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Desmond Chan

Co-Founder & Principal Pet Stylist

Desmond is always finding, exploring and testing out new methods and ways of making grooming experiences for the animals a better, less stressful one. He also constantly works toward excellence in grooming techniques and skills to integrate beautiful work with humane handling. He strives to drive positive change in the pet industry, one groom at a time. 

Awards & Credentials

Fear Free® Certified Professional 
Low Stress® Handling Certified (Silver)
Pet Tech® PetSaver CPR, First Aid & Care Certified
National Cat Groomers Institute NCGI Approved Trainer & Certifier

2019

  • Quick Groom Division (Open Class) Happy Grooming Contest Tokyo, Japan - 2nd Place
  • Other Purebreds Category (Open Class) SuperZoo Las Vegas, USA - 2nd Place
  • Other Purebreds Category (Open Class) SuperZoo Las Vegas, USA - Group Overall 3rd

2018

  • KCT Grooming Examination 2018 "B" Class Category, Taiwan - 2nd Place
  • GroomQuest Asia Pacific Grooming Contest Sydney, Australia - 1st Runner Up
  • 6th Singapore SKC Elites Grooming Competition - Asian Fusion Category - 2nd Place

2017

  • Attained SKC Class "A" Groomers' Certification 
  • Taiwan KCT Grooming Examination 2017 "C" Class Category - 2nd 
  • Malaysian Groomer's Association Competition 2017 Pet Style Category - 1st Place, Best In Show, Most Promising Groomer Award

2016

  • Thailand International Groomer's Association Examination "B" Class Category - 1st Place, Best In Show, Most Promising Groomer Award

2015

  • DGA Pet Style Competition 2015 - 3rd Place
  • DGA "B" Class Certification 2015 - Consolation Prize

2014

  • Special Creative Dog Grooming Course, Starwood Arts of Dogs Grooming School

2013

  • Advanced Dog Grooming Seminar by Ms. Kakuko Sasa, Japanese Master Groomer, Kyusu Sunshine Grooming School
  • Graduated as Certified Feline Master Groomer, National Cat Groomers Institute of America (NCGIA) 
  • SKC "B" Class Qualification in Professional Dog Grooming 

 2012

  • DGA "C" Class Certification - 4th Place
  • Completed Pet Safety Programme conducted by Dr Robin Au, BSc, BVMS (Murdoch)
  • SKC "Open" Class Category - 4th Place
  • SKC "C" Class Qualification in Professional Dog Grooming 
  • Pet Management, Handling & Grooming Safety Workshop, Best Friends Learning Centre

2011

  • Utility Dog Club's 1st Pet Grooming Competition 2011 - Consolation Prize
  • SKC's 1st Creative Dog Grooming Competition - 2nd Place