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Creating Great Grooming Dogs

Creating Great Grooming Dogs

This is the podcast where dog grooming and dog training meet! Learn how to teach dogs to be great for grooming and other types of handling for health and comfort. Perfect for groomers, trainers, owners, and other pet professionals.

Recent Episodes

Ep180 Humane Treatment

Feb. 26, 2023

This week we're talking about Humane Treatment. That whole idea of "I'm not hurting him.", "This needs to be done.", "This is really important." We'll talk about some of the humane aspects we must look at as groomers, veteri…

Ep 179 Where To Start

Feb. 18, 2023

This week, we'll talk about what you're supposed to do if a dog is worried. If a dog is scared if a dog is being aggressive or acting aggressively, what can we do?  Find the podcast on your favorite podcast host, watch at , …

Ep178 What Keeps Us From Modernizing?

Feb. 7, 2023

Why do we get stuck in our ways? What keeps us from trying new things? We'll talk about it this week. Find the podcast on your favorite host or check it out on the website to listen or watch there!🎙 If you'd like to support…

Ep 177 The Sticking Point

Nov. 30, 2022

This week we'll talk about where you may be getting stuck. You're trying to help the dog be Calm, Comfortable, and Cooperative(the 3C's) but it doesn't seem to be wrking the way that you hoped. You could be making a very com…

Ep176 The Stern "No"

Oct. 25, 2022

A little word like "No" can bring up such strong feelings. This week I want us to step away from our feelings and have an objective conversation about what it means to use a stern "No".   Find the podcast on your favorite ho…

175 Is Patience Enough?

Oct. 18, 2022

Episode 175 Is Patience Enough?   Are you really patient with the dogs? Gentle, loving, and patient and still aren't seeing results? There are a couple of mistakes that you could be making. Find out more this week! An Exampl…

Recent Blog Posts

Chrissy was on The Traveling Groomers Podcast

We all have had reactive dogs in our facilities, and many of us have owned reactive dogs. Mary and Chris bring on Chrissy Neumyer Smith, Master Groomer B…

Master Groomer Behavior Specialist (MGBS)

I designed and teach the Master Groomer Behavior Specialist Diploma Program at The Whole Pet Grooming Academy. This is a program for groomers who want to…

An Example Of A Safety Policy

To provide the highest level of care for your pet we have a safety policy. If at any time your pet gets nervous, anxious, scared, aggressive, or even ove…

Chrissy Neumyer SmithMaster Groomer Behavior Specialist MGBSThe 3C's