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Miniature Schnauzer
Hand Stripping & Grooming

Miniature Schnauzer Grooming Essentials with

The Miniature Schnauzer Hand Stripping Foundations Course


Learn the foundations of how to Hand Strip the Miniature Schnauzer for grooming competitions, conformation dog shows or in your grooming business with Groomer Nations new comprehensive course

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Unlock Your Grooming Potential: If you're just starting out on your hand stripping grooming journey, feel stuck and in need of more education, or aiming to refresh your knowledge for show and competition grooming, we understand the challenges you face.

That's why we're here to offer you a lifeline in the form of our comprehensive Miniature Schnauzer Hand Stripping Foundations Course. Our course is carefully curated to address your concerns, simplify the process, and empower you with the knowledge and skills for success in grooming competitions, conformation dog shows, or your grooming business.

 Demystifying Hand Stripping: Curious about hand stripping? Wondering how it fits into Miniature Schnauzer grooming? You're not alone. Hand stripping is a valuable technique, and we're here to demystify it. Our course is perfect for those eager to learn more about hand stripping or refine their grooming skills. It's all about enhancing your understanding of this invaluable technique while preserving the Miniature Schnauzer's stripped coat.

From the bath to the finishing touches for the grooming competition or show ring, our expert instructor   Vanessa Parsons, International Master Groomer covers each step in great detail. This course includes over 4 hours of instructional video, diagrams, recommended tools, and bonus videos to help you succeed plus the support of an online grooming community.

Unlock the Secrets of Miniature Schnauzer Grooming 

Here’s a glimpse of what you'll learn :

     *  Learn the correct techniques to Hand Strip with the right tools

    *   Essential skills for preparing the coat.

     *  Vanessa’s recommended products and tools

      * The importance of the Miniature Schnauzer Breed Standard

     *  Stacking your dog to help for grooming success

     *  The bathing process for furnishings

  *  Bathing on the go

     *  High-Velocity and Heat Drying: Step-by-step guidance on achieving that perfect finish.

     *  Correct Carding Techniques

    *   Scissoring the furnishings, eyebrows and underline

     *   Clipping and trimming the face, inside the ears, the rear

     *  Stage stripping filmed over 12 weeks : The 2 Stage Strip


  *   Finishing touches and products for show grooming

*  Online community for support

       Vanessa tips, tricks, grooming secrets and answers to common questions

       and much more!


If you're ready to elevate your Miniature Schnauzer's grooming experience with valuable insights, this course is for you!





**Learn at your own pace**

When you enroll in the course, you get instant access to all of the videos. You can always come back to the course and re-access your materials - rewatch, review, and rewind as many times as you need and you wont be left by yourself, Our online community is here to support you . The content is yours, for life!


**Embark on Your Hand Stripping Journey with Our Supportive Online Community**

 Unlike many courses that only provide instruction and leave you to navigate the journey alone, The Miniature Schnauzer Hand Stripping Foundations Course goes above and beyond. We understand that mastering the art of hand stripping requires ongoing guidance and support. That's why we've created a vibrant online community where you can connect with fellow learners and share your progress. But what truly sets Groomer Nation courses apart is direct access to your teacher, Vanessa Parsons. She's not just an instructor; she's your grooming mentor, ready to provide insights, answer your questions, and support you every step of the way. In this course, you're never alone in your grooming journey. Join us today, and experience the power of a supportive community that's dedicated to your success.


**Elevate Your Grooming Business with a Certificate of Completion**

 Completing the Miniature Schnauzer Hand Strip Foundations Course isn't just about acquiring skills, it's about showcasing your expertise to the world. Having a certificate of completion is like displaying a badge of honor, it signifies your commitment to excellence and your dedication to providing highly skilled grooming services. Not only does it boost your confidence, but it also instills trust in your clients. This certificate isn't just a piece of paper, it's your key to unlocking new opportunities, attracting more clients, and taking your grooming business to new heights. Don't miss this chance to invest in your future and earn a certificate that speaks volumes about your expertise.

About Vanessa Parsons

Vanessa’s remarkable grooming journey commenced in 1990 when, at 16 years old, she purchased her very first salon. Over the course of three decades, Vanessa has achieved extraordinary success in the grooming industry, managing both thriving salons and mobile grooming services on the beautiful Gold Coast. 

Throughout her career, Vanessa has been honored with opportunities to judge grooming competitions both nationally and internationally, in Singapore and Korea. She also served as a director for the Pet Industry Association of Australia for over two years, advocating for fellow groomers, she is also an Australian Ambassador for Shear Magic, proudly affiliated with Botany Bay Imports. Her certifications as an International Master Groomer (IMG), Certified Master Groomer (CMG), and International Certified Master Groomer (ICMG) underscore her commitment to excellence. Vanessa was a certifier for International Professional Groomers and now serves as a certifier for International Grooming Company. Her extensive certificate and qualifications also include certificate 3 & 4 in pet grooming at the master's level, Therapeutic Pet Groomer, Medic Pet Certified and a Certified Companion Animal Hygienist.

Vanessa's journey into the world of competitive grooming commenced in 2009 in Australia  placing in her first competition with a miniature schnauzer and also cocker spaniel and led to her participation in her first international competition in 2010 in Pasadena, USA, where she secured 2nd place in the terrier class with a Miniature Schnauzer. She was a non-touring member of Groom Team Australia in 2009 and a touring member for the 2014/2015 Groom Team, representing Australia in the terrier class. Together with her teammates, she showcased her skills in Verbania, Italy.

Among her many accolades, Vanessa has won three Best in Show awards with the Miniature Schnauzer, Poodle, and West Highland Terrier. She has also claimed runner-up Best in Show titles, many group wins, class victories, and numerous placements. Vanessa's achievements extend to being crowned Queensland Royal Champion in 2012 and 2013. Proudly as the team manager for the Shear Magic show team, culminated in a monumental victory with her amazing teammates, as her miniature schnauzer contributed to the team winning the coveted "Mastergroom Australian Team Champions" title in 2019.

Beyond her achievements, Vanessa is a co-founder of Groomer Nation, a platform dedicated to advancing education in the grooming industry. Her passion for sharing knowledge has led her to speak at conferences throughout Australia and conduct educational workshops and seminars for groomers. Vanessa's love for dogs extends to owning, breeding, exhibiting, and competing with the beautiful Miniature Schnauzer, with numerous champions that she has bred and titled. She has had the privilege of learning from world-renowned Miniature Schnauzer breeders and groomers, honing her expertise in the breed which has been an essential part of her grooming education.

Vanessa says: This course is everything I wished I had back when I started my hand stripping journey. I created this course for you, because it took me years to learn and refine my skills so I've poured all my knowledge and experience into this course to provide you with a shortcut on your own grooming journey. By enrolling, you're gaining access to insights and techniques that took me decades to discover, giving you a head start in achieving grooming excellence.

Miniature Schnauzer Grooming: What Awaits You !


Course Curriculum

Lesson 1:  The Importance of Breed Standards 

Lesson 2:  Hand Stripping :  Answers to common questions

Lesson 3: The Essential Tools for Hand Stripping

Lesson 4:  Mastering the Hand strip: Tips and Techniques for Grooming Success

Lesson 5:  Stacking your dog for Grooming Success

Lesson 6:  Hand Stripping & Clipper Work Step-by-Step

Lesson 7:  Scissoring For Success 

Lesson 8: Grooming on the go: Bucket Bath

Lesson 9:  Prepping for Success: Bathing & Drying

Lesson 10:  The Art of Chalking

Lesson 11:  Stage Stripping 

Plus bonus videos ! 

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Groomer Nation Evolving Groomer Special Offer


Enjoy a 25% discount on your first month's Evolving Pro groomer membership when you enroll in the Miniature Schnauzer Hand Stripping Foundations Course, you will gain access to our comprehensive grooming library, featuring show and pet trims for various breeds. Note: This specialised course is not included in our grooming library. Click 'Enroll in Course' above and receive a special code via email to redeem this exclusive offer."


**Why This Course?**

 Whether you're a passionate Miniature Schnauzer parent, or a groomer aiming to enhance your skills & services or starting your hand stripping journey into conformation dog shows and competitions, this course is your ticket to grooming proficiency. Your instructor, Vanessa Parsons, an International Master Groomer, takes you on an educational journey from bathing to show ready.


**What You'll Gain:**

✨ *Expert Guidance*: Benefit from Vanessa's wealth of knowledge as she delves into great grooming details.


✨ *Comprehensive Resources*: Access over 4 hours of meticulously curated easy to follow instructional videos, diagrams, and bonus videos.


✨ *In-depth Knowledge*: By the end of this course, you'll gain a better understanding needed to groom Miniature Schnauzers for your business, showing, or grooming competitions.


✨ *Confidence and Skill*: Gain more skills required to excel in Miniature Schnauzer grooming.


✨ *Exclusive Community*: Join our vibrant online community to share progress, seek guidance, and connect with like-minded Miniature Schnauzer grooming enthusiasts.


✨ *Certificate of Completion*: Proudly display your Certificate of Completion, a symbol of your expertise in Miniature Schnauzer grooming, and a valuable addition to your grooming business.

**Your Grooming Journey Begins Here:**

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