Oh the Shame!

You know, as president of the NAPCG, I often have to answer questions regarding skepticism about creative grooming. Some of these concerns are very legitimate, the most obvious being, “Are these products safe for pets?” While there still groomers out there using very...

Hey…Wanna Buy Some Swampland??

There are so many resources available now to research professional grooming products, but it gets a little tricky when referring to creative grooming products. Because groomers sometimes delve into human labeled products and even products intended for “art” caution...

A New Certifier in Town!

The NAPCG is thrilled to announce the addition of a new certifier to our ranks! Michele Grenkow of Surrey, British Columbia passed both her written and practical exams with flying colors. Michele is owner of world renowned Animal Haven Grooming School....

Define ‘Animal Abuse’

Animal abuse…it’s not something that’s hard to define. Wikipedia defines animal abuse as – Cruelty to animals, also called animal abuse or animal neglect, is the human infliction of suffering or harm upon non-human animals, for purposes other than self-defense...

Creative Grooming: Toxic or Trendy?

As president of the only organization that is dedicated to both the art and science of creative grooming, I know firsthand about the controversial topic of ‘creative coloring’. Hands down, the most common concern of pet owners, as well as the public, is the safety of...