How to Trim the American Cocker Spaniel

Step by step instruction to clip, trim and scissor your American cocker Spaniel

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Your Outcome

You will come away with take action today inspiration and technical know how to trim your American Cocker with ease and confidence. You will be able to trim your cocker for grooming competitions or the conformation ring at any level of competition. These skills are buildable and scalable.


Instructional video modules

Detailed descriptions of each video

Comprehensive diagrams for each section

Tips and tricks for each section

Equipment and product lists complete with video instruction

Group coaching

Downloadable/printable e book that you can take with you anywhere

Course completion certificate

Self-paced instruction.

Lifetime access.

No complicated time zones. Learn when ever you want.

Videos, e-book and diagrams to help you succeed!

How we approach grooming/showing our dogs determine our success.

You will be motivated and entertained as you learn the skills and techniques to get your dog into the winners circle with confidence and consistency.

Who should take this course

People who want to learn how to show/groom their dog

People who want to improve their showing/grooming skills with confidence

People who love step by step concise and consistent instruction by the world’s best teachers

People who want to know how to become a team with their dog when showing them at the highest level

People who want to groom their dog and create a “brand “ that is recognizable around the world ( and in the ring!)

People who want to learn, get tips, be supported by a group and win!

People who strive to be the best and are seeking world class coaching a support

In conclusion this course is for everyone

Your Instructor

Nadia Bongelli
Nadia Bongelli

Nadia Bongelli has been grooming pets for over 10 years and competing since 2012. Her accolades include Barkleigh Honors Up and Coming Groomer of the Year in 2016, Best All Around International Groomer at Integroom 2017, Rising Star of the Year Award at Intergroom 2016, Canadian and American BIS Awards and numerous Open Level placements in Canada and in the United States. Nadia's proudest moment was winning the Super Jackpot at Superzoo in 2022 with her Bedlington Terrier. She is also Nationally Certified Master Grooming with the National Dog Groomers Association of America, Inc. She is a member of the Canadian Groom Team travel team and is an active member in the grooming community as a fun and engaging speaker and teacher.

Nadia purchased first well bred dog, a Standard Poodle, in 2013 and hired a professional handler. Since then she has owned several purebred dogs and began to show them herself, and had finished over 10 CKC Champions, including client dogs along with her own. She established her kennel, Eon Bedlington Terriers in 2021 and is actively working towards creating her own breeding program.

Course Curriculum

  American Cocker:Where to Begin.
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  Starting the raking/carding.
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Is this course available for individuals and organizations (ie kennel clubs, salons)
Yes! Individuals can buy this course. If you are a member of a club or own and salon or grooming school please contact us for group-buying information.
Will the entire course curriculum be available from the start date or do I have to wait for content.
The entire course is available for you now!
Is there support outside of the curriculum?
Yes, here at Leading Edge Dog Show Academy we pride ourselves on supporting our students. Reach out via our interactive Facebook page or email us at [email protected].
How do I receive my course completion certificate?
Follow along the course with the prompts for the next video and the certificate will automatically be generated when the course curriculum is completed. You can also reach out to us via the Facebook page if you do not receive it

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