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Welcome to the Grooming Education Center

Welcome to the newest section of our website, the Groomer Learning Center. We're building this section because we are committing our resources to helping groomers, and those that want to be groomers, by providing informative articles, guides, links, videos, and more. Watch this section grow!



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Featured Articles

Caring for Dog's Skin & Coat during the winter months Podcast

Speed and Efficiency with Judy Hudson

Featured Videos

New Videos from Melissa Verplank and Paragon School of Grooming

How to improve your speed

Remember, you have Client Options

The Power of Shed Control with Joe Zuccarello

How working with a high-velocity dryer in the bathing process saves time

Raking out the dead undercoat on a Golden Retriever


New Grooming Basics videos presented by Andis®

Grooming Non-Curly Coat Doodles and Mixed Breeds

Grooming Curly Coated Doodles and Mixed Breeds

Grooming Basics

At Home Pet Grooming

Grooming Products Guides

If you're trying to navigate the world of grooming products, turn to PetEdge's comprehensive pet grooming guides to help walk you through the basics of setting up shop. Discover the benefits of different types of grooming tables; or the difference between straight, curved or thinning shears. You'll also find our up-to-date dryer guide with the anatomy of a dryer; or the varying types of grooming shampoo options. We also carry a detailed clipper and blades guide, and more. Make the most informed decision for your grooming needs.

Grooming Schools

Paragon School of Pet Grooming

(616) 667 7297

Founded by grooming industry icon, Melissa Verplank, Paragon is focused on the success and career development of pet professionals at all levels, beginner to expert. Melissa has authored the industry’s most complete grooming guides such as Notes from the Grooming Table and Theory of 5. Paragon offers grooming education experience to everyone through its Distance Learning Program and Paragon is regarded as one of the best grooming schools in the world. Ms. Verplank and her team have created award winning platforms with traditional education programs and web-based learning tools.