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Video DescriptionAbout Angela Kumpe


26 minutes



When was the last time you added a splash of fuchsia to accentuate the topknot of one of your clients’ dogs? If this sounds like fun to you, do your research. There are lots of ways to get creative — but not all of them are going to be the safest. In this presentation, award-winning creative stylist Angela Kumpe gets you started the right way — the safe way. She introduces you to a wide array of products. She kicks it off with temporary color and moves through the stages of semi-permanent and permanent color. Come with us as we learn about an amazing number of product options, where to get them, and how to do your own research to find out if they are safe to use on a pet.

Private, hands on classes are available at Angela’s Grooming in Little Rock, AR. The cost is $500.00 for a single person or $275.00 per person for two or more. Please contact us for availability. 501.888.3647 or

In this video you will learn:


  • Why there is currently a controversy over human products versus pet products when it comes to creative grooming

    • What general thing to look for that quickly identifies a product as safe to use on most pets

    • What you should look for when working with rhinestones

    • Which coat types are most resistant to color

    • How to do your own research to make an educated decision on ingredients

Angela Kumpe

Angela Kumpe is a world-renowned speaker, judge, retailer, author and competitor on the creative styling circuit. She is passionate about pets and innovative force in the world of creative pet styling.

Angela is a self-taught pet stylist. She has worked professionally since the mid 90’s in Little Rock, Arkansas. Recently, she closed her salon, A to focus on her mobile grooming business, Designer Dogs and teach creative pet grooming to aspiring creative pet enthusiasts.
She was fascinated the first time she saw a creative design on the cover of a Groomer to Groomer magazine. In 2001 , she entered her first creative grooming competition and been hooked ever since. She has had countless awards in creative grooming competitions around the country. She has won the Barkleigh Honors Award for Creative Groomer of the Year four times and made the coveted cover of Groomer to Groomer Magazine seven times.

Angela is a published author. In 2007 she wrote a one-of-a-kind book, ‘A Creative Collection.’ Her book helps other pet stylists master the art of creative pet styling. In 2013, she published a second book ‘The Ultimate Guide to Salon Creative’ focusing on creative styling for everyday salon settings.

On her website at A Creative Collection, Angela has products and education material to assist other creative pet professionals. Today you can find Angela and her team attending industry trade shows teaching, competing, and running A Creative Collection booth around the country.

Angela’s creative styling abilities have been featured on several national TV and news programs including; TLC’s Extreme Poodles, Animal Planets Most Extreme, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, and The Today Show. She’s also had numerous articles in newspapers and magazines including the New York Times. Angela is also featured with other creative stylists in an amazing documentary called, “Well Groomed.” The film has been featured in numerous film festivals all over the country. Recently, it was purchased by HBO and is set to air sometime in December 2019

Affordable private, hands-on classes are available in Little Rock, Arkansas. Angel also offers hands-on seminars together with creative legends, Adrian Pope and Lori Craig, around the country. To book/host a seminar, contact Angela directly.

You can find more information about creative styling, products and educational events on her website.

Please contact us for availability.
(501) 897-6705


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