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.
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."
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.
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.