Down to the Wire Dog Grooming Webinar
LENGTH: 2 HRS
Hand stripping and terrier specialist Manessa Donovan NCMG teaches you all of her hand stripping tips and tricks! From proper form and technique to the tools and products to use to get the best results, this is a great opportunity to learn or refine your hand stripping skills. Manessa demos on two Wire Fox Terriers in this webinar - one pet trim and one show trim, but the hand stripping techniques she will be teaching can be utilized on any dog that requires hand stripping.
About The Instructor
National Certified Master Groomer
Manessa Donovan NCMG is an award-winning competitive groomer, instructor, and hand stripping specialist. In 2010, Manessa graduated from the Florida Institute of Animal Arts in Orlando and became a National Certified Master Groomer through the National Dog Grooming Association of America (NDGAA) in 2013.
She has also worked as an instructor at ITA Grooming School until its closing in 2015. As an open level competitor, Manessa has won multiple awards including Best Groomed Dog in 2019. She has studied the art of hand stripping under some of the top professionals in the industry including Irina Pinkusevich, Lisa Leady, and the late Julie Ostoski, and now specializes in terriers and hand stripping.
Not only does Manessa work alongside rescue groups, she is also involved with the AKC and has championed her own wire fox terrier. She is certified in AKC salon safety, as well as pet CPR and first aid. Since 2017, she has been working with Woof Gang Bakery and Grooming in the Villages and is now the Director of Education at Woof Gang Academy of Grooming and its sister school Pets Playground.