Cristyn Zloza is a National Ranked, Multiple National Award Winning, National Certified Senior Pet Stylist and is a National Certified Groomer through the National Dog Groomers Association of America (NDGAA), as well as working toward her Certification to become a National Certified Master Groomer through NDGAA, which she is currently a member of. She is already well versed in numerous patterns, profiles and clips for Pure Breed and Mixed Breeds. Cristyn is committed to always improve by learning new clips / patterns, and has attended numerous seminars and workshop to further her skills. In addition she is certified in Pet CPR and First aid, always putting the health and safety of the pet first. In 2015 Cris has also joined the International Society of Canine Cosmetology (ISCC).
Cristyn has been grooming for over 16 years, owning her own business, Spotted Paw Shop in Wheaton Illinois since 2011. She has groomed competitively throughout the U.S. since 2013, ranked 38th in the United States and 3rd in Illinois, winning multiple national awards in multiple competition classes.
GroomTeam USA 2015 Points Thru Dallas
33 in the Country and 3rd in Illinois among groomers
December 2015 Cristyn Zloza took 2 placements at Groom South Pet Stylists Super Show in Gatlinburg, TN.
1st with Brandy the Bichon Frise
3rd with Chip the Mini Poodle
In November 2015 Cris took 6 placements at the Pet Pro Classic in Dallas, (ISCC)
3rd in GROUP with Chanel the Standard Poodle
2nd with Chanel the Standard Poodle
3rd with Cash the Bichon Frise
2nd with Rory the Irish Coated Wheaten
1st with Rocky the Labra-Doodle
1st with Aurora the Mini Poodle
October 2015 Cristyn Zloza took 2 placements, Fun in the Sun celebrated their 30th year in Orlando Florida
2nd place finish with Brandy the Bichon Frise
Merritt Placement with Sophera the Standard Poodle among 30 other competitors in hr class
3rd place finish at Groom Expo hosted in Hersey, Pennsylvania which is one of the largest groom shows in the U.S. and abroad, September 2015
August 2015 Cristyn Zloza took 2 placements at the longest running grooming show, All-American Grooming Show in Illinois.
3rd Place Win with our Bichon Frise, Cash aka Tikaa’s Legal Tender
3rd Place Win with Chanel, Standard Poodle
Cris took 2nd place at one of the biggest grooming industry grooming competition in Atlanta at the Atlanta Pet Fair 2015 with Brandy the Bichon Frise
In November 2014 Cris took 4 placements at the Pet Pro Classic in Dallas,
1st with Brandy the Bichon
1st with Rocky the Labra-Doodle
3rd with Sophera the Standard Poodle
3rd with Aurora the Mini Poodle
2nd placing at PetQuest 2014 in Wilmington, Ohio. In which she competed in the Poodles class with Aurora the Mini Poodle along with 17 other competitors.
Cris took 2nd place at The All American Grooming Show Wheeling, Illinois 2014 in the Pure Bred class with Brandy the Bichon Frise.
Cristyn is working with Tikaa’s Legal Tender aka Cash a Bichon Frise toward Confirmation as well, striving to win a Championship and Grand Championship with him. Cristyn is already a member of the American Kennel Club (AKC), Chicagoland Bichon Frise Club and Elgin Kennel Club, working with them though the Confirmation process. Cristyn and Cash has won 2 first places and 2 Best of Winner awards.
Cristyn and her Husband Michael, in conjunction with Spotted Paw Shop are very active in the rescue circuit. Cristyn and Michael have personally fostered over 96 dogs and cats, in addition helping find forever homes for over 126 dogs and cats. Since 2013, Cristyn and Michael travel to Best Friends Animal Society, in Utah, and volunteer their time every fall. While there they help with Best Friends everyday needs, at the same time learn vital lessons about the rescue and how to contribute year round.
Cristyn and Michael currently have two Standard Poodles, two Mini Poodles, a Bichon Frise, and a Russian Blue / Himalayan Mix Cat and co owns several show dogs.