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A Day Grooming With Melanie Newman

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57 High St, Wallan VIC 3756
Start Date
24th July 2021 - 1:00 pm
End Date
24th July 2021 - 8:00 pm

A Day Grooming With Melanie Newman

It's with great pleasure the GOTAFE Dog Grooming team welcome guests to join us for intimate seminar sessions with Melanie Newman. Learn how you can achieve the perfect teddy trim and master Asian fusion styles on a Bichon.

Creating a rewarding career from a passion is everyone's dream. Melanie Newman has proven that a dream can be made a reality. Starting out as a dog bather at a friend’s salon in the late 1990s, Melanie decided to turn her passion into a lifestyle.

Melanie Newman With Bichon Frise In Pop-Up Shop

Initially self-taught, Melanie ventured to the US where she attended seminars and workshops hosted by some of the best dog groomers in the world. With a wealth of learnings and experience in her repertoire, Melanie opened her own professional dog grooming salon, Spa Bark Dog Grooming & Spa, in Moonee Ponds Victoria in 2004. She since has been formally recognised as an Internationally Certified Master Groomer in 2008.

Melanie has also represented Groom Team Australia in Barcelona Spain in 2013, Milan, Italy in 2015 and Kortrijk, Belgium 2017. In November 2017 Mel competed at the Artero Grand Slam competition in Barcelona, Spain where she competed against 400+ groomers from around the world and won Best In Show, She is the only Australian groomer to win a Best In Show in Europe.

Over her 20 year career, Melanie has strived to give the animals she works with the best quality care. Melanie and her husband Cory have since created the Melanie Newman Salon Essentials collection, a range of premium canine grooming products used by both the dog grooming industry and home pet owners.

Light refreshments provided throughout.

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Teddy Trim With A Teddy Head

1 PM - 4 PM

Learn all the tips and tricks to achieve the perfect teddy trim with Artero Grand Slam's Best in Show winner, Melanie Newman.

Asian Fusion On A Bichon

5 PM - 8 PM

Wondering how to lift your Asian fusion styling game? This seminar is designed to help you master the Asian fusion style on a Bichon Frise with Master Groomer Melanie Newman.

Why not do both?

Don't think you need to miss out on one or the other, we are offering both seminar sessions for $148. Build your skills and knowledge further on dog grooming with one of the best in the industry.