Susan Bailey is a Certified Master Groomer, successful Registered Breeder, Conformation Show Handler, and Professional Salon Owner who lives on the Central Coast in NSW.
Susan commenced her professional grooming career in 2001 and has gained considerable experience and success throughout her grooming years through extensive training in both Australia and US.
This has resulted in her achieving one of the highest qualifications of International Certified Master Groomer, which she gained in the United States under examination by the President of the IPG (International Pet Grooming Association).
Selected for the Australian Groom Team in 2010, 2011 and 2012, Susan has competed in numerous grooming competitions, representing Australia as a member of Purina Groom Team Australia in the New Zealand Trans Tasman Cup in Christchurch and again represented Australia in Belgium at the World Grooming Championship.
Whilst no longer competing, Susan is now judging and mentoring our up and coming new generation of groomers.
Susan is well known in the show ring and has campaigned some of the top standard poodles in the country. She has also titled numerous dogs of different breeds.
As a Master Groomer, Susan is passionate about the industry and loves teaching and sharing her knowledge and skills with students whenever possible as a professional teacher at The Grooming School at Cooranbong in NSW and loves to share her knowledge in an attempt to lift the standards of the grooming industry in general.
Susan is kept very busy running her successful boutique salon “Posh Pooches” in Kincumber on the Central Coast in NSW where she enjoys the interaction with other dog enthusiasts and takes great pride in specialising in “true to breed” cuts.
Alongside her daughter Madison, she continues to pursue her love of breeding and showing.