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.
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."
With over 14 years in the cattle and livestock grooming business, Daniel Brown knows a thing or two about how to succeed in the industry. Daniel's biggest inspiration comes from teaching the younger generation of cattle groomers, and sharing the wisdom he has learned throughout his career. Daniel teaches the kids grooming using his favorite Andis product, the Medium Blending Detachable Blade.
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.