I am a Master Groomer and have been grooming for more than 20 years. I am the owner of numerous grooming salons across Australia and also the principal of one of Australia's largest grooming academies. I am also a vet nurse.
I am a multi-award-winning groomer, having won across all grooming competition categories. I recently was awarded the accreditation of World Judge under IGA and have judged in competitions though Europe, Asia and Australia.
I have featured in all forms of media including Groomer to Groomer magazine, Channel 7, Channel 9 and multiple newspapers across Australia. I have shown poodles and Irish setters in conformation since 1986.
I am a proud ambassador for Purina and Andis grooming tools .
I am currently a grooming judge with Barkleigh (USA). I have judged in grooming competitions in China, USA, Malaysia, Thailand, Netherlands and Australia.
I have been very fortunate to have been featured in a range of television programs for grooming and dog behaviour. Those programs include Sunrise, Today Show, Pooches at Play, Channel 9 News (Gold Coast) and Animal Extra.
I have been featured in a range of magazines and newspapers. I have also been featured in several overseas magazines and newspapers including 'Groomer to Groomer' magazine and most recently in the 'Washington Post'.
Over the past 5 years, I have presented numerous seminars and events across the world for grooming and dog related. Most recently I was presenting grooming at Crufts, UK and then in Northern Ireland creating educational videos for Groom Professional. I have also presented in China (Kunming & Chongquin), Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea and across all states in Australia.