TransFURmations began as a mobile service up until 2014 we now work out of the TransFURmations Salon on Broadway Avenue.
We have the Manawatu's only Certified Master Groomer on Staff, having also qualified and competed overseas with the New Zealand Groom team as the Hand Scissor Specialist . Erin Gundesen is the Senior Pet Stylist and Grooming Academy Tutor at TransFURmations. She has had a number of grooming competition wins and competes her Bichon in the Show ring who in his short Career has had Best In Show wins at both champ and Specialty shows. Erin also has 2 Poodles and a Border Collie to keep her busy.
Kylie Purgal is only 1 exam away from becoming the 2nd Certified Master groomer in our region also, so we have some really talented team members on our staff. She has 2 Australian Shepherds who are amazing at obedience work and boy do they know some tricks. Kylie also has a new Lakeland terrier puppy who she has campaigned in the show ring, with her first ever champ show bringing home Best Puppy win and her first Challenge.
Amber Castle is 2 exams away from becoming a Certified Master Groomer and has also qualified and has been selected as Reserve on the New Zealand Groom team, also competed overseas and has just won an online Grooming Competition with Master Groom UK !!
Cody Adam-Hay has just joined our team is and ready to start her journey on the road to becoming a Certified Master Groomer, Cody has passed her Proficiency exams with high marks, and is a very talented groomer, with a load of experience behind her working with Siberian Husky racing. Amazing sport to be involved in, and so much training goes into it.