Competition Tips from Top Competitors

by Jay Scruggs, Super Styling Sessions

Supplement to Jay’s article Competition Grooming

“Find a nice dog that fits the breed standard and know the standard.”   Michael Lamb

“Prep work is the most important part of the groom. If prep work isn’t pristine the final end to your groom will suffer as well.”   Sue Watson

“Make sure you have all the proper equipment.”   Cheryl Purcell

“Have fun, don’t stress out.”   Kelly Knight

“Pack a lot of healthy snacks and drinks to keep you going.”   Lindsey Dicken

“Relax and have fun. Don’t be afraid to try.”   Veronica Frosch

“Breathe and remember the judge was once in your shoes.”   Kendra Otto

“Clipper work needs to be perfect, not a hair out of place. Professional attire and presentation.”   Judy Hudson