Lifelong pet lover, Sandy apprenticed under a poodle breeder as a teenager. Over the years she continued her education at grooming expos and seminars with industry leaders. Her life experiences as a professional dog show handler, dog breeder, grooming salon / boarding kennel owner, and grooming academy instructor makes her one of the most qualified in the area to care for your pet.
Sandy is a Reiki practitioner and uses aromatherapy in her home and business. She believes proper nutrition is the key to pet health and offers free nutrition consults by request.
Sandra is a member in good standing of the National Cat Groomers Institute and Association of Holistic Pet Professionals
Sandy is currently working towards certification through The National Cat Groomers Institute . Once complete, she will be the only Certified Feline Master Groomer (CFMG) in the area
UPDATE…Certification completed 8/2019
As of July 2019, Sandy is now a Certified Pet Tech CPR and First Aid Instructor. Classes available to pet owners and pet professionals.
For more information on upcoming classes, go to the Pet Tech CPR and First Aid page on this website.
As Sandy's daughter, Mariah was brought up around pets. Growing up in the grooming salon and traveling to dog shows with her Mom. She has inherited the love and passion of caring for animals. Mariah has a degree in Equine Science from SUNY Morrisville and is currently studying Veterinary Technology at SUNY Canton due to graduate in May 2019. She also has her own pet sitting business. https://www.facebook.com/mariahspetsittingservice/
UPDATE….Mariah graduated May 2019 from SUNY Canton with a degree in Veterinary Science Technology. She passed her boards with flying colors in July 2019 and is now a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She is currently employed at Burnt Hills Veterinary Hospital, Burnt Hills, NY
Mariah is also a wonderful pet portrait artist and did the artwork for our new van.
Check out her artwork at https://www.facebook.com/dogbymariah/