Dawn Carnegie, aka Cat Woman. Not that one, this one loves grooming cats and they love her. She has benn grooming in the Lansing area for 14 years. Cats are not her only love as she also does stylin' for everyone from miniature poodles to Great Danes. Dawn is a perfectionist that has loved all animals since childhood, and it shows in her beautiful work.
Cori Cole is an award winning stylist that has been perfecting her craft for 25 years. Scissorhands could be her middle name. The skill she exhibits with her shears has earned her a loyal clientele of owners of breeds that requiring precise scissoring to breed standards. Cori believes in education and attends seminars whenever she is able, believing that you can always learn something new that will sharpen your skills.
Karen Cooley- Packer, aka Miss Congeniality, has also been grooming for 25 years. She graduated from grooming school in 1987 when she was just six years old. Well, OK maybe she was a little bit older, but to this day she still has the enthusiasm of a rookie, with the skill of a veteran. The fact that most of Karen's clients have never been groomed by anyone else is testament to her love of animals and dedication to her craft.
Julie Smieska is the youngest of the group, but there's no shortage of knowledge in this stylist's bag. She started her career as a kennel tech at Wag'n Tails Pet Resort while still in High School. She went on to graduate from grooming school in 2004 and has been keeping Lansing area pets stylin' ever since. In 2010 Julie was named Best Pet Stylist in East Lansing, we heard it was for clipping a Wolverine in less than 10 seconds, but she insist it was for her outstanding work.