Tamara James


Tamara James, QLD Assessor

Tamara was born into the "dog world", her life was destined to be involved with dogs. Currently she is an International Certified Master Groomer (ICMG) and now a 3 time representative for Purina Groom Team Australia in competing in international competitions. Purina Groom Team  traveled to Barcelona, Spain to compete in the World Teams Championships in 2013 where the team came 5th in the world, also competing in the individuals Tamara was placed 2nd in the world championship comp.

Tamara also breeds and exhibits specialty Best in Show winning Toy Poodles and Airedale Terriers under Foxtam prefix.

Breeding and showing has definitely improved her grooming skills as times and styles constantly change and evolve, and this is what Tamara loves about grooming.

In the past, Tamara have had the honor of working with some of the 'greats' in Australian and New Zealand Poodles. She has handled many different breeds to Best in Show level and acquired many championships along the way.

Tamara has won many grooming competitions, here and abroad; and now is enjoying the judging side of grooming competitions.

Tamara looks at grooming as an art, and she honestly thinks we never stop learning and evolving in this wonderful grooming world.