Tash - owner
After working in an established busy dog grooming salon, Tash decided to branch out and fulfil her dream at her very own Wight's Wash 'n' Wag
She has 12 years experience in the dog grooming industry and holds a level 3 BTEC animal management qualification and last year completed her international certified master groomer qualification, one of less than 80 people in the country!
Tash loves charity work and once a year throws a charity dog wash for Brackens dog rescue in november, last year raising over £700
Tash has grown up with a variety of animals and was surrounded by German Shepherds all her life.
She has an enormous love for dogs and along with her compassion and years of experience it proves her to be an excellent dog groomer which can be seen in her quality of work.
Tash owns 3 mixed breed dogs, Skye, Ralph and Rusk.
Yuen - Trainee
Yuen joined the team in 2018 and is proving to be a wonderful groomer. she has fitted in so well and her love and care for all things dog is very obvious.
Yuen is currently still being trained by Tash and is hoping to take her first exam in january 2020
Yuen owns a bichon frise and two cavalier king charles.
We are extremely proud of our staff here. Each and everyone of them show’s care, affection and compassion for every one of our furry clients that come through our door. Every dog is treated individually with respect and kindness as if they were our own. Not all dogs are the same and our staff recognise this and take on board any worries or concerns you may have. We feel privileged to have the staff we do, here at Wight’s Wash ‘n’ Wag
Wight's Wash 'n' Wag
Sadie - groomer
Sadie is the most recent addition to wash n wag, she joined the team in 2019 after working at another island based groomers for three years.
Sadie is a very talented groomer who also does handstripping.
she started off as a bather before training to become a full groomer and now she has joined wash n wag she will be completeing her ICMG qualification.
Sadie grew up on her nans farm with a variety of animals and spent 5 years in rescue work with bull breeds and large breed dogs including home checking, assessments, fostering and rehoming.
Sadie competed in the newcomers section at the grooming show and won fourth place in a large class.
she currently fund raises for pound pullers "searching for sofas" and owns a rescue bull breed named bowzer.
Joy - groomer
Joy was brought up on a farm with hens, geese, ducks, donkeys, goats, cows, horses and well, pretty much every animal you can imagine!
before working for wash 'n' wag Joy milked and reared cows!
Joy holds an NVQ in animal care level 3, she holds 2 grooming qualifications, certified professional groomer and certified salon professional. she owns two ponies and five cats that keep her busy when she's not at work.
Joy is one of our full time groomers and is currently taking her certified advanced groomers qualification.
Laura - groomer
Laura joined wash 'n' wag in 2017
Before joining wash 'n' wag Laura worked at another island based groomers for three years, since joining the team Laura has continued her training and now holds two grooming qualifications, certified salon professional and certified professional groomer. She is currently taking her certified advanced groomers qualification.
Before dog grooming Laura had the pleasure of living in Australia where she spent her time working with beautiful greyhounds.
Laura owns two westie cross schnauzers also known as "wowzers" rouge and guinness, they are adorable dogs who keep all the family on their toes!