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Karla Addington Smith, IJA Judge





Tammy Colbert has been a dog lover for many years and is one of the most fascinating professionals in the industry because of her wide array of interest working with dogs. Well known around the world for her outstanding achievements, Tammy owns and has bred Bedlington Terriers for over 15 years. 

She has competed and won most of the major grooming competitions offered in the states and around the world. 

She has also competed and won many top prizes and received special recognition in many high profile conformation shows. As a owner/handler, she currently continues to show her dogs in the conformation ring. 

Tammy loves anything and everything about dogs and has participated in obedience work as well as earth dog with her own dogs. She is currently an AKC Earthdog Judge at all levels. 

She is an expert with many pure breeds such as the Bedlington Terrier and the Miniature Schnauzer. Her knowledge and background in handstripping makes her one of the best known names in the industry when is comes to conducting seminars on how to achieve the ultimate coat when handstripping. 

Tammy completed all the steps 20 years ago to achieve the status of a Certified Master Groomer. 

Tammy is a member of the International Judges Association (IJA), the Bedlington Terrier Club of America, the Bedlington Terrier Club of the West, the Southern California Professional Groomers Association, the International Professional Groomers, the National Dog Groomers of America Association, the Miniature Schnauzer Club of Southern California, the Western Fox Terrier Association and the Smooth Fox Terrier club of America. 

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