Next month’s first-ever Pet Industry Leadership Conference will bring together all of the industry’s stakeholders to address the critical issues facing us all.
Sometimes it is not possible to bathe a pet. However, pet specialty retailers can provide a variety of products to address pets’ between-bath needs.
Taking a look back at 2015 and reflecting on how a dose of gratitude can set the tone for a wonderful 2016.
An informal survey of professional groomers uncovers some of the important ways that cat grooming has evolved over the past decade.
While 2015 turned out to be another solid year for most professional groomers, there are indications that many businesses still face significant hurdles.
A personality trim, like the one demonstrated on Shay, a Pomeranian mixed breed, can provide groomers with an opportunity to exercise their creativity by incorporating elements from various pure-breed styles.
The ability to deliver a high level of customer service is just as vital to the continued health of a grooming business as the quality of the grooming being done in the salon.
While many people believe that dogs are being purposefully difficult when they refuse to follow a command, the real issue is poor communication.
The home-grooming department can be a robust profit-center for pet specialty retailers that stay on top of key product trends and take the right approach to merchandising.
The Professional Pet Groomers & Stylists Alliance unveiled new standards for the grooming industry at this year’s Groom Expo.
Skin and coat issues can be a source of incredible discomfort for dogs and a huge worry for pet owners who are often at a loss as to what to do.
Sleepypod shares Melanie Monteiro's tips for how pet owners can prepare for any type of disaster.
The right selection of spa products can help customers keep their pets looking and feeling their best.
By implementing eco-friendly practices and using natural products in the salon, groomers will not only keep themselves, their four-legged clients and the Earth healthier, they will improve their bottom line.
Groomers can help customers protect themselves from the threat of fleas and ticks by providing an assortment of products that address pet owners many concerns.
There are many things in life that can cause undue stress—it’s how you deal with it that makes all the difference.
Offering services for cats can be lucrative for groomers who can effectively educate themselves and pet owners on this relatively unmet need.
Professional groomers in Rhode Island have the opportunity to overturn onerous tax legislation that will impact the health of their businesses and their canine clients.
The process of becoming an employer can be challenging for grooming salon owners. The key to success is in covering every base when evaluating, hiring and managing new additions to the staff.
Professional groomers who consider throwing their hat into the grooming contest arena should first make sure they understand what it takes to successfully compete.