Danielle Javier takes her job as a groomer seriously. She sees every cut and groom as an opportunity to grow and hone her craft. Danielle is always learning and open to the suggestions and criticism of her peers, in order to deliver her best work to the client. Danielle takes pride in teaching her clients new skills or alerting them to potential dangers regarding their pets health. This is when she feels her best, and knows her work is making a difference!
A Minor Setback for a Major Comeback
Juanita Harris meets challenges head-on. Losing her job just days after finding out she was pregnant for the first time, Juanita persisted through the difficult and emotional time. It proved to be a minor setback for a big comeback. Since then, she has built a ten-year grooming career, finding purpose, inspiration and community through give-back charity grooming tours.
"No matter the circumstances; if you can groom, that's all you need."
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.
Elizabeth Torres sees every groom as an opportunity to make a dog's day better. She knows the act of grooming is not about the groomer, but the animal and its safety, comfort and enjoyment. Throughout her 18-year career, Elizabeth has continued to be an avid learner, taking inspiration from her creative community on her journey towards mastery.