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Leading Edge Dog Show Academy Basic Membership

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Allison Foley
Allison Foley

Allison Foley showed her first Poodle in Junior handling when she was 7 years old. Fast forward from there to her winning of more than 550 All-breed "Best in Shows" on various breeds, but Poodles are her passion!

Having been a professional dog handler since 1987, Allison not only brings a wealth of knowledge to her lessons but also her whimsical view on life.

Allison is the President of the Canadian Professional Dog Handlers Association (CPHA), the Vice President of the Canadian Kennel Club Foundation, the Junior Handling Representative for the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) in Nova Scotia. She also writes for several dog magazines, worldwide.

Sit back, as Allison brings a lifetime of grooming and handling lessons to video, here at Leadingedge Dog Show Academy.


Courses Included with Purchase



Spaniel Trimming Basics
All the basics for grooming spaniels for dog show success, featuring the English Springer.
William Alexander
$69
Beginner Handling
Everything you need to know to start showing your dog.
Allison Foley
$69
Sheltie 101
A step by step guide to grooming your sheltie for the home and the show ring.
Allison Foley
$69
Puppy Starter Pack
How to start showing your dog at dog shows
Allison Foley
$69
The Ultimate Guide to Setters
An Introduction to Setter Grooming featuring the English Setter (With Basics for All Setters)
William Alexander
$69
Poodle Handling
17 step-by-step videos to make you a Poodle handler extrodinaire.
Allison Foley
$69
Foundation Grooming Essentials with Nancy Bryson
Everything you need to know to safely groom a dog.
Nancy Bryson
$69
Intermediate Handling
Up your game, win those points! An Intermediate guide to Handling Dogs!
Allison Foley
$69
Advanced Handling
How to win, our proven method to make you a better handler today!
Allison Foley
$69
Poodle Prep
30 step-by-step videos and pdf's on preparing your poodle for the show ring.
Allison Foley
$69
All Sprayed Up
14 step-by-step videos plus 14 pdf's on how to prepare your poodle's topknot for the show ring.
Allison Foley
$69
The Continental Trim
Everything you need to know about this all important trim
Allison Foley
$69
Poodle Puppy Trim
16 step-by-step videos and 26 diagrams on trimming and setting the Puppy trim.
Allison Foley
$69
Knot your Average Topknot
16 step-by-step videos plus 16 pdf's on maintaining your poodle's topknot.
Allison Foley
$69
The German Trim
A step by guide to executing the German trim with consistency and flair.
Julie Wilkins Pantages
$69
The Historical Correct Continental Trim (HCC)
Step by step videos and guides to execute the HCC with confidence and flair!
Julie Wilkins Pantages
$69
The Scandinavian/Second Puppy Trim
A Tutorial
Allison Foley
$59
International Junior Handling Guide
Open for enrollment: A complete course on Junior Handling for Juniors worldwide.
Allison Foley
$99

Original Price: $1,262


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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