Once viewed as a peculiar resource for the hippie set, holistic practitioners and natural spas now transcend the pet grooming world, serving all those who seek blissful treatments that benefit the whole body and mind.
Making sure that your employees understand what is expected of them while remaining sensitive to their needs and wants is essential to running a successful grooming salon.
The pet trim—alternatively called a suburban, puppy or summer cut—is a great groom for active, playful American Cocker Spaniels.
Grooming business owners should constantly be on the lookout for ways that new products, equipment and procedures can help them and their staff groom better and faster.
Professional groomers must make maintaining their physical and mental wellbeing a priority if they want to have a long, productive career in a business that can be tough on the body and the mind.
Following seven simple steps can help your business shine and increase customer satisfaction.
How to keep aggressive and anxious pets—as well as groomers—safe during grooming.
There are a few ways groomers can make the bathing process easier and more effective.
How to get the most out of your forced-air dryer.
There are several notable areas where a little extra attention can go a long way in enhancing a groomer's clipper work.
A positive first encounter is a critical part of building long-lasting relationships with your canine clients.
Four questions posed to competitive groomers from around the world reveal the opportunities and challenges that you will face when deciding to enter the contest ring.
Every professional groomer should have a sound retirement plan in place long before they consider hanging up their shears.
Melissa Verplank, CMG, CEO of The Paragon School of Pet Grooming and founder of Learn2GroomDogs.com, discusses the importance of education in the professional grooming industry.
As a groomer, you really can learn something new every day.
Grooming professionals from around the country convened at Intergroom for a firsthand look at the latest developments in grooming products and some healthy competition.
While providing clients with a high level of customer service is inherently personal, grooming business owners must balance this with a healthy dose of professionalism.
Pet parents are searching for fresh scents and safe options to keep their pets looking and feeling their best after or between grooms.
To successfully expand your business to include clients of the feline persuasion, it is important that you start with the basics and build your offerings as you gain experience.
As the industry gears up for the Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference in March and SuperZoo in July, it’s the perfect time for groomers to prepare for successful trade show experiences.