Island Grooming Events

A Weekend of Grooming Magic

Don’t miss the upcoming Pet Grooming Seminar July 6-7th.  Learn all about the Asian Fusion style, get tips and techniques from our professional guest groomers plus an opportunity for hands-on instruction to perfect your grooming skills. We will be demonstrating how you can apply this style to Yorkshire Terriers, Poodles and Shih-Tzu breeds. Choose the morning seminar, an afternoon hands-0n workshop, or spend the whole day with us! Space is limited so register now!

You’ll also have the opportunity to see how our brand new Butterfly Scissor can spark your grooming creativity.

 Cost: $200.00 + GST  OR   $125.00 + tax for each day
Purchase your Asian Fusion Head piece with stand at a very discounted price only for attending groomers – $48.00 + tax.
After the weekend, the grooming heads will be $69.00+ tax.
Attendees also have a chance to win a fantastic doorprize – A Full Access Weekend Pass to Mastergroom Canada 2019.


Adding Style with Simplicity with Annie Williams & Hands-On Workshop

Saturday Morning Session: 9:00-12:00 
Are you looking to spice up your every day pet haircuts? Join Annie as she outlines a straight forward approach to angulation and style-where to leave the hair and where to take it off! This class will leave you feeling confident on any breed, from poodles and doodles to Shih Tzu’s and more.

Saturday Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 5:00
Hands on workshop! Maximum 8-10– tables. Please bring your own tables and dogs bathed and ready to groom. Viewing welcome!

SUNDAY, JULY  7, 2019

Asian Fusion by Athena Lu

Sunday  Morning Session: 9:00-12:00 
Seminar on the Asian Fusion grooming technique with guest groomer Athena Lu. Athena will demonstrate the do’s and don’ts in Asian Fusion and will demonstrate as many styles as she can in the 3 hours! (This event may already be full so please e-mail Renee at to be on our cancellation list.)

Sunday Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 5:00
Hands on workshop. You can bring a dog or buy the Asian Fusion heads at the event to use in this hands on workshop.


Annie Williams has been grooming dogs professionally since 2013, and competing since 2015. She was introduced to the incredible industry of dog grooming through conformation dog shows at a young age, and has never looked back. In just a few short years, she has become an international award winning groomer, Barkleigh Honours Up & Coming Groomer of the Year 2016 nominee, Groom Team Canada 2017 travel team member, a representative and educator with the Andis Company, and the owner of a successful salon in Langley, BC. She is a multiple first place winner in the Open Level and a Runner Up Best in Show winner in Australia.



Athena Lu is certified as a dog groomer in Taiwan (where standards and expectations are very high.) She then moved on to Singapore in 1997. Next, she invested in mentoring from two of the leading dog groomers and handlers in the USA including 30 year veteran master groomer Maggie Donnalley and world renowned Kaz Hosaka. Athena has groomed almost every breed, has the experience, high level formal training, certification and mentored closely under two of the best groomers and dog handlers in North America. She has the confidence to offer 100% satisfaction guarantee to her clients. She has mastered dozens of styling options, Asian Fusion being one of Athena’s passions. Other passions are her Miniature poodle breeding , showing and grooming, all done herself. Athena is living in New Westminster and runs her own grooming salon Designer Dog Grooming Studio. Don’t worry her English is perfect!