OPPORTUNITY UNFOLDS.

JUNE 26-28, 2018 | EDUCATION JUNE 25-27
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, USA

2017 GROOMING CONTEST WINNERS

TOM MCLAUGHLIN SUPER JACKPOT

Sponsor: World Pet Association

1st:       Clayton Muniz, Super Pet    

2nd:      Christie Henriksen, Uptown Pups           

3rd:      Nick Waters, Fancy that Grooming              

4th:      Karen Tucker, Wagmore           

5th:      Victor Rosado, EDUGROOM             

6th:      Susan Hatch, Fancy Paws          

7th:      Sonia Luengo, Guau Qué Pelos 

8th:      Lorna Phillips, It’s a Dog’s life 

9th:      Michelle Breen, Best in Show Grooming

10th:      Jackie Boulton, Mucky Pups                   

Best All Around: 

Sponsor: Grooming Business Magazine

Victor Rosado, with Scottish Terrier

Best in Show:

Sponsor: Grooming Business Magazine

Victor Rosado, with Cocker Spaniel

Best First Time Competitor:

Sponsor: Oster Professional Products 

Melanie Root, with Wire Haired Fox Terrier

Sporting Breeds – Group

Sponsor: Fresh n’ Clean

Judges: Jay Scruggs

1st:           Victor Rosado, EDUGROOM

2nd:          Susan Hatch, Fancy Paws

3rd:          Michele Zinser, Sudz N Style

Sporting Breeds – Open

Sponsor: Fresh n’ Clean

Judges: Irina Pinkusevich

1st:           Victor Rosado, EDUGROOM

2nd:          Susan Hatch, Fancy Paws

3rd:          Blake Hernandez, Fur and Feathers

Sporting Breeds – Intermediate

Sponsor: Fresh n’ Clean

Judges: Julie Harris

1st:           Cindy Reyes, Healthy Spot

2nd:          Claudia Rodriguez, Capacitaciones Claudia Rodriguez

3rd:          Tracy Downing, San Diego Professional Pet Stylist

Sporting Breeds – Entry

Sponsor: Fresh n’ Clean

Judges: Jennifer Lee

1st:           Michele Zinser, Sudz N Style

2nd:          Sandra Montoya, Pet Salon

3rd:          Alyson Ogimachi, Healthy Spot

1st Timer:  Cathy Kim, Bubble Doggie

Best Poodle Lineup

Sponsor: Bio-Groom

Judges: Michell Evans, Sue Zecco

1st:           Jackie Boulton, Size 17″ and Under

2nd:          Catherine Opson, Size 17″ and Under

3rd:          Michelle Breen, Size Over 17″

Small Poodle – Group

Sponsor: Bio-Groom

Judge: Sue Zecco

1st:           Catherine Opson, Stylapet

2nd:          Jackie Boulton, Fetching Canine

3rd:          Miki Takagi, Downtown Doghouse

Small Poodle – Open

Sponsor: Bio-Groom

Judge: Michell Evans

1st:           Catherine Opson, Stylapet

2nd:          Jackie Boulton, Fetching Canine

3rd:          Miki Takagi, Downtown Doghouse

Small Poodle – Intermediate

Sponsor: Bio-Groom

Judge: Michell Evans

1st:           Sonia Luengo, Guau Qué Pelos

2nd:          Kat Salemi, Republic of Paws Salon

3rd:          Shelia Pirrone, PetSmart

Small Poodle – Entry

Sponsor: Bio-Groom

Judge: Julie Harris

1st:           Ja Yeon Kim, Pawradise Grooming

2nd:          Jaime Battaglia, PetSmart

3rd:          Yong Seok Seo, Pawridise Grooming

1st Timer:  Yong Seok Seo, Pawridise Grooming

Large Poodle – Group

Sponsor: Andis Company

Judge: Jonathan David

1st:           Michelle Breen, Best in Show Grooming

2nd:          Blake Hernandez, Fur and Feathers

3rd:          Lorna Phillips, It’s a Dogs Life

Large Poodle – Open

Sponsor: Andis Company

Judge: Sue Zecco

1st:           Michelle Breen, Best in Show Grooming

2nd:          Blake Hernandez, Fur and Feathers

3rd:          Lorna Phillips, It’s a Dogs Life

Large Poodle – Intermediate

Sponsor: Andis Company

Judge: Kelly Knight

1st:           Amy Box, Pampered Pooch Grooming

2nd:          Christine Trovato, Furry Friends Pet Spa

3rd:          Sandra Hartness, Sandy Paws Pet Grooming

Large Poodle – Entry

Sponsor: Andis Company

Judge: Teri DiMarino, Emily Myatt (AP)

1st:           Elizabeth Gibbs, PetSmart

2nd:          Melissa Hall, A Touch of Class Pet Grooming, LLC

3rd:          Kristin Perez, Head to Tail Pet Grooming

1st Timer:   Rachelle Russo, Furry Friends Pet Spa

All Other Purebreds – Group

Sponsor: Nature’s Specialties

Judge: Jonathan David

1st:           Amber Lewin, Amber’s Luxury Pet Hotel and Spa

2nd:          Karen Tucker, Wagmore

3rd:          Susan Hatch, Fancy Paws

All Other Purebreds – Open

Sponsor: Nature’s Specialties

Judge: Julie Harris

1st:           Amber Lewin, Amber’s Luxury Pet Hotel and Spa

2nd:          Karen Tucker, Wagmore

3rd:          Susan Hatch, Fancy Paws

All Other Purebreds – Intermediate

Sponsor: Nature’s Specialties

Judge: Linda Easton

1st:           Fernando Chavez, DOOGY Estética Canina y Farmacia Veterinaria

2nd:          Beth Wells, The Pink Poodle Parlor, Too

3rd:          Cindy Reyes, Healthy Spot

All Other Purebreds – Entry

Sponsor: Nature’s Specialties

Judge: Mario DiFante

1st:           Omar Martinez, SABUESO PEEK ESTETICA CANINA

2nd:          Anita Vega, Le Bichon

3rd:         Rebecca Bradford, Healthy Spot      

1st Timer: Tina Fairman, PetSmart

Creative Salon Styling – Open

Sponsor: World Pet Association

Judge: Teri DiMarino, Kelly Knight, Michell Evans, Emily Myatt (AP)

1st:           Sandra Hartness, Sandy Paws Pet Grooming

2nd:          Milena Bermudez, Driving Me Knots LLC

3rd:          Woo Young Jeon, Pawradise Grooming

Creative Salon Styling – Entry

Sponsor: World Pet Association

Judge: Teri DiMarino, Michell Evans, Kelly Knight, Emily Myatt (AP)

1st:           Madeline Rothwell, Mad About Dogs

2nd:          Lilian Villafaña, Asociacion Mexicana de Estillistas Caninos Profesiona

3rd:          Alyssa Kasiba, Paws on Pingree

Mixed Salon Styling – Open

Sponsor: Geib Buttercut Shears

Judge: Mario DiFante

1st:           Jackie Boulton, Mucky Pups

2nd:          Catherine Opson, Cat Opson Grooming

3rd:           Miki Takagi, Tall Tree

Mixed Salon Styling – Intermediate

Sponsor: Geib Buttercut Shears

Judge: Olga Zabelinskaya

1st:           Kyung Hee Yun, Pawradise Grooming

2nd:          Tracy Downing, San Diego Professional Pet Stylists & Services

3rd:           Rianon Salameh, The Ark Pet Salon

Mixed Salon Styling – Entry

Sponsor: Geib Buttercut Shears

Judge: Teri DiMarino, Shannon Moore (AP)

1st:       Madeline Rothwell, Mad About Dogs 

2nd:       Marisa Flores, PetSmart

3rd:        Rebecca Bradford, Healthy Spot

1st Timer:   Marisa Flores, PetSmart

 

Wire Coats – Group

Sponsor: MetroVac

Judge: Teri DiMarino

1st:           Victor Rosado, EDUGROOM

2nd:          Susan Hatch, Fancy Paws

3rd:          Cindy Reyes, Healthy Spot

Wire Coats – Open

Sponsor: MetroVac

Judge: Jennifer Lee

1st:           Victor Rosado, EDUGROOM

2nd:          Susan Hatch, Fancy Paws

3rd:          Amber Lewin, Amber’s Luxury Pet Hotel

Wire Coats – Intermediate

Sponsor: MetroVac

Judge: Irina Pinkusevich

1st:           Cindy Reyes, Healthy Spot

2nd:          Taylor Phillips, It’s a Dogs Life

3rd:          Francisco Martinez, Asociacion Mexicana de Estillistas Caninos Profesiona

Wire Coats – Entry

Sponsor: MetroVac

Judge: Jay Scruggs, Emily Myatt (AP)

1st:           Melanie Root, San Diego Professional Pet Stylists & Services

2nd:          Sandra Montoya, PET SALON

3rd:           Diana Galvez, Asociacion Mexicana de Estillistas Caninos Profesiona

1st Timer:   Melanie Root, San Diego Professional Pet Stylists & Services

Rescue Rodeo

Sponsor: Ryan’s Pet Supplies and Wahl Clipper Corporation 

Judges: Teri DiMarino, Kelly Knight, Emily Myatt (AP)

1st:           Misti Contreras, Barkzone

2nd:          Stephany Ross, FURRY FRIENDS PET SPA

3rd:           Lisa Wood, Lulu’s Grooming

4th:           Taylor Phillips, It’s a Dog’s Life

5th:         Erick Martinez, #ChuchuGrooming

You can view the 2016 winners here.