Mondo Cane by Antonio Rossi

The meeting with Iv San Bernard meant a leap in quality for Antonio Rossi who, desiring to spread the business philosophy that he himself has followed for years, decided to make his shop an official Iv San Bernard school.

In addition to its grooming service, Mondo Cane hosts a spa centre in which personalised beauty treatments (by reservation) are made.

Basic and specialised courses and seminars on a vast range of techniques and treatments are organised, which are fundamental to improving the skills of the trade, like the course for the correct use of instruments and products, seminars held by international champions and authorities in the grooming field. Specialised in Black Russian Terrier and Schnauzer, Mondo Cane offers an all-round training.


  • Basic Course: gives the participant the theoretical elements and practical basis to get a proficient overview of the grooming profession, managing one’s own shop and gaining access to the next steps in training. (400 hours)
  • “Face to Face” Course: a personal course in every sense of the word, flexible in both schedule and contents, to meet the needs of the student and fill gaps in knowledge. (1-2 days)
  • Classic Course: gives the possibility to perfect basic techniques, from scissor cutting to stripping, to improve precision and the necessary familiarity and to enhance talent. (on request)
  • Finishing Course: a course focused on techniques and specific products for the finishing and preparation of shows and expositions. (1-2 days)
  • Spa Course: reserved for customers who have acquired the Iv San Bernard equipment for hydrotherapy and ozone-therapy. (1-2 days)
  • Specific courses on the following breeds: Poodle Spaniels (cocker-setter), Stripping breeds


Antonio Rossi

Antonio has always had a passion for dogs and started grooming as a hobby. In 1997 he decided to make it his profession and opened his own shop. In 1999 at Zoomark he got to know Iv San Bernard and started to use their products, appreciating their superior quality. He attended various internships and participated in grooming competitions, obtaining various awards in his speciality, the scissor cutting category: first place in the Italian championship of Empoli in 2001, second place in Verbania 2003 and third in Barcelona in 2003. He did demonstrations for Iv San Bernand during the Florence festival at Zoomark 2013.