Laura Wright – Tutor/ Director
Laura is enthusiastic and always keen to share the new skills and training as she continues to learn and develop. With 9 years of experience in the grooming industry she is the ‘go to’ for any questions and advice.
Laura has developed skills and grooming styles for almost every breed and has attended advanced grooming classes and hand scissoring training to be able to groom not just breed standard styles but also fusion styles which allows her to create unique looks on many clients.
Laura is ” Top Dog” in the salon and the leader of any pack that is in during a Barkdale session, all of our clients respect her and she is a master at recognising dog behaviour and personalities, she can diffuse any situation and is always calm.
Her passion to teach has lead to the expansion of the Barkdale Dog Grooming Academy and Laura is looking forward to sharing her years of training and expertise with our students, those who wish to simply manage their dog’s coats between grooms and those wishing to pursue grooming as a career.
At home, she has a Brussels Griffon called Sydney- with his monkey expression and his bushy beard he’s become of Barkdale biggest characters. He can be seen modelling all sorts of new grooming styles and fashions.
Passionate about Canine Health Laura can advise on all sorts of coat conditions, joint care, food and food supplements.
The buyer for the Barkdale Boutique Laura also has a keen eye for unusual collars, leads coats and jumpers many of which can be seen in Barkdale.
Interesting facts about Laura
Loud and proud chatterbox with ever changing hair. A die hard shoe collector forever.
Favourite place outside of Barkdale – The stables