Cindy Buttrick


Experience & Training

Whole Pet Grooming Academy - Groomer/Stylist/Instructor 


Whole Pet Grooming Academy, Peterborough, NH - Graduate Advanced Stylist/Groomer


American Academy of Pet Grooming in Manhattan, New York City  Graduate- Groomer


Animal Behavior Training 

The Hairy Barker, Grooming Shop, Darien, Connecticut


Spot On Veterinary Clinic and Hotel, Stamford, Connecticut


Continued Education - Grooming Expos New Orleans, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts 



ISCC certified Canine Cosmetologist


Pet Tech certified First Aid & CPR


New England Grooming Competition, Bronze winner in

Intermediate Division


Member   American Professional Pet Groomers Association


Member  International Society of Canine Cosmetologists


Member  New Hampshire Groomers Alliance.   

Dara Forleo
Feline Stylist

Professional Career

​Barkleigh Productions- Professional Speaker and Seminar Leader


Owner/Operator  - PETborough Boutique Retail/Grooming/Self Serve Wash & Bakery 

Owner/Operator - Dara’s Paw Spa - Grooming/Retail  Peterborough, NH


Owner/Operator - The Doggie Bag & Day Spa  Grooming/Retail Milford NH. (2 locations)


Founder/Advisor-  New Hampshire Groomers Allianc


Leadership Council for the National Alliance of Grooming Associations


Advisory Board Member The Association of Holistic Pet Professionals


Host/Sponsor/Facilitator- Grooming and Business Seminars

Chrissy Neumyer Smith                   (Chrissy)


Professional Career

Current - Owner/Operator - Happy Critters Dog Training and Grooming, Nashua NH                                                                                                                      

Current - Instructor -  The Whole Pet Grooming Academy, Portsmouth, NH   


Current - Barkleigh Productions – Speaker and Educator 


Current - Award Winning Podcast - Creating Great Grooming Dogs                                                                       Certified Behavior Consultant for Canines Knowledge Assessed                                                                                                            Achievements                                                                                                    

Pet Industry Educator Award Winner 2019 for Best Podcast

Certified Professional Groomer - IPG                                                                                                                        Fear Free Certified                                                                                          AKC S.A.F.E. Certified                                                                                       Fear Free Certified Dog Trainer                                                                      Certified Professional Dog Trainer                                                                Certified Behavior Consultant for Canine Knowledge Assessed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Hours M/F 9am-5pm                                   603-801-5584                                                    Portsmouth, NH        

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