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JZ10 Coaching Session: Stay Ahead of the Shed

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

This time of year, dogs that we don’t usually see in our salon are going to start shedding. Joe explains how this is a potential gold mine of untapped customers, or, customers who only come in for nail trimming and the occasional bath. Tune in to hear his advice on how to get your staff ready and how to market yourself as a local de-shedding expert in the latest JZ10!

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!


Time Saving Roundup

Time-Saving Tips from the Archives Give yourself more time in the day by working on Speed and Efficiency! Check out these videos below – rounded up for you in a mini-gallery to – you guessed it – save you time! (You can still get the full videos and descriptions in the library!) What are your […]
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New Spotlight Sessions: Time Tricks, Easy Salvage, and Using Proper Products

 

Spotlight Session: Time Tricks To Speed Up Finishing Work

In this Spotlight Session, Melissa Verplank and Colin Taylor discuss some tips and techniques you can use to speed up the “finishing touches” stage of your grooming job. Running Time: 2:55

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: The Top 5 Struggles of Professional Pet Stylists

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Spotlight Session: Fast & Easy Salvage On A Matted Dog

In this Spotlight Session, Amy Triezenberg demonstrates how to get through mats quickly on low-priority areas of the trim, blending the areas out rather than spending time dematting. In fact, this only takes about as long as a regular haircut! Running Time: 4:09

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: How to Give an Attractive Haircut to a Matted Pet Without Losing Time

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Spotlight Session: Using Proper Products

In this Spotlight Session, Suesan Watson impresses the importance of using the right bathing products not just for different coat types, but based on the chemistry of your water and the climate in your area. Running Time: 2:49

This Spotlight Session is from the full video: Grooming a Miniature Poodle Show Puppy

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JZ10 Coaching Session: Predict The Future – Rebook

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

If you had a crystal ball that could predict the future, wouldn’t you want to know all of your upcoming appointments? Join Joe Zuccarello as he describes how to predict your grooming future. No crystal ball required – all you have to do is get your customers in the habit of rebooking and prebooking. Get tips on how to implement this in the latest JZ10!

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: Part Two of A Full Creative African Animal Design – African Crane

In the second installment of this 6-part, double feature lesson series, Angela is going to walk you through the carving and dying process of an elaborate creative design. In the first installment, she started with a white, fuzzy, grown-out miniature Poodle and transformed side A into a giraffe design. Now she will create a vividly colored crane design on the second side of the dog.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to block in a design concept
  • How to get clean, crisp color lines
  • Different ways to apply color so it’s rich and vibrant
  • How to apply color to longer leg coat
  • Finishing details to pull the entire design together

Start Learning with Angela

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: Get A Second Chance At A First Impression

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

As the saying goes, “you only get one chance to make a first impression.” Everybody makes mistakes, and often life gives you a chance to redo or fix an undesirable outcome. So, does this apply to first impressions as well? Join Joe Zuccarello explains how you can quickly and gracefully recover from getting off on the wrong foot with a new customer.

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: A Full Creative African Animal Design Parts 1-3

In the first installment of this 6-part, double feature lesson series, Angela is going to walk you through the carving and dying process of an elaborate creative design. She starts with a white, fuzzy, grown-out miniature Poodle. What she ends up with is a vividly colored dog with a unique themed design. The first side you’ll see emerge from her artistry is a stunning giraffe. Next month, you can watch the opposite side of the dog transform into an African Crowned Crane.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to block in a design concept
  • How to get clean, crisp color lines
  • Different ways to apply color so it’s rich and vibrant
  • Where to get products and supplies
  • Why it’s important to add depth and details to a design

Start Learning with Angela

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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It’s Quick Tip Tuesday!

Join Paragon VP Lorri Keller for quick tips on line brushing double-coated dogs. Check it out:


SNEAK PEAK: Color YOUR World With Creative Grooming in 2022!

Angela Kumpe is a leading influencer and educator in the world of creative pet styling. In this upcoming double feature lesson, she shows you how to do a full creative styling design. Enjoy the montage of educational tid-bits Angela shares in this FREE preview. This collection is cultivated from the entire lesson of Creative African Animal Design.

How to Watch:

We have broken it into two separate lessons so you can follow along easily. Each Full Feature lesson has broken into three sections for a total of six parts. In January, you will want to begin watching A Full Creative African Animal Design – Getting Started and Creating a Giraffe Design. Then follow up in February with the second lesson, A Full Creative African Animal Design – Creating an African Crane and Finishing Details.

To get your front row seat to the entire video series, make sure you are a member of Learn2GroomDogs.com!

 


New Spotlight Sessions: Efficient Drying Process, Matted Ears and Doodle Legs

 

Efficient Drying Process

In this Spotlight Session, Colin Taylor and Melissa Verplank discuss one of the top five struggles of pet stylsits, efficient drying process . Run Time: 4:17

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

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Styling Options for Matted Ears

In this Spotlight Session, Amy Triezenberg demonstrates different styling options with ears that are heavily matted. Run Time: 5:13

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

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Grooming the Front Leg of a Doodle & DIfference between 'coat' and 'hair'

In this Spotlight Session, Pina Pinkusevich demonstrates grooming the front leg and discusses the different between coat and hair.  Run Time: 5:35

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

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