Meet Our "Family"
Big Mike is a toy poodle born in April of 2009. When he's older, Amy will use him in breed profile competitions. Mike is always in the studio, and loves everyone he meets...even Sulcata tortoises!
Oona is a standard poodle pup born in April of 2009. She will be in her first creative grooming competition in August 2009 at the US Pet Pro Classic held in Dallas.
Victor, a retired champion show dog, was adopted in March 2009. He was born in 2005 and is a löwchen (meaning "little lion"), a breed which once held the title of rarest dog in the world and remains scarce today. He was recently used in a creative grooming demo at the Pet Stylist Super Show in Knoxville, TN on April 5, 2009.
Xerxes and Ruby
They are standard poodles, born in March 2008. While Ruby stays in traditional poodle groom for breed profile competitions, Xerxes is always a different color or in a different groom to prepare for creative grooming competitions! They were both entered into their first grooming competitions in October 2008 at the Pet Pro Classic where Amy won first place with Ruby in Large Non-Sporting Breed Profile and groomed Xerxes like a monster from "Where the Wild Things Are." Ruby was recently used in Large Non-Sporting Breed Profile at the Atlanta Pet Fair 2009 and Poodle Breed Profile at the Pet Stylist Super Show 2009. Amy groomed Xerxes as a Spanish fighting bull for a creative competition at the Pet Stylist Super Show 2009 where she placed first in her division and won the title "Best Creative Groomer."
Tiny Ursa, born in December of 2004, is a toy poodle that was rescued from a puppy mill. She is used in a variety of competitions, including the Runway Challenge at the Pet Pro Classic in October 2008 where Amy won Best Creative Runway First Timer dressed as Cruela De Ville from 101 Dalmations with Ursa as her "accessory".
Shoo Shoo is a Pomeranian/Poodle mix, born in spring of 2004. She is also used a variety of competitions from mixed breed grooming to creative events. She recently participated in the Catwalk Challenge, a runway competition at the Atlanta Pet Fair 2009.
Marjory Stewart Baxter
Marjory is a toy poodle, born in October 2007. While she isn't used in competitions, she does enjoy spending time in the studio befriending visitors!
Hatchet is a Healer mix born in July 2006. He was rescued from an animal shelter as a puppy. He enjoys "herding" our cats around the house!
Moses and Noah
Moses and his brother Noah are Basset Hounds, born in September 2001. They may bark as you walk towards the shop, but they're just saying hi!