Part 1: Basic Professional Pet Grooming Set-Up
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Are you just starting out in a grooming career? Are you lost trying to figure out what to buy? How do you know what to buy when you are first starting out? There is so much to choose from!
Guess what? We have the person to sort through what to look for when selecting key items to keep your four-legged clients safe and comfortable while with you.
Khris Berry has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to selecting effective equipment to get any groomer started. She has been involved with high-level grooming, styling, and salon set-up for over 35 years. She will talk about both larger needs along with a few key smaller accessories. She is going to go over a basic grooming equipment setup for every professional groomer. Salon. Mobile or house call grooming.
Khris reminds you that you should be investing in yourself. This is a career – not a hobby. Having the RIGHT equipment will allow you to get a higher quality result in no time. These are the most basic needs every groomer in a professional setting will need. Khris discusses nine items that will make your job more efficient, easier, and safer for both you and the pet!
In this Double Feature Groominar you will learn:
- The 4 most important items every groomer needs when starting out
- 5 grooming aids to help you do your job safely and effectively
- Effective dialogue as to what to expect on a difficult groom
- How to build a bridge between the groomer and the client
- How to manage the dog’s coat and the client’s desires
Khris Berry has been working in the pet service field since 1987. She is actively involved with all aspects of pet grooming, and is also an accomplished canine behavioralist and trainer.
Khris runs multiple pet service businesses, including franchising the successful See Spot Grooming operation. She is an active advocate in trade associations focused on improving the professionalism of the grooming industry.
Khris worked with the American Kennel Club (AKC) to develop their Safe Handling course for groomers. She continues to teach the course periodically across the country. She is an tireless advocate for groomer standards and pet safety.
Khris also served as the Director of Grooming for the World Pet Association, a not-for-profit organization located in California. She worked tirelessly within this company to develop and promote programs for groomer education and advancement across the globe.
Khris believes strongly in continuing education. Her keen focus with processes has led to extensive curriculum and business development. She is one of the foremost thought leaders in the field of professional pet grooming and training.
Khris has been awarded the Pet Age Vanguard Award, Women of Influence, and multiple nominations for prestigious Barkleigh Honors Awards - Contribution to the Industry, Speaker of the Year, Journalist of the Year, and Book of the Year.