Our Keynote Speaker

Colin Taylor

Quick facts about Colin Taylor

  • author of What Would Colin Do? 101 Situations and Solutions for Every Dog Groomer
  • Intergroom International Groomer of the Year 2004
  • multiple-year member of GroomTeam USA
  • Winner of the 2006 World Cup Grooming Games at Groom and Kennel Expo in Burbank California
  • countless Best in Show and Best All-round Groomer awards
  • five times on the cover of Groomer to Groomer
  • Best Poodle – Poodle Class at Intergroom
  • Winner of the Oster Invitational Tournament of Champions
  • Recipient of Scissoring Award presented by famed poodle handler Kaz Hosaka
  • thank-you credit and back-cover endorsement of Melissa Verplank’s Notes from the Grooming Table
  • Television appearances include Kelly and Company Show in Detroit and a TV ad for Paul Mitchell dog shampoo
  • Runs and manages Master Groom Dog Grooming Contest
  • International Judge and Speaker
  • Founder of Colin Taylor Academy

After more than twenty years in the US, I came back to the UK to continue my grooming career and – to be bold – make a difference in the dog grooming industry here.

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