Bathing may seem like a simple part of the overall grooming process, but it can have a profound impact on the quality of a pet stylist’s work and the profitability of a salon.
Mobile grooming can be even more profitable than a traditional salon, provided the business owner has a firm plan in place for pricing and scheduling.
The grooming industry is buzzing with a strong crop of profitable salons, but some continue to feel the pinch of local struggling economies.
All professional groomers should have comprehensive retirement plans in place long before they call it a career.
There are a number of things that can go wrong and threaten the health of a pet in the salon environment, so groomers must be prepared to provide the right emergency medical care.
There is no one sure way to find the perfect grooming salon employee, but experts say there are some universal truths to consider.
Chuck Simons, inventor of the Groomers Helper safety and positioning system and a popular grooming industry speaker, has come a long way over the past three decades.
In order to achieve long-term success, grooming business owners must be able to create a profitable pricing strategy that works for their local customer base.
Regular, proper maintenance of a pet’s ears is essential in protecting it from painful and dangerous infections.
Today’s containment systems boast an array of constructions options, colors and features, helping to make the grooming experience as comfortable as possible for pets.
Working together with the owners of canine clients on cooperative care and husbandry skills will help in fostering a less-stressful grooming process.
Professional pet grooming can be physically and mentally grueling, so groomers must be proactive in taking care of their health to ensure long, prosperous careers.
Changing the grooming interaction into a pleasant and relaxed experience can go a long way in creating a positive change in anxious canine clients.
Whether they are launching, maintaining or expanding their enterprise, grooming business owners must have clear goals in place for their business, as well as a roadmap for how to reach their intended destination.