Amy is the owner of Doggie Divine as well as one of the stylists. Amy attended Academy of the Dog Grooming Arts in Arlington heights and received her certificate of pet grooming in 2000.
Loving and caring for animals at an early age, Amy has always had a pet in her life. Whether it’s dogs, cats, parrots, rabbits, gerbils or reptiles, Amy has never been without a pet. Sometimes known as the “pug girl”, because Amy usually has a pug in hand.
After spending some time in Paris, Amy enjoyed that dogs were allowed just about everywhere and treated as members of the family, so the dream of Doggie Divine began. “I wanted to open a grooming salon where clients could feel comfortable leaving their beloved pets. A salon that was clean, safe not overheated or stuffy and offered customized cuts for each individual pet. A salon where stylists would communicate with their clients and offer extensive knowledge on styles, options and possible health issues.”
Amy feels that every pet is an individual and each needs to be groomed according to their needs.She and her entire staff practice a holistic grooming approach with all pets She strives to keep a clean, temperature controlled, stress-free environment with safety being her main priority. Doggie Divine earned it’s Salon Sanitization certification in 2019 and soon will receive AKC S.A.F.E salon certification.
Amy is certified in animal CPR , a member of the National Dog Groomers Association, AKC S.A.F.E. groomer certified, AKC stress free groomer certified, Coat and skin science certified, Certified Canine Esthitician, member of American Professional Pet Groomers Association and a member of Association of Holistic Pet Professionals.
Amy currently lives with her 4 pugs Zelma, Linus, Lu, Rambo and her 13 chickens. Amy also offers pet sitting in her home for clients.