Jamie has been grooming for over 12.5 years. She got her start in grooming at a busy box store salon, very quickly she realized grooming was what she was meant to do. Jamie worked hard learning whatever she could from the senior staff and eventually moved into managing the salon.
After 8 years at that salon she left and founded Pampered Pups by Jamie. Jamie built Pampered Pups with the core mission of providing a low stress grooming visit for each dog while delivering high quality grooms.
When not grooming Jamie enjoys being with her family and furkids.
Marsha has been grooming for over 16 years. She started her grooming career as a hobby in her home, from here she completed the vet assistant program at St. Lawrence College. Marsha then began grooming at a busy salon and spent many years learning and growing her very loyal clientelle. Marsha soon left to be reunited with Jamie at Pampered Pups by Jamie. When Marsha isn't grooming she enjoys spending time with her family and gardening.
Kim started her grooming career at the early age of 12, taking on her family's Shih tzu as her first client. Her professional career started at age 17 and has spanned over the past 30 years. Kim has worked in many salon's and has also owned her own grooming business' in St. Catharine's and Niagara. When not at work Kim enjoys spending time with her husband and being on the water.
Ashley found her love for animals when she did a co-op in high school at a local vet office. From here Ashley attended St. Lawrence College's vet assistant program. Upon completion she was hired as a vet assistant but soon started grooming for the vet clinic. Ashley left here and joined Jamie and Marsha at a local big box store salon as a Bather. Ashley took 6 years off to be a stay at home mom before rejoining Marsha and Jamie at Pampered Pups. Jamie started showing Ashley how to perform haircuts. Ashley has been a Pet stylist for approximately 1.5 years. When not grooming Ashley enjoys spending time with her kids.
Stylist in training
Rachel is a graduate of the vet assistant program at St. Lawrence College, it is here she got a taste of grooming. As a co-op student she spent time at Pampered Pups by Jamie and very quickly showed what an asset she would be to the team. Rachel was offered a part time position at Pampered Pups but soon moved into a full time member. After mastering the skills as a bather, Rachel is now learning how to groom. Rachel also helps Jamie with admin work and is learning to help run Pampered Pups by Jamie. When not grooming Rachel enjoys drawing and spending time with family.
Violet has had a passion for animals since a very young age, leading her to attend the Vet Tech program at St. Lawrence College. After attending college she discovered her passion for dog grooming. Violet spent time learning from an accomplished mentor in Rossmore before finding her way to Pampered Pups. Violet has been grooming for approximately 2 years now. When not working Violet enjoys riding horses, enjoying the sunshine and spending time with her dogs.