SOPHIE PARKER

OWNED & RUN
BY VETS

PREMIER DOG
GROOMING

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SOPHIE PARKER
DO YOU HAVE ANY PETS? IF SO, WHAT ARE THEIR NAMES?
I have a German Shorthaired Pointer named Kaiba

WHAT IS YOUR JOB?

Salon Manager at Bowdon

DO YOU HAVE ANY QUALIFICATIONS OR ADDITIONAL TRAINING IN GROOMING?

Currently hold C+G L3 in dog grooming, and undertaking ICMG

HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING AT THE PET RETREAT? AND HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A PET GROOMER FOR?

3 weeks at The Pet Retreat, groomer for 5 years

WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE BREED OF DOG?

I love all gundogs, and poodles.

WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE PART OF THE DAY WHEN WORKING AT THE PET RETREAT?

Looking at the diary in the morning and seeing what dogs I have in, I love planning grooms.

WHATS YOUR GO-TO METHOD FOR KEEPING A PET CALM DURING A GROOMING APPOINTMENT?

Keep calm yourself, lots of breaks and reassurance.

DURING YOUR PET GROOMING CAREER, WHAT IS THE MOST UNUSUAL PET YOU HAD TO GROOM?
A hedgehog named Willow.

WHICH SONG CAN YOU LISTEN TO ALL DAY LONG?
Anything Lana Del Rey.

IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERT ISLAND, WHAT THREE ITEMS WOULD YOU WANT TO HAVE WITH YOU?
A dog, some flint and a radio.

DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF WORK?
I love participating in dog sports with Kaiba. I love rollerskating, hiking, learning new things, spending time with friends.