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.
Like most creatives, Tasha Montoya has a perfectionist streak in her. While a desire to get every cut perfect is great to have, it can create a lot of stress. Tasha's ability to put the focus on the pets and make them the priority enables her to find enjoyment and purpose in every groom.
"When I see a dog come in timid and scruffy, and leave feeling happy, clean and proud? it is the best feeling!"
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.
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.