Graduates of Merryfield School of Pet Grooming have utilized their gained education to establish their own businesses, receive awards in professional competitions, go on to become certified master groomers, and much more! Graduate job placement is a key component in the curriculum of Merryfield. Our goal is to provide our students with the resources they require to have the best chance for a successful career. In fact, we are so committed to the future careers of our students that our job placement program holds a 96% success rate! We love to hear the success stories of our Merryfield alumni. Check out what some of our graduates are doing today!

Recent Graduates

Laura Ippolito

Carrie Heliin

Alessandra Freitas

Kathleen Parisian-2018

Joanna Garcia

Mirelis Aguilar

Yvette Cooley 2018

Nataila Cordeiro 2018

Evelyn Morazan

Graduated Business Owners

Yvette Cooley…. Sarasota Grooming Company

A strong, compassionate person that is secure in what she does, and is a wonderful Merryfield Graduate!

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Ashley Warner-Lopez

Katie Ware-Nashville Pet Salon

Katie, is one of a kind.  A future star in the Professional Pet Grooming industry. Well on her way to a fabulous career.

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Flavia Magrini – “Sparkling Paws”House Call Pet Grooming

A strong wonderful sensitive person that just has it all together!

Fernando Mujica-2008 Graduate

This is what success is all about, expertly done!

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Eric McMahon— “Finley’s Upper Cut”

A classic success and going strong!

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Miami Paw Spa–Elizabeth S.

Elizabeth has an outrageously successful Mobile grooming business. An outstanding student, and competitor in our industry grooming competitions. Our school is very proud of her!!

Toys in the Sink–Paula S.

One of our most successful “House Call” Pet grooming graduates!! Always willing to share her knowledge with other alumni. If you are interested in this business model, contact the school and we will go to the next step!

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Monica S.

Monica’s cheerful and loving way about her is part of her secret and her skills are the other part of why she is so successful! Monica and her husband created their own van. A first class job!

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Blue Butterfly Pet Grooming- Joleen D.

Joleen was a great student, now Graduate and has a top notch mobile grooming enterprise!

Love on a Leash- Davie, FL

Katuska represents the 2nd generation Merryfield Graduate at this location! It’s a real part of the Davie Florida Community!

Transfurmations Spa – Renee R.

Renee was on a mission.  A real go-getter. A delight to have at our school, and another success story!   Wow Gregg. I love the alumni recognition. Thanks for adding me. Business is fantastic. Thriving and I am blessed to have wonderful clientele. I’ve come a long way in just over a year. Thanks to you and everyone at school for pushing me to believe in myself. Thank you from the bottom of my heart 💖 Renée –

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Posh Paws by Wendy

Drove from Naples Florida to our school. Overcame a lot of obstacles and has a thriving business!

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D’Tails Dog Spa-Marilyn Shappert

Marilyn has a quiet steadfast wonderful attitude about her business! A graduate in 2007 and has a thriving business.

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Cheryl Lynn Nelson

A drive like no other, a mother of two great sons and the willingness to uproot herself, come to our school and then to go back home to Pickens,  S.C. Cheryl is what success is all about!

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Wilton Waggerz- Jack L.

Jack L. Has a great salon, and a great attitude about everything he does. Everything he touches is total perfection!

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Pets Paradise Mobile Pet Spa Spa

Maya G. started as a true entrepreneur and now has 2 mobile units.  She’s living and lovin’ the dream!!

Le Posh Pets–Brazil

Juan Q. is part of our Merryfield Family.  He has a great Salon in Brazil We have an International foot print!

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Sophia Pierce- Dogs En Vogue

A great student, a hard worker, always looking to improve herself. Now one of our youngest salon owners

Foxy Paws Pet Grooming

The owner, Tami,  and the entire staff are all Merryfield graduates! Devin and Kati,  staff members,  and are fierce competitors on the Professional Pet Grooming Circuit. Their skills are getting National Attention!

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Nick’s Grooming Studio

A great student, a skilled artist and another wonderful graduate of Merryfield!

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Atlantic Doggery

Heather’s Salon has all Merryfield Graduates!! She is a Hero to many!  

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Doggy Stylz

Ashley, a Graduate along with everyone that works in her salon is a Merryfield Graduate!!

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Janet graduated Feb/2013  

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Artistic Clips Mobile Grooming, Randi Sands

A wonderful student, applied what she learned and her success speaks for itself!

Pampered Pooch Salon

Even though Daren, the owner did not go to Merryfield School of Pet Grooming, Everybody on the staff is a Graduate of our school! Frank Lawson Jessica Wallace Natalie Benitez Terri Decubas

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Liza now lives in North Carolina and has made her dreams a reality!

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Marlene, was one of our  youngest salon owners when she started her business! We are all very proud of her!!!

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Le Paw Spa

Outstanding Mobile Grooming Graduate. One of the top Mobile grooming salons in South Florida      

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One of our very successful graduates      

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National Certified Master Groomers

Ashley Pacini,NCMG


Our Youngest NCMG.  Truly amazing talent!
We all will be watching her future accomplishments!

Tammy Malis, NCMG


Bridget Scalzetti,NCMG

Graduate and Instructor

Blancy Torres,NCMG


Gracia Adriani, NCMG


The Best  Professional Groomer

on Miami Beach, Florida!!

Jessica Wallace, NCMG

Graduate and Instructor

Katie Ware, NCMG


Devin Fitzgerald, NCMG


Irina “Pina” Pinkusevich, NCMG


Joshua Morales, NCMG


Lulu Rodriguez, NCMG

Graduate and Instructor

Joanne Marino, NCMG


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