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not_availableLaura - Grooming Manager & Wayland Groomer
Laura has been a groomer in Wayland since 2009 and grooming manager since 2011. For over two decades Laura has had the good fortune to work with literally thousands of animal lovers. She has a genuine love for all animals and a desire to help them and their people. Laura uses her experience and skills to help people feel better about their pets as well as make their pets physically more comfortable. With a true passion for her job, she treats every dog like her own and still comes running when she hears a puppy is in the store!

Laura spends her days off with her wife, and daughter, who also shares the same enthusiasm and love of dogs. Laura believes that she is proof that if you do what you love and love what you do, success is certain!


Emily_groomerEmily - Medway Groomer
Emily has been a groomer at Especially for Pets since 2005. Prior to joining us, she had been grooming locally for eight years. For the last three years, her pug, Ditto, has accompanied Emily to work and has become a fixture in the grooming room. Emily’s years of owning dogs have been mostly devoted to pugs, but she also enjoys puppy play dates with her family and friends' dogs including Labs, Mastiffs, Ridgebacks, and Shih Tzu’s.

When she’s not grooming, Emily enjoys most outdoor activities and challenging herself with various do-it-yourself projects. Emily enjoys educating her grooming customers about how to help their dogs stay comfortable and look great between pet groomings!

Jay_GroomerJay - Westborough Groomer
Jay has been with Especially for Pets since January 2011 and is a graduate of Massachusetts Academy of Canine Cosmetology in Newburyport. She has a ten-year old German Shepherd named Blacky who is a rescue dog from Germany.

In addition to grooming, Jay is a Level 2 Reiki practitioner. It is her passion to groom dogs and she plans on making it her lifelong career.
Jen_GroomerJennifer - Medway Groomer
Jennifer has a strong love for animals and started grooming both cats and dogs at Especially for Pets in 2011. She graduated from the Norfolk County Agricultural High School with a degree in Animal Science. In addition, she successfully completed the pet grooming classes while attending.

Jennifer has experience as a veterinary technician, kennel manager, working with farm animals, as well as dog training and as a sales associate for Especially for Pets. She has also spent over eleven years volunteering in all aspects of animal sheltering, from fostering dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies, to assisting with feral cats.

Jennifer’s family includes cats, dogs, chickens, guinea pigs, as well as a rabbit. Her human children now are school-aged.

Lisa - Canton Groomer
Lisa has been a groomer in Canton since March 2011. It's extremely rewarding for her to see the 'before' and the 'after' results of her grooming and how happy the dogs are after being groomed. Lisa enjoys working together with both customers and staff to make each customer’s experience the best it can be.

Lisa shares her home with Mayla, her 12-year old Yorkshire Terrier and in her spare time she enjoys making dog clothes, horseback riding, creating ceramics, and watching movies.
Lora - Sudbury Groomer
Lora came to the United States from Russia in 1988 where she groomed her Standard Poodle as a hobby - a hobby that soon grew into a passion. She joined Especially for Pets in 1997 and now has over 20 years of experience and can groom any breed of dog.

Lora has a background in computer science but decided to make grooming her profession as she loves working with animals and making them glamorous.
Nancy - Sudbury Groomer
Nancy joined Especially for Pets as a groomer in 2007. She earned a degree in Small Animal Veterinary medicine in 2001 in Brazil and worked in the field until 2004 when she moved to the United States.

Max, her Yorkshire Terrier, accompanies her to work everyday and enjoys meeting new people. Nancy is also a proud owner of two adopted cats, Eve and Eva. Pets are her life and she enjoys being and working with them!

Patty - Acton Groomer
Patty has been grooming at Especially for Pets since September of 2010 and has been a professional groomer since 2008. Her previous employment in customer service plus her strong desire to work with animals created a perfect fit for a career in grooming. Patty's favorite part of the job is the satisfaction she gets from seeing how happy and how wonderful the dogs feel after they have been groomed.

In Patty’s free time, she assists in transporting animals from overcrowded shelters across state lines to their new adoptive families. Patty’s home is filled with lots of furry love including a 12-year old Pitbull name Bowser, a seven-year old Siberian Husky/Samoyed mix named Casper, and five cats named Sheba, Gizmo, Coral, Fleamus, and Kahlua. In between volunteering, working, and spending time with her pets, Patty relaxes by listening to music, hanging with her friends, reading, and watching movies.


Wendy - Medway Groomer
Wendy has many years of pet grooming experience at various grooming shops and doggie daycares. Her favorite part of the job is educating new customers about the importance of grooming and helping them maintain a look that is both aesthetically pleasing and comfortable for their pet.

Wendy lives with and cares for a variety of chickens (her favorite breed is the Silky), a cat named Keebler, and a chinchilla named Dreamer. Over the years she has shared her life with a large variety of pets such as ducks, geese, bees, rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, homing pigeons, and a variety of breeds of dogs.

When Wendy’s not grooming dogs, she loves to spend time with her four beautiful children - Jessica, Mikayla, Kayla, and Kara. She enjoys riding four-wheelers, summering at her cottage in Manutuk Beach in Rhode Island, going to amusement parks, and the theatre.