Our Team


Andy

Owner 

As the owner of Planet Pooch Mobile Grooming; Andy started his career in the grooming industry working with his mother at just 17 years old. He went on to graduate from the New York School of Dog Grooming in 2010 and obtained his license to groom. While working by his mother's side for many years, he built the skills necessary to succeed in this field. Andy started Planet Pooch Mobile Grooming in the summer of 2014.

Kathy


Kathy is the matriarch of the Planet Pooch grooming family. Her pure love for animals lead her to pursue a career in grooming and it spans for generations.  Kathy obtained her license to groom in 1979 from the New York School of Dog Grooming and began her career, quickly transitioning over to mobile grooming in 1980. She successfully worked for a mobile company for over six years, but in 1986 Kathy decided to go out on her own. She started Kathy's Mobile Grooming and over 30 years later she still works in the industry. She adds massive value to our team and it is an honor and a privilege to work with her. 

Jessica


Andy's wife, Jessica started helping in the company while Andy and her were just dating. She obtained her Bather/Brusher certificate in early 2017 and now helps out on the vans multiple times a week. Jessica makes sure orders are made, office work is up to date, and supplies are stocked. She is also the creative mind behind our hit holiday cards.

Kristina 

Groomer

Graduating from the American Academy of Pet Grooming in 2016, Kristina hit the ground running and quickly became a professional dog groomer.  She is known around here for her wild colored socks and charismatic personality.  She lives in Port Washington with her life partner, Denise and their daughter Angelica. They have a mini schnauzer named Bella, four cats; Skyler, Charlie, Stars, and Stripes and a leopard gecko named Darla. 

Stacey 

Groomer/Manager

Stacey is one of our most esteemed and dedicated groomers. Upon graduating from Petco Grooming School in 2001, she has earned the respect and admiration of an enviable list of loyal clients for almost 20 years! The respect spills over to her co-workers as she has proven that it is not only her clients that she is willing to go to extra mile to help. Stacey lives in Baldwin with her long haired chihuahua named Clarice and her Pomsky named Padme. 

Alison

Groomer

Alison started her grooming career as a bather/brusher at Petsmart in 2015. She loved working with people and their pets so much that she decided to further her career and get her dog grooming certificate. She graduated from Petsmart Grooming Academy in 2018 with our groomer Stacey as her mentor.  She lives in Hewlett with her husband, Chris and their 2 rescue dogs, Callie and Bowzer.  They also have two tortoises; Franklin and Bowie, a leopard gecko named Margot and a green tree frog named Bane. 

Kathleen 

Groomer

Kathy was born and raised in Long Beach. She lives with her mom and 13 year old  long-haired chihuahua named Cookie. She has been working in the animal field for over 10 years doing boarding, daycare, bathing, dog walking and was even a veterinary assistant! She wanted to grasp every aspect of pet care so she first started grooming just over 2 years ago at Petco. She loves what she does and is always determined to make your pups look and feel their best!

Andrea 

Groomer

Andrea started her grooming career in 2008 and received her grooming certificate from Petco Grooming School.  She lives in Lynbrook with her husband Louie and has a daughter named Rayna.

They have their hands full with 9 dogs named Earl, Angel, Lady, Blue, Dutchess, Grimm, Pedro, Wall-E, and Morticia. They also have two bearded dragons named Corvo and Groot.  

Dyana


Dyana has always had a passion for pets. She joined Petsmart in 2016 and became such a valuable team member that she was fast tracked into the Petsmart Grooming Academy from her bathing position. She received her grooming certification in 2017 and her skills and rapid growth saw her graduate from their Cat Academy in 2019. Now she has brought her knowledge, skills and cheerful disposition to the Planet Pooch family. Dyana lives in Flushing with her boyfriend Rolando and their dog Feebie. 

Estefanny

Groomer

At 19 years old, Stef started as a bather/brusher at Petco. Today, 8 years later, shes a very well known professional pet groomer who treats every pup as her own.  Stef goes home every day to her wife and 3 children; a maltipoo named Charlie, a chug named Tracy, and a wire haired Dachshund named Lucy. On her days off she likes to sage, read Dan Brown and take her pups for walks. 

Ashley

Groomer

Originally from Freeport, Ashley started her grooming career at Petco. She has been grooming cats and dogs for over 11 years! In her free time, she studies Spanish and sign language. Ashley also enjoys spending time with friends, family and of course, their fur babies.  She lives in Franklin Square with her fish named Pearl.

This Could Be YOU!!

Groomer

Planet Pooch is always looking to grow our team! Call us today if you are looking for a career with Planet Pooch!