Meet the ADGS Team

Nicky Renwood

Nicky is the only Australian and New Zealand 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 25 years and in 2003, opened The Australia Dog Grooming School.

Nicky 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 Association.

"You can only be as good as the teacher that's teaching you" - Nicky

Jessica Renwood

Jessica has been involved in the industry since she could crawl, a third generation dog groomer plus Manager and Senior groomer at Crackin Dog Grooming. Jess graduated from the Australian Dog Grooming School in January 2017.  

Jess competes at the highest level so far her achievements include winning two runner up in show awards against premier talent.

Additonally, Jess is qualified in Dog Behaviour and Training through the National Dog Training Federation which she completed in 2019 and has completed her  Cert IV in Training and Assessment.

"The greatest asset of a school is the personality of it's teacher" - Jess

Michelle Weber

Michelle describes grooming as her passion, hobby and career. With over 20 years experience, Michelle is a multi award winning groomer. Including 1st place in gundog x2, Best in group, 1st place in poodle x2 and best transformation. Her grooms have been featured in Opwaz 2020. Michelle loves specialising in English Springer spaniels, poodles and Asian fusion. Furthermore she has more than 10 years experience in teaching plus training and assessment.


"I believe we never stop learning" - Michelle

Teneal Wellings

Teneal works behind the scenes keeping the administration and marketing side of things ticking along.

Students will come across Teneal online, keeping them informed of course details and requirements whilst helping Jess, Nicky and Michelle have everything on hand they need to focus on delivering great course content.

"Behind every fantastic Teacher is a well organised administration officer!" - Teneal