Shannon Tupes is a dual Certified Master Groomer, competition groomer, Breeder of Champion Bichons and Yorkshire Terriers, seminar speaker, and a member of GroomTeam USA 2013. Shannon graduated from Nanhall Academy and never looked back.
She won Best in Show at the beginner level with her Champion Bichon “Trapee”. She opened two successful grooming salons in Salem, Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama. She has earned Master Groomer Certification Nationally and Internationally, and has trained numerous groomers over the years.
As a Breeder-Owner-Handler of Yorkshire Terriers, and Bichon Frises for over 22 years, she has bred numerous champions in each breed, and she continues to show Bichons today. After relocating to the metro Dallas/Fort Worth area she continues to conduct private seminars and lessons upon request.
The highlight of her competitive grooming career came in 2013, when she captured both Best in Show, and Best All Around Groomer at the Northwest Grooming Show in Tacoma, Washington. This win was instrumental in her finishing the year ranked number #4 in the USA, and earning her a permanent membership to GroomTeam USA.
Shannon has conducted seminars on every day pet grooming tips, secrets of competition groomer, as well as hand stripping demonstrations. She is a successful small business owner and continues to help groomers reach their potential with her unique insight into the grooming world.
Best in Show at the beginner level with her Champion Bichon “Trapee”
Best in Show, and Best All Around Groomer at the Northwest Grooming Show in Tacoma, Washington