by Susan Hatch & Gabriel Feitosa

SUSAN HATCH #7 GROOMER IN THE USA BY GROOM TEAMUSA COMES TO SAN DIEGO GROOMING ACADEMY FOR TWO GREAT WORKSHOPS!!!Join us Sunday February 25th 2018 at San Diego Grooming Academy for TWO amazing workshops presented by Susan Hatch from GroomTeam USA & back by popular demand Gabriel Feitosa internationally awarded groomer!

Workshop Info:

1:00-3:00pm Springer Spaniel Dual Demo – Suasan will be teaching the advanced grooming technique of Hand Stripping a Springer Spaniel to AKC standards while on the next table Gabriel will be teaching the intermediate Pet Trim version of the Springer Spaniel.

3:30-5:30pm Bichon Frise Dual Demo -  The Bichon Frise was the #1 requested class from our prior workshops so we made it happen. In this two hour demo Gabrial will be teaching the AKC and Show Standard groom while Susan will be teaching the intermediate options for a Pet Trim for the Bichon Frise.

When: Sunday, February 25th 2017

Where: San Diego Grooming Academy - 3805 Utah Street, San Diego CA 92104

Each Workshop is $50 per person.
Book BOTH workshops and SAVE $25 for a total cost of $75 per person
SDGA Students & Alumni please contact Brent Smithson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for special rate.


Additional Info: 

Gabriel’s workshop for Modern Poodle and Asian fusion was so popular we had to bring him back and teaming him with Susan Hatch was a perfect choice. Since he will be onside we will be demoing the newest line of products coming into our Groomer #ProShop. Hydra Groomers Shampoo, Conditioners and Beeps their pet parent line of products.

Each workshop will last approximately 2 hours with a short coffee and snack break in between.
Street Parking is available or you can park all day at North Park Parking Garage is $5.00 which is 1 block away.

Special offer for the first 25 people to register for BOTH get $25 Gift Certificate for Hydra Products in the Groomer #ProShop!!! Thank You Hydra!!

About Susan Hatch:
SusanHatch GroomTeam USASusan Hatch is a lifelong resident of Shakopee, Minnesota with her husband Tim, and their three dogs, Magnus, Gabby, and Rolex, and three cats, Dinger, Zoomer, and Squeekers. She started grooming at the age of 14. She groomed her way through high school and college. After graduating from The University of Minnesota she dabbled in a couple other careers but I always felt a strong pull towards the grooming industry. So in 2012 after working several as full-time as a groomer, she decided to open her own shop: Fancy Paws. In 2014 she started showing dogs and in 2016 she made the decision to enter into Competitive Grooming. In 2017, less than one year after she started, she was placed in the top 10 groomers in the USA and became an official member of GroomTeam USA! She is ranked (2017) as the #7 Groomer, and #3 in Sporting in the USA! She continues to master her skills, and work towards her goal of becoming an even better groomer.

Professional Website:
Groom Team USA Rankings:

About Gabriel Feitosa:
26996245 10155357461910847 1091636004 nOriginally from Brazil, Gabriel started his grooming career at the age of twelve at a local shop in a small town. Since then he has had the opportunity to travel internationally competing, learning, and grooming with some of the most influential people in the industry. His dog show journey started when he was sixteen  working at the world famous  terrier breeder, Victor Malzoni Jr, of the Hampton Court kennel located on Itatiba - SP- BR  where he worked for two years as a groomer assistant and learn a lot about handstripping and handling.   Mentoring with the international all breed judge Mario Duarte where he continued his grooming education and had the opportunity to take grooming classes with the world famous terrier handler Gabriel Rangel, the wire fox terrier breeder and handler Santiago Pinto, two years with well known breeder Paul Flores from the Paray Kennel focusing on Bichon Frise. Gabriel is not stopping any time soon, he continues his grooming journey and travels the world to learn from some of the best. 

Dog Show History:

About San Diego Grooming Academy:
Located in the heart of North Park San Diego Grooming Academy is the PREMIER Grooming School in San Diego. They offer Full and Part Time Classes to become a Dog Bather or Groomer in as little as 3.5 months. Extended education for Grooming Professionals has become a passion of the owner, Myke Ross, his goal is to provide LOW cost classes by industry experts ranging from Grooming Trims & Techniques to Business Classes. For Pet Parents they offer full service Dog Grooming as well as a pet retail area with Treats and Toys. Visit them today at 3805 Utah Street, San Diego CA 92104 (North Park) or give them a call at 619-452-2366 x 4



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