Our Team

Amanda Payne

Amanda Payne

Groomer

Amanda first became a professional groomer in 2010 after 6 months of training. She had worked in the pet industry for 7 years prior to that. Today, Amanda has competed in national grooming competitions and has won several top awards. She is dedicated to continuing her education, and attends educational seminars on a regular basis. She has also been in several hands-on workshops hosted by some of the world's top pet stylists. She also enjoys keeping up with the latest grooming trends, including creative styling and asian fusion styling. She is currently working toward her IPG certificate to become a Certified Advanced Professional Groomer. Some of her favorite breeds to groom are: Poodles, Poodle mixes, Australian Shepherds, and handstrip terriers.

Amanda offers handstripping and full hand scissoring in addition to standard services.

Monday : 9:30am - 5pm
Wednesday : 9:30am - 6pm
Thursday : 9:30am - 6pm
Saturday : 9am - 5pm

Amanda Sutherlin

Groomer

Amanda first started as a bather in 1999, and shortly after started apprenticing. She finished her training in 1999 and became a full time groomer. Amanda worked for 15 years in a high-end shop in Bellevue. She became one of their most requested groomers. Amanda is extremely passionate about making clients happy and getting the groom "just right". She joined the team at Snohomish Dog Spaw in 2016 and shares our passion for making your pet our #1 priority. She specializes in grooming nervous dogs, and enjoys character grooming. Some of her favorite breeds to groom are Chihuahuas, Golden Retrievers, Shih Tzus, and Scottish Terriers.

Amanda offers handstripping in addition to standard services.

Monday : 8:30 - 5
Tuesday : 8:30 - 5
Wednesday : 8:30 - 5
Thursday : 8:30 - 5
Friday : 8:30 - 5

Chelsea Dasso

Groomer

Desta

Desta

Groomer

Desta first got into grooming in 2003 as a bather, and after 6 months began training as an apprentice. She completed her training in 2004. Desta quickly became one of the most requested and popular groomers in Skagit county. In 2012 she completed her mentor program training and trained other groomers until 2014. Shortly after, she began attending seminars and hands on workshops to help continue her own education. She began working with IPG in 2016 to become a Certified Professional Groomer. Some of Desta's favorite breeds to groom include Westies, Schnauzers, Shih Tzus, and Springer Spaniels.

Tuesday : 9:30 - 6
Wednesday : 8:30 - 5
Thursday : 8:30 - 5
Friday : 8:30 - 5
Saturday : 9 - 5

Hillary, CPG

Hillary, CPG

Groomer

Hillary started working as a bather in 2012, and after 6 months began working as an apprentice under the head groomer at her salon. After nearly 2 years apprenticing, Hillary decided that she needed a better education. So, in 2014 she began a 6 month course at Masers School of Grooming. She graduated in 2015 at the top of her class. At the same time, she began working at Snohomish Dog Spaw and was encouraged by our enthusiasm for continuing education. Since then, she has attended several seminars and hands on workshops. In 2016 she completed her Certified Professional Groomer course and became a CPG through IPG. Some of her favorite breeds to groom include Shih Tzus, Australian Shepherds, Pomeranians, and Poodle mixes.

Hillary offers cat nail trims in addition to regular services.

Tuesday : 7 - 3:30
Wednesday : 7 - 3:30
Thursday : 7 - 3:30
Friday : 9:30 - 6
Saturday : 9 - 5

Linda, ICMG

Linda, ICMG

Groomer

Linda is the owner of Snohomish Dog Spaw, and sole groomer for No Place Like Home Mobile Grooming. Linda is a Certified Master Groomer through IPG.

In the salon ~
Monday : 9 - 5
Friday : 9 - 5

In the mobile grooming van ~
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Robin

Groomer

Robin started groomer training at Masers School of Grooming in July of 2015. She graduated in March 2016. She also started working at Snohomish Dog Spaw in 2016, and immediately began to further her education. She has attended workshops and seminars, but also is receiving hands on training from all of the groomers here at Snohomish Dog Spaw. Robin is currently working toward becoming IPG certified. Some of her favorite breeds to groom include Schnauzers, Pomeranians, and Golden Retrievers.