Brooke Terrabrio loves how rewarding grooming can be, but recognizes that it is easy to get caught up in what other people are doing. Her recommendation to other groomers is to stop comparing yourself to others, learn at your own pace, and embrace your own style. It allows you to enjoy your creativity and to share it with the world without getting caught up in the game of expectations.
Solving the Disconnect Between Groomer and Client
Rachel Vedder helps three sides of the grooming community: The pets, the groomers and the customers. Her success comes from being able to navigate all these groups, providing high-quality experience for her pets, a detailed and collaborative effort for her clients, and knowledge for her fellow groomers. She takes every moment as a learning opportunity, and invests in herself for her future.
"In my 15 years as a groomer, one of the things I enjoy the most is training new groomers and teaching them new tricks. The look they get on their faces and the excitement in their voices when they see they did a great job is very rewarding."
With over 14 years in the cattle and livestock grooming business, Daniel Brown knows a thing or two about how to succeed in the industry. Daniel's biggest inspiration comes from teaching the younger generation of cattle groomers, and sharing the wisdom he has learned throughout his career. Daniel teaches the kids grooming using his favorite Andis product, the Medium Blending Detachable Blade.
Elizabeth Torres sees every groom as an opportunity to make a dog's day better. She knows the act of grooming is not about the groomer, but the animal and its safety, comfort and enjoyment. Throughout her 18-year career, Elizabeth has continued to be an avid learner, taking inspiration from her creative community on her journey towards mastery.