Topnotch Topknots Dog Grooming Webinar

(11 customer reviews)

One of the most requested demos we have received is the TOPKNOT! Pina discusses the difference between a Show, German, and Lamb trim topknot and does a demo of the Lamb trim topknot on a toy Poodle. Learn how to shape and blend the topknot, what tools to use, and tips and tricks to help you get the best result!

  • High-quality production
  • Multiple camera angles & Close-ups
  • Completion Certificate included
  • Replays available for life

NOTE: This is a replay of a live webinar experience. Discounts mentioned may no longer be available. Once purchased, the webinar replay will be available in your account for life.






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.

11 reviews for Topnotch Topknots Dog Grooming Webinar

  1. Krysti McArthur avatar

    Krysti McArthur (verified owner)

    Really enjoyed this short but sweet webinar! Picked up some great tips and fixes to some of the issues I’ve been having with my topknots! Thank you!

  2. Constance Hutchins avatar

    Connie (verified owner)

    Picked up some nice tips, look forward to more in the future.
    Pina does a great job of explaining and showing her tips

  3. Stephanie LaFever avatar

    Stephanie LaFever (verified owner)

    I enjoyed this mini seminar very much! I will definitely be subscribing to more of them in the future! Any tips for topknots are always good because time is money ???? ????

  4. Jackie Smith avatar

    Jackie smith (verified owner)

    Awesome as always. Learned how to handle the dreaded flopknot lol !

  5. Melinda Hull avatar

    Melinda Hull (verified owner)

    Badass per usual <3

  6. Susan Coliton avatar

    susan coliton (verified owner)

    Excellent presentation picked up several new hints

  7. Eva Montgomery avatar

    Eva (verified owner)

    Excellent! This seminar was packed with information. A beginner, I will have to watch it many times to be able to pick up a maximum. Which will be a pleasure since the presentation is very nice and down to earth. Can’t wait for the next one on poodles… 🙂 Thank you, Eva

  8. Liz Sines avatar

    Liz (verified owner)

    Fabulous explanations. Such great camera work filming these seminars too.

  9. Sonya Mizell avatar

    Sonya Mizell (verified owner)

    Loved it!
    Easy to follow and understand..
    Gave me a boost of confidence in my poodle grooms and I learned a couple of new tricks!
    Cannot wait to do more groom haus webinars!

  10. Ron

    Great informative webinar! Easy to understand and perfect in detail. Hope Pina will do more in the future.

  11. Seth Idol avatar

    Megan Hall (verified owner)

    Great webinar! Learned a lot.

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