Grooming Seminar Fundraiser Event - Irina "Pina" Pinkusevich is coming to Fleur de Paws to Show us How to Groom! Sep 27th - 28th, 2014

Please save the date for Septemper 27-28th, 2014 for Our Annual Grooming Seminar! This year will have the World Famous Irina "Pina" Pinkusevich.

Irina "Pina" Pinkusevich immigrated from The Ukraine in 1989. She realized her passion as a Pet Stylist while working part-time as a bather. In the earlier part of her career Irina worked as a Pet Stylist at some of the most high-end grooming salons in New York. Looking to improve her skills & expand her horizons, Irina entered the world of Competitive Grooming in 2006. In her competitive career Irina has won multiple BIS & Best All Around Groomer awards. She is a two time recipient of the Lynne Carver Award for the most Best All Around Groomer wins in 2008 & 2010. Irina was also honored to win the Liz Paul Memorial Award for the most Best in Show wins in 2010. She is the winner of the Winner’s Circle Jackpot 2011 where she won $32,500 for grooming Lucas, her champion American Cocker Spaniel. 
Irina was a member of GroomTeam USA from 2008 through 2013. She competed in the World Championships for the United States in 2009, 2011, & 2013 helping the U.S. team bring home a Silver & two Golds. Currently, Irina is a national & international judge & lecturer as well as an ambassador for Oster Professional Grooming Products. Irina was recently awarded the Cardinal Crystal Award for Judge of the Year.
Irina is a National Certified Master Groomer (NCMG) with the National Dog Groomers of America. She is also a Certifier for their company.
Dedicated to improving the industry, Irina teaches at Merryfield School of Pet Grooming in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She travels the world educating through conferences & seminars.
Irina is associated with Kiyara Poodles. Owned by Michael Lamb & Bill Jividen Jr., Kiyara, is one of the top miniature poodle kennels in the United States. With Kiyara, Irina has bred & co-owned numerous champion poodles.

***EVENT INFO*** 1012 Brooklyn St. New Orleans, LA 70114
Seminar is Hands-on - Bring Your own Dog! Audit/Observer spaces available as well on a limited basis. Proceeds will go to Creole Poodle Rescue & Club.
Attend Sat 9/27 for Show Poodle Demo and/or Sunday 9/28 for Asian Fusion
$150/day or $250 both days! Payment must be received in order to consider yourself as reserved. Spaces are limited so please Pay with Paypal - Email is & please add the 3% fee and specify which day you are attending.

I will be sending out confirmation emails with more detail as the dates approach. We will be serving New Orleans style luncheon & would love to have you!
***Please email me with questions : or call/text 504-913-7191. You can also find Creole Poodle Club, Fleur de Paws, Creole Poodle Rescue, and Cadeau Poodles on FACEBOOK.


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