Pet Connection Care Center



About Christina

The Owner, Christina Pawlosky

Christina has over 30 years Grooming experience.  She has been an industry leader for many years.  She has been a top competitor at AKC and dog groomer competitions.  She now is a  speaker and judge at dog groomer events around the world.  She also shares her dog and cat grooming knowledge on the Grooming Professors web page and facebook page.   She also manages a website and facebook page for the Pet Connection Care Center.  As a pet styling professional, she uses these forums to share helpful tips that she's gathered from her years of experience.  Christina also puts this welth of knowledge to work on our pets.

Christina is a:

• Certified Master Groomer (NDGAA)
• Certified Feline Master Groomer (CFMG)
• Pet Tech Certified In CPR & Pet First Aid
• Past Professional Handler of 15 years

• Qualified Grooming Show Judge With United Show Managers Alliance
• International speaker and judge of grooming events

Christina with Award

Christina's Accomplishments

Christina's specializes in grooming anything with coat.  She has shown and finished champions in many breeds of dogs and Himalayan cats.  To name a few: Poodles, Bichons, Brussels Griffons, Kerry Blue Terriers, Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers, Maltese, Shih Tzu's and a Chihuahua.

She was also a board member of Groom Team USA from 2002 to 2005.

Christina's accomplishments include:

—Winning Multiple Best All-Around Groomer & Best Groomed Dog in Show
—World Poodle Groomer 1993 & 1995
—International Groomer of the Year in 1994
—Cardinal Crystal Achievement Award for Groomer Of the Year In 1993, Congeniality In 1994, & Judge Of the Year In 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, & 2006
—Barkleigh Honors In 2011 for Speaker Of the Year & In 2013 for Judge Of the Year
—Eagle Award from Groom & Board Magazine In 1994
—She Was Voted Groomer Of the Decade By New England Pet Grooming Professionals In 2001
—Member Of the USA Groom Team From 1993-1995
—Winner of the Oster™ International Invitational Tournament of Champions In 1995 (She Retired From Competitive Grooming After This Win)
— Showed Two Standard Poodles Into the Top 10 In the United States From 1994 To 1998 (Both Of Them Had Multi All Breed & Specialty Best In Shows)
—Best Of Variety Winner With a Standard Poodle At Poodle Club Of America In 1998
—Awards Of Merit At Westminster Dog Show
—Won Pet Fashions Week in New York (Les Pooch Invitational Poodle Challenge In 2008)          __Honored with two Barkleigh awards in 2017 for Contribution to the Grooming Industry and Best Blog or Pod Cast.

Christina with Poodle Groomed Dog Dog with Bow Happy Dog