Pet Stylists

Becky with some of her rescue pets.

Rebecca started her grooming career right here at Friendly Paws in 2010. She has been grooming since she was 15 and has groomed in three different states. Rebecca has a large family consisting of five dogs, a cat, a turtle, fish, several button quails, a husband, and a tiny human. She hopes to one day own her own mini farm. Rebecca has a degree in equine healthcare and loves all animals. She is working on her National Masters Grooming Certification and can not wait to see some of you again and to meet any new clients!


Ashley grooms ashley-gduring the school year for us. Ashley is from Canada and moved to the United States when she was 3 with her family. She grew up 30 minutes west of Cleveland in a small town. She started grooming school at age 15 during her first year of high school. She has been grooming for 7 years and absolutely loves it. She is currently attending Ohio University to pursue her other passion, being an elementary teacher. Other than grooming dogs and spending her days with children she likes rescuing dogs and volunteering at animal shelters. All Ashley needs is children and dogs and she is content!


Nina and Dutz

Nina is originally from Salem Oregon and moved to Athens, Ohio 4 years ago. She graduated from Federal Hocking high school in 2016. Nina comes from a big family of which she is the oldest human and includes five dogs, two cats, four horses and eight kids. The love of her life is her cat Dutz whom she adopted from Friendly Paws. Nina is able to bathe, deshed and do general trim work while whispering sweet nothings to your babies. Nina is also a certified yoga instructor. She can’t wait to meet your pet!