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25 Ferndale Road
Burgess Hill West Sussex
RH15 0HB
Tel: 01444 245517
Website: http://groomingdales.vpweb.co.uk


Opening Times

SATURDAY 8.30am-4.30pm
Michelle Booth is the groomer/proprietor at Groomingdales, and has been running her own grooming salon for 12 years.
Michelle started her career in 1988 , working in kennels at Peacehaven, East Sussex whilst studying dog grooming at London Academy Of Grooming ( Canine Comforts) in Hounslow. On finishing her 2 year YTS course she did mobile grooming around her home town of Lewes.
In 1992 she moved to Wokingham in Berkshire to work for The Guide Dogs For The Blind Association as kennel staff. Here she studied and achieved a City & Guilds in Dog Care and Handling and then went on to achieve an Advanced City & Guilds in the same subject. During her 5 year career at Guide Dogs she worked her way up to kennel supervisor in charge of 13 kennel staff and 120 guide dogs in training.She delivered City & Guilds lectures to kennel staff and taught new guide dog owners how to groom their guide dogs, and generally care for them.
Michelle decided to return to Sussex and dog grooming in 1997. She worked and re-trained at Smart Pets salon in Eastbourne at Petsmart. She soon became supervisor of the Horsham store salon, and when the salons were franchised out she took over the franchise at Horsham in 1999.
When the Pets At Home store sold off half the store in 2004, the salon was closed and Michelle started Groomingdales salon in Twineham and now re located to Burgess Hill.
During this time Michelle has also achieved an Advanced City & Guilds in Dog Grooming and a City & Guilds Adult Teaching qualification.
Michelle is a member of The English Groomer's Group and regularly attends educational events to better herself further in her career.
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