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All American Grooming Show

August 18 – 21, 2016 // Located in Wheeling, IL
The All American Grooming Show is probably the most unique grooming show in the country. And that makes perfect sense, when you consider that it was founded by one of the industry’s most unique and passionate legends. Jerry Schinberg always wanted the best for the groomers, but he also wanted it done with flair.

Grooming Industry Icon Passes Away

Jerry Schinberg, one of the most influential people in the history of the grooming industry, passed away the morning of December 20th. Jerry founded the longest running grooming show (All American), created GroomTeam USA and was the originator of creative dog grooming

All American Grooming Show August 14-17, 2014

If you take full advantage of everything the All American Grooming Show has to offer, you will have more than earned the chance to live it up at the Groom Team USA 25th Anniversary ‘80s Party on Saturday night.

Professional Groomers’ History Project

A few issues ago, I devoted this column to the subject of the history of the professional grooming industry. Shirlee Kalstone and I have collectively wondered why no one has ever attempted to document how far the art of grooming has advanced in the past few decades from their modest beginnings. Shirlee recalls years ago in the mid-1970’s, while at the All-American Grooming Show in Chicago, that she was shocked to read a blurb in one of the Chicago papers that in the scheme of things “dog groomers were placed slightly above garbage collectors” who were on the bottom of their list.

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