Pet Groomers in California Need Our Help

Our fellow pet groomers in California need our help! Join us and make a donation to the California Professional Pet Groomers Association (CPPGA). This organization will help fund those in need and distribute the funds that come from your generous donations.

We have accepted the “Groom One for California” challenge of sending the proceeds from one grooming per day and we are asking you to do the same. Any amount helps!

Below is a special message from Melissa Verplank and the link to make your donation:

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The Paragon School of Pet Grooming Introduces the NEW Distance Learning Program

To learn more about this incredible web-based learning experience check out our website at, call 616.667.7297, or email

Blast from the Past! An interview with Melissa Verplank and Colin Taylor

Check out this flashback interview from 2016 with Melissa Verplank and Colin Taylor.  Join these two friends as they talk their passion for education and their books Notes from the Grooming Table (Second Edition) and What Would Colin Do?