Karla Addington Smith, IJA Judge

Emma Case-Peters



Emma started her grooming career in 2005.  She received her education through a variety of ways. 


She is a National Dog Groomers Association of NZ Certified Master Groomer. She also achieved Nash Academy Certificates from Online Courses as a Pet Care Professional and the Level 2 Sasha Reiss Poodle Expert Certificate.

Her 5 most prestigious or achievements in the art of bathing, grooming and styling are:

2017 Groomquest Sydney, Australia - Best In Show with Poodle (Miniature) Scandinavian
2017 Groomalong Christchurch , New Zealand - Best In Show with Poodle (Miniature) German
2016 Groomalong Auckland, New Zealand - Best In Show with Poodle (Miniature) Scandinavian 
2015 Groomalong Christchurch, New Zealand - Best In Show with English Setter
2014 GroomFest Melbourne, Australia - Runner Up Best In Level 3 with Border Terrier
2011 Acheived Best Creative Stylist and New Zealand GROOMER Of The Year - Judges Vivian Nash and Christine Speerin.

Her breed knowledge is wide coupled with outstanding technical skills. She is a specialist in Poodles, Stripped Terriers and Salon Freestyle Trims. 

Emma has been judging since 2016 in all classes at Beginner and Intermediate Level 1 & 2