Barbara Bird, Author

  • Barbara Bird, aka BBird, has been grooming since 1971 and opened Transformation Pet Center in Tucson, Arizona in 1977. In the salon, BBird specializes in Bichons and scissored trims, hand stripping of Terriers, and cat grooming. She has been writing and speaking to groomers for over a decade, and received the Cardinal Crystal Achievement Award as Grooming Journalist of the Year for 2006 and 2007. A regular contributor to Pet Age magazine, Barbara also writes for The Bichon Frise Reporter. She has authored and self-published three books, including Beyond Suds and Scent - Understanding Pet Shampoos and Conditioners. She has also developed a line of aromatherapy products, The Scented Groomer, and conducts online extended education classes at


November 08, 2008



Great pictures! Just wanted to mention that you'll get a larger photo if you click on them, so don't worry about the small images.

Candice Sadowski

I love your blog, your a very funny lady with alot of usable knowledge. I shall practice your T.I.P. advice daily. Thank you. Loved the goal setting blog as well. Have a great day! Candice

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