Sunday June 11th
8:30 – 9:30 – The Dreaded Head – Barb Prueckel (Sponsored by Wahl)
What do our clients want when they pick up their pets from our salons? They want to look into their dogs face, and think “You can’t get any cuter than this!” If you struggle with the most imperative part of grooming your dogs, this is a class for you. From tips on trimming ears to managing uncontrollable beards learn how to turn this dreaded job into an effortless task.
9:45 – 10:45 – Skills Enhancement – Nancy Bryson
This will be an interactive seminar. Bring your scissors, combs and slickers and Nancy will help you get the kinks out of your basics so you can work quicker and healthier while achieving a a better groom.
11:30 – 12:45 – Coping with Bad Behaviour in a Positive Way – Carole Saunders
This talk is about those so called “bad dogs”, the ones no one wants to groom. The shakers, spinners, screamers, biters and poopers. How can we help them, and us as groomers to get through a grooming process and turn these bad dogs into our favourite dogs.
2:00 – 3:15 – Beginners Guide to Social Media for Groomers – Nicole Kallish
Do you want to be a cut above the others with an interest presence? Looking to gain new clients? This beginners seminar will get you started on becoming savvy to the world of social media. Learn why social media is important to your business, learn the basics of the big 3: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Powerpoint presentation with a short q&a to follow.
3:30 – 5:00 – Poodle in a German Trim – Diane Betelak (Sponsored by Andis)
Its not just about shaving the ears and tail! We will discuss getting the hair off fast while still leaving some style and shape because this is how we earn our living. Balance and corrective sculpturing because not all poodles are built the same and taking the ears and tail down changes the profile. Diane will use comb attachments, scissors and and other tools to show you how to create a poodle that will “WOW!” your clients.