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Sunday Programs

Asian Styles: Teddy Bear Faces

Olga Zabelinskaya

Join Olga as she explains Asian-style faces and techniques. Learn how to achieve the sought-after cute expressions that resemble a living teddy bear. Spend an hour with a fusion expert while she shares her tips and tricks for you to take back and implement in your shop.

Business 101 for the Faint of Heart

Dr. Cliff Faver

In this seminar, you’ll learn some simple but very basic techniques to help overcome your fear of raising your prices or actually making more profit. Whether we realize it or not, we are our own worst enemy in the quest to make a decent living. It is time to learn to work smarter not harder and value your time like you should.

Bring on the Brachycephalic Breeds!

Teri DiMarino

Anybody who has been “in dogs” for any period of time knows what a brachycephalic breed is. These dogs have short muzzles and broad heads and include such popular breeds as English Bulldogs, Boston Terriers and Shih Tzu’s, to name a few. These breeds come with their own set of issues that can cause problems, especially in the grooming process. They can have breathing problems, they do not handle heat well and those facial wrinkles need special care to keep them clean. Just washing the face of one of these breeds can be a challenge! Teri will focus on some of the problems unique to these breeds and how we can overcome these issues in the salon, sending out a clean, well-groomed dog with a sweet looking and smelling face.

Sporting Dogs in the Salon

Nadia Bongelli

We all know about hand-stripping terrier coats, but what about proper care and grooming of sporting breed jackets? These techniques are more useful in your day-to-day grooming than you may think! Uncover a whole new world and coat type and add another handy skill to your arsenal.

Pricing to Win

Joey Villani

Are you struggling to figure out pricing for your grooming? Are you giving add-ons away because you just don’t know what the value is? Pricing is not generic, it needs to be structured in a manner that works for you. This one-hour seminar will help you figure out the proper pricing structure for your salon. Stop asking others what you should charge, and know what you need to charge to make money.

Meow Wow: Feline Anatomy & Physiology

Dana Chavez-Rey

In this one-hour course, Master Groomer Dana Chavez-Rey, global educator for Andis, gives an overview on feline anatomy and speaks about just a few basic functions like why cats rub or scratch surface areas.

Super Styling Heads

Sue Zecco & Jay Scruggs

First impressions are everything in the art of grooming. The first thing your client should see when the dog is groomed is a great expression. In this informative seminar, Sue and Jay will take you through the grooming steps of a few different head styles. You will learn breed-specific techniques as well as different head style options. This seminar is for those groomers who want to fine tune their techniques and wow their clients immediately upon seeing their dog.

How to Build and Retain a Strong and Loyal Team

Denise Heroux

Loyal employees are the backbone of any business. It is a process that requires patience and strategy, but it is far from impossible. Denise will go over the steps you can take to help stand out and find the people who best fit your brand and company culture. Most importantly, she will cover how to retain and manage your dream team.

Talking to Owners About Behavior Problems

Chrissy Neumyer Smith

It can be an awkward situation when you need to confront an owner on their pet’s behavior in the grooming salon. Rather than avoid confrontation all together, join Chrissy as she helps you navigate this uncomfortable conversation. She will give you the right words to say to help owners understand how behavior affects safety. How can having a safety policy in your salon help you discuss bad behavior with your clients? What suggestions can you make to owners to work on at home with their pets? This seminar will give you solid talking points when you inevitably find yourself in this sticky situation again.