• Meet Our Staff

Tanya Ellison

Tanya Ellison

Owner/Groomer

Tanya has over 20 years grooming experience. She has worked
with veterinary clinics, grooming salons throughout the
Midwest regions, and continues her training and research
extensively. Tanya specializes in custom services and breed cuts.
She prides herself on being trustworthy for your pet and for you.

In 2016 Tanya became a Certified Pet Aesthetician. Only a handful of groomers in the country can boast this particular pet skin and hair therapy certification. After months of study and application, Tanya can successfully treat skin conditions such as allergies, bacterial infections, fungal infections, parasites and much more using an eco-friendly, pet safe products from Iv San Bernard Fine Italian Pet Products.

What makes a Certified Pet Aesthetician different from your average groomer? A Certified Pet Aesthetican has gone through stringent training including learning The Science of Skin as well as applications in a medical environment. Certified Pet Aesthetican studies include not only skin and hair health but also how to treat skin conditions, medical & dermatological terminology, proper records keeping and creating working relationships with veterinarians. Read more on our certifications page.

Tanya is the mother of four children and has been happily married for
20 years. She also has a Dachshund named Duke, and a Bulldog
named Pudge.We also have two cats named Shelia & Noodles who
live at the grooming salon, they are in charge of greeting customers
and keeping the staff in line!

"I treat all animals as my own. No matter the challenge, they all
deserve care, compassion, and a cookie!" - Tanya Ellison

Linda Orthman

Linda Orthman

Groomer

Linda has been grooming for over 45 years and is working part-time. She says she is not quite ready for retirement just yet! She used to own her own grooming salon for 20 years in Ozark, MO called the Pretty Puppy and enjoys spending time with her 6 grandchildren.

Rikki Pata

Rikki Pata

Groomer

Rikki has over 10 years experience in the pet care industry. As a former veterinary technician she found a way to join her passions for pet care and art. Rikki grooms all dog breeds big or small and cats too! Rikki enjoys spending quality time with her husband, 3 sons and 3 dogs when she’s not grooming.
"The most rewarding thing about grooming is the ability to do a complete makeover. When your dog comes under my care, it’s an opportunity to wash away the old…. and create a fresh new look. I have an endless love for animals and understand that your pet is a valued member of your family."

Samantha Warford

Samantha Warford

Groomer

Samantha comes to All Breed Pet Grooming with over 5 years of experience. She is new to the area so make sure and stop bye to meet her!