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The Staff at Green Dog Spa
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Green Dog Spa

Our Team

The mission of Green Dog Spa is to provide dog & cat grooming services by a highly trained team of those dedicated to a safe, natural approach with a focus on continuing education. Meet our talented staff below.

Lynn

Lynn

Co-Owner

Lynn is Co-Owner of Green Dog Spa with her daughter, Erica. After 4 decades in the pet care industry she still believes that every dog matters, whether waiting to be rescued or living in the lap of luxury. It’s the Dog-Human relationship that we can focus on & make a difference! “It has truly been a blessing to own businesses that allows us to mentor other dog lovers while training bathers, groomers & instructors. The most exciting part of this career is seeing the smiles from pet parents after a new haircut & seeing groomers accomplish goals they never dreamed possible!”

Erica, NCMG

Erica, NCMG

Co-Owner & Certified Master Groomer

Erica holds a Master’s degree from FSU & is an active member of Women Business Owners of Northeast Florida. Her favorite part is mentoring new team members & became a Master Groomer February 2017 through National Dog Groomer’s Association of America. She is also a certified cat groomer with International Professional Groomers & is excited about her grooming career. By attending Pet First Aid/CPR, she keeps the safety of animals top priority. Marney & Lucky are her dogs & partners for Agility, Rally, & Nosework.

DeAnna

DeAnna

Salon Manager & Pet Groomer

DeAnna is the Salon Manager. She competed in the NDGAA Career Start contest in 2021 and passed part of her terrier certification. She has also completed Levels 1 and 2 of Paragon and taken CPR and First Aid classes. She has a passion for grooming & attention to detail.

Pam, NCG

Pam, NCG

Certified Groomer

Pam is certified in the Sporting & Terrier Groups. She has worked with us at Green Dog since we opened in 2011. She has also attended Pet Safety & CPR.

Emily, NCG

Emily, NCG

Certified Groomer

Emily moved to Jacksonville in 2011 from San Diego. She was certified in animal control & law but now focuses on grooming. She competed October 2018 in the Career Start Contest with a handstripped Wire Fox Terrier. Then she went on to become certified in the Sporting Group with NDGAA & attended Pet First Aid/CPR.

Naria

Naria

Pet Groomer

Naria is passionate about animals & is currently attending Penn Foster for Vet Technician. She has been working with animals since 2016 & has a 5-year-old Boston Terrier. Her love for being around animals inspires her to educate herself & provide the best care possible, including attending Pet Safety/CPR.

Aki

Aki

Pet Stylist

Aki has completed Paragon School of Pet completed Levels 1 through 3. She currently has a Shih Tzu named Biscuit & competed in a Career Start Contest grooming a West Highland White Terrier. She attended Pet Safety/CPR class.

Melissa

Melissa

Pet Groomer

Melissa has been working with animals since 2017. She has 5 dogs & has completed Levels 1 & 2 of Paragon School of Pet Grooming. Also she attended Pet Safety/CPR class and is excited about her future grooming career!

Judy

Judy

Pet Groomer

Judy is currently enrolled in The Paragon School of Pet Grooming working on Level 2 Pet Groomer. She has a passion for working with animals & is also familiar with cat grooming. Her dog Tyson is a 65 pound Pit Bull. She attended Pet Safety/CPR class.

Lucy

Lucy

Pet Groomer

Lucy has completed Level 1, Groom Tech, at Paragon School of Pet Grooming & working on Level 2. She also grooms cats and is a great team member.

Arina

Arina

Pet Groomer

Arina began her grooming career in 2021 and is currently working on Level 2 at Paragon School of Pet Grooming. She also grooms cats.

Heidi

Heidi

Grooming Assistant

Heidi has an amazing way with animals and helps each pet have a great spa day. She communicates with pet parents to make sure the grooming experience is positive. She has 2 dogs of her own and also enjoys working with cats.

Gianna

Gianna

Groom Tech

Gianna has been working professionally with dogs since 2011 & looks forward to beginning her career as a groomer. She completed Level 1 of Paragon School of Pet Grooming & working on Level 2.

Trina

Trina

Groomer Assistant

Trina has been working with animals since 2016 and has a passion for dog grooming. She looks forward to continuing her education and enjoys helping every dog feel their best. She is working on Level 1 of Paragon School of Pet Grooming.

Yeili

Yeili

Groomer Assistant

Yeili is a wonderful team member and has 4 dogs of her own. She is enjoying learning to groom and looks forward to a bright future with an animal career! She is working on Level 1 of Paragon School of Pet Grooming.

Lyrica

Lyrica

Lyrica is completing her externship with us through Animal Behavior College. She is a great team member & enjoys giving the dogs a great experience during their spa day.