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Notes Pocket Pal Dog Grooming Book


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What is it about?

Melissa designed this book for the groomer on the go! It fits right in your smock or apron. This 93 page guide  gives you a quick and condensed grooming guide for the most popular breeds as well as four new breeds; Black Russian Terrier, Cesky Terrier, Glen of Imaal Terrier and Irish Red and White Setter. This 6.5×5 book packs a punch and is the perfect complement to the original Notes From The Grooming Table. Already have Notes? Don’t let that stop you from investing in this handy pocket size reference book.

The abridged version of the Best Selling Notes from the Grooming Table. This is the must have companion reference for the Professional Pet Stylist. Notes Pocket Pal is a simple informational guide right at your fingertips! Melissa Verplank has pulled the parts you love best about “Notes from the Grooming Table” and put the directions, strategically placed, around the artwork for easy reference and put it into this little booklet which will easily slip into your smock pocket or grooming kit. You will refer to The Notes Pocket Pal over and over again. There is an immeasurable amount of information in this tiny package.

Here’s what the highly talented, award winning Certified Master Groomer, Misty Fowler says about The Notes Pocket Pal, “Another amazing tool for the busy groomer. It’s compact and always available for a quick reference whether it’s for a breed you rarely see or you’re just having a mental moment on a chaotic day!”

93 pages only 6.5″ x 5″ which includes four new breeds: Black Russian Terrier, Cesky Terrier, Glen of Imaal Terrer & Irish red & White Setter. Other breeds covered in this handy guide: Affenpinscher, Airedale, Bedlington, Bichon, Bouvier, Brussels, Cairn, Cocker, Dandie, English Cocker, Giant, Standard and Mini Schnauzers, Gordon & Irish Setters, Irish Terrier, Irish Water Spaniel, Kerry Blue, Lakeland, Lowchen, Poodle and pet poodle trims, Portie, Scotty, Sealyham, Soft Coated Wheaten, Welsh Terrier, Westie, Wire Fox, Wirehaired Pointing Griffon and numerous drop coat styles.

More about Melissa

Melissa started as a kennel assistant in 1977, and by 1979, was bathing and grooming pets in a large boarding facility. In 1983, she established “Four Paws Mobile Grooming” which grew to a fleet of six mobile units and a salon based operation in Grandville, Michigan that, in 1992, would become The Paragon School of Pet Grooming. In 1985, Melissa become a Certified Master Stylist under two voluntary testing organisations. By 1990, she ranked as one of the top six stylists in the United States and was a member of GroomTeam USA, representing the U.S. in world team competition in France. After her success in the contest area, Melissa became a respected judge and speaker at industry events and functions. From 1997- 98, she was the coordinator for GroomTeam USA. From  2004 to 2006 she sat on the Groom Team USA board.

When was it published? 2010

Who published it? White Dog Enterprises


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This is the NEW SECOND EDITION of the book that has set the industry standard for grooming reference guides. You get step-by-step instructions and beautiful, easy to follow illustrations that have made this book a must-have for groomers and stylists world-wide. Written by esteemed stylist, speaker, and judge, Melissa Verplank (CMG) and featuring gorgeous illustrations by renowned wildlife artist Lisa Van Sweden, this amazing guide is based on Ms. Verplank’s years of experience and expert grooming skills. Notes From the Grooming Table has put thousands on the path to beautiful grooming.