Meet the Tutors
Both tutors, Jenny Hale and Karina Kerrigan, have extensive knowledge and practical experience working with canines and animals of all shapes and sizes.
Karina now focuses on those beginning their career as Dog Groomers.
Jenny focuses on those wishing to hone and improve their skills through the Progressive Progression Academy.
Originally they met more than 30 years ago while working as veterinary nurses in a busy Dublin practice. Even at that stage they had prior experiences within various animal related fields.
Since those days their separate career paths have shared a common theme moving into the realm of canine beauticians.
Both originally self taught in this field, they have vigorously pursued personal growth in skills and knowledge both obtaining all the qualifications and accolades listed below left.
Founder Members of Irish Professional Dog Groomers Association.
Winners of Irish Groomer Of the Year.
Multiple awards in Grooming competitions.
Representing Ireland at the World Grooming Championships on 3 occasions.
City & Guilds Level 3 7750 Dog Grooming Certificate.
Higher Diploma in Dog Grooming - British Dog Grooming Assocation.
Invited to be members of the Guild of Master Groomers.
Licentiateship of the City & Guilds of London Institute (LCGI)
City & Guild Examiners.
Certificate in Training & Continuing Education- NUI Maynooth.
Canine First Responder Instructors.
Providing vocational grooming tuition to students since 2003 .
Providing Canine First Responder Courses.