Kerry Fever Dog Grooming Webinar
LENGTH: 2 HRS
Learn the art of the Kerry Blue trim from the award-winning Irina Pinkusevich. Her Kerry Blue grooming has won her the World Championship $10k, Extreme Makeover win, 5th Place at the Jackpot in Vegas, as well as many wins in coformation ring as a breeder/owner/handler! Pina goes over preparation for the Kerry Blue's difficult coat, scissoring wavy, breed standard details, head study, and essence of the Kerry Blue. A Kerry Blue trim, while maybe not as common in the pet grooming world, can be applied to breeds like Poodles, Doodles, and other Terriers or any dog that fits the shape. When they say "Don't Poodle my Doodle!," now you can have another option for them!
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About The Instructor
National Certified Master Groomer
Irina “Pina” Pinkusevich realized her passion as a Pet Stylist while working part-time as a bather after immigrating from The Ukraine in 1989. In the earlier part of her career she worked as a Pet Stylist at some of the most high-end grooming salons in New York. Looking to improve her skills and expand her horizons, Pina entered the world of Competitive Grooming in 2006. She has since won countless awards including Best In Show, Best All Around Groomer, the Lynne Carver Award for the most Best All Around Groomer wins (twice), and the Liz Paul Memorial Award for the most Best in Show wins. She also won the Winner’s Circle Jackpot 2011, The World Dog Show’s World Champion Award, among others. Pina was a member of GroomTeam USA from 2008 through 2013 and competed in the World Championships for the United States in 2009, 2011, and 2013 helping the U.S. team bring home a Silver & two Golds.
Along with being a world-renowned groomer, Pina is also a national & international judge, instructor, and speaker. She was awarded the Cardinal Crystal Award for Judge of the Year as well as the Barkleigh Honors Award for Up & Coming Speaker of the Year in 2014. Pina is a National Certified Master Groomer (NCMG) with the National Dog Groomers of America and is also a Certifier for their company.
Dedicated to improving the industry, Pina offers dog grooming education through private lessons in and around Ft. Lauderdale, FL and also travels the world to instruct at various in-person conferences and seminars as well as online webinars and is an integral part of Artero’s Jornadas events.
Pina is also associated with Kiyara Poodles, owned by Michael Lamb & Bill Jividen Jr. Kiyara is a top breeder of miniature poodles in the United States. She is also associated with Kerryfield Kennels, owned by Virginia Harding and Krizma Kennels owned by Lois Grier, top breeders of Kerry Blue Terriers. With these kennels, Irina has bred & co-owned numerous champion Poodles & Kerry Blue Terriers.
In 2021, she launched her company Niira to bring high quality affordable grooming tools to the industry.