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.
Mike Bober, the new president and CEO of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, discusses how the organization will continue to address the legislative and regulatory challenges facing the pet industry.
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.
While 2015 turned out to be another solid year for most professional groomers, there are indications that many businesses still face significant hurdles.
An informal survey of professional groomers uncovers some of the important ways that cat grooming has evolved over the past decade.
Taking a look back at 2015 and reflecting on how a dose of gratitude can set the tone for a wonderful 2016.
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.
While many people believe that dogs are being purposefully difficult when they refuse to follow a command, the real issue is poor communication.
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.
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.
The Professional Pet Groomers & Stylists Alliance unveiled new standards for the grooming industry at this year’s Groom Expo.
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.
While its breed standard calls for the Tibetan Terrier to be impressively full-coated, pet owners will find that a shorter, more manageable cut is far more practical to maintain and will help avoid matting.
For an increasing number of professional groomers, starting a mobile business is proving to be the best route for maximizing profits while minimizing stress.
Mastering the use of comb attachments and proven clipper shortcuts can be key to more efficient grooming with great-looking results.
In today’s climate, when pet owners are on high alert about perceived dangers in the grooming salon, groomers need to take every precaution to protect the animals and themselves—as always.
John Stockman, national sales manager for Wag’n Tails Mobile Conversions, discusses how the company helped build and continues to revolutionize the mobile grooming business.
A highly controlled atmosphere for pets and distinct convenience factor for pet owners makes mobile grooming an ideal fit for working with cats.