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Full time groomer named at St. Augustine Humane Society

SAINT AUGUSTINEThe St. Augustine Humane Society has named Nikki Spath Perry as a full time groomer at the nonprofit’s on site Society Pet Spa

With more than 10 years of professional grooming training and experience at a nationally recognized pet store chain,Perry will provide a full range of grooming services and is highly skilled in utilizing specialized equipment, applying methods and solutions in pet grooming, and reporting issues or assessments to pet owners. Perry was born and raised in Palm Coast, where she and her family reside.

The pet spa facility opened in 2015 adjacent to the Humane Society at 1665 Old Moultrie Rd. with a renovated space and relaxing environment for pets and owners. The neighboring pet owner’s resource center, community pet food pantry, charity veterinary clinic, dog training services, and a low-cost spay neuter cooperative

are all designed to prevent the needless relinquishment of pets to shelters.

Society Pet Spa also offers high-end grooming and specialty services from blueberry facials and pawdicures to hydrotherapy sessions, among others. The grooming center is open to the public on Tuesday through Friday from 9 am until 5 pm and Saturday from

9 am to 12 pm. For more information call 904.829.2737 ext. 108 or email groomer@staughumane.org. Visit the website at http://staugustinehumanesociety.org/services/societypetspa.html.

Additionally, the grooming salon supports pets in need at the Humane Society’s charity clinic which provides low cost and free services as prescribed by the staff veterinarian. The goal is to ensure that all pets receive the care they need regardless of their owners’ financial circumstance.

According to Jeannie McLain, Operations Manager, the pet spa can accommodate all pets from Chihuahuas to Great Danes, and purebreds to mixed breeds.  The combined talent and experience offered by Danna Wood, master groomer and Nikki Perry provide a level of proficiency with unique spa packages and services while also working with sensitive and special needs pets.

“We hire outstanding talent in pet care, and develop new and exciting programs to assist pet owners in St. Johns County and beyond,” said McLain. “We are so pleased that Nikki has joined our team to further assist the local community and serve clients who request more and specialized services,” she said. “Our groomers help generate revenue for the organization’s charity services. The goal is to meet the nonprofit’s mission and keep pets healthy, happy, and in loving homes instead of surrendering them to a temporary shelter for housing, and prevent euthanasia.”

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