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Sunday, July 10th

9 AM Pacific Time

Tool & Dryer Maintenance with Anjie Coates

2 hours


This course will cover the best methods to clean, disinfect and sanitize your tools. This will cover numerous methods in which you can find the way that best suits your setup. This course will also cover how to maintain your HV and ambient air crate dryers. 

  • Clean, Disinfect & Sanitize

  • Brushes & Combs, get the gunk out

  • Clipper Blades, how to make them last

  • HV Dryers need love too

  • Ambient Air dryers cleaning tips and tricks

11:30 AM

Safety Equipment with Anjie Coates

1 hour


We all know not every tool is made for every job. As groomers we use a wide array of things to help us get the job done safely. In this class we will cover the myriad of options available to us as groomers that can help us get the pets in our care done safely for them, and for us as well. 

  • Loops

  • Hammocks

  • Trachsavers & Groomer’s Wall

  • Belly Bands

  • Muzzles

  • E-Collars

  • Gloves

1 PM

This Comb, That Brush, Why Do We Need So Many? with Brittany Kanto

2 hours. 


Ever wondered if there was a better tool for what you were doing? Maybe there was a way to get through that coat easier? Join Brittany for 2 hours of tips and tricks about brushes and combs. We’ll go over their specific uses, when to use and why to use.


Let’s start with combs. In this hour long course we will go over: 

  • The different types of combs and their uses 

  • When to use which comb and why

  • Finishing vs. Prep

  • Combs have shapes? Why?


Next we have brushes, The next hour we will cover: 

  • The different types of brushes and their uses 

  • When to use a certain brush and why 

  • Finishing vs. Prep

Monday, July 11th

9 AM

Essential Cleaning of Recirculating Bathing Systems with Ashley Hanvey


The why and how of keeping your recirculating bathing system clean and sanitary for all of your furry clients! From the DIY Sump pump recirculators, The Bathing Beauty, OPAWZ Recirc, Hydrosurge, and More!

10:30 AM

Ouch! Don’t Do That, It Hurts! Ergonomics, Grooming, And You. (PGC Continuing Education Approved) with Chris Anthony



Not just another buzz word, ergonomics is an applied science focused on our tools & workspaces working with us instead of against us. This seminar will explain & demystify ergonomics as it relates to grooming; including tools, posture and stretches designed to keep you healthy and pain free. We will also cover where safety and ergonomics meet in the grooming salon. Updated to include the ergonomics of PPE.

12 Noon

Everything Shears! With Chris Anthony – One and half hours


So you’re at a show & need new shears, but there are so many options! Straights, curves, convex edges and bevel.  What’s the difference anyway?  Serrated, semi convex and titanium coated? Wait, what? Swivels should be held differently from non swivel shears? Why are sharp shears safer than dull ones?


 Straights, curved, chunkers and thinners, swivels and non swivels, the options are seemingly endless, how’s a groomer to choose? Never fear, we’ll cover all of this and more, including:  basic shear anatomy, types of steel used and how to care for your investment once you get it home.  Whether you’re a self identified shear hoarder, just starting your collection, or want a better understanding of our favorite tool, this class is for you!

Plus Bonus Pre-Recorded Clipper and Hanvey Maintenance Videos