Basic Bitch Hand Stripping Course


Are you looking to start learning the art of hand stripping or have just begun your hand strip journey? This comprehensive intro to hand stripping course with the amazing Grazia “Grace” Adriani is the perfect introduction to the craft.

In this course, you’ll learn all the essentials of hand stripping, from the basic tools and terminology to the best techniques, tips, and tricks to start hand stripping out on the right foot. Grace will walk you through everything you need to know, including how to handle different coat conditions (rolled coat vs. blow coat), dealing with client expectations, common hand stripping misconceptions, when and how to bathe and dry hand strip coats for optimal results, and more. By the end of this course, you’ll have all the knowledge and skills you need to confidently begin hand stripping or take your skills to the next level.

*Certificate of completion included.







Grazia “Grace” Adriani is a Nationally Certified Master Groomer with NDGAA, and a certified groomer with IPG. She graduated from Merryfield School of Pet Grooming in 2015 and where she also taught as an instructor for about 7 years. She has also apprenticed under Irina Pinkusevich and Michael Lamb. Wanting to learn more, she worked with Teraz Kennels polishing her skills and expertise on hand stripping, specifically Lakeland Terriers. Once she experienced dog shows, she was hooked. She has shown and finished several dogs, including her very own champions CH Teraz Bringing Sexy Back (Justin) and CH Teraz Gotta Have It (Velociraptor). She currently breeds Kerry Blue Terriers and Lakeland Terriers.

Grace enjoys competitive grooming and is an active Open Level competitor. She has won multiple placements, including Best Groomed Dog, Best All Around Groomer, and multiple Best in Show wins with her Lakeland Terriers Dunkin, Deuce, and Oscar. In 2019 and 2020 she was nominated for Barkleigh Honors Up and Coming Groomer/Competitor of the Year and won the title in 2020. Grace was also part of the Zolitta team that won the Groom Bowl Amateur Championship at Atlanta Pet Fair in 2021 and was also awarded with the 2021 Peggy Harris Kindness Award at the NDGAA Fun In The Sun Grooming Show.

In 2022, Grace was ranked #4 groomer in the National General Ranking and #1 in the Handstripping specialty. She is a member of GroomTeam USA and of the Artero Professional Grooming Team. Currently, Grace owns a well respected salon in Miami Beach, the Miami Beach Pet Spa. She is owned by her Standard Poodle Penelope, her Kerry Blue Terrier Kona, and her Lakie Velociraptor.


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