Grooming Staff



Julissa has been an asset to the Jill's team since 2016. Starting as a kennel technician, she has been cross trained in various areas of the facility. She grooms, assists in the kennel when needed, and takes great care in everything she does! During her off time, she enjoys hiking and takes beautiful photos of nature! 


Erica is our newest groomer here at Jill's! We added her to our team in February 2020. She graduated from Paragon Grooming Academy, and has a passion for grooming! She aspires to be a competition groomer and we are happy to help aid her in her goal! She has several years of experience in all breeds, and we are so excited to have her on our team! 



Priscilla is our grooming manager and has been with Jill's since 2013. She has 3 Standard poodles, and shows her Borzoi and Vizsla in conformation and hunting tests. Her grooming career started 10 years ago and her experience shows with every dog on her table! From basic pet trims to show grooming, she has experience in a variety of breeds and clips. She has history as a veterinary technician, dog (and horse) trainer, and also has her certification in Equine Technology. On her off time, you will find her and her husband Adam at dog shows, hunting in the field with their pups, or just hanging out at home!



Kelsey has been with Jill's since 2017. She has a beautiful daughter named Kaia, and several fur babies! With 9 years of grooming experience, Kelsey is proficient in all breed clips and styles. Her smile brightens every room she walks into, and puts the dogs on her table right at ease!


Katie has been with Jill's since 2018. Her sense of humor and bright personality make her a joy to work with! She is a mother to a handsome son named John, and shares her home with a silly and sweet Great Dane named Roxy! Katie takes great pride in her work, and loves her clients! 


Amy is our lead bather. She has been with Jill's since 2011, and has heaps of experience with many different breeds. Amy has the patience to handle the most difficult babies, and shares a connection with each dog she works with. 




Jessica joined our grooming team in 2018, and has quite a bit of experience in several areas of the animal industry. Her passion is grooming, but she has experience as a veterinary technician as well as a horse trainer. Jessica talks to each dog on her table, easing their nerves and making each groom a good experience. From puppies to large breeds, Jessica is well versed in different styles and clips to suit even the most precise of needs. 



Rosemary graduated from the Virginia School of Pet Grooming and began grooming in 2001. With two Schnauzers of her own and a dedicated clientele of Schnauzer owners who request her, we lovingly address her as our "Schnauzer whisperer"! Her patience and kindness makes her a true treasure to our clients and their pets! She has been involved in per related activities for over 20 years and has been with Jill's since 2005.


Amanda is a grooming assistant/bather at Jill's! She ensures that all of our bath clients are well taken care of, as well as trimmed and groomed to perfection! She is always willing to help out our groomers whenever needed, and takes pride in making sure every dog she touches leaves her table looking better than when they stepped on it. 



Sarah started at Jill's in 2007, and her love and talent shines bright each day she walks into work! She has a long list of clients that love her and the beautiful work she applies to their pups! She is a mother to 5 boys, and a grandmother to 5 beautiful children!


You will see Manda on Mondays here at Jill's! She has been with us since 2008. She is a mother to a beautiful little girl named Cadence, and has another one on the way! Manda is a very talented, kind soul that cares for each dog on her table as if they were her own. She has her own dedicated clientele that line up to see her on Mondays! 

Kayla is a bather here at Jill's! She joined our team in 2019. Washing and drying dogs, she helps make sure our groomers and assistants have a good foundation for each clip! Kayla is an amazing team player, and is always there to lend a hand to anyone who needs it!



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