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JZ10 Coaching Session: The Cinderella Syndrome

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

In this month’s JZ10 coaching session, Joe Zuccarello talks all about wishes and The Cinderella Syndrome! Do you ever wish something into one of your employees that they are not capable of?

Tune in to find out what the Cinderella Syndrome is and how you can set yourself and employees up for success!

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: How to Get the Perfect Fluff Dry on a Curly Coated Dog

Creating a Practical Asian Fusion Trim
In this lesson, Misty Fowler shows you how to get the perfect fluff dry on a dog. She demonstrates how to use different dryers to get the best results. With each dryer, she explains techniques in detail. Plus, she talks about how to keep the pet comfortable and safe.

In this video you will learn:

  • What has to happen to get a quality finish with a curly coat
  • How to avoid whip knots
  • How to dry the head with an HV dryer
  • Why you need heat
  • Why you need to do a final check with a comb

Start Learning with Misty

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.

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JZ10 Coaching Session: Feeling Funky?

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

In this month’s JZ10 coaching session, Joe Zuccarello talks all about YOU and how to rescue yourself! Do you ever have days when…You can’t pull yourself together? You don’t feel like yourself? You feel exhausted?

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: Mechanical Troubles, Matted Dogs & Thick Coated Doodles

 

Differences in Mechanical Troubles Between Van & Salon

In this Spotlight Session, Suesan Watson and Lisa Leady discuss the differences in mechanical troubles between van and salon.  Run Time: 3:36

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Mobile or Salon – What is right for you?

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Communicate with Pet Parents About Matted Dog

In this Spotlight Session, Amy Triezenberg tackles how to communicate with pet parents about their matted dog.  Run Time: 7:48

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: How to give an Attractive Haircut to a Matted Pet

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How to get a Nice Finish on a Thick Coated Doodle

In this Spotlight Session, Irina Pinkusevich demonstrates how to get a nice finish on a thick coated Doodle.  Run Time: 5:02

This Spotlight Session is from the Full Length Video: Techniques to Make Thick Coated Doodle Grooming Easier

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New Release: Creating a Practical Asian Fusion Trim

Creating a Practical Asian Fusion Trim
In this lesson, Megan VandenBerg is working on an active, rough and tumble Kerry Blue Terrier. The owner loves the breed – but not all the hair. This adaptable Asian Fusion style can be used on many curly and drop coated dogs, purebred, or mixed breed!

In this video you will learn:

  • What is Megan’s interpretation of Asian Fusion style
  • What types of dogs look great in this haircut
  • Modifications to the style to make it more practical for the owner
  • Easy variations on the trim
  • Tool and equipment choices to enhance efficiency

Start Learning with Megan

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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!
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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

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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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