Inspiration & Dedication

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Rachel Yeoh of Groomers Connection with their teachers at HOGA year 2007
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Professional Pet Grooming Graduates
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Professional Pet Grooming Students

Passion for owning beautiful show pets at early ages has brought members of House of Groomers Academy to territories around the world, stretching from Europe to America, Canada to Australia, Japan to Philippines, Taiwan to Thailand, Hong Kong to Singapore. All in the quest of perfecting the pet grooming art and professional show dog handling. We would like to present to you, Malaysia’s most premier pet grooming gurus, Mr. Gan Wee Yet, Ms Annie Goh and Ms Goh Poh Yen, founder and teachers of House Of Groomers Pet Grooming Salons and Academy respectively. These gurus are noted for their years of dedication and outstanding education, the masters together with their team of groomers have propelled the pet grooming industry forward and bring the level of grooming to international standards.

House Of Groomers Pet Salon previously known as Champion Pedigree was established in the year 1999 as a one-stop pet services provider in Subang Jaya. In 2005, House of Groomers Academy moved a notch higher to specialize in pet grooming education and training students. Its instructors won many local as well as international awards establishing a world wide reputation. All instructors at House Of Groomers Academy are qualified with American Master Groomers certification and by far, House Of Groomers Academy has the most American certified master groomers outside the United States of America and Canada. Subsequently, with its amiable reputation, it went on to forge partnership with Open University Malaysia (OUM) hence becoming the first and only pet grooming academy in Malaysia to be recognized by Malaysian Universities. In 2006, the founder and principal of House Of Groomers Academy then established Malaysian Pet Groomers Association (MPGA), structuring a board of qualified examiners to qualify pet groomers.

House Of Groomers Academy received overwhelming responds from students who seek to learn pet grooming as a career. To stand above the rest, House Of Groomers Academy are affiliated to various international pet grooming schools and world largest pet grooming associations thus providing unlimited opportunities for students to further improve and excel in the pet grooming career nationally as well as internationally

Our Achievements

Mr. Gan Wee Yet Core Judge At Groom & Kennel Expo, USA
Mr. Gan Wee Yet Core Judge At Groom & Kennel Expo, USA
Ms Annie Giving Her Champion Poodle A Continental
Ms Annie Giving Her Champion Poodle A Continental
Ms Annie's Sporting Clip On A Standard Poodle
Ms Annie's Sporting Clip On A Standard Poodle

Instructors at House Of Groomers Academy owns a long list of records in all events. Collectively, our team competed in various international pet grooming championships, groomed and handled a wide array of dogs to their conformation championship, invited to give seminars around the world and won numerous pet grooming awards.

Our Achievements;
  1. 1st and only Pet Grooming Academy recognized and accredited by Malaysian University, Open University Malaysia. All teachers are approved by Open University Malaysia.
  2. Our principal is the 1st and only Malaysian invited by Hong Kong Pet Expo organizers to conduct seminars namely Hong kong 5th International Pet and Aqua Expo 2010.
  3. Our principal is the 1st and only Malaysian invited by American Pet Expo organizers to conduct seminar at America, namely Groom Expo 2008, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA.
  4. Our principal is the 1st and only South East Asian pet grooming judge sanctioned by International Judges Association (IJA) USA, German Pet Groomers Association (BVDG) and Malaysian Pet Groomers Association (MPGA).
  5. Our Principal is the 1st South East Asian pet grooming judge to judge at International Pet Grooming Championships, namely Groom Expo 2008 at Hershey, Pennsylvania, and Groom & Kennel Expo 2008 at Burbank California, USA, sanctioned by Groom Team USA and International Judges Association.
  6. House Of Groomers Academy is the 1st grooming school to conduct the National Dog Groomers Association Of America’s Master Groomer’s tests outside America.
  7. Our principal and instructors are the 1st team to achieve Malaysian certified master groomers accredited by the Malaysian Pet Groomers Association.
  8. Our instructor was rated Groomer Of The Year by the Malaysian Pet Groomers Association from 2007 to 2010.
  9. Our instructor is the 1st Malaysian to win Best Creative Groomer in conjunction with 2005 Malaysian Kennel Association (MKA) 1st FCI International All Breed Championship Show.
  10. Our instructor is the 1st Malaysian to win Best Groomer In Show and Best Master Groomer at MPGA 1st International Dog Grooming Championship 2006, Kuala Lumpur.
  11. Our instructor is appointed Malaysian Pet Grooming Ambassador by Chris Christensen USA since 2006.
  12. Our instructor is the 1st Malaysian to compete by invitation at Intergroom, New Jersey 2007.
  13. Our instructor is the 1st Malaysian to compete by invitation at the International Supergroom Competition at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, USA.
Conformation Show Dog Achievements;
Mr. Gan Wee Yet Showing An American Top Kerry Blue Terrier At Great Western Dog Show, USA
Mr. Gan Wee Yet Showing An American Top Kerry Blue Terrier At Great Western Dog Show, USA
Ms Annie Goh leading with her Champion Shih Tzu at MKA show
Ms Annie Goh's Top Winning Shih Tzu
Ms Annie Goh With Her Champion Maltese
Ms Annie Goh With Her Champion Maltese
  1. Top ranking Champion Kerry Blue Terrier in United States Of America.
  2. Top ranking Champion Golden Retrievers for 5 consecutive years, 2000 to 2004.
  3. Top Champion Shih Tzu in 2002.
  4. Top Champion Maltese in 2003.
  5. Top Champion Toy Poodle in 2004.
  6. Top Champion Papillon in 2005.
  7. Champion a Miniature Pinscher in 1998.
  8. Champion a Rotweiler in 2003.
  9. Champion a Long Hair Chihuahua in 2004.
  10. Champion a Miniature Schnauzer in 2005.
  11. Collectively, championed 15 Golden Retrievers up to date.
Annie Winning With Her Poodle From A New Zealand Judge
Annie Winning With Her Poodle From A New Zealand Judge
Ms Annie Goh Winning At MKA Show With Her Poodle
Ms Annie Goh Winning At MKA Show With Her Poodle
Mr. Gan and Ms Nancy Han, NDGAA Certifiers at Great Western Dog Show, USA
Mr. Gan And Ms Nancy Han, NDGAA Certifiers At Great Western Dog Show, USA

The Strength of House Of Groomers

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Mr Gan Wee Yet
Founder & President

The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. But more than often, the path to success is to take massive, determined action. Each time they succeed, they set the standards for their peers and are followed by the mass. The Founder and President of House Of Groomers Pet Salons & Academy, Mr. GAN WEE YET. Mr. Gan's prowess in pet industry as a successful pet guru and a leading entrepreneur of high end pet salons as well as education has empowered him to achieve a multitude of milestones that many can only envy. He exemplifies that destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice.

As a teacher, groomer, judge, breeder and handler of many breed champions, best in show winner, ranging from Grand Champion, Multiple Champions to multiple top ranked show dogs, he is also known for his good international grooming reputation. He is the first South East Asian to judge at International Pet Grooming shows, namely, Groom Expo at Burbank and Pasadena, California and Groom & Kennel Expo at Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States Of America. His good knowledge of pet grooming and recognition has also brought him to conduct seminars at USA’s largest pet expo, Groom & Kennel Expo at Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA and Hong Kong 5th International Pet & Aqua Expo. He is an American and Malaysian accredited Master Groomer and the only sanctioned pet grooming judge in Malaysia by International Judges Association, German Dog Groomers Association and Malaysian Pet Groomers Association. Although he spends most of his time improving and teaching the art of pet grooming, his kind heart also goes to the less fortunate animals. He frequently organized charitable events and participate in re-homing the less fortunate and abandoned canines and felines. On the home front, he is also recognized by his immense dedication to improve the art of pet grooming. In conjunction with the 2005 Malaysian Kennel Association (MKA) 1st FCI International All Breed Championship Show on 5 March 2005, Mr. Gan organized and judged at the 1st MKA Show Dog Grooming Competition along with other invited foreign judges. He also organized Malaysian Pet Groomers Association 1st International Dog Grooming Championship on 16 September, 2006.

He is the Founder and presently serves as the President of Malaysian Pet Groomers Association (MPGA). On 3rd July 2006, Mr. Gan was cordially invited to a speech with the attendance of hundreds of professional pet groomers at a pet grooming ceremony in Bangkok organized by Thailand’s dog grooming school.

Mr. Gan has been in the pet grooming and styling industry since early 1990’s, a long period of career excellence spanning more than a decade. He is by far one of the most veterans of all modern show dog exhibitor and groomer in Malaysia, hailing from his early years in England and United States of America. Of late, he had become established with work beyond the salons and academy and became a regular guest at both international and regional events on exclusive invitations. He makes regular trips to countries like USA, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore on his tour to promote the art of pet styling and to share his success stories with aspiring pet groomers. His dedication to excellence, passion to visions and his generosity to share had not once but numerously garnered him recognition after recognition time and again for his tireless contribution in making pet grooming industry a promising and challenging profession. In his quest to the betterment of this profession, he insists in sharing of knowledge, encourage innovation and creativity, organize events to reach out to people who seeks to understand more about his craft, creativity and professionalism. His success stories serves as the motivational guide for those who aspire to be successful, and for those who dares to dream.

Success in a man seems to be well connected with the action and support of his working team.


The Hearts & Souls of House Of Groomers

 

Ms Annie Goh's Top Winning Shih Tzu
Ms Annie Goh's Top Winning Shih Tzu

 

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Ms Annie Goh & Ms Goh Poh Yen
Group Managers & Master Groomers
Ms Annie And Her Shih Tzu Posing For Star News Paper
Ms Annie And Her Shih Tzu Posing For The Star Newspaper
Ms Annie's Flawless Trim
Ms Annie's Flawless Trim

If clothes maketh a man, it is the women who tailored his success. Ms Annie Goh & Ms Goh Poh Yen, the next in commands forming the pillars of House Of Groomers Academy. Both the Goh's forms a formidable team with unending success stories. The most outstanding pet groomer known in Malaysia, Ms Annie Goh, amongst her long list of winnings is the 1st and only Malaysian pet groomer who had won multiple Best Groomer In Shows and Best Creative Groomer awarded by both the Malaysian Kennel Association and Malaysian Pet Groomers Association.

She was the 1st Malaysian to compete at Intergroom, New York and Superzoo, Las Vegas, USA, both largest pet grooming competition in the world and received merits from judges for her good work. In 2006 she won the Best Groomer In Show and Best Master Groomer award at Malaysian Pet Groomers Association 1st International Dog Grooming Championship. In 2005, she won Best Creative Groomer at 2005 Malaysian Kennel Association 1st FCI International Dog Show. With these awards, it further established her stance as the authority in the pet grooming and styling industry. A prominent figure as she is, she is the Malaysian Creative Ambassador for Chris Christensen Pet Grooming products, appointed since year 2006. She is also the winner of Malaysian Pet Groomers Association’s Groomer Of the Year since 2007 to 2010. Annie became a regular guest at both international and regional events on exclusive invitations.

Ms Annie is not only reckon to be at the peak of her career but also gain the reputation of nothing less than excellent for her work and creation. She is known to be extremely gentle and friendly to friends and pets alike and her spirit of love for living creatures is unsurpassable and she is known to be a pet whisperer. Though she demands nothing from her pets but insists nothing less than 100% from her students. Her tenets to success are discipline, strong desire to learn, unreservedly sharing of knowledge, being creative and professional at all time. Her inspiration and dedication has positively shape the new generation of professional pet groomers and many more in years to come.