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!
"Any time I can teach my client something- whether it is something as simple as a brushing technique or bringing a health concern to their attention, they are always so grateful- and that is when I feel like I truly make a difference."
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.
Rachel Vedder helps three sides of the grooming community: The pets, the groomers and the customers. Her success comes from being able to navigate all these groups, providing high-quality experience for her pets, a detailed and collaborative effort for her clients, and knowledge for her fellow groomers. She takes every moment as a learning opportunity, and invests in herself for her future.
Laura Cameron has turned grooming from a side gig, into a mainstay that lights people up. As her horse-clipping skills grew, she used them more as part of her job as a riding instructor. Laura is proof that creativity resides in all of us, and it has the potential to make people's lives better.