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Local Wheaton Groomer, Cristyn Zloza, Has Fruitful Year in Competitive Grooming show Season.
Cristyn Zloza, an multiple award winning, nationally ranked, and nationally certified groomer, of Spotted Paw, finishes an explosive first full year, for the 2015 competitive grooming show season, with a combined 20 placements including a group 3 placement and a ranking of 33 in the United States.
Wheaton Il, – December 30, 2015 – After a long show season, with 8 show appearances starting in February with Groom Expo West, and completing in December with Groom South Pet Grooming Competition, Cristyn closes out a successful year with a combined total placement record of 20 placements, included a group 3 placement. These placements earned Cristyn enough points to place 33 on Groom Team USA ranked list. This list ranks all competitive groomers in the United States, covering all the shows that happen in the season, in which many of those competitors never make the list. In addition with collecting several 1st place wins, Cristyn, moved up from the Entry Division to the Intermediate Division, bringing with it a higher level of competition and challenges that will help her perfect her style and abilities. This is another step for Cristyn to help her be successful in the Open Division and attaining Cristyn’s dream of becoming a member of Groom Team USA.
Cristyn who has been grooming for over several years, and competing for over a year, has attended various workshops over that time attaining additional training and certifications. Cristyn has completed the “Practical Skills Three Tiered Testing Program” with the Paragon School of Pet Grooming. With Barkleigh, Cristyn is a certified bather / brusher, and also has attended seminars in the proper professional manner with handling pets and their care. Cristyn is CPR & First Aid certified through PetTech to make sure if anything arises she is prepared to handle it in a safe and professional way. Head Groomer for over 4 years, where Cristyn has taken these skills learned to instruct and mentor the other groomers in various grooming styles and techniques that work under her. Cristyn’s success and efforts have also given her a close working relationship with Wahl.
Cristyn is also a Certified groomer with the National Dog Groomers Association of America (NDGAA) where she is currently working on her Master Groomer certification. In addition Cristyn is working on her Master Pet Stylist certification with the International Society of Canine Cosmetology (ISCC). Both of these advanced programs will certify Cristyn in multiple breed specific AKC clips and patterns, scissoring proficiency / techniques, carding, hand stripping, and other advanced grooming and stylist techniques. These techniques learned will help Cristyn with the quality of her grooms, and continued top 3 placing within the competitive grooming show season. Cristyn is the Head Groomer and Owner of “Spotted Paw” in Wheaton, IL, where she is available by request only.
About Spotted Paw
Spotted Paw goes, above and beyond, the typical groom shop while making sure that the quality of the hair style is to your satisfaction. Using all natural pet shampoos, moisturizers and conditioners that are specially formulate to meet your pets’ needs. In addition they care a selection of healthy and organic food brands. Covering from dry food, to raw, to treats, they have or can order what you are looking for. At Spotted Paw they take pride in knowing that you enjoy the beauty as much as your beloved pet does