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Master Groom 5th Anniversary 25-26 April 2015

Master Groom is now in its FIFTH year !! It’s coming up on Sat/Sun 25-26 April 2015. Same location as last year: The Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park nr. Coventry. For ALL information, please visit: www.mastergroom.org xx Colin

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Master Groom 2014 dates announced and registration opens

I’m excited! Now in its fourth year, Master Groom will be held on Sat / Sun 26 – 27 April 2014 at The Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2LZ. All the details are in the press release, click here OR go to www.mastergroom.org

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Precious by Colin Taylor

For years, I dreamt of launching my own collection of shears. And earlier this year I was proud to come out with my own limited edition collection: Precious by Colin Taylor. The scissors have only been available directly from me at shows. Or from my workshops. But, hey, I’ve done a lot of shows. Kicking […]

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Pet Gazette article about my book launch

    To read the full article click here

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Wanna be on Televison?

    Looking for YOUR 15 minutes or more of FAME ? I was contacted today by a production company. They are creating a show for the BBC and want to feature small / independent businesses competing with each other in various industry-related tasks. So, for example, they’ll have three bakers or florists or car […]

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Suck it up Henry!

    Suck it up Henry – and Hetty, Charles, James too! I was recently at a friend’s salon, looking at the ways they work, showing them a few time-saving techniques when grooming dogs. It came time to clean up the salon afterwards – so out came the broom and the mop and a heap […]

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US Thanksgiving and belly-straps

    You’re likely aware that Thursday was Thanksgiving in the US. I spent more than 20 years in the US and always loved this holiday – mainly because it’s the start of the Christmas season and I love Christmas. But Thanksgiving always meant over-doing things just a bit. Good friends, good food, good wine, […]

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ProGroomer: Colin Taylor is Mary Portas of the UK dog grooming industry?

She’s got a way with words, she does. I was recently profiled by Sarah Furneaux at ProGroomer. The retail industry has its Queen of shops Mary Portas, the hotel industry Alex Polizzi, and now the grooming industry has Colin Taylor! I love it. Thanks Sarah. To read the complete article, click here.

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British Dog Grooming Championship 2012

  Drop everything. Forget about having a lie-in or planning Sunday Roast with your friends and family and loved ones.   This Sunday October 28th is the British Dog Grooming Championship. It’s being held at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. And the word is there are about 140 competitors. That’s a record number of groomers competing.   The great […]

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Pet Business World: Champion dog groomer opens London training school

I am honoured and pleased for this story to feature on “the leading website for the UK pet trade.”   The full story on pbw news is here: Pet Business World.

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