Elena works as professional groomer since 1988. She started grooming competitions in 1997 in Russia with a Fox Terrier. In 1998 she won her first BIS in Moscow. Silver medal at the "Oster Invitational Tournament of Champions" 1999 in Berlin, Elena won BIS two years later in Milan at "MilanGroom" and also the silver medal at the "Oster Invitational Tournament of Champions". In 2011 at the International Grooming Competition «ZooGroom», held with «ZooRussia» exhibition in Moscow, she won Best in Show. Today, Elena is preparing for show Poodle, Fox Terrier, Welsh Terrier, Airedale, Irish Terrier, German Jag terrier, Border Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Parson Russell Terrier, Lakeland Terrier, Norfolk Terrier Norwich Terrier, Basset Griffon Vendee, Belgium and Brussels Griffon, Dachshund, Spitz. Elena owns a grooming salon and a handling school as well. She also organizes grooming courses and seminars.