Groomers Connection Academy's Team

Built by Groomers for Groomers is not just our tagline but it is tag that is truthfully from our heart dedicated to you, our students.

It drives us to build and seek further pet grooming knowledge in order for us to impart it to you. We hope you will be the one to gain from our vast experience of knowledge.

The Core and Passionate Team of Groomers Connection Academy

Mr. Ryan - GCA Instructor receiving International
Recognition Award
Ryan Leong CPCT, PCAM, CPA, B. Bussiness 

Ryan Leong Kwong Fei, the only Certified Pet Care Technician in Malaysia specializes in pets welfare care on canine and feline grooming and boarding needs.

He was graduated from Sydney, Australia with a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in accounting and finance. Upon graduate, he worked as an auditor and accountant in a big three firms in the world but due to his passion and vision to revolutionize the pet industry led him to pursue the brave change in his career by incorporating true care and art for the pets.

Being a winner of Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Award, he has successfully managed companies under Pet Cottage Group of Companies to win prestigious SME100 award few years in a row and being nominated for various International Awards at company and individual level.

Many major press and medias such as Astro Channel, BFM Radio Station - 89.9, NTV 7, The Star and etc. have recognized his passion and work by featuring his success regularly.

He has successfully shown many winning dogs in the dog conformation ring such as Kerry Blue Terrier, Miniature Schnauzer, Bichon Frise and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He also did a great job in the Cat Fancy World by placing his cats in the top ranking.

As the only certified Pet Care Technician, he is the right person to seek for on basic pet health problem, canine anatomy, pet nutrition and breed standard. In addition, there is no better person to learn business management from because of his outstanding individual achievement as an Asia Pacific Entrepreneur of the year.

Being a professional accountant himself, he believed a professional must continue to acquire knowledge. Due to this, he loves to organize extra activities as part of the academy curriculum so that his students can gain extra knowledge.

Business collaboration together with all his students brings a business or career opportunity straight after graduating. With this, it is his vision to bring the pet industry to a level whereby pet stylists will be regarded as a true profession.

Rachel Yeoh MERITUS, MPS, DPS, ISCC, B. Business, PCAM

Rachel Yeoh Gar Fuee, the 1st USA ISCC Meritus Master Pet Stylist in Asia and  USA ISCC Dermatech Pet Skin Specialist whom has finished  practical test, Sporting breed, Non-Sporting and Terrier breed certification in just one day, a history for ISCC.

She was graduated from Sydney, Australia with a Bachelor of Business degree, majoring in accounting and finance. Upon graduate, worked as an auditor and accountant in the top two firm in the world, but due to her passion in art and love for animals, it led her to pursue her dream to become a professional pet stylist.

In 2006, she won 1st place in an International Grooming Competition and was awarded Rising Star.

Between years 2007 to 2008, she started apprenticing other groomers under her.

Year 2009, she formally open a Pet Styling Academy (GCA - Groomers Connection Academy) whereby she developed her unique fusion trimming style methodology, which combines Western breed standard profiles with Asian adorable pet styling. This methodology of hers, has being appreciated and recognized worldwide by all professional stylists.

Rachel has been well known in the industry with her expertise, which were covered in many different major presses, and social medias, which include The Star, NST, TheEdge, NTV7, International magazines, blogs and etc.

She has won many prestigious awards through out her career, including best designer award, best groomer of the year and second best creative award held by USA creative groomers team.

In addition, she gave a lot of seminars and her expertise has been seek Internationally by being specially invited to give seminars in countries such as Japan and United States. She is the first and still the only Malaysian Pet Stylist being invited to United States as a speaker. She loves to share her knowledge by giving back to fellow professional stylists and society. She also enjoyed nurturing new and experienced pet stylists to groom the pets with love, skill, technique and professionalism. Her loves for pets lead her to encourage all her students and staffs to participate in pet welfare and often organize charity events.


Dorin Leong Ai May, graduated as a human beautician majoring in skin maintenance, facial make up and nail art. Passion for pets has driven her to pursue and become USA ISCC Master Pet Stylist and Dematech Pet Sking Specialist.

She is an ISCC certified Master Pet Stylist in sporting, non-sporting and terrier breeds. Her patient and passion to nurture new groomer makes her a well-respected instructor and she is a person that is very easy to learn from.

She is often interviewed by press and social media and won multiple pet styling awards, including Taiwan Groomers Association Pet Styling Award.

She has shown and groomed many beautiful Pomeranian, Kerry Blue Terrier, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Bichon Frise and others in dog conformation show.

Dorin has successfully trained many students to excel in their studies as well as their career upon graduate. Definitely one instructor you will want to learn from.