From the Newsroom
August 22, 2017
America's Dirtiest Dog Revealed: Shelter Dog Makeover Sheds Light On Animal Adoption
STERLING, IL. (Aug. 22, 2017) – Sissy came to her rescue so badly matted it was difficult to tell she was a dog. Her ears were matted to the side of her head, her chin was matted to her chest and her four paws were the size of boxing gloves. After a full eight hours of grooming, her true beauty was revealed and she was quickly adopted. Sissy’s dramatic transformation not only got her a second chance at life, but the title of America’s top shelter dog makeover in the 2017 Dirty Dogs Contest (view all the finalists). The annual effort from pet industry leaders Wahl and GreaterGood.org demonstrates the power of grooming, and awards the top three dog makeovers with grant money for their local shelters.
August 08, 2017
America's Top Dogs: 10 Most Amazing Shelter Dog Makeovers
STERLING, ILL. (August 8, 2017) – Mouse was found hiding in the shadows. From the looks of him it was clear most of his 10 years had been very hard, but under the dirt and matted fur was a huge heart ready to give love. Thankfully, after a grooming Mouse quickly found his forever family, and was named America’s top shelter dog makeover in the 2016 Dirty Dogs Contest. His story stands as proof that a good bath can transform a dog’s life in more ways than one. The sad truth, however, is that less than half of the three million dogs entering shelters each year are getting the necessary grooming they need. That’s why Wahl has teamed up with GreaterGood.org to donate funds and grooming supplies to shelters nationwide. The goal: Transform more than 20,000 dogs this year to get them ready for adoption.
May 31, 2017
What's Your Dad's Take on Grooming? Give Him a Gift He'll Actually Want
-New grooming tools from Wahl meet dad’s unique grooming needs- Whether dad sports a clean shave, full beard, man bun or crew cut, he’s got a grooming routine that works best for him. Just in time for Father’s Day, men’s grooming leader Wahl has introduced a new trimmer, clipper and shaver, each designed to meet dad’s unique lifestyle or personality. If your dad fits within one the below categories, Wahl has the perfect grooming gift.
April 10, 2017
Best Cities for Guys with Facial Hair: Dallas Tops the List
Name a pro sports team; now name a well-known whiskered athlete on that team. Not too hard right? With facial hair so rooted in sports, it’s no wonder fanfare surrounding the follicularly famous was once again a determining factor in the fourth annual ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America’ list from men’s grooming leader, Wahl. In fact, while general facial hair buzz helped dictate the results of the study, it was social chatter among Dallas sports fans that helped the city rebound to the No. 1 spot.
December 20, 2016
Give the Gift that Keeps on Grooming
(STERLING, Ill.) December 20, 2016 – Holiday gifts for guys can often be the hardest to shop for. Thankfully, Men’s grooming leader Wahl has a solution this year for those last-minute shoppers looking to break the norm of pajamas, ties, gadgets and power tools. The Wahl Elite Pro Clipper is the perfect complement to every guy’s grooming arsenal, and it’s the gift that keeps on giving all year long.
December 20, 2016
Wahl’s New Line of Shavers Gets Real on Grooming Fundamentals
Wahl, the No. 1 brand in trimmers and Official Sponsor of Facial Hair, pivots to launch a new line of shavers for today’s guys on the go, in a hurry and in style. The new line of three shavers, hitting retailers now and throughout February sets out to meet real guy’s expectations for their real grooming routine with the LifeProof Shaver, Speed Shave and Smart Shave. The shavers are designed to get back to the grooming fundamentals of speed, comfort, convenience, reliability and ease.
November 15, 2016
Which Skills May Be Going By the Wayside for Men?
(STERLING, Ill.) November 15, 2016 – Throughout the course of history there have been skills long considered “essential” for guys to know how to do—fixing leaks, changing car oil, starting a fire without matches, cutting their own hair and more. Men’s grooming leader Wahl set out to uncover if guys still know how to perform these tried and true skills and whether they are embraced by today’s younger generation of guys - millennials. The results suggest that what was once considered need-to-know is no longer needed—or at least not as much.
November 11, 2016
Family Travels the U.S. Washing Shelter Dogs and Saving Lives
STERLING, ILL. (Nov. 11, 2016) – The Amos Family had a dream—to raise $1 million to help shelter dogs find forever homes. Now, with the help of pet industry leaders Wahl and GreaterGood.org, this dream is a reality. The Australian family of five has picked up and moved to the states, and for the next year their home will be an RV and a giant dog-shaped mobile dog washing vehicle. It’s called the Bathe to Save Tour, and its mission is to visit 150 cities in all 50 states, raise money and awareness, and wash more than 25,000 dogs to get them ready for adoption.
November 04, 2016
Who Has the Best Facial Hair in America? Help Wahl Decide
STERLING, ILL. (Nov. 4, 2016) – Now through Dec. 1, 2016, your vote will help determine the best facial hair in America. Men’s grooming leader, Wahl, spent the last five months traveling across the country to the Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America. Along the way, 11 finely groomed gentlemen were crowned champion of their city and became finalists in the annual Wahl Man of the Year Contest. These finalists are now going face to face, as votes on the Wahl Grooming Facebook page will help determine who wins the Grand Prize, which includes the title of Wahl Man of the Year, $1,500 and being featured in a national ad.
November 02, 2016
November Facial Hair Survival Guide
(STERLING, Ill.) November 2, 2016 – November has long held the prominent distinction as the most widely recognized time period during which bare-faced mortal men and women discover, or in some cases, rediscover, a deeply masculine and ruggedly handsome life of facial hair. Indeed, since pre-Cambrian times, human ancestors and even Alabama residents have known that the best defense against sickness, impending cold weather, poverty and stupidity is the girth of a facial mane. These are basic facts of nature and laser cocksmanship which remain true to this day.