English, Finance, 1 seasons, 124 episodes, 4 days 20 hours
English, Finance, 1 seasons, 124 episodes, 4 days 20 hours
Barbara Bird and Susy the Groomer chat about grooming.
Episode 347: GroomPod 347 The nail trim struggle
This episode Barbara shares some interesting new news about conditioners, and then freshly graduated Susy takes the reins and talks about the nail trim struggle with Barbara doing color commentary.
15/09/2022 • 56 minutes 13 seconds
Episode 346: GroomPod 346 Whiskers and Qtip advice
We learn some fun facts about Whiskers and discuss shaving them, and the Customer service manager talks to us about taking things to personally.
08/09/2022 • 56 minutes 58 seconds
Episode 344: GroomPod 344 Client challenges in hand stripping, salt in shampoo, and conditioned emotional response
This week Barbara talks about her experiences with clients and hand stripping, she tells us about salt in shampoo, and Susy shares some ways to create a positive conditioned emotional response.
09/08/2022 • 52 minutes 27 seconds
Episode 343: GroomPod 343 live product reviews, clean ingredients, and angry bird.
This is an unedited episode and it is also available on the fb page with video. We do some really fun product reviews including the new stuff from Stazko and Best shot, and the groombathingtablets, trach saver and wha-ger dog walkers bag. We also discuss what clean ingredients are, and Barbara has an angry bird moment.
01/08/2022 • 1 hour 10 minutes 17 seconds
Episode 342: GroomPod 342 The Traveling GroomPod
This is a very special crossover episode of the GroomPod and The Traveling Groomers featuring Chris Bear Anthony and Mary Oquendo. . We chat about grooming stuff, and other stuff. It's all loosey goosey like that.
27/07/2022 • 1 hour 9 minutes 31 seconds
Episode 341: GroomPod 341 Skunked! and Citric acid
Barbara and Susy talk Skunks and Citric acid and it's function in shampoo.
15/07/2022 • 47 minutes 7 seconds
Episode 340: GroomPod 340 Seresto collars, dog bathing past and present, and perceptual ingredients
Barbara updates us on a turn of events relating to the Seresto collars, we talk dog bathing past and present, and we learn about perceptual ingredients.
06/07/2022 • 55 minutes 17 seconds
Episode 339: GroomPod 339 Ask Barbara
This episode we answer an assortment of "Ask Barbara" questions from our facebook group.
26/06/2022 • 56 minutes 23 seconds
Episode 338: GroomPod 338 Run away drama and styling sprays
Barbara and Susy remember great escapes past and present, and Barbara teaches us about styling sprays and what makes them different.
13/06/2022 • 53 minutes 31 seconds
Episode 337: GroomPod 337 Grooming on auto pilot and Manuka honey
We start out talking about grooming on auto pilot but we quickly head out on a tangent and discuss all kinds of grooming stuff. Then we return to the outline and discuss Manuka honey and Show Season's Honey shampoo and conditioner.
30/05/2022 • 54 minutes 39 seconds
Episode 901: GroomPod 336 What's new
Tech issues cut this episode short but we get in about 20 minutes of chat about our week.
21/05/2022 • 19 minutes 2 seconds
Episode 335: GroomPod 335 Hands on learning to groom, coconut oil, and combs.
Listen in as Barbara and Susy pontificate about the hands on portion of learning to groom online. Barbara teaches us about the uses of coconut oil, and we discuss combs.
13/05/2022 • 57 minutes 44 seconds
Episode 900: GroomPod 334a remix 2 Shampoo safety, quats for cleaning, and some ask Barbara
This is a remix of some really old episodes. The audio is a bit uneven, I was just learning about editing then. We talk about shampoo safety, and using quats for cleaning and Barbara tackles some questions from the group. There is some cool vocabulary words, too.
03/05/2022 • 56 minutes 2 seconds
Episode 334: GroomPod 334 Chit Chat by the girls, and deshedding
Barbara and Susy shoot the s..t and also talk about deshedding.
27/04/2022 • 53 minutes 7 seconds
Episode 333: GroomPod 333 Andis Clipper Maintenance, fb questions about essential oils, squeaky clean hair and old yorkie faces.
Susy tells Barbara how to keep her Andis clippers working, and Barbara answers some facebook questions about dogs that smell of essential oils, squeeky clean hair, and crusty old Yorkie faces.
21/04/2022 • 52 minutes 23 seconds
Episode 332: GroomPod 332 Care of the senior skin and coat and Menthol
Barbara tells us all about taking care of the senior pets skin and coat and a bit about menthol, too.
This is a compilation of segments from a variety of shows. All kinds of stuff to listen too.
08/03/2022 • 53 minutes 11 seconds
Episode 327: GroomPod 327 Clipper vacuum tips and Dr Bronner's Soap
Susy and Barbara Chat about all kinds of suff including tips for clipping using a vacuum system and Dr. Bronner's Soap as well as private parts.
28/02/2022 • 58 minutes 6 seconds
Episode 326: GroomPod 326 Ear cleaning and Igroom update
Listen in as Barbara and Susy discuss their current ear cleaning protocols and Barbara tells us about a conversation she had with Jennifer Lee of Igroom.
17/02/2022 • 59 minutes 6 seconds
Episode 325: GroomPod 325 The Maxx by Best Shot, Fabric Softener, and our favorite Brushes
Learn more about The Maxx By Best Shot and how to use it, Barbara goes deep down the rabbit hole of fabric softener, and we tell you about a couple of our favorite brush tools.
08/02/2022 • 49 minutes 23 seconds
Episode 324: GroomPod 324 Grooming over 80, a conditioner ingredient list review
Barbara tells us what it's like to groom when you are over 80, and we look at a conditioner ingredient list for a listener.
01/02/2022 • 55 minutes 32 seconds
Episode 323: GroomPod 323 General grooming chat plus knowing your limitations
Susy and Barbara chit chat about grooming stuff, and also talk limitations in this conversational, lightly edited podcast.
24/01/2022 • 58 minutes 4 seconds
Episode 322: GroomPod 322 Tails from the table, conditioning, linseed oil, and mobile personal safety
Barbara regales us with some grooming stories from her week, and we answer some facebook questions about conditioning, linseed oil, and personal safety in your mobile unit.
18/01/2022 • 1 hour 7 minutes 1 second
Episode 321: GroomPod 321 Negativity from the therapists view, Blue-Shed shampoo by Show Season
Barbara reaches into her past, puts on her therapists hat to teach us about negativity, and later she tells us about the new shampoo from Show Season called Blue-Shed shampoo. Susy just smiles and waves.
04/01/2022 • 50 minutes 26 seconds
Episode 320: GroomPod 320 Chris Sertzel and becoming a Certified Canine Esthetician
Barbara and Chris have a great conversation about becoming a Certified Canine Esthetician and telling your clients about it.
24/12/2021 • 52 minutes 1 second
Episode 319: GroomPod 319 Chrissy Neumyer Smith and the Master Groomer Behavior Specialist certification
Are you interested in dog training and behavior? Do you wish you knew more about how to create great grooming dogs? Do you long for more letters after you name? We have the solution! Chrissy Neumyer is offering a new Master Groomer Behavior Specialist certification option. Barbara and Susy discuss it with Chrissy.
14/12/2021 • 53 minutes 4 seconds
Episode 318: GroomPod 318 Tips for the tub, and mud and clay treatments
Join Barbara and Susy as they talk tips for the tub, and Mud and clay treatments and how to make them work for you. Enjoy a special musical treat by Bob Rivers Twisted Christmas at the end of the show.
08/12/2021 • 1 hour 5 minutes 5 seconds
Episode 317: GroomPod 317 Tips, a birdseye view of Hydra Moist shampoo, and cat shampoo choices
Learn how to encourage tipping in your shop and create a culture of tipping. Barbara gives us a birdseye view of Hydra Moist Shampoo and we discuss feline shampoo options.
This is a GroomPod Remix of great segments from the past. It includes clilpping with suction parts 1 and 2, a discussion about organic and certified essential oils, and some tips to encourage rebooking.
22/11/2021 • 57 minutes 26 seconds
Episode 315: GroomPod 315 Longevity in grooming, Igroom banana shampoo
Learn about ways you can extend your grooming career, and the Igroom Banana shampoo, too.
15/11/2021 • 1 hour 2 minutes 36 seconds
Episode 314: GroomPod 314 Going from shop to mobile, and equipment that lasts
A rare mini solo Pod by Susy the Groomer. The topics are tips for transitioning from shop to mobile, and how to choose equipment that will last.
Barbara shares some more information about a hidden ingredient, the ladies discuss eye damage and taking responsibility, and Susy zooms through a primer on grooming arms.
30/10/2021 • 53 minutes 29 seconds
Episode 312: GroomPod 312 Workwear function vs. image, Smartwash 50 ingredient reveiw
We ponder the importance of our work clothes and how it effects the shop image, and Barbara goes over the Chris Christensen Smartwash 50 ingredient list. There is some rough audio, I left it in hoping you can follow the conversation anyway.
08/10/2021 • 54 minutes
Episode 311: GroomPod 311: Pseudomonas refresher and Dave Campanella on product spoilage
Barbara gives us a refresher course on Pseudomonas and Dave Campanella, marketing director at Best Shot, shares his insight on product spoilage. Susy just smiles and nods.
29/09/2021 • 58 minutes 57 seconds
Episode 311: GroomPod 310 Do the Dews, igroom prebiotic line review, and shore power for mobiles
On this episode we discuss dewclaws, and Barbara tells us about the new igroom prebiotic line. Susy shares her tips on finding 20 amps for shore power grooming in your mobile.
23/09/2021 • 1 hour 4 minutes 38 seconds
Episode 310: Barkleigh Honors Thank you speech 2021
Just incase you didn't catch the video on the internet here is our acceptance speech for the Barkleigh Honors best Blog, Vlog, and Podcast of the year 2021.
17/09/2021 • 2 minutes 26 seconds
Episode 309: GroomPod 309 Jennifer Bishop Jenkins and the 15 Coat Types
We are talking to Jennifer Bishop Jenkins creator of the 15 coat types chart.
13/09/2021 • 1 hour 5 minutes 51 seconds
Episode 308: GroomPod 308 Equation for speedy drying
Barbara develops a fabulous equation for drying with the quickness.
05/09/2021 • 50 minutes 13 seconds
Episode 307: GroomPod 307 Yorkie tips and Blade care
This episode includes a discussion of yorkie grooming and some blade care, too.
24/08/2021 • 55 minutes 10 seconds
Episode 306: GroomPod 306 *unedited* Groomexpo west 21, head and shoulders talk, and tips for Giant breeds
Susy gives her review of Groomexpo west 2021, Barbara pontificates about Head and Shoulders and other human medicated shampoos, and we discuss tips for grooming giant breeds. This episode is unedited.
12/08/2021 • 1 hour 5 minutes 20 seconds
Episode 305: GroomPod 305 All about Brushes
The Ladies discuss the different brush options.
07/08/2021 • 1 hour 2 seconds
Episode 304: GroomPod 304 Exceptional customer service, DMDM Hydantoin, Chrome coat vs The Maxx
Providing exceptional customer service, DMDM Hydantoin, and Chrome coat vs The Maxx are food for thought in episode 304.
31/07/2021 • 50 minutes 47 seconds
Episode 303: GroomPod 303 Humanity vs. vanity: dematting, ingredients that protect from heat, pannello comb/brush
Can we demat humanely? What ingredients protect from heat and dematting damage, and learn about this cool Pannello brush/comb hybrid.
13/07/2021 • 50 minutes 33 seconds
Episode 302: GroomPod 302: Scottie grooming tips, alpha hydroxy acids, keeping cool in the heat
The ladies discuss Scottie grooming tips, and learn the function of alpha hydroxy acids in the ingredient list. Plus cooling tips for the summer heat.
06/07/2021 • 58 minutes 37 seconds
Episode 301: GroomPod 301: Dilution ratios and when we choose not to bathe
We discuss the mystery of dilution ratios and when we might choose not to give a bath.
21/06/2021 • 53 minutes 59 seconds
Episode 300: GroomPod 300 live 19 the celebration and micelles
The live 300th show, slightly edited and micelles.
10/06/2021 • 1 hour 11 minutes 56 seconds
Episode 299: GroomPod 299: quitting, nitrosamines, starting your ingredient journey
Unedited, warts and all! How and when to quit your job, Nitrosamines and starting your personal ingredient journey.
03/06/2021 • 54 minutes
Episode 298: GroomPod 298: stress
This episode we stress out.
31/05/2021 • 50 minutes 37 seconds
Episode 297: GroomPod 297: The groomer client relationship and Hypoallergenic
This episode Barbara and Susy expound on the subject of the groomer client relationship and hypoallergenic
19/05/2021 • 58 minutes 43 seconds
Episode 295: GroomPod 295 Tangled up in matts, Lillian Ruff and sulfates vs sulfonates
Tangled up in matts, Lillian Ruff and sulfates vs sulfonates.
09/05/2021 • 1 hour 1 minute 10 seconds
Episode 296: GroomPod 296: interview with Jorge Bendersky
Join us for a super cool interview with Jorge Bendersky, Judge on ABC's new grooming show "Pooch Perfect". A true grooming celebrity and all around nice guy.
05/05/2021 • 51 minutes 32 seconds
Episode 294: GroomPod 294: Grooming in the fast lane
Grooming in the fast lane: how to keep up. A discussion about grooming more quickly
25/04/2021 • 58 minutes 8 seconds
Episode 293: GroomPod 293: Pooch Perfect and Immortelle
Pooch Perfect tv show, and Immortelle the Product and the Essential oil.
12/04/2021 • 46 minutes 58 seconds
Episode 292: GroomPod 292 Angry Bird, product reviews, and dimethiconol
Angry Bird, review of the Andis excel cordless and Bobbi Panter shampoo (by susy), and dimethicolon
05/04/2021 • 1 hour 1 minute 36 seconds
Episode 291: GroomPod 291
Seizures, and When is it appropriate to use antibacterial shampoo
28/03/2021 • 1 hour 3 seconds
Episode 290: GroomPod 290: working with help, skin barrier function and ceramides, and too much of a good thing.
A discussion about working with help, skin barrier function and ceramides, and too much of a good thing.
22/03/2021 • 1 hour 10 minutes 53 seconds
Episode 289: GroomPod 289: Cat bathing, emulsifiers, and oil + oil = less oil?
This week it's cat bathing, emulsifiers and the question of oil + oil = less oil.
16/03/2021 • 1 hour 5 minutes 51 seconds
Episode 288: GroomPod 288: The Norwich Terrrier and Caffine
A general discussion of the Norwich Terrier and how Caffine might fit in our products.
07/03/2021 • 53 minutes 14 seconds
Episode 287: GroomPod 287: cat grooming and biotics
Cat Grooming and Biotics pre, pro and post.
24/02/2021 • 1 hour 6 minutes 10 seconds
Episode 286: GroomPod 286: stinky dogs, Dawn the rabbit hole, nail caps.
Stinky dog discussion, Dawn the rabbit hole, and nail caps.
14/02/2021 • 1 hour 2 minutes 4 seconds
Episode 285: GroomPod 285
10/02/2021 • 1 hour 8 minutes 46 seconds
Episode 284: GroomPod 284
Clipper burn, squalane, and what to do if you turn a dog blue.
01/02/2021 • 51 minutes 7 seconds
Episode 283: GroomPod 283
Fire! a solo pod by Susy
23/01/2021 • 45 minutes 15 seconds
Episode 282: GroomPod 282
Blending shears pt. 2, bath poofs, Grooming The Lagotto
15/01/2021 • 1 hour 3 minutes 46 seconds
Episode 281: GroomPod 281
All about Thinners, Blenders, Chunkers and Texturizers.
01/01/2021 • 1 hour 30 seconds
Episode 280: GroomPod 280
Recirculating fails, face washing, holiday fun.
19/12/2020 • 1 hour 6 minutes 44 seconds
Episode 279: GroomPod 279
Static Electricity, and fragrances.
14/12/2020 • 54 minutes 39 seconds
Episode 278: GroomPod 278
Anxiety, harshness, and hand skin care.
06/12/2020 • 59 minutes 51 seconds
Episode 277: GroomPod 277
Interview with Colin Taylor.
27/11/2020 • 1 hour 3 minutes 20 seconds
Blade care and quality ingredients are covered in this lightly edited episode.
14/11/2020 • 59 minutes 6 seconds
Fleas and whitening shampoos.
08/11/2020 • 1 hour 9 seconds
Conditioners and the recirculator, oatmeal, and fizzy bath tablets from the Marshmellow lady.
31/10/2020 • 1 hour 1 minute 50 seconds
Chrissy Neumyer Smith fills in for Barbara and we talk housecall grooming, rewards, and words to avoid at the table.
17/10/2020 • 53 minutes 28 seconds
All about Haute Dog with the Dogfather of Harlem Brian Taylor.