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British Dog Groomers Association

Welsh Grooming Academy

On both show days state-of-the art grooming demonstrations and talks will be given by some of this country's leading dog groomers in association with British Dog Groomers' Association and The Welsh Grooming Academy, will include some of the country’s leading groomers.

The demonstrations will highlight the knowledge and expertise required to complete traditional grooming techniques successfully as well as showing off a few modern and creative ideas as well.

With an increasing number of pet retailers introducing grooming salons into their stores, the PATS programme of talks and demos will provide invaluable insights into this side of the business.

There will also be demonstrations on the Karhia Hand Stripping machine; information on tools and products for the everyday groomer; plus tips and tricks to increase salon revenue.

Sunday 23rd September

Hand Stripping, Man v Machine
(Karhia Pro Hand Stripping Machine


Creative Salon
Colour & Ideas


Talk to  Stay Sharpening
The best ways to look after your blades and scissors 


Marketing Made Simple & Lucrative
Using social media & modern-day marketing


What's worth buying


Asian Styling


Bichon Frise Pet Styling


Clipped schnauzer Demo

16:00 Let's Talk About Exams
City & Guilds Level 3 v OCN Level 3

Monday 24th September

09:30 Cat Grooming - is it worth it?

Poodle Grooming Made Simple


What's worth buying

14:00 Scissors - do you know your stuff?
Bevel or convex, can you tell the difference?