February 10-12, 2024 | Hosted on Zoom

World Groom XVI is an online grooming event designed for pet professionals eager to continue their education. This unique event will feature the most attended courses of 2023, focused on pet trims, and include grooming demos and informative workshops to help even the most educated groomers grow in their roles at the salon.

All content is available to view until 3/13/24.

Saturday, 5PM-9PM ET

Doodle Certificate Course – Anna Stowell

Are you looking to perfect your teddy bear faces? How about those seamless column legs? What about perfectly sculpted paws? Look no further! Join Zoom Groom Anna as she takes you through two doodle grooms and demonstrates how to achieve the perfect finish!

Sunday, 12PM-1PM ET

Everyday 9-5 Grooming – Kelsey Ann Sexton

Let’s get in the flow and enjoy the workday! Join Kelsey Ann Sexton as she shares and demonstrates some quick tips to zhuzh up your everyday dog grooming routines. You will learn tips for home-grooming fixes that took out hair in all the wrong places and leaving hair in certain areas to give owners the fluffy illusion without sending home higher-maintenance grooms. She will also discuss tactics for strategic mat removal that keeps the dog comfortable and how to make even a shave-down look cute!

Sunday, 2PM-3PM ET

Speed Hacks with Kat – Kat Early

There is no shame in being a power groomer, and Whitman’s Pro Team Member Kat Early will show you how! Creating an efficient grooming routine will ensure you will never wake up in the middle of the night asking yourself, “Did I trim Fluffy’s nails?” Did you know the more you move around the table, the more time you are wasting? Kat will teach you how consistency in the order of which you groom will cut down on your time without cutting down on quality.

Sunday, 4PM-5PM ET

Havanese Pet Trim – Courtnie Lane Matthew

Let’s get into the proper coat care and effects of shaving on this breed. Courtnie will show the you how to properly groom a Havanese in a pet style that’s easy to maintain. With her experience and knowledge she will explain how to keep the coat in the best condition possible and best tools and products for the job. 

Monday, 12PM-1PM ET

“Bad” Dogs Deserve to Be Cute Too – Markie James

In this class, Markie James will go over the needs of the pets we don’t always look forward to seeing on our schedule. She will discuss safe handling techniques, the large variety of restraint tools available in the pet care industry, and how and when to use them. When is it OK to try and when is it OK to just say “no”? She will also discuss “molding” an appropriate clip for the pet and their behavior. It is important to have clear, honest, and compassionate communications with the owner of a difficult pet, with the goal of establishing a regular (and happy) grooming schedule.

Monday, 2PM-3PM ET

Drab Doodle to Fab Doodle – Elli Bultemeier

Let’s be honest; we all want to do that super cute, long, fluffy doodle cut. And in a perfect world, that’s great…but it’s not practical! Quit doing the same old doodle haircuts and learn some easy tricks to make even short hairstyles look cute. We don’t have to hate all the doodles—take advantage of their cuteness and amplify it!

Monday, 4PM-5PM ET

Doodle That Poodle – Jessica Uzzetta

Join Jessica, NCMG and Poodle breeder, in this exciting class where you will be shown how to turn that beautiful Poodle into a cuddly and adorable Teddy Bear. This cuteness overload trim is a fresh alternative to the traditional shaved Poodle face and feet.

Monday, 6PM-7PM ET

Kill ‘Em with Cuteness – Blake Hernandez

For the third time today, a matted dog hits your table. The client is picky and brand new, but that doesn’t matter because you’re a professional who is there to help the animals. In this seminar, Blake is going to help you find the main vein to getting clients to understand their shortcomings, give a spectacular trim with all the cuteness, and teach you how to set clients up for success.

Monday, 8PM-9PM ET

I Can Blend That – Rachel Colant

If seeing a drop-coated dog on your schedule makes you sweat, you’re not alone. In this seminar, you will learn Rachel’s approach to these difficult coat types to get a super smooth finish. She will cover the best tools, haircut lengths, and prep work to make these drop coats a breeze. A choppy coat can drive any groomer crazy, but with the right tools and techniques, you too will be able to blend that!