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New Spotlight Sessions: Favorite Tools, Rustic Coats and Cat Handling Techniques

 

Back Porch Inspirations: Favorite Tools

In this Spotlight Session, Judy Hudson discusses her favorite tools. Run Time: 6:37

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: Conversations from Judy’s Back Porch

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What is a Rustic Coat & What Tools Are Needed To Maintain

In this Spotlight Session, Kendra Otto what a rustic coat is and what tools are needed to maintain the coat. Run Time: 4:51

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Grooming the Pet Hungarian Pumi

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Handling Techniques (on a Difficult Cat)

In this Spotlight Session, Danelle German discusses handling technqiues on a difficult cat. Run Time: 6:40

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Handling the Difficult Cat

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JZ10 Coaching Session: The Mat Fee Surprise

Joe Zuccarello’s latest video is live for L2GD Members!

In this month’s JZ10 coaching session, Joe Zuccarello discusses how to navigate conversations about extra services and fees!  Did you discuss extra fees at check-in? How do you communicate extra dematting fees? How should you educate your clients?

Joe is also the host of the “Hey Joe!” podcast where he interviews a wide range of pet industry subject-matter experts.

Each month, members get a BRAND NEW JZ10 on a broad range of topics, from keeping your staff happy to nailing your finances. Stay tuned for more!


New Release: How To Do an Easy Maintenance Trim on a Pet Cavalier Spaniel

How To Do an Easy Maintenance Trim on a Pet Cavalier Spaniel
In this lesson, Jennifer Hecker shows you a how to do one of her most requested haircuts on a pet Cavalier Spaniel. She reveals the most important part of any groom to yield high quality results in the shortest amount of time.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to reduce clipper tracking in the coat
  • How to get your clippers to cut smoothly
  • The most critical part of ANY groom
  • Different foot style options for Cavaliers
  • How to improve grooming speed

Start Learning with Jennifer

If you’re a member, be sure to Log In and check out the video HERE so you can add it to your favorites and get the full details! If you’re not a member, click below to watch a free preview of the video.


Practice Makes Pooch Perfect: An Interview with Groomer Contestant Deb Compton

How do you go from an everyday bather to Pooch Perfect all-star stylist? If you’re Deb Compton, the answer is that practice makes perfect.

“Never stop learning. Always seek out judgment, and learn to take critique because you can’t grow without it.”

Compton and her son Jordan Jones made their debut on Rebel Wilson’s Pooch Perfect. The pair joined ten top groomers competing from across the country in ABC’s latest canine fashion reality show. At stake is a $100,000 grand prize.

Striving to be the best is, according to Compton, in her blood. But it really wasn’t until she experienced working alongside nine other top groomers that she felt she belonged there.

“It was so awesome to meet all the Facebook friends and people whose work I’ve followed for years – to be there with them shoulder to shoulder. I felt like a fan-girl,” she said. Read the rest of this entry »


New Spotlight Sessions: Lakeland Terrier Legs, Drop Coats & Nail Trimming

 

What to Envision When Trimming Front Legs

In this Spotlight Session, Joshua Morales discusses what to envision when trimming the front legs of a Lakeland Terrier. Run Time: 8:33

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: Grooming the Lakeland Terrier

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Just Go With It: Drop Coated Dog

In this Spotlight Session, Lindsey Dicken discusses why you should just go with it when dealing with a drop coated dog. Run Time: 3:23

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: Thinning Shear Personality Trim on a Yorkie Mix

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How to Trim and File Nails

In this Spotlight Session, Misty Fowler demonstrates how to trim and file nails. Run Time: 7:17

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: Modified Pet Poodle Continental Trim

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JZ10 Coaching Session: Proclaim to be THE Expert!

Joe Zuccarello’s latest video is live for L2GD Members!

In this month’s JZ10 coaching session, Joe Zuccarello discusses proclaiming to BE the expert!   What does it mean to be an expert? Are you the expert to your clients? Are you the expert to your co-workers/ other groomers?

Joe is also the host of the “Hey Joe!” podcast where he interviews a wide range of pet industry subject-matter experts.

Each month, members get a BRAND NEW JZ10 on a broad range of topics, from keeping your staff happy to nailing your finances. Stay tuned for more!


New Release: How to Groom a St. Bernard Doodle in 90 Minutes

How to Groom a St. Bernard Doodle in 90 Minutes
In this lesson, Judy Hudson shows you the techniques she would use to get a big St. Bernard Doodle done in 90 minutes in her mobile grooming van. Bath. Dry. Groom. It’s a groom anybody can be proud of, and it’s easy for the pet owner to maintain on a regular grooming schedule.

In this video you will learn:

  • Multiple secrets to mastering your time when grooming
  • Why structure matters
  • Tips on effective communications with pet owners
  • How to win the trust and cooperation of the dogs you work on
  • What piece of equipment is absolute gold

Start Learning with Judy

If you’re a member, be sure to Log In and check out the video HERE so you can add it to your favorites and get the full details! If you’re not a member, click below to watch a free preview of the video.


New Spotlight Sessions: Doodle Foot, Brush Out Techniques & Mobile Grooming

 

Using the "Boxing In Method" for Rounding the Feet on a Doodle

In this Spotlight Session, Misty Fowler, demonstrates how to round a Doodle Foot with the Boxing in Method. Run Time: 4:59

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: Easy Trim to Maintain on a Doodle

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Brush Out Techniques - Matted Dog

In this Spotlight Session, Amy Triezenberg, demonstrates techniques to make a brush-out on a matted pet easier. Run Time: 7:43

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: How to Give an Attractive Haircut to a Matted Pet

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Sisters Discuss Pros & Cons of Mobile & Building Clientele

In this Spotlight Session, Lisa Leady and Suesan Watson discuss the pros and cons of mobile and building clientele. Run Time: 7:43

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: Mobile or Salon? – What is right for you?

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JZ10 Coaching Session: Employee or Independent Contractor

Joe Zuccarello’s latest video is live for L2GD Members!

In this month’s JZ10 coaching session, Joe Zuccarello discusses the difference between an Employee and an Independent Contractor. Who’s working for who? Are they working for you? Or are they working for themselves?

Joe is also the host of the “Hey Joe!” podcast where he interviews a wide range of pet industry subject-matter experts.

Each month, members get a BRAND NEW JZ10 on a broad range of topics, from keeping your staff happy to nailing your finances. Stay tuned for more!


New Release: Back to Basics with a Standard Poodle in an All Trim

Back to Basics with a Standard Poodle in an All Trim
In this lesson, Suesan Watson demonstrates how to master a basic All Trim. She uses clippers and scissors to knock this trim out in a flash and gives you tips on how to get it smooth without back brushing. You’ll also learn how to quickly fix any rough spots with a comb and a pair of straight shears.

In this video you will learn:

  • What blades she likes to use to get great results
  • Handling techniques to make trimming poodle feet easier
  • How to go over a dog just once and get a smooth finish
  • How to protect the dangerous flank area while clipping
  • How to camouflage a short-docked tail
  • How to style a poodle topknot systematically

Start Learning with Suesan

If you’re a member, be sure to Log In and check out the video HERE so you can add it to your favorites and get the full details! If you’re not a member, click below to watch a free preview of the video.