Hi! My name is Elizabeth and I am owner, creator and groomer at Once Upon A Grooming. My passion for animals began at a very young age. I got my first dog from Kay’s animal shelter when I was four. I named her Shadow after the golden retriever from Homeward Bound. My love of animals could also be seen in my extensive stuffed animal collection. Shadow lived to be 16 1/2 years old and after her I got Missy. She is a great pyrenees and weighs about 85 lbs. She loves to lay around all day and is a big fan of the snow!
In 2009, I decided to make my love of animals into a career. I attended the Academy of Dog Grooming Arts in Arlington Heights, IL. While there I learned the in and outs of the grooming field. After graduating from school with a grooming degree I got a job at a grooming shop in Palatine, IL where I worked as a manager and full time groomer for three years.
In 2013 I decided to become an Owner and open Once Upon A Grooming! I work to keep my business small and simple. When you bring your pet in I will be working on them the entire time so they do not have to be sitting around for an extended period of time. I value the relationships I create with my clients so they feel like friends and family!