Grooming Tales Salon proudly introduces Professional Groomer Mayra Escemendia. Mayra's extensive background and training is rooted in the Northeast with a graduate certification from the Manhatten School of Dog Grooming.
Her career of 33 years in the profession began in New Jersey where she quickly florished in the trade of her passion of care and well being of mans best friend.
The last 12 years, Mayra has grown her profession here in our sunshine state. Mayra has spent her free hours volunteering for the Humane Society. Her personal interests include arts and crafts and she brings her creative nature to the art of grooming.
Mayra enjoys the " feistier" breeds such as terriors. Could be the Latin spice in her bloodline . She adores her own 4 pups, Daisy, Lilly, Rosey and Magzy and shares the admiration with her husband of 32 years. The couple also enjoy 2 grandchildren.
" I have compassion for elderly dogs" Mayra will tell you. And she understands their special needs pateintly right down to diet recommendations and certain treatments for skin disorders so prevelent in Florida.
Allison Nickey is Groomintales 5 star groomer who brings 20 years of knowledge to the salon.
Originally from Philadelphia PA., Allison relocated to the sunshine state where she opened a 7000 foot luxury Doggie Day Care facility in Stuart. The day care grew into a huge success. After 10 successful years, Allison sold the business in 2015. It is still a thriving Doggie Day care today.
Allison descibes herself as a " homebody" with her animals and spends her days off at the doggie beach playing with her purebread Presa Canario and " mutt" mix of Husky, Mastiff, Lab & shepherd pup.
Her home farm also consists of 4 baby chickens, a bearded dragon and 2 aquariums . Not to mention a 15 year old cat. Will she groom cats? Absolutely. You could say she's obsessed with critters and devotes her life to their care and well being.
Allison learned canine grooming on poodles and has extensive experiance in showing them. She has an impressive history of show dogs, obedience and agility training.
Groomingtales welcomes Allison who plans to become a full time team member at Groomingtales including implementing the mobile van for house calls.