At Planet Pooch, our team provides the the highest level of service while caring for your pets as if they're our own.
CEO / 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 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.
Chief Operating Officer / Pet Stylist
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Jazmin was raised in Baldwin and is living in Queens NY with her partner and cat, Hector. Starting at petco, she has been grooming for the last 5 years. She is very passionate about animals and pet care!
Debbie started as a bather/brusher in high school and quickly realized she was where she belonged. She groomed at a few mom and pop shops and worked herself up to a manager at Petsmart untill she had her two daughters. Debbie took a break for a while and missed the dog world so she started boarding dogs in her home. When her girls were old enough to go to school full time she started working for planet pooch. Her favorite part of grooming is helping dogs look and feel their very best.
Steph started her grooming career in 2014 at Petsmart. She values the positive, comfortable and quality grooming experience she gives each pet on her table. She loves grooming all different types of breeds, but especially loves doing a fluffy round haircut. When she’s not grooming she loves taking her dog Lucky on adventures and traveling the world.
This Could Be YOU!
Planet Pooch is always looking to grow our team! Call us today if you are looking for a career with Planet Pooch!