KT's Dog and Cat Grooming Academy Team

The quality and skill of our Instructors sets us apart from all other pet care and grooming schools. All of our teachers demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as engaging personalities. This translates to interesting and well-taught classes, and better-prepared students.


Kylie Tatti


Kylie Tatti CEO,will own & manage the newly renovated Grooming Academy in conjunction with PAWZ INK. Kylie’s is a 3rd generation Dog Groomer with her Mother, Auntie still grooming to this day, this is what we have done every day of our lives, so at our academy our experience is backed up through generations, experience of 29 years grooming and above all teaching you about the mistakes before they happen. Extensive experience in the Pet care industry, nonprofit organizations and advocating for Purebred dogs has positioned her well to lead the staff at KT's Dog & Cat Grooming Academy. She is passionate about KT's Dog & Cat Grooming Academy mission of providing the best services to animals in our care, customer service and the community.



Debbie Gillot


Debbie is our go to girl for all enquiries and bookings. Please do not hesitate to give her a call for a chat about our courses or any questions you may have.

Contact Debbie:

Phone: 9769 4699


Michelle Thomas


Michelle is a passionate teacher who gets huge satisfaction from passing on her skills and knowledge to our students. Michelle has been teaching Cert III Pet grooming Students and our home dog grooming course. A qualified cert IV Trainer Michelle also teaches animal management and captive animal management students with her extensive knowledge of animals & wildlife.

Alayne Hansen


Now we have generations backed up once again with the talent of Alayne sculpting masterpieces, not only does she specialise in poodles, but , Kerry Blues, American Cockers. And clips all other breeds.
40 years in the industry of grooming and been showing dogs since nshe can remember.
Alayne works on sculpting for confirmation.
She is now ready to teach her skills to advance your grooming and take you to another level.

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