Wahl Clipper Corporation and Ryan’s Pet Supplies sponsor competitive grooming contest, helping shelter
dogs become more adoptable
STERLING, IL. June 27, 2018 – If you’re a competitive groomer able to take whatever comes your way –
including dogs of varying temperament and condition – then you need to throw your skills in at
SuperZoo’s Rescue Rodeo.
Sponsored by Wahl Clipper Corporation and Ryan’s Pet Supplies, the competition is open to all groomers
willing to show their skill in every aspect of the grooming process.
“This is a perfect sponsorship for Wahl Clipper Corporation and our friends at Ryan’s,” says Chelsea
Compton, Marketing and Communications Coordinator.
“Wahl’s brand promise is to keep pets looking healthy, happy and beautiful and that is exactly what the
Rescue Rodeo embodies. Professional groomers showcasing their talent by our clippers and providing
the opportunity to help a dog find a forever home – that’s a winning combination!”
Each participant was given a shelter dog for rescue and had two and a half hours to prep work, bathe,
dry and groom. Qualified judges evaluated based on styling that suited the dog’s conformation,
grooming techniques, overall technical finish, handling of animals, degree of difficulty and change in
overall appearance from start to finish.
In addition to a donation to the charity of choice for Rescue Rodeo winners, participants also received
cash prizes ranging from $1,000 in cash for first place to $300 for fifth place.
The contest was open to 25 participants and nearly half of the shelter dogs were adopted. Wahl Clipper
congratulates all the groomers who participated and all the new dog owners for finding their new rescue