Joanne Gail Benson

Excellent price . Fast delivery

March 4, 2019 | Anonymous

Love love this book the groups are a little different to UKs but a very using book.

February 25, 2019 | Jo Rhodes

Fantastic book wow I could not believe the information contained inside I would recommend to anyone new

February 4, 2019 | Julie Taylor

Very detailed book this is going to be very useful for my dog grooming course and hopefully my career into dog grooming so many different breeds and styles in this book

February 1, 2019 | Zoe Edwards

January 26, 2019 | Philippa Cox

Super practical information, I use it every time I meet a new dog on my course to direct my grooming. It has really clear notes about direction of clipping, drying, nail clipping etc. Cheapest price on the internet, super fast delivery and really well packaged.

January 18, 2019 | Katherine Lakey

Amazing book worth the money

January 10, 2019 | Charlotte Bull

November 15, 2018 | Angela Dipalo

Excellent book for student and professional groomers. Well worth the investment. Highly recommend.

November 12, 2018 | Michelle Wilkinson

Great updated edition. Step by step guides that are easy to follow with diagrams and illustrations. Can’t put this down! Helps to build confidence as I want the best possible groom for the doggies. It’s a got to have for any groomer.

May 15, 2018 | Saunders. Mutts’n’Cuts

An excellent combination of overview and detail - very practical

May 14, 2018 | Anonymous

This is a good quality grooming book. We find it very helpful to refer to in our salon. It is easy to follow and full of a lot of useful information.
The drawings are particularly great

May 14, 2018 | BRONWEN Barrie

I got this for my Granddaughter who is studying animal care and grooming, she was over the moon with this book

May 14, 2018 | Jacqueline Atherden

Really in depth book explianing everything you need to know about dog grooming.

May 14, 2018 | Kelly Edwards

Great book, lots of help and written well.

April 20, 2018 | KRISTINA PRATT

April 12, 2018 | Avril James

April 11, 2018 | Catherine Coyne

Brilliant service, packaging and marvellous book. Well chuffed!-

April 5, 2018 | Anonymous

Bought this for my daughter whom is doing a dog grooming course at college and she was thrilled with it.

January 20, 2018 | Anonymous

Excellent book for trainee and recently trained groomers, and even those with more experience who may not have come across a particular breed. Very detailed explanations and diagrams of breed styles. Just bear in mind it is American so some breed standards do differ.

January 8, 2018 | Anonymous

Easy to follow in deapth guide

November 12, 2017 | James, Nicola


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