World Groom X, is an online grooming event designed for pet professionals eager to continue their education. This unique 4-day event will feature multiple certificate courses, grooming demos and informative workshops to help even the most educated groomer grow in their individual roles at the salon.

All content is available to view until September 18, 2022.

Thursday, 7PM-9PM ET

Track 1 | Demystifying the Drop Coat – Rachel Colant

Dreading your next drop coat haircut? Struggling to get a soft, blended finish? Are your Yorkie and Maltese haircuts coming out choppy? In this one-hour seminar, Rachel will demonstrate how you can set yourself up for success every time with simple techniques to help you create a consistently beautiful haircut on all drop coats. She will cover prep work, the best tools to use, and scissoring techniques. Rachels methods will help you achieve a gorgeous, blended finish to elevate your drop coat pet trims and make this difficult coat type a breeze!

Track 2 | The Art of the Intake Form – Corina Stammworthy

Learn how to write a bullet-proof intake form and protect yourself from customer complaints, pricing disputes, and miscommunications. You’ll sleep soundly at night knowing you are safe from superfluous veterinary bills, bank charge backs, and insurance claims. This is a must-see class for any groomer that runs their own business.

Friday, 7PM-9PM ET

Track 1 | Speed Grooming – Irina Pinkusevich

Ever wondered how to groom faster but turn our quality work? Let Pina show you how its done. She will discuss and demonstrate how to make the large dogs like doodles make financial sense for you.

Track 2 | Avoiding the Burnout – Jeremy Stamper

This class will discuss managing your mental health in a Industry where its often forgotten. Let Jeremy explain how to find balance between work. life and future goals, by prioritizing tasks and creating a routine that will help you avoid stress.

Saturday, 7PM-9PM ET

Track 1 | Basics of Bichon Grooming – Elizabeth Gibbs

In this live-demo, two-hour seminar, you will learn how to execute a salon-style Bichon trim – and more! Elizabeth will go over quick tips on prepping, tools, and how to make this trim manageable for your clients.

Track 2 | Barkleigh Pet Professional First Aid & CPR Certificate Course – Kelsey Ann Sexton

As a pet care professional, you want to be equipped with the skills to handle medical emergencies that arise while a pet is in your care. Whether a pet becomes ill, injured, or needs help in a disaster, this course will teach you how to respond. In this two hour interactive course, you will learn emergency care, how to stock a first aid kit, perform CPR, respond to breathing and heart emergencies (including choking), and disaster procedures, with some of these exercises being demonstrated on a live dog. This unique course is customized for pet care professionals and you will learn how to respond to emergencies specific to your industry. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a frameable certificate stating that you are certified in dog and cat First Aid & CPR. Come learn how as a groomer you can make a difference and save lives.

Sunday, 12PM-4PM ET

Track 1 | Hair and Skin 101 Certificate Course – Dr Cliff Faver

Learn the science, the techniques, and product types to successfully put the why in what you do. A must for groomers, bathers, and office personnel in the grooming shop and veterinary clinic alike. Come see what some say cant be done. Real time cases done by groomers will be shared. 1) Understanding hair and skin Learn the basic anatomy and function of the skin and hair. This is a critical foundation for this class and everything a groomer or bather does. This hour will explain a lot of the science about how nutrition, sebum and basic anatomy work so you can understand the why in what you do. 2) Understanding the difference in coat types and the protocols that need to be used In this class you will learn the needs of the different coat types so you can make better decisions in the product types you pick for maximum results. 3) Understanding the common things that go wrong and that lead to skin issues Always wonder why these skin conditions. occur and reoccur? Does technique play a factor? Could I have caused that issue? When the client or veterinarian accused me of causing the issue, is that true? 4) The science to follow in treating skin issues Learn methods, techniques and types of products to fix the skin problems when they occur. Learn principles that will lead to success when treating skin issues, how to grow hair back on those shaved down dogs, and why steroids and antibiotics and the typical therapies for skin dont always work.

Track 2 | AKC Cocker Spaniel Certificate Course – Victor Rosado

Join Best In Show Winner, Victor Rosado for this seminar that takes you on a journey to develop the ability to study, understand, interpret, and transfer the breed standards of the Cocker Spaniel. Learn the history, structure, unique traits conformation of this beautiful breed. Victor will also live demo a cocker in a show trim for you to see and learn the tricks he uses to create the perfect profile.

Sunday, 7PM-9PM ET

Track 1 | Don’t Dread the Deshed – Jennifer Bishop-Jenkins

There are two genetic categories for all the different coat types in all but in this seminar Jennifer will focus on the ones that flood our salons with the fur. Over half of worlds dog population are “shedders” and these pre-determined (PDL) or fur coat types need to be groomed with specific tools and techniques. Did you know fur grows on a schedule? Learning this and other important aspects of these breeds will let you stop dreading it so you can make the money shedding it!

Track 2 | Maintain Those Sharp Edges – Dennis Brooks

In this class, Dennis Brooks will share his vast knowledge from 25 years in the sharpening business. Dennis will cover simple maintenance on shears, clippers, and blades that will extend the life of your most valuable tools. As a sharpener, he believes that maintaining your equipment will help you groom easier, faster, and more economically. The class will feature a detailed powerpoint presentation as well as live examples of valuable tips and tricks to keep your equipment in tip-top shape.