Groomer's Mall Seminars

The Groomer's Mall is committed to making a positive impact on our industry. We are
committed to bringing you the best quality grooming products available and
now we are bringing some of the best speakers, educators and
demonstrators in the business!

Seminars and Certifications are held at
Groomer's Mall Store
1701 Oak Lake Blvd E
Midlothian, VA 23112

Call 800-537-7361 or e-mail

Pina Pinkusevich Seminar at Groomer's Mall 2017

Grooming Pina Style!


Irina "Pina" Pinkusevich

Pina Pinkusevich

Sunday, January 22, 2017
Monday, January 23, 2017

9:00AM - 5:00PM Both Days

Registration Opens at 8:15AM


Day 1 Seminar $125.00 Per Person

Topics to be covered

  • Grooming Demos modified show grooming for pets
  • Tips on saving time
  • Making more money
  • Utilizing tools for efficiency
  • Time saving products
  • Question and answer period


Pina Pinkusevich and GroomTeam

Registration Deadline is :
December 30th, 2016
Day 2 Workshop Limited to 15 Tables
Observation seats are not limited

Choose Your Package:

Day 1 Seminar only - $125.00
Day 2 Workshop Only - $150.00
Day 1 with Day 2 Workshop - $235.00
Day 1 with Day 2 Observation Only - $200.00


This event requires a minimum of 20 attendees. Determination will be made on December 31, 2016 as to whether the minimum has been met. There are absolutely no refunds unless the event is cancelled.

Day 2 - Work Shop Only $150 Per Person
Day 2 - Observation Only $75.00
Get a Day 1 & Day 2
Workshop Combo and Save!

Hands on Work Shop

Bring a dog, Bring a table and put your new learned skills to work under Pina's Supervision. Pina will offer one on one, hands on, help to each workshop participant.

There is a special rate for observation only during the workshop.

Pina Pinkusevich

Grooming Pina Style
Pina Pinkusevich

All Certification and Seminar Events at the Groomer's Mall Store Include:

  • Shopping at the Groomer's Mall
  • Lunch
  • Door prizes during each day of the events Gift Certificates and more
  • Blade and Scissor Sharpening onsite during the events




Getting to know Pina

Irina “Pina” Pinkusevich immigrated from The Ukraine in 1989 with her parents at the age of 18. She studied at New York University where she graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Child Psychology. While studying at NYU she got a part time job bathing dogs at a local Grooming shop. She realized her passion in working with dogs & grooming & left behind her original career choice to become a full-time groomer. In the earlier part of her career, Irina worked as a Pet Stylist at some of the most high-end grooming salons in New York. By the time she left New York for South Florida in 2006, Irina was the owner of one of those establishments, Shear Delight.

Looking to improve her skills & expand her horizons, Irina entered the world of Competitive Grooming in 2006. In her competitive career Irina has won multiple BIS & Best All Around Groomer awards. She is a two time recipient of the Lynn Carver Award for the most Best All Around Groomer wins in 2008 & 2010. Irina was also honored to win the Liz Paul Memorial Award for the most Best in Show wins in 2010. She has been a member of GroomTeam USA from 2008 through 2011. Ranked number one in the nation 2008 & 2010, she competed in the World Championships on GroomTeam USA in 2009 & 2011 helping the U.S. team bring home the Gold & Silver medals respectively. 

Irina is a National Certified Master Groomer (NCMG) with the National Dog Groomers Association of America. She is also a Certifier for their company. She has also served Professional Grooming Contest Show Judge for International Judges Association.

Dedicated to improving the industry, Irina teaches at Merryfield School of Pet Grooming in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She travels the world educating through conferences & seminars.

Irina is associated with Kiyara Poodles. Owned by Michael Lamb & Bill Jividen Jr., Kiyara, is one of the top miniature poodle kennels in the United States. With Kiyara, Irina has bred & co-owned numerous champion poodles.

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