Grooming Seminar with Bergit Coady-Kabel
Sponsored by the Washington State Scottish Terrier Club

Date Changed!

Bergit had eye surgery and can not travel yet.

New Date is October 14 & 15. Times and location unchanged.

“Going for Perfection”

Come to a two-day hands-on Terrier (Scotties, Westies, Cairns, Norwich, Norfolk, Sealyhams, et. al.) grooming seminar by groomer/handler/judge Bergit Coady-Kabel, August 5 & 6, October 14, 15, 2023 in Tacoma, WA.

Only 30 hands-on slots are available. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sponsored by the Washington State Scottish Terrier Club.

handler with Scottie



Bergit Coady-Kabel
Award winning Terrier Groomer & Handler
AKC Judge (2023 Montgomery County KC BIS Judge)

When & Where

Saturday, October 14 & Sunday, October 15, 2023.

Win-Star Bed and Biscuit Kennel
3602 112th Street East
Tacoma, WA


  • Saturday only: $150
  • Both days: $250
  • Auditors (no dogs): $125


Make payment via check sent to Michael Krolewski, WSSTC Treasurer. 18831 NE 140th Place, Woodinville, WA 98072 or via paypal at .

Send your name, address, telephone number, email, as well as breed of dog and a list of one to five things you would like to learn in an email to . Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.

A registration form may be found in this flyer.


Day 1 — Why and How to Do It

  • Using the right equipment in the right way (knives, scissors, table, mirror)
  • Staging your grooming
  • When to strip and when to roll a coat
  • Timing is almost everything
  • Demonstrations (heads, shoulders, tails, and legs)
  • Tighten & clean up shoulders
  • Leveling out toplines

grooming a Cairn Terrier

Day 2 — Hands-On Workshop

  • Burning questions
  • Finishing up the groom
  • Seeing your dog every which way (table, ground, down, back & around)
  • Ring presentation secrets
  • Bring your own tools and dog. (Loaner dogs may be available.)
  • Some knives and equipment for sale
  • Tables provided for out-of-state attendees

Note: Please have your dog in the best trim and condition that you can muster before coming to the seminar!


This seminar is sponsored by the Washington State Scottish Terrier Club. Further details may be available on their website.