WHO WILL BE TEACHING YOU?

TEACHERS

FLAVIO FERNANDES

Head Instructor/Grooming School Manager

Head Instructor and Grooming School Manager, Flavio has been in the dog grooming industry for more than 20 years, both Nationally and Internationally. In March of 2017 Flavio join the ShowDogs Team, bringing heaps of knowledge and talent.

He is a renowned professional, multi award winning groomer and international judge. Flavio used to run a grooming school in Brazil and is a great mentor to our junior groomers. Flavio holds the International Certified Master Groomer (ICMG) qualification.

Flavio has a wealth of talent, experience and professionalism that he brings as an instructor and mentor to students of the NZ Dog Grooming School.

Flavio is a full time Groomer for ShowDogNZ.

FLAVIO FERNANDES

Head Instructor/Grooming School Manager

Head Instructor and Grooming School Manager, Flavio has been in the dog grooming industry for more than 20 years, both Nationally and Internationally. In March of 2017 Flavio join the ShowDogs Team, bringing heaps of knowledge and talent.

He is a renowned professional, multi award winning groomer and international judge. Flavio used to run a grooming school in Brazil and is a great mentor to our junior groomers. Flavio holds the International Certified Master Groomer (ICMG) qualification.

Flavio has a wealth of talent, experience and professionalism that he brings as an instructor and mentor to students of the NZ Dog Grooming School.

AIMEE FOSTER
Course Coordinator / Tutor

Course Coordinator and Tutor, Aimee studied at Waikato University prior to becoming a dog groomer. She brings a wealth of organisational skills and when she is not grooming at ShowDogs or Managing PlayDogs Day Care she is assisting Flavio in the classroom.

NICKY RENWOOD

IPG Assessor

Nicky Renwood is a certifier for the International Professional Groomers Inc. (IPG), a grooming judge and a licensed dog show judge being a member of Dogs Victoria, NSW & SA for over 35 years showing and handling all breeds taking many to best in show level.

Her skills and experience developed from being a second generation in the dog industry along with owning her own grooming salon for 15 years and in 2003, opened The Australian Dog Grooming School.

Nicky represented Groom Team Australia (GTA) between 2009, through to 2012. In 2009, competed against 16 other countries coming 3rd in the sporting section.

She has been awarded Best in Show’s for grooming in Australia & New Zealand. She is highly respected within the industry for instruction & development by the Australian Pet Associations.

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You can only be as good as the teacher that’s teaching you.

Nicky Renwood, Australian Dog Grooming School

NICKY RENWOOD

IPG Assessor

Nicky Renwood is a certifier for the International Professional Groomers Inc. (IPG), a grooming judge and a licensed dog show judge being a member of Dogs Victoria, NSW & SA for over 35 years showing and handling all breeds taking many to best in show level.

Her skills and experience developed from being a second generation in the dog industry along with owning her own grooming salon for 15 years and in 2003, opened The Australian Dog Grooming School.

Nicky represented Groom Team Australia (GTA) between 2009, through to 2012. In 2009, competed against 16 other countries coming 3rd in the sporting section.

She has been awarded Best in Show’s for grooming in Australia & New Zealand. She is highly respected within the industry for instruction & development by the Australian Pet Associations.

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You can only be as good as the teacher that’s teaching you.

Nicky Renwood, Australian Dog Grooming School