The rescue will receive $10 per dog being groomed, from their rescue.
Dogs that need any level of grooming (from bath only to full grooms) are welcome!
Any dog over 40 lbs. must be groomed on the floor (a mat and ring steward will be provided).
Groomers are encouraged to sign up as a team of 2-3
All levels (bathers, groomers, competitors, etc) are welcome.
Three tables are available per 2-hour session.
You can bring whichever grooming aid you believe will be necessary (Groomer’s Helper, Happy Hoodie, etc). No muzzles, CBD, essential oils, etc. will be allowed.
No coloring can be used on the rescue dogs, but you can use “bling,” aka gems, eyelashes, etc.
Nature’s Specialty Berry Gentle shampoo will be provided by the Maryland Grooming Team. Due to possible unknown allergies or sensitivities, no other shampoos or conditioners may be used.
Groomers are expected to dress professionally. Excessive short shorts, cutoffs, miniskirts, tank tops and tee shirts are inappropriate. Closed toe shoes must be worn by competitors. Flip-flops or sandals are not allowed.
Swag bags will be given to each groomer.
Foster parents will receive a bag of goodies as a thank you.
There will be someone to assist you if needed.
Mishandling of pets will result in an immediate ban.