is currently owned and operated by Find A Groomer Inc. It was originally
developed 1997-2002 by The Madson
Group, Inc. The same management and
staff of The Madson Group Inc. were
retained by Find A Groomer Inc. As
consultants to today's groomers and
countless career seekers we
developed PetGroomer.com to help
build communication channels within
the industry for today's and to help
millions of career seekers. Until
the advent of the Internet, finding
information about the grooming
industry was an arduous and often
Over the years many people have told
us they would have never entered the
industry without the resources of
PetGroomer.com. Knowledge creates confidence
in order to go forward. It's hard for us to
think back at the industry before the
Internet with so little communication
between groomers. PetGroomer.com and
GroomingBusinesinaBox.com are just some
the ways we are helping the professional
reputation of the grooming industry with the
advances that arise from
Madeline "Maddie" Bright Ogle, PhD is the President of both The Madson Group, Inc.
(founded 1987) and Find A
Groomer Inc. (founded 2002). She has been a leading member of the
industry since 1961.
She has been president of state associations, worked with state
legislators to pass noteworthy legislation for pet groomers, and
perhaps more importantly, for 25 years owned one of the largest,
most successful pet grooming salons in the nation.
Maddie is the author of
From Problems to Profits
- The Madson Management System for Pet Grooming Businesses.
Originally published in 1989 it continues to hold rank as the best
selling grooming industry business book. Currently she is working on
series of companion products for the book including
online business courses,
CD-ROM's and 5 workbooks all part of the
Grooming Business in a Box®
Her son, Stephen, is the creator and Webmaster for
PetGroomer.com. Stephen was raised in the grooming industry
college, and then he
led a successful career in legal accounting, nearly completing an
accounting degree, as well
as managing global transportation
industries before returning to the family business in 1986 to help
with From Problems to Profits as its co-editor and illustrator.
Like Maddie, he is a grooming industry author, speaker and works
full-time as a pet care business plan writer and management
consultant when he is not working on PetGroomer.com.
Most of the day-to-day operations are conducted in
Washington state. We can reached at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing Find A Groomer Inc.,
PO Box 2489, Yelm, WA 98597, 360-446-5348. For more contact
information click here.
Awards & Nominations for PetGroomer.com
Awarded to PetGroomer.com
Crystal Grooming Achievement Award 2000
Crystal Grooming Achievement Award 2004
#7 - PetGroomer.com
- OK, you can now delete all the other grooming sites from your bookmarks. The reason?
PetGroomer.com is the only grooming-related site you'll ever need. Period. Whether you're
a professional groomer looking to learn new techniques or a dog owner looking for a
professional groomer in your town, this is the place. This site is so deep and
comprehensive it will take you many repeat visits to take it all in. A great effort from
Stephen Mart and company, this site is the end-all, be-all for all things about grooming.
Although fairly well organized, the immense amount of information could benefit from a
search function. My favorite area: the before and after grooming photo slide show. Best of