Chrystal is owner/operator of Groomingdale's. Chrystal is a member of the Ghent Business Association and the National Dog Groomers Association. She is certified in Pet First Aid and CPR, Handling and Rehabilitation of "Difficult Dogs", Geriatric and Senior Pet Handling, AKC S.A.F.E. Safety in the Salon and is also a Certified Pet Aesthetician with training in Pet Hair and Skin. She also holds certifications in Cat Grooming, Handstripping, Salon Sanitation and Covid 19 Salon Sanitation Certification. She has been owner of Groomingdale's since 2009 but has been with the company since 1998. Groomingdale's is Ghent's oldest salon and Chrystal strives to retain the integrity and professionalism that has kept this salon so prominent within the Ghent community. She works diligently to keep up with current style trends. Chrystal feels "Pet grooming is not a job, hobby or career. It is a passion. No one endures the pain and toll on one's body unless they truly love what they do." She ensures every stylist in Groomingdale's salon is in love with the industry and they must be passionate as well as compassionate.
Every stylist at Groomingdale's is trained in humane grooming, salon safety and sanitation. Groomingdale's has been very successful at hiring only the most qualified individuals. Groomingdale's has a unique Code of Ethics and every member of our team respects this code.
It is Groomingdale's objective:
To promote a professional reputation for the pet grooming industry by striving for excellence in service
To conduct all business in an honorable and fair manner
To believe that long-term success is produced by adhering to ethical and moral business standards
To achieve total client satisfaction
To provide employees with job security and above average conditions of employment
To ensure that the highest level of humane pet care is provided to every pet
To encourage management and staff to successfully implement and fulfill our Code of Ethics