A haircut that can be completed quickly and easily, yet still offers groomers the flexibility to adjust to clients’ preferences, will provide a great competitive advantage.
Regular, proper maintenance of a pet’s ears is essential in protecting it from painful and dangerous infections.
Changing the grooming interaction into a pleasant and relaxed experience can go a long way in creating a positive change in anxious canine clients.
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.
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.
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.
Selecting the shampoos and conditioners for use in the grooming salon is about more than just getting a pet clean; it is about providing the right care for the pet’s skin and coat.
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.
There is no one sure way to find the perfect grooming salon employee, but experts say there are some universal truths to consider.
To avoid getting burned out, both physically and emotionally, pet groomers must carefully balance their professional and personal lives.
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.
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.
Groomers and pet owners can and should form a partnership to change how dogs experience the grooming process.
All professional groomers should have comprehensive retirement plans in place long before they call it a career.
The grooming industry is buzzing with a strong crop of profitable salons, but some continue to feel the pinch of local struggling economies.
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.
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.
Expanding a grooming business can be lucrative and rewarding, provided that salon owners avoid common pitfalls along the way.
Grooming business owners cannot let the rigors of managing day-to-day operations distract them from the importance of having a well-rounded marketing strategy.