The staff at Australian Dog Grooming School comprise of leading experts in the industry.

Nicky Renwood

Director / Head Teacher
25 years

Director, Nicky Renwood is a certifier for the International Professional Groomers Inc. (IPG), a grooming judge and a licensed dog show judge being a member of Dogs Victoria, NSW & SA for over 35 years showing and handling all breeds taking many to best in show level. Her skills and experience developed from being a second generation in the dog industry along with owning her own grooming salon for 15 years and in 2003, opened The Australia Dog Grooming School.

Nicky represented Groom Team Australia (GTA) between 2009, through to 2012. In 2009, competed against 16 other countries coming 3rd in the sporting section.

She has been awarded, Best in Show's for grooming, in Australia & New Zealand. She is highly respected within the industry for instruction & development by the Australian Pet Associations.

You can only be as good as the teacher that's teaching you.

Nicky Renwood, Australian Dog Grooming School

Kimberley Azzopardi

Manager / Teacher
15 years

Manager, Kimberley Azzopardi is a second generation in the dog industry, she has been schooled exclusively by Nicky Renwood in her later grooming and teaching life but grooming for over 15 years.

Kim specialises in hand stripping of terriers and other course coated breeds, she teaches to the highest level within Australian Dog Grooming School. She has traveled around the world and extensively within Australia competing with many breeds to Best In Show Level, Kim has been a member of Dogs Vic, NSW, SA and Pets Australia for the past 10 years.

The greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.

Kimberley Azzopardi, Australian Dog Grooming School