The Business Guide to Pet Grooming (Hardcover)

The Business Guide to Pet Grooming (Hardcover)
by Sam Kohl (Author)

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Product Description
The most concise, to-the-point guide to creating and operating a pet grooming business. Whether it be home-based or a multi-employee shop, The Business Guide to Pet Grooming, by industry leader Sam Kohl, is your one-stop reference to planning, building, and managing an extremely successful grooming operation. With 336 full-color pages in a hard cover binding, 177 photographs, and 71 illustrations, The Business Guide to Pet Grooming is an absolute essential read for every budding groomer-entrepreneur. Topics covered include: naming a shop, locating a shop, financing, preconstruction design, insurance, lighting and electrical needs, flooring, plumbing, sanitation, signage, grooming equipment, employee management, business forms and records, advertising and marketing, appointement management, pricing, handling and control of pets and their owners, retailing, mobile grooming, dog day care, self-service pet washes and providing upscale services. Experienced shop owners will also find this book extremely useful as it includes strategies for growing and expanding an existing grooming operation.

About the Author
Sam Kohl, the former owner (1965-2000) of the New York School of Dog Grooming, has been active in all phases of the pet industry since 1949. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of the Pet Industry, the American Dog Groomers Guild, Ltd., and the International Dog Education Association in Japan. Mr. Kohl judged the very first national dog grooming contest in the United States. He represented the grooming industry on the New York City Board of Education Animal Advisory Commission. He established the AARONCO Pet Products Company in 1987, publishing books on dog and cat grooming, boarding kennel management, as well as designing and marketing innovative tools to improve the life of the groomer/stylist.
Product Details

* Hardcover: 336 pages
* Publisher: Aaronco Publishing (December 15, 2005)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 0964607298
* ISBN-13: 978-0964607293
* Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.5 x 0.8 inches
* Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
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