Show Schedule

Canada Grooms 2012 Schedule!


International Center, Hall 5
September 16th, 2012 - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
September 17th, 2012 - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Featured Speakers:

Sunday, September 16th 2012 • Seminars by Judy Hudson, brought to you by Oster

Coat care
10am to 12pm

With a basic understanding of the life-cycle and proper coat maintenance we will help you boost your bottom line and benefit your canine customers at the same time. Whether it’s the proper tools a client needs to maintain their pet between grooms, hand stripping or a shed control program, there are many ways you can truly benefit the pets coat and make money at the same time. Let us show you how!

What you need to know about Shears, Blenders & Using Them
1pm to 3pm

Judy will explain everything you need to know about buying, maintaining and using shears and blenders. Different edges, metals and how using the correct tools will improve your performance. They will demonstrate ergonomics and the best ways to hold and use your shears with a live scissoring demonstration.

Live Breed Demonstration – Standard poodle in a German Trim
4pm to 6pm

Join Judy as she demonstrates the lines and grooming techniques to create this strong and unique trim on the poodle. This look certainly makes the poodle stand out in a crowd and will win clients over every time!


Monday, September 17th, 2012 • Seminars by Dianne Betelak – Sponsored by Andis Company

Live Breed Demo – The Mixed Breed
9am to 11am

Discover the many grooming techniques that can be utilized on the vast array of mixed breed dogs coming in to your shop. Time saving tips and tricks will be showcased allowing you to give that best in show look to an mix!

Live Breed Demo – Schnauzers
12pm to 2pm

Schnauzers are one of the most popular of the terrier breeds. Let Diane show you how to use clippers, blades and comb attachments to get a beautiful, natural finish that looks almost handstripped. She will show you an easy way to get that brick-shaped head and how to set in the eyebrows.

Achieving balance and Symmetry using Snap on Combs & Clipper Maintenance
3pm to 5pm

Diane will show you how to achieve balance and symmetry on your poodle trims by using comb attachments to get the hair off all over the dog equally. She will show you how, when and where to use combs to get the hair off fast with as little finishing as possible.

Diane will show you how to save money by keeping your Andis Clippers and blades in tiptop shape! She will show you how to change the drive assembly and hinge on your clipper and how and when to clean and oil your blades as well as other easy maintenance tricks. In these tough economic times saving money is a must; this class will save you plenty in sharpening and repair costs.