Olga Zabelinskaya
USA | All Round Judge
Olga is a Nationally and Internationally Certified Master Groomer . She has groomed competitively throughout the U.S. since 2003 and has multiple "Best in Show" and "Best All-Around Groomer" wins as well as 2 prestigious "Winners Circle Champion " titles. She was awarded a Lynn Carwer Memorial Award "Best All Around Stylist 2009". Olga was born in Russia where she had a Master Degree in Engineering and finished a law school. After her family moved to the U.S. Olga found a job in a grooming business. In 5 years, starting as a self-taught newbie she became a Groom Team USA member from 2008 to 2014. She was a member of traveling team USA in 2011, 2013 and 2015 and won two Silver and one Gold medal at World Grooming Team competition. She was the proud recipient of one of the Grooming Industry highest achievements, the 2009 and 2010 Cardinal Crystal American Groomer of the Year Award and 2009 Congeniality Award. Both honors are categories of the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards, which recognize excellence in the field of competitive and professional grooming. Olga owns and operates "Elite pet Spa & Boutique" grooming salon in New Jersey which won Cardinal achievement award in 2010. Her grooming experience includes styling dogs for prestigious Westminster and Eukanuba dog shows and celebrity customers. She participates in charity events and does grooming seminars for professional groomers and pet owners. Groomer show breeds: Bichon Frise, Poodle, Bedlington Terrier, Cairn terrier, Wheaten Terrier, Black Russian Terrier, American and English Cockers. Groomer commercial: All breeds dogs and mix breeds. Olga is an author and publisher of international grooming magazines and DVD "Modern Styles Around the World".