An industry insider recaps some of grooming’s most notable highlights of 2013.
The veterinarian/groomer relationship can be complicated or even unpleasant, unless you understand why it sometimes fails and how to make it work.
Celebrity groomer Jorge Bendersky reveals the inspiration behind his new DIY grooming book and explains how it may actually help the grooming industry.
To ensure that regulations put on groomers actually serve their intended purpose without being debilitating to the profession, the grooming industry must be active in policing itself.
Groomers can play a vital role in a pet’s healthcare by being vigilant in looking for signs of illness and referring any possible problems to a veterinarian.
While a good education is essential, pet groomers must be committed to continually expanding and refreshing their knowledge base to achieve success in their profession.
To avoid getting burned out, both physically and emotionally, pet groomers must carefully balance their professional and personal lives.
Some of the industry’s most successful professional pet stylists offer five of their personal tricks for better grooming.
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.
Expanding a grooming business can be lucrative and rewarding, provided that salon owners avoid common pitfalls along the way.
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.
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.
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.
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.