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New Release: Low Maintenance Shih Tzu Trim

In this lesson, Judy Hudson shows you several approaches to a basic haircut with style, speed, and safety. Judy demonstrates her techniques on a Shih Tzu, but they apply to MANY purebred or mixed breed dogs. She also provides some handling tips for working with uncooperative dogs!

In this video you will learn:

  • What’s the importance of a track pattern
  • What to do if a dog struggles to have its head groomed
  • How to increase your speed
  • Simple techniques to trim the tail perfectly every time
  • What’s the best restraint for a dog who struggles during the grooming

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JZ10 Coaching Session: Tips For Tips

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

In this month’s JZ10 coaching session, Joe Zuccarello talks about tips, or as he would put it, “mini bonuses funded by the customer.”

While getting tips from happy customers feels good, did you know that there are ways to increase the amount and frequency of your tips?

Tune in to learn tips for tips!

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!
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New Spotlight Sessions: Final Comb on Cat, American Cocker Head and Leg Angulation on Doodle

 

Final Comb Out On A Long Haired Cat

In this Spotlight Session, Danelle German demonstrates the final comb out on a long haired cat. Run Time: 4:58

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

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Create Dome Head-Piece American Cocker

In this Spotlight Session, Irina Pinkusevich demonstrates how to finish an American Cocker Head. Run Time: 8:03

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Extreme Makeover on an American Cocker

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Using a Guard Comb to Set Anglulation on the Legs of a Large Doodle

In this Spotlight Session, Misty Fowler uses a guard comb to set the angulation on the legs of a large Doodle. Run Time: 3:05

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Easy Trim to Maintain on a Doodle

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New Release: How to Set the Pattern on a Pet Miniature Schnauzer

In this lesson, Jennifer Hecker walks you through grooming steps, blade choices, and pattern setting to groom this fluffy Miniature Schnauzer. She’ll show you shortcuts to make everything faster and easier, plus show you how to adjust the trim for a client who goes many weeks between groomings.

In this video you will learn:

  • Where to set the pattern lines
  • How to edge ears safely
  • Shortcuts to make transitions invisible
  • Why mirrors are helpful when grooming
  • How to soften the look of a Miniature Schnauzer

Start Learning with Jennifer

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New Spotlight Sessions: Handling Special Needs Dogs, Continuing Education and Hand Stripping Tools

 

Handling Techniques - Special Needs Dog

In this Spotlight Session, Michell Evans demonstrates handling techniquesd with a special needs dog for safety and cooperation.  Run Time: 7:28

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Basic Handling Techniques

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Back Porch Inspirations - Continued Education

In this Spotlight Session, Judy Hudson discusses the importance of Continued Education. Run Time: 2:33

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Conversations from Judy’s Back Porch

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What Tools Do You Need for Handstripping

In this Spotlight Session, Joshua Morales, talks about what tools are needed to hand-strip a Lakeland Terrier. Run Time: 5:13

This Spotlight Sessions if from the full video: Grooming the Lakeland Terrier

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JZ10 Coaching Session: Getting Ready to Get Ready (Holidays 2021)

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

In this month’s JZ10 coaching session, Joe Zuccarello talks all about getting ready to get ready for the holidays.

Are you ready for this holiday season? Is your schedule ready? Are your employees ready? Do you have all of your supplies?

Tune in to find out!

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!
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New Release: Manageable Doodle Maintenance Trim

In this lesson, Megan VandenBerg demonstrates a practical and quick trim. Though Megan demonstrates the trim on a Doodle, it’s flexible enough to be used on a wide range of dogs — purebred or mixed breed! Better yet, the trim primarily uses clippers and guard combs. Find out how to do this versatile trim step by step.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to quickly set in angulation on the legs
  • Where to set the line for the head
  • How to easily clear the eye area
  • What can help you visualize how to trim the muzzle
  • Why it’s important to trim the ears

Start Learning with Megan

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Facebook Live: Staffing Solutions

Is your salon short staffed? Are you marketing as much for Employees as you are Customers? Join us LIVE Thursday, September 30th at 7pm EST to discuss the importance of being dedicated to talking about why prospective employees would want to work at your facility.

Participate in the Live Event and be entered to win 1 hour FREE Consultation with Joe Zuccarello.

Hosts: Joe Zuccarello, Kara Adams, Lorri Keller

Join us on our Learn2GroomDogs.com Facebook Page

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New Spotlight Sessions: Kerry Blue Feet, Grooming Vision and Efficient Bathing Process

 

Setting the Feet Like A Kerry Blue

In this Spotlight Session, Judy Hudson demonstrates how to set the feet like a Kerry Blue on a Silver Poodle Run Time: 7:33

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Grooming a Silver Poodle Like a Kerry Blue

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How to Best SEE What You Are Working On

In this Spotlight Session, Irina Pinkusevich demonstrates how to best SEE what you are working on. Run Time: 3:56

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: How to Get A Nice Finish on a Thick Coated Doodle

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Top Struggles: Efficient Bathing Process

In this Spotlight Session, Colin Taylor and Melissa Verplank talk about one of the most common struggles that professional pet groomers have, efficient bathing process. Run Time: 6:48

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: The Top 5 Struggles of Professional Pet Stylists

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IBPSA Seminar: 3 Key Elements to a Successful and PROFITABLE Grooming Business

Paragon President, Joe Zuccarello, will be speaking at the 2021 International Pet Boarding and Daycare Association in Orlando, September 21-23rd.

Seminar Title: 3 Key Elements to a Successful and PROFITABLE Grooming Business

Seminar Description: What do you think about when you hear the word “Grooming”?  Excitement?  Profit?  Headaches?  Groomers?  If you think more of the latter two than the first two, we need to talk!  During this session Joe will break down and simplify how you can look at Grooming from a new perspective.  A perspective of growth potential.  People potential.  Profit potential.  And customer experience potential.  Let’s take the headache out of grooming!

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