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Meet Jeanie Berman of GroomingdalesExpress

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jeanie Berman.

Jeanie, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
In 1998 I was a pioneer for the mobile grooming business. I flew to Arizona to purchase a 1973 grooming van. When driving it to O.C. I put a rod through the engine. I had the van towed and I then spent the night in Palm Springs. The next morning, I rented a flatbed truck and brought the van to O.C. I put a new engine in the van. I then started working I would make enough to continue to upgrade the van and my equipment all so had the van painted the van white. (it was orange) I had one small stand up dryer at that time. I continued to ad equipment. I delivered flyers door to door every week while building my business. A lot of things happened along the way. I never gave up! Today I have a beautiful van I’m booked a year ahead still grooming for some of the same clients I started with on their second and third sets of pets. I never gave up. I believe you can do anything if you put your mind to it and want it bad enough.

Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
Running out of funds I took a job at 4 A.M. washing dogs at a boarding kennel for 8 A.M. pickup then would start grooming for my business after that each day.

I had many van issues over the years.

Today I own my beautiful 90 thousand dollar van and all the equipment.

GroomingdalesExpress – what should we know? What do you guys do best? What sets you apart from the competition?
GroomingdalesExpress is a Mobile grooming service that comes to your door eliminating the stress of taking your pet to a shop. No travel for the owner and no mess in the car. No cages are use in the van.

Quality Service You Can Count On. Professional Grooming for all breeds of dogs stylish clips using the latest techniques state of the art equipment.

Focus on hygiene care and maintenance dependability you can trust and lots of TLC.

What is “success” or “successful” for you?
Never give up. Believe in yourself and the service you are offering. Be the best at what you do. It is GroomingdalesExpress belief that with the cultivation of a long term relationship with our clients we are able to maximize the value of service by virtue of a deep appreciation of the clients and their pets so we may devote a custom solution that fits their individual pet care needs.

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