Paw Spa owner Amanda Gomes graduated her grooming apprenticeship on Nov/8/2013. She then worked at a vet clinic and a small pet store for a year before opening up Paw Spa.
I'm certified in pet first aid & CPR. I'm also a certified bather, certified intermediate stylist technician & is certified in the non sporting group trough the Canadian Professional Pet Stylist. Which is the only Federally registered, not for profit certification association for Dog Groomers in Canada. My goal is to become a master groomer. There is 4 more tests to go trough.
I'm is a member of the Ontario Dog Groomers Association, The National Association of Professional Creative Groomers, and a member of the Canadian Professional.
I also attend continued education trough out the year, by attending two grooming shows a year
to watch seminars and compete in the ring. And I try to attend 2-3 hands on workshops a year to better my skills.
I currently have 3 dogs myself. A 13 year old Toy Poodle named Niles, A 7 year old Chihuahua Named Hope, And a 2 year old Standard poodle named Moana. Moana and I have done many fun things throughout her life. She was a show dog as a puppy. Now we do dog sports together, and grooming competitions.