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Rescue Round-Up Hershey 2015

Here are some pictures from the Winners Circle Rescue Round-up at Groom Expo Hershey this year. There were 16 rescue dogs being groomed in this competition.  I drew a Westie this time. She was so sweet. And, so lazy!  lol I had to hold her...
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Creative Grooming Hershey 2015

** NOTE: To anyone who lands on this blog entry that does not agree with creative grooming, I suggest that you move on and not even bother looking at this post. This creative competition is a one day competition that lasts for a few hours....
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Creative Grooming Comp. Cont’d

** NOTE: To anyone who lands on this blog entry that does not agree with creative grooming, I suggest that you move on and not even bother looking at this post. This creative competition is a one day competition that lasts for a few hours....
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The Winners…

…of Groom Expos Creative Grooming Competition 2015 ** NOTE: To anyone who lands on this blog entry that does not agree with creative grooming, I suggest that you move on and not even bother looking at this post. This creative competition is a one day...
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Still Feeling Bad

Every once in a while something happens during your work day that just sticks with you. You have a hard time forgetting. You replay the moment over and over again in your head trying to see if you could have done something different. Only sometimes...
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Feeling Bad

I nicked a dog today. 🙁 I truly have no idea how or why it happened. Well,  I know how. I mean, I have always worried that I would accidentally cut this particular dog.  He is one of my ‘special cases’. The very first time...
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Work WITH Them…..

….DON”T break them! In a perfect world, all the dogs that we groomers groom would prance happily into our shops, or vans and jump into our tubs or up on our tables, standing like statues as we quickly and safely groom them. And, they would...
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Even Shy Shelter Cats Can Learn Tricks

Researchers show that even old or shy cats can learn new tricks like high five or sit. If you think training cats is all the rage lately, you might be right. Recently I wrote about a study that found the best way to train cats...
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Companion Animal Psychology Book Club October 2017

“What if the secret to great dog training is to be an expert ‘feeder’ rather than a strong leader?” The book for October is Plenty in Life is Free by Kathy Sdao. The  Companion Animal Psychology Book Club choice for October 2017 is Plenty in...
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Can Dog Training Books Be Trusted?

Researchers assessed five best-selling dog training books for scientific accuracy – and found big variations in the quality of information they provide. If people are going to spend their money on a dog training book, you would hope they would get advice that is useful,...
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