Working with naughty dogs is my passion. When someone has a dog that is difficult to work with, I will try to correct their behavior over time and gain their trust. A Shih Tzu came to me that had never let its previous groomers clean out his eye corners.
Stay true! Create your own way
Brooke Terrabrio loves how rewarding grooming can be, but recognizes that it is easy to get caught up in what other people are doing. Her recommendation to other groomers is to stop comparing yourself to others, learn at your own pace, and embrace your own style. It allows you to enjoy your creativity and to share it with the world without getting caught up in the game of expectations.
"I spent three years doing volunteer grooming for local rescues. Seeing those dogs go from overlooked, dirty dogs to adorable family members, and getting to continue to groom them throughout their lives, has been rewarding."
Tristian Ranson is the owner of The Pet Spa at Laguna and the winner of HBO Max's 'Haute Dog' TV series. Tristain has been a professional groomer for seven years and knows the importance of keeping an open mind and letting your creativity shine. Tristain uses his favorite tool, the Andis Pulse ZR II to create his jaw dropping cuts and give his furry clients a little extra style.
Crystal Gause-Moore's grooming career has taken her from Petco to the founding of her own shop. She's learned patience and persistence, mastering her craft in the face of struggle. Fourteen years after grooming for the first time, Crystal continues to be inspired by other creators and their successes, channeling that inspiration into the grooming experience at Buttaz Puppy Cutz.