Seminar Descriptions

Khris Berry

Pet Professional's Business Makeover:  Whether a new or veteran pet professional, this course offers fresh insights which you can easily implement to infuse professionalism and energy into your business.  Learn how to develop and redefine the strategies which lead you to run a successful and vibrant pet service business by utilizing the 4 "M's" to transform yourself and your business.


Part 1 Marketing: How do you set yourself apart in a sear of competitors?  Develop a personal brand! This calss will help you define and develop your own brand.  Whether you are mobile, corporate, solo, or work with other groomers, you can use these skills to distinguish yourself and create your own voice in your everday workplace.  Unleash the power of "You" in your workplace and watch your client base grow!


Part 2 Management: Learning to manage people effectively is a hallmark of great leaders.  Learn tips to manage employees, clients and more in this information packed seminar.


Part 3 Money: How do you create a viable self-sustaining business which will sustain, endure, and thrive? In this seminar, you will learn strategies to focus on revenue streams and increase you business profit margin, as well as how to build your business to succeed finanicially and stabilize your revenue.


Part 4 Media: This class will offer insights into getting the most from your media choices, avoiding pitfalls, and making bold choices to set yourself apart from competitors.  Learn to flex your business muscle by using many forms of media.



Amy Triezenburg

German Trim, Poodle. Tips & Tricks for Pets: In this class Amy will teach the new favorite among competitors, the German Trim.  Not only will she show off the show trim, Amy will also show how to apply the geometrics of the grooming to use for practical purposes in your salon to give your "pet trims" some flare to wow your customers.


Springer Spaniels: Show & Pet Trim: Struggling with sporting breeds in the salon?  Amy will discuss how you can take a sporting dog and excute a Show Trim with Carding and Blending techniques on a pet.


Grooming The Difficult Dog: Have you ever felt stressed the minute you see a difficult dog on your schedule? Is this dog difficult? Is the client difficult?  Amy will give you tips for dealing with these difficult dogs and client. Learn how this can actually help your bottom line by advertising that you're experienced in handling dogs that require special needs.  Whether it's a dog that bites and hates grooming or an old dog that can't stand.  Amy will help you understand the signes that dogs give and techniques to help make their experience the best one yet.

Brett Wilson

Effectively Selling Add-Ons: Tired of adding more dogs each and every day to your schedule to make ends meet?  Have you raised prices as much as possible for your area but want more?  We have all been there.  Join Brett as he discusses creating add-ons that truly work and sell, as well as creating Spa Packages your customer will go crazy for.  You will be amazed at how much revenue you can generate by doing very little additional work!  Who doesn't love that!!


Kelly Knight

Abstract Designs-Coat Carving Quick Add-on: Learn the basics to 'Wow' your clients and friends by turning a normal groom into a fun stylish trim!  Simple and fun techniques to add a splash to your groom!


Heather Roozee

Handstripping 101: Learn why we handstrip, what breeds benefit from it, and what tools to use for the job.  I will cover stripping tools and what tools are best for different breeds.  From knives, to stones, to fingers, learn about carding, and how to do it and why we do it.  Learn the correct techniques for carding that will keep coats looking great, and ease the strain on your body.


Strip & Clip: Learn how to groom wire coated pets better than your competition, by retaining color and texture, without the strain and time of fully handstripping.  Learn what tools and blades to use, how to use them ,adn shortcuts to keep wire coated pets looking like their breed, and setting you apart from your competition.


Wendy Weinard

Grooming the Golden Retriever; One of the most recognized breeds in the US today has wonderful potential for showing off your grooming skills.  Let Wendy show you how to make yourself standout grooming Goldens in your salon by using techniques most groomers won't even touch!


Mixed Breed Styling; 75% of pets coming in today are mixed breeds of some sorts.  What does this mean?  Standards go out the window!!  Learn about blending techniques and how guard combs can enhance your grooms today!


Lara Latshaw

Pet Tech CPR & First Aid: As a Pet Care Professional, you want to be equipped with the skills to handle medical emergencies that arise while a pet is in your care.  Whether a pet becomes ill, injured, or needs help in a disaster, this course will teach you how to respond.  In this four hour interactive course you will learn emergency care, how to stock a first aid kit, perform CPR, respond to breathing and heart emergencies(including choking), and disasater procedures.  This unique course is customized for groomers and you learn how to respond to emergencies specific to your industry.  Upon completion of this course you will receive a frame-able certificate stating that you are certified in dog and cat First Aid & CPR

Shannon Moore

Bichon Frise: Learn first hand direct from a breeder how to groom the Bichon for both the show ring and then applied to the pet groomer.  


Selecting the Right Shampoo: Is your salon filled with shampoos you never use or perhaps shampoos you bought because you thought you needed it but never touched it?  Learn from Shannon on selecting the right shampoo for the groom.  Basics of skin and coat play a large roll and Shannon will discuss how to start your groom off right.

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