Dan – Grooming Manager, CMG, CAH
In addition to building a loyal clientele, Dan has received recognition in national grooming competitions. In order to perfect his craft, he has completed courses in canine training and behavior modification, breed specific grooming styles, recognizing and topically conditioning coat and skin conditions, and interpreting product ingredients necessary for proper choice and application of natural products.
Dan’s primary concern is the fair, humane and compassionate treatment of every dog under his care. His grooming style, policies and procedures, as well as employee selection and training strive to accomplish the most stress-free grooming experience as possible. Dan developed and teaches the Grooming Progam through Animal Career Academy as well as the core class Dogs & the Human Bond. Dan is also a featured speaker annually at national grooming conferences.
Carol has been a groomer with Dogone Fun since 2011. Prior to joining our staff Carol owned her own grooming salon in Minnesota for 4 years. She came to us with over 15 years of grooming experience, which included showing and competing with Newfoundlands.
Carol appreciates that since coming to Dogone Fun, she has had the opportunity to attend several workshops at the All American Grooming show each year. Continuing education is an important and valued part of her job. She also loves that “It’s all about the dogs” at Dogone Fun.
Carol’s favorite thing about dogs is how eager they are to display their companionship and good nature. How can they not make you smile! Carol does not currently have a dog, but she has 2 cats, a Bluepoint, Opie, and a Tabby, Tina.
Jacki started at Dogone Fun as an intern through Animal Career Academy in 2011. Jacki was already working as a bather/groomer at another dog daycare facility at the time, but wanted to increase her skills and confidence. Prior to working in grooming, Jacki was a kennel attendant for 5 years.
Jacki came to Dogone Fun as an employee in 2013. Jacki loves getting to work with dogs while at the same time be creative. Jacki’s favorite thing about dogs is their unconditional love.
Jacki has two dogs of her own, Mack, a Bulldog-Pit mix, and Monkey, a Boston Terrier.