SHAY TURNER: TAKING CHARGE

SHAY TURNER: TAKING CHARGE

Got a question? Shikina Turner probably knows the answer, and if not, she knows how to find it. “She is very smart and knows everything,” says Natasha Kirsch, The Grooming Project founder, of the outspoken mother of four known to friends and family as Shay. “She’s a...
FACING FORWARD: JESSICA SMITH

FACING FORWARD: JESSICA SMITH

Jessica Smith is petite – smaller than some of the dogs she grooms. But don’t mistake her tiny stature for any lack of determination. Because this soon-to-be professional dog groomer is fierce, and as goal-oriented as it gets in her will to succeed. “Let me put it...
READY TO SHINE: DANIELLE SIMPSON

READY TO SHINE: DANIELLE SIMPSON

Maybe it’s because she has always loved dogs. Maybe it’s because having “been through the storm,” as she describes it, she can empathize with dogs whose roads have been rocky, too. Or maybe it’s because at The Grooming Project, she has truly found her calling and hope...