Who is Sasha Riess?
Born in 1974 in Serbia, Alexander Sasha Riess has pursued his dream to become a master groomer, master show dog handler, and teacher of the art of dog grooming and styling since 1990. In a short time, Sasha has achieved all that and much more.
He attended the Grooming Academy in Budapest, Hungary. Within two years after graduation, Sasha was invited to become one of the youngest instructors in the history of the prestigious school. He continued to pursue his education and hone his abilities in master classes throughout Europe. Later, in 1994 Sasha added show dog handling to his resume; eventually showing over 30 breeds world wide, resulting in over 530 certified champions. In 1997, Sasha went on to open the first dog grooming salon in Serbia – The Alexander Riess Pet Grooming and Styling Studio. This studio quickly expanded into the Alexander Riess Show Dog Care Company. The new company specializing in the grooming, boarding and handling of show dogs. Learn more here.