Meet Loni

Meet Loni: When we are having a bad hair day we head to a stylist, when your pets are having a bad fur day they head over to MVAH to see Loni groomer extraordinaire and this weeks Team Member of the Week.

Meet Loni

Q: Tell me about you?

A: I was born and raised in Reno, I have 1 brother and 1 sister. I’m married and I have been grooming for 24 years.

Q: What made you want to work with animals?

A: I was looking for something more fulfilling than the corporate management job I was in and a friends sister owned a grooming shop. After spending time there I realized I had a connection with animals.

Q: What interests you the most in your career?

A:  I love making the animals feel and look better. I enjoy learning about animal physiology anatomy, training techniques.

Q: What are your hobbies outside of work?

A: Exploring Nevada. My husband and I do paranormal research, ghost hunting and teach paranormal classes.

Loni making sure this pup looks their best.

Q: Do you have pets of your own?

A:  Yes 3 dachshunds.

Q: What do you like most about your job?

A: Earning the trust and love of the animals I groom. Even though they may not like the actual grooming process I know that in the end it makes them feel good.

Q: What or Who inspires you?

A: My parents have always been my inspiration. They are two of the hardest working people and they instilled that quality in me.

Q: What does your ideal future career look like?

A: I truly enjoy grooming and will continue as long as I can.

Q: If you could an animal what would it be?

A: Besides being a spoiled dog in my household, I would love to be a bird that soars on the wind and have the ability to travel anywhere I could fly.

Don’t forget to check back next week, for the next Team Member of the Week!