Denys Lorrain (FR)

Beginners-Pure Breeds Handstrip




Denys was born in France and start grooming in 1989.Became French groomer of the year in 1991 in Paris ,European winner with a poodle in Amsterdam in 1992 .Member of the French team for the world groom
team championship in New york in 1996.denys has won many gold and silver medals in Europe and in the USA. In 1997 has won the best international groomer in Intergroom and won the Oster tournament of
Champions. Specialist of the hand stripping and sissoring denys has finished his carreer of grooming competitons in Barcelona in 2002 winning the Best in show with a standart Poodle. Since 2000 denys is an Oster ambassador and has moved to Italy to open his own kennel for his real passion of Lakeland terrier , wire Fox terrier, poodle and English cocker spaniel .
He's vice president of the EGA , internationnal all around judge and judge intructor . Denys has made many demonstations in Taiwan, USA ,Canada ,Russia Ukraina,Australia and all over Europe in many breeds denys is the proud Captain and Trainer of the Austrian Groomers at the World groom team Championship for the last past years .His Kennel under the prefix of Slicey has produced many World and European tittles in the dog show circuits and totalize over seventy national and internationnal championships .For him Grooming is an Art and he excells giving some lessons for the advanced and also starting groomers from all over the world .Speaking many laguages it's always easy to talk with hima litlle bit regarding Dogs and having a good time .

Prueckel Barbara

Growing up, Barb knew that her life would include spending as much time as possible around dogs. In 1995 she attended her first International grooming contest and realized what an amazing opportunities existed for groomers worldwide. Since then she has attended countless competitions and seminars around the world, soaking up any and all knowledge available to her, bringing her unique style of artistic excellence and formal design into the grooming industry.
Barb is the owner of "Doggie Style Salon" in Calgary which was one of the busiest salons in Canada, with a full staff of groomers, all trained by Barb herself, focusing on quality grooming and safe treatment of every pet. After 10 years, she closed her retail/salon in 2008 and opened the first exclusive dog salon in Canada.
Some of Barb's accomplishments in grooming include several gold, silver and bronze medals at Intergroom and International Groomer of the Year in 2004 and 2005. She was the first groomer in the 26 year history of Intergroom to win all three classes (terrier, mixed and miscellaneous class, and poodle) Best In Show, and Best International Groomer all in one weekend. She also won Best in Show and Best All Around Groomer at the NEPGP show in Boston and was the Winner of the World Poodle Tournament in Las Vegas three years in a row (2004, 2005 and 2006). Barb was also the winner of the Purebreed/Miscellaneous Class in Las Vegas in 2004 and 2005. Additionally, Barb was a Silver medalist of the World Grooming Tournament in Barcelona, Spain with her Bichon, and helped the Canadian Groom Team place 5th in Germany in 2009.
A member of Groom Team Canada for 10 years and captain for the last 6 years. Barb's judging and speaking assignments include the World Team Competition in France in 2005 and the European Oster Invitational in Milan, Italy in 2006, in Genk, Belgium in 2010
Barbara Prueckel is a Canadian groomer that has known many successes, as well at grooming competitions as in the business-meaning of a groomer with her salons.


 Enrico Sonia

Dogs have been part of her life since the birth. She attended Paola Acco’s school in 2004 and, after that, with Paola’s help, she started her career in gooming competition with, first, the Italian Championship in Verbania winning the Beginner class with her American Cocker. Therefore, she started travelling all around Europe where she won several gold, silver and bronze medals in Spaniel, Handstripping and Scissoring Class. She went to USA two times: she won silver medal at Intergroom and gold medal in Chicago with an American Cocker. She won three Best in Show:  in Monaco, Germany in 2007; in Montpellier at Ciseaux d’Or, with an American Cocker, and in Italy, in 2013, with a Kerry Blue.

She became Vice European Champion in 2010, in Girona. Sonia has been three times member of the Italian Team competing in the World Grooming Championship: in 2009 in Munich, Germany, as reserve; in 2011 in Kortrijk, Belgium, where she took the first place in Spaniel class, and the Italian Team obtained the Fourth Place; and in 2013 in Barcelona, where the Italian Team obtained the sixth place. In 2013 the dream came true: she became Oster Grand Champion winning The Oster European Tournament of Champions over 45 Champions coming from all over Europe. She works in Turin in a well known grooming salon

Colin Taylor

Intermedian-Workshop Class

Creative Modeldog-Poodle

Grooming since 1995 Peter has won every major UK grooming competition. He has also been awarded BIS at Milangroom 2007 with his Kerry Blue Terrier. Peter is also the longest running team member of Groom Team England. He has bred and shown Kerry Blue Terriers and Wire Fox Terriers under the affix of Nemiah, and Miniature Bull Terriers under the affix of Minimayhem. Also he has owned and shown, Dandie Dinmont Terriers, Boxers, Standard Poodles, Springer Spaniels and American Cocker Spaniels. Peter and his wife are proud owners of the successful English grooming studio and training centre 'EK-9